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LGS Innovations Helps Organizations Extend STEM Education, Veteran Support Programs to Communities
-- $40,000 Wolf Trap Arts and Education Sponsorship and $20,000 Greensboro United Way Donation Among Company Contributions --
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE and Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced its Filene Circle level contribution to Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, as well as its other charitable contributions in 2013. The company's contributions supported science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education; injured veterans; and communities local to LGS' six offices across the United States.
Through its partnership with Wolf Trap, LGS Innovations is supporting diverse, year-round performances and innovative education programs, which positively impact more than 600,000 people each year. Wolf Trap's Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts includes its innovative Early STEM/Arts initiative, which uses the arts to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills for our youngest learners.
"The Foundation relies on the generosity of philanthropic partners to advance our mission, and we are grateful to LGS Innovations for their tremendous support," saidArvind Manocha, President and CEO, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
"LGS puts a high priority on nurturing an innovative, entrepreneurial approach to solving networking and communications challenges, and we believe in fostering this approach both on an employee level and through early childhood education," said Kevin Kelly, CEO, LGS Innovations.
Across the country, LGS employees donated their time, skills and resources to organize multiple philanthropic events in 2013 with proceeds going to charity. Beneficiaries included a New York special needs school, Homes for Our Troops, Operation Support Our Troops, Wheaton Homeless Shelter, Arapahoe House, Greensboro United Way and the Wounded Warrior Project.
"The communities in which we work are the bedrock of our success as a company," said Kelly. "I am honored to be leading such a group of dedicated individuals who devote their time and resources to empower the local and national organizations that serve the greater good."
About LGS Innovations
LGS InnovationsTM LLC solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government. Building on its Bell Labs heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage and contribute to the mission success of its customers. Solutions include Infrastructure & Installation; Video Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions; Public Safety and Emergency Communications, Tactical Communications; Wireless/Mobility; 4G/LTE; Cloud Solutions; Enterprise, Optical and Data Networking; Network Integration; and Research and Development in Advanced Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and Photonics.
An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated solely to serving the U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit http://www.lgsinnovations.com. LGS Innovations: The Network ExpertsTM.
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