Washington Group International
Partners with American Red Cross of Central New Jersey
March 8, 2006|
Public Relations Director 609.951.2116; (cell) 609.206.4043|
PRINCETON, NJ – Tony Fountain,
senior vice president —finance and accounting of Washington Group’s
Princeton-based Power Business Unit (left), presents a $10,000 check
to Kevin Sullivan, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross
of Central New Jersey.
PRINCETON, NJ, March 8, 2006 – Washington Group International, Inc. has
recently partnered with the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey. The
help the local Red Cross chapter provide relief to victims of local
disasters, collect a safe blood supply for area hospitals, and support the
training of local residents with first aid, CPR and other life-saving
The Washington Group Foundation initially provided a grant of $10,000 to
help the local Red Cross chapter deliver their programs and services
throughout the community. Soon after, an additional $3,000 donation was
received from the Washington Group Power Business Unit in Princeton.
“Washington Group has a strong commitment to safety,” said Kevin Sullivan,
Chief Executive Officer with the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey.
“This, along with their dedication to the community, makes them a natural
fit together with the American Red Cross.”
Washington Group is committed to achieving a perfect safety record on all
of its projects and believes that all accidents are preventable. In 2004,
Washington Group was named one of America’s Safest Companies by
Occupational Hazards Magazine. Last year the company achieved the best
safety record in its history.
Washington Group International (www.wgint.com),
which employs more than 600 people at its Princeton office, is based in
Boise, Idaho, and provides the talent, innovation, and proven performance
to deliver integrated engineering, construction, and management solutions
for businesses and governments worldwide. With approximately 25,000
employees at work in 30 countries, the company provides professional,
scientific, management, and development services in more than two dozen
major markets, including power generation, transmission and distribution,
and clean air solutions; environmental remediation; heavy civil
construction; mining; nuclear services; defense, homeland security, and
global threat reduction; industrial, chemical, and pharmaceutical
processing; manufacturing; facilities operations and management;
transportation; and water resources.
The American Red Cross of Central New Jersey is a non-governmental agency
that serves the people of Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, and parts of
Somerset counties. Led by volunteers, the Red Cross offers a broad array
of vital services to our community in need. You can help too – Volunteer
your time, make a monetary donation, donate blood, and/or take a CPR
course. For more information on the programs and services of the Red Cross
and to learn how you can get involved, call 609-951-8550 or visit
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additional Partnership information
Together, we can save a life
707 Alexander Road, Suite 101, Princeton, NJ 08540-6311 . 609-951-8550 .
Hunterdon Branch: 349 Route 31 South, Suite 501, Flemington, NJ 08822 .
908-782-4121 . Fax: 908-782-2864