IT and Communications Provider Cbeyond Helping to Grant the Wishes of Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBEY, news, filings), (www.cbeyond.net), a leading provider of business IT and communications services to more than 55,000 small businesses across the country and 2,400 inSan Diego County, today announced it is sponsoring the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Walk for Wishes, a five-mile walk through Sea World and Mission Bay that will raise funds to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. The walk will take place on February 26, 2011, and more information can be found at http://sandiego.cbeyond.net.
Cbeyond is offering to their small business customers the chance to participate in the walk free of charge as part of the Cbeyond team. In addition to the waived entry fee, walkers will receive:
- a Cbeyond t-shirt to wear in the walk and a Walk for Wishes commemorative t-shirt
- A goody bag including special vendor offers
- 50% off admission to Sea World valid either Saturday, February 26, 2011, or Sunday, February 27, 2011
The Walk for Wishes will begin at Sea World, where walkers will enjoy a one-mile stroll through the park, featuring live animals, characters and more. The route will continue around the scenic Mission Bay for four miles before returning to the South Shores festival area.
"Cbeyond is always looking for ways to support the local community. The Make-A-Wish foundation is a wonderful organization working toward a great cause," saidRobbie Beck, vice president and general manager of Cbeyond's San Diegobranch. "We love to offer our customers and friends opportunities to participate in local activities that contribute to the wellness of the community."
Cbeyond provides more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications to small businesses, including voice, broadband, mobile, messaging, security and marketing services. For more small business information and to learn aboutCbeyond's portfolio of IT and communications services, visit www.cbeyond.net.
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About the Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Foundation is one of the world's leading children's charities, with 64 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted more than 200,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. For more information about theSan Diego Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit www.wishsandiego.org and discover how you can "share the power of a wish®."
For more than 10 years, Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY) has provided small businesses with leading IT and communications solutions. Serving customers throughout the U.S., Cbeyond offers more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications including local and long-distance voice, broadband Internet, mobile, BlackBerry(R), voicemail, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing, virtual private networking and cloud services. Winning over 50 awards for product innovation, growth and providing a quality customer experience,Cbeyond continues to focus on helping small businesses succeed and grow through high-performance technology, superior services and world-class support. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.net and followCbeyond on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/Cbeyondinc.
Shana Keith, 678-522-3559
Source: Cbeyond, Inc.
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