The Nashville Predators & DEX Imaging Host Back To School Supply Collection Challenge

New supplies will be collected July 8-26 for local youth organizations and schools

Wednesday, 07.10.2013 / 11:00 AM
NashvillePredators .com

NASHVILLE, TN (July 10, 2013) – The Nashville Predators Foundation in partnership with DEX Imaging, the largest and fastest growing independent document imaging dealer in the Southeast United States, will be joining forces to collect various school supplies items for Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, Lighthouse Christian School and New Hope Academy and as students begin the 2013-2014 school year.

Collection of basic school supplies – including pencils, erasers, notebook paper, binders and more – will occur at the following drop-off locations:

• DEX Imaging, Nashville office – 5225 Harding Place, Nashville

• Bridgestone Arena, Nashville Predators office – 501 Broadway, Nashville

• Centennial Sportsplex – 222 25th Avenue N., Nashville

Predators Preseason vouchers will be offered at the DEX and Bridgestone drop off locations while supplies last.

“Since 2002, we have created a corporate culture of contribution where we give back at not only a companywide level but also encourage our employees and regional locations to get involved with community initiatives that are important to them,” DEX Imaging President and CEO Dan Doyle, Jr. said. “It’s important for our company to lead by example.”

“Over the last eight years, DEX has been a fantastic partner in our efforts of supporting area charitable and community service organizations with the DEX Score & Win program,” Nashville Predators President Sean Henry said. “This back-to-school supply drive is one more way our organizations have combined resources to provide support to those in our community who need it most.”

The Nashville Predators Foundation strives to meet the educational, social, health and cultural needs of the community by offering unique resources and financial support to local youth-oriented organizations. The Foundation has awarded more than $3.5 million in charitable grants since its establishment in 1998. The Nashville Predators recognize they play an important role in the community beyond what takes place on the ice, and despite the truncated 2012-13 season, the Predators Foundation enjoyed its most successful year of giving to date, as it recently awarded the largest grant total in the organization’s history at $405,000.

For more than 110 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee has enabled all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Annually, more than 2,000 youth walk through the doors of five Middle Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs locations in both Davidson & Williamson counties. The Clubs always put KIDS FIRST by providing a safe place, professional caring staff, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize

academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. For more information, visit www.bgcmt.org or call 615-983-6836. Follow on Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/GreatFuturesStartHere or www.twitter.com/bgcmt.

Since 1979, Lighthouse Christian School has impacted its community through service, and students have excelled from a stimulating learning environment and positive peer group influence, leading to character development and further preparing them to live out God's purpose for their lives. Lighthouse Christian School and Preschool has served the Nashville community and is the unique solution for parents dedicated to preparing their children for life. An unrivaled, multicultural educational institution, Lighthouse reflects its community and prepares students for interacting and serving the world through an affordable, Christ-centered, quality education. For more information about Lighthouse call us at (615) 331-6286 or visit us at www.lighthouseministries.org/school. You can also become a fan on Facebook at Lighthouse Christian School, Antioch, TN.

New Hope Academy is a Christ centered community school with an economically, racially, and culturally diverse student body. It exists to serve low-income families by establishing a solid Biblical worldview, instilling vision, confirming hope and preparing each young person for a life of service. New Hope Acedemy is located at 1820 Downs Boulevard, Franklin, TN. For more information you may call (615) 595-0324 or visit http://www.nhafranklin.org/.

DEX Imaging is the single largest and fastest growing independent dealer of Konica Minolta and Kyocera document imaging equipment in the United States. DEX Imaging has 26 locations in Florida, Tennessee, Maryland, Alabama and Mississippi, with one of the company’s main Regional Distribution Centers located in Pompano Beach, Florida. As pioneers of the mega-dealer imaging industry, DEX’s founders have fine-tuned a business plan for DEX that gives customers all of the advantages of a large dealer network, but with the hands-on service that the customer typically only experiences with small, local vendors. DEX Imaging’s Headquarters are located at 5109 W. Lemon Street, Tampa, FL. For more information, please call 800-886-2329or visit deximaging.com.

For more information please contact Rebecca King, Nashville Predators Director of Community Relations at (615) 770-2321 or visit Predators Foundation.

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