Press Release - Ocala, Florida, April 12, 2019 – Verteks Consulting today announced the donation of a Mitel VoIP phone system valued at $12,540 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County. This donation is the latest in a series of investments Verteks has made in the Boys & Girls Clubs, with Verteks donating over $110,000 in IT products and services to the Marion County Clubs over the past 10 years.
The Boys Club of Marion County was incorporated in January 1967 under the guidance and leadership furnished by the Ocala Optimist Club. The doors first opened to the boy members on October 23, 1967, and a total of 220 boys were enrolled during the first year. Today the Boys and Girls Clubs of Marion County provides services to boys and girls at locations in Ocala, Dunnellon, and Silver Springs Shores.
“Verteks Consulting has been a long-time supporter of the Marion County Boys and Girls Clubs,” said April Savarese, CEO of the Club. “The new Mitel phone system is beyond amazing and we are so grateful for the continued support of Verteks Consulting.”
Verteks Consulting has provided financial donations and IT support to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Marion County for over 18 years. Verteks’ support of the Club began in 2001, when Don Gulling first joined the Board of Directors of the Club. Verteks Consulting has a long history of supporting a multitude of charitable causes, donating IT equipment and services, and raising money for organizations that include the United Way of Marion County, Kids Central, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and many local charities.
“When the Club’s old phone system started having problems, we jumped on the opportunity to donate a Mitel VoIP system to them.” said Don Gulling, CEO of Verteks Consulting. “I attended a Boys Club in Dothan Alabama as a young boy, and I’ve always been grateful for the experiences I had as a ‘Boys Club Kid’. The entire team at Verteks Consulting is proud to support an organization that has impacted the youth of Marion County in such a meaningful way.”
In addition to the donation of the Mitel Connect On-Site VoIP system, Verteks Consulting will provide ongoing support, maintenance, upgrades and repairs for the life of the system.
Verteks Consulting provides leading-edge voice, video and data networks to business and government clients throughout the U.S. With a focus on fast, reliable and secure IT solutions including Unified Communications, cyber security, and advanced networking solutions that improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase competitiveness, and improve customer service, Verteks helps its business and government clients confront the challenges of today’s dynamic marketplace. For more information, visit http://www.verteks.com.