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ACE Participates in 16th Annual Philadelphia Cares Day as Presenting Sponsor
Oct 17, 2009

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Philadelphia-based employees of the ACE Group are pleased to participate in the 16th Annual Philadelphia Cares Day, which marks the ACE Charitable Foundation’s 8th year as presenting sponsor and 9th year of support. On Saturday, October 17, ACE employees from offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, along with their families and friends, will join nearly 8,000 individual and corporate volunteers in a city-wide, organized day of community service to help improve Philadelphia’s public schools.

ACE employees will work on several volunteer activities alongside the students, staff and teachers at Welsh Elementary School in North Philadelphia, including indoor and outdoor painting, cleaning, organizing and beautification projects.

“At ACE, we believe in dedicating our resources to help improve the communities where our employees live and work,” said John Lupica, President and Chief Executive Officer for ACE USA. “We are proud to sponsor this tremendous day of community service and partner with Philadelphia Cares and the tens of thousands of volunteers who are doing their part to help make Philadelphia’s public schools a better learning environment for children, teachers and staff.”

Greater Philadelphia Cares is a non-profit organization that supports the creation of vibrant communities by motivating people to volunteer their time, talents and resources to address the critical social, educational, and environmental needs of the Greater Philadelphia region.

Eden Kratchman, Vice President and Executive Director, ACE Charitable Foundation, commented on ACE’s continued involvement in Philadelphia Cares Day. “Our association with Philadelphia Cares allows our employees to have a hands-on opportunity to work with the Philadelphia School District to contribute to the health and well-being of the students, teachers and community surrounding the Welsh school, so that students can continue to pursue their education.”

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