SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 17, 2011 – American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced its proactive campaign to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was a success with over $25,000 in contributions received.
The AIS for LLS outing at Petco Park where San Diego Padres played an afternoon game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, exceeded attendance expectations by over 30%.
At the Leukemia Cup Regatta event sponsored by the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club off Newport Beach, AIS chief executive officer, Tim Caulfield’s sailboat, the S/V Antara, won its class – raising additional funds in the process.
“Words can’t describe how thrilled I am for having so many folks join our fundraising efforts this year. It has been an outstanding team effort. Special thanks to all who participated,” said Caulfield.
“We were very impressed with how AIS rallied support for our cause via their ‘AIS for LLS’ campaign,” said Piper Medcalf, executive director for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. “We commend AIS on their approach and plan on pointing them out as a stellar example of how companies can get folks involved.”
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.
Local Chapter Information: The Orange County Inland Empire (OCIE) Chapter is located at 765 The City Drive South, Suite 260, Orange, CA 92868.
About American Internet Services
American Internet Services (AIS) is an enterprise-class data center and connectivity services company, with seven premium data center footprints in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix. AIS provides unsurpassed security and award-winning redundancy for both primary and disaster recovery (DR/BCP) colocation setups, cost-effective transit and transport connectivity solutions over fiber, copper and wireless, as well as managed services such as geographic load balancing, Internet firewall security and remote data storage. Privately held, AIS is backed by Seaport Capital, Viridian Investments, and DuPont Capital Management. For more information, visit staging.americanis.net or call (866) 971-2656.