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Tuesday Deal Doers!

Posted on: September 26th, 2013

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While on my trip to DC, two of our DC team members scored 2 deals! Way to go Brandon and Larry!



Veredus Dallas Wins the Reference Challenge!

Posted on: September 18th, 2013

 

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Dallas was the top leader of the Reference Challenge and took home the 1st place prize! The wager was that the loser would have to perform Achy Breaky Heart. That being said, you can see clips of the Raleigh’s performance above.

 



Ronald McDonald House Won the Charity Dress Down Week!

Posted on: September 11th, 2013

 

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Out of the three contenders for the Veredus Dress Down Week, Ronald McDonald House won! The other two charities were the Beagle Freedom Project and Susan G. Komen. This week is the actual Dress Down Week. We will supply the amount raised at the end of the fundraiser.



Veredus Dress Down for Charity Competition

Posted on: September 4th, 2013

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Veredus is hosting another Dress Down for Charity Week! This time we asked all employees to recommend a charity. Three charities were chosen by a panel of judges. We are currently hosting an online survey to vote on the winner. The winning charity will receive the money donated by Veredus! The three contenders are:

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Ronald McDonald House: It’s something we see every day – children healing faster because they’re surrounded by their families. And while RMHC may not be able to make the medicine taste better or erase the pain of a much-needed treatment, we can help lessen the burden for more than seven million families each and every year. Since 1974, our network of local Chapters have been making children happier and healthier by keeping families together – giving them a place to rest and refresh. A place that feels like home. These programs, tailored to meet the urgent needs of each community, can now be found in 58 countries and regions across the globe. Learn more at: http://www.rmhc.org/home/

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Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure: Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested almost $2 billion to fulfill our promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries. Learn more at: http://ww5.komen.org/

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The Beagle Freedom Project: Beagle Freedom Project began in December 2010 when Shannon Keith received information that beagles who were used for animal experiments in a research lab were to be given a chance at freedom. Our mission is rescuing and finding homes for beagles used in laboratory research. Beagles are the most popular breed for lab use because of their friendly, docile, trusting, forgiving, people-pleasing personalities. The research industry says they adapt well to living in a cage, and are inexpensive to feed. Research beagles are usually obtained directly from commercial breeders who specifically breed dogs to sell to scientific institutions. Learn more at: http://www.beaglefreedomproject.org/about