Mitsubishi Electric Elevator and Escalator team members volunteer, donate $15,000 to Nashville Zoo
CYPRESS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a socially responsible company, the Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. is proud to support the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere. 45 employees recently volunteered their time, talent and energy at an employee event sprucing up the Zoo.
They spent time in three separate areas cleaning, gardening, and painting. The afternoon was a success for participants and the Nashville Zoo alike. A combined $15,000 was donated through the Elevator and Escalator Division’s partnership with the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF).
“We’re grateful to all of our employees who support nonprofit causes where we live and work through volunteering,” said Margie Harvey, director of marketing and corporate social responsibility, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division. “Our entire team appreciates the Nashville Zoo for the amazing opportunity. The event was a great bonding activity for all who participated.
“As our company slogan states, we’re committed to ‘changes for the better,’ and we’re pleased to support an organization dedicated to the care and well-being of such wonderful species.”
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is a progressive and dynamic zoological park located six miles south of downtown Nashville. Dedicated to saving species from extinction, it is the ninth-largest zoo in the country by landmass. The institution has significantly impacted several species by pioneering their care, protecting their habitats and collaborating on innovative breeding programs.
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About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division
Headquartered in Cypress, California, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division sells, installs, modernizes and services elevators and escalators. The division is recognized as an industry leader in product quality, reliability, and preventive maintenance programs. “Quality in motion” is inherent in the division’s best in class products and people. Quality is at the division’s core. The products differentiate themselves through the smooth ride, leading edge technology and unmatched reliability. The commitment continues over the life of the product through the division’s intensive service program that maximizes uptime of vertical transportation. Additional information is available at www.MitsubishiElevator.com or 714-220-4700.
In addition to elevators and escalators, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include cooling and heating products, semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, electric utility products and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have 38 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.
About Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, based in the Washington, DC area, was established in 1991 by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and the Mitsubishi Electric US companies, which produce, sell and distribute a wide range of consumer, industrial, commercial and professional electronics products. The Foundation has contributed more than $20 million to organizations that are empowering young people with disabilities to lead more inclusive and productive lives. To learn more, visit www.MEAF.org.
About the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Nashville Zoo is a nonprofit organization celebrating 25 years at Grassmere. The Zoo is an accredited member of the Associations of Zoos and Aquariums, exemplifying the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. Nashville Zoo is actively engaged in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs, and education initiatives in our backyard as well as around the world. With support from the Nashville community, donors, and sponsors, the Zoo is ranked the number one tourist attraction in Middle Tennessee and welcomes more than one million guests annually. Nashville Zoo is located at 3777 Nolensville Pike just six miles south of downtown. For more information about Nashville Zoo, visit www.nashvillezoo.org/.
Katie Sikorski, LMO
Jim Bartoo, Nashville Zoo