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GDC Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive and CPR Certification Classes

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania — February 13, 2009

Global Data Consultants, LLC (GDC), a leading provider of network and IT related services, sponsored an American Red Cross Blood Drive open to its clients and employees. The corporate blood donation goal was achieved which included 10 first time blood donors.

Additionally, GDC provided the opportunity for individuals to become educated and certified in life-saving services. The Red Cross instructors were on-site at GDC and trained numerous team members in First Aid, CPR and AED for the workplace. The training consisted of classroom training with hands on experience with mannequins followed by a test.

 About Franklin County Chapter of the American Red Cross

The Franklin County Chapter of the American Red Cross serves all of Franklin County, PA (except for Southampton Township which is served by the Cumberland County Chapter). They provide lifesaving Red Cross Services including: Disaster Services, Armed Forces Emergency Services, Health & Safety Services, and Blood Services. The organization is volunteer led and is there when help cannot wait.

About National American Red Cross

Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation’s premier emergency response organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural disasters. Over the years, the organization has expanded its services, always with the aim of preventing and relieving suffering. The American National Red Cross is headquartered in Washington, Gail J. McGovern is President and CEO, and Bonnie McElveen-Hunter is Chairman of the Board of Governors. For more information visit, www.redcross.org.

About Global Data Consultants, LLC

Global Data Consultants, LLC, a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner and Microsoft® Small Business Specialist, has been a leading Information Technology service provider since 1995 with multiple Mid-Atlantic technical facilities. With experienced and certified consultants, they provide services in the areas of application development; networking and infrastructure; web design; desktop support; 24/7/365 international support center; and managed IT. These services are provided to companies both locally and internationally within the manufacturing, distribution, dealership, finance, healthcare, insurance, and retail vertical markets.

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