ECC Teams Up with US Engineering Firm to Aid Iraqi Children, Schools.BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC (1) (Error-Correcting Code) A type of memory that corrects errors on the fly. See ECC memory.
(2) (Elliptic Curve Cryptography) A public key cryptography method that provides fast decryption and digital signature processing. ), a nationwide environmental, and ordnance and explosives (OE) remediation firm, is partnering with ZapataEngineering, a full-service engineering and OE firm, to donate much-needed money to the Kyle's Schools campaign. Created by Kyle Barden, an Army ranger serving in Iraq, and his brother, Taylor, the drive is bringing together individuals and businesses from across the country to collect funds and supplies for 11 war-torn schools in Laylan, a small town in northern Iraq.
Employees and stakeholders from ECC and ZapataEngineering, who are currently working together under a contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntsville District to clean up munitions in and around Iraq, will be donating close to $3,000 for the purchase of basic supplies such as pencils, paper, and books, as well as reconstruction of the town's eight resource-deprived and three partially destroyed schools.
Of the campaign and its mission to help the children and community of Laylan, ECC's president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Manjiv Vohra, stated, "in alignment with the US government's strategy to win the hearts and minds of the people of Iraq, and to help support the education of children there, we are proud to sponsor this very worthwhile cause."
ZapataEngineering's president, Manuel Zapata, stated, "America is good because its people are good, and this is a prime example of the goodness of our people reaching across distance and war to help the children of Iraq."
"The reconstruction of Iraq Reconstruction of Iraq describes attempts by the international community, and particularly the United States, to improve and repair the infrastructure of Iraq in the aftermath of the 2003 invasion. begins with simple acts like this one to bring the ideals of freedom and democracy back to this ancient cradle of civilization This article is about society beginnings. For the beginning of humanity before writing, see History of the world. For other uses, see Cradle of Humankind (disambiguation). ," he said.
If you would like to support the Kyle's Schools campaign, please send money contributions to: Bank of America
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC TYO: 8648 ) is the largest commercial bank in the United States in terms of deposits, and the largest company of its kind in the world. , Attn. Fred Wolf, Banking Center Number: NC1-002-LL05, 101 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28255. Please make checks out to Taylor Barden and write "For Kyle's Schools."
ECC is a leading California-based environmental-remediation firm with offices worldwide, including Kuwait, Germany, and Japan. Founded in 1985 and comprised of three divisions -- Environmental, O&M, and UXO -- ECC provides a complete range of services to protect public health and the environment. ECC serves a variety of government agencies, including the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Air Force, US Navy, and US Environmental Protection Agency.
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