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NJVC Raises $20K at Charity Golf Tournament to Provide Laptops to Wounded Warriors Recovering at Military Hospitals

NJVC, one of the largest information technology (IT) solutions providers for the U.S. Intelligence Community and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), raised more than $20,000 at the company’s eighth annual charity golf tournament to help wounded troops communicate with loved ones during their recoveries at military hospitals. The money raised will be donated to Laptops for the Wounded, a nonprofit organization that provides webcam-equipped laptops to these hospitals, such as Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

“NJVC is not only dedicated to the missions of its customers in the Intelligence Community and DoD, but also to supporting the nation’s service members who are directly protecting our nation’s security,” said Jody Tedesco, NJVC president. “NJVC is honored to call Laptops for the Wounded its philanthropic partner, and the company’s fundraising efforts for this remarkable organization are a small token of gratitude for the sacrifices of the servicemen and women who preserve the liberty and freedom we enjoy in this country today.”

The tournament was held June 25 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course, in Chantilly, Va. Approximately 140 players participated, including NJVC staff members, employees of NJVC partner companies, Laptops for the Wounded representatives and several wounded veterans from Walter Reed. NJVC will host a second charity golf tournament benefitting the organization Sept. 17 at Cardinal Creek Golf Course, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and a motorcycle poker-style charity run Aug. 7, in Leesburg, Va.

“Laptops for the Wounded is deeply thankful for the generosity of NJVC and its employees,” said Phil Drouin, Laptops for the Wounded president and CEO. “Through NJVC’s support, Laptops for the Wounded is becoming more national in scope. This year, the organization has increased its presence to 17 Veterans Administration hospitals in 13 states. “

NJVC established its philanthropic relationship with Laptops for the Wounded in late 2008. Since that time, the company has raised more than $63,000 for the organization by hosting a variety of events and employee raffles.

About NJVC, LLC

NJVC is one of the largest information technology solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense. The company provides quality IT solutions to the federal government and specializes in supporting intelligence, defense and geospatial organizations. NJVC has more than 1,200 employees located at customer sites and in three primary offices in Vienna, Va.; Arnold, Mo.; and O’Fallon, Ill. NJVC also provides distributed technical services to the DoD and the U.S. Intelligence Community around the globe. For more information, visit www.njvc.com.

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