Cisco Receives 2010 Governor and First Lady's Medal for Service Award for the California Business Volunteer Program of the Year
Submitted by Cisco Systems, Inc.
(Marketwire) - At the second annual Medals for Service awards ceremony held in Sacramento last week, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and first lady Maria Shriver presented Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) with the "Governor and First Lady's Medal for Service for the California Business Volunteer Program of the Year." Cisco was honored as an outstanding California company with an innovative, high-impact employee volunteer program.
Karen Baker, California state secretary of service and volunteering, "Volunteer service is the cornerstone to strengthening and improving our communities. We applaud Cisco's unique 360-degree approach to community service. By encouraging team and individual employee volunteering as well as matching gifts from the Cisco Foundation, and creating sustainable and replicable programs, Cisco's strong commitment to volunteerism is providing positive and lasting impact on local communities throughout California and beyond."
Terry Anderson, vice president, Cisco Corporate Relations, "Cisco is honored to receive this award from the governor and first lady of California. This is a testament to Cisco's continued strategic efforts to align our strengths to meet critical community needs while fostering the incredible spirit of giving throughout the company. We commend the tremendous efforts and passion of our employees and their dedication to serving California communities in innovative and impactful ways."
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