RICHFIELD, OH, April 17, 2012 – OEConnection LLC, the parts e-commerce technology leader for OEM distribution networks, will hold its first Community Connection Day on Thursday, April 19, 2012. More than 150 associates from the company’s Richfield office will participate in a variety of projects at seven non-profit organizations throughout Northeast Ohio. OEConnection’s Community Connection Day is planned in conjunction with National Volunteer Week, a Points of Light Institute program that aims to inspire, recognize and encourage people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities.
Company volunteers, including President & CEO Chuck Rotuno and members of the OEConnection executive team, will perform a variety of community service activities including:
"Community Connection Dayprovides an opportunity to demonstrate OEConnection’s unyielding commitment to our core value of community citizenship, of giving back to the communities in which we work and live,” said Amy French, OEConnection Director of Marketing & Human Resources. “Like much of today’s workforce, our associates value community service and look for opportunities to participate via the workplace.”
“OEConnection’s Community Day is an example of a company demonstrating strong corporate community involvement,” commented Brian Broadbent, President & CEO of BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, a company specializing in linking businesses and non-profits to foster excellence in the nonprofit sector. “Not only are they connecting employees with nonprofits that play an important role in strengthening our region, they are exposing them to organizations where they can build a lasting relationship. We are delighted with their commitment to giving back.”
OEConnection partners with Cleveland-based Business Volunteer Unlimited (BVU) to coordinate its volunteer activities.
About OEConnection LLC
OEConnection is the leading parts e-commerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, serving over 33,000 dealership and repair customers. Customers use OEConnection products over 6 million times each month to market, manage and move original equipment parts, facilitating an estimated $17 billion in annual replacement parts trade. The company is headquartered in the greater Cleveland area at 4205 Highlander Parkway, Richfield, Ohio, 44286. Additional information is available at www.oeconnection.com or by emailing Geo Money at Geo.Money@OEConnection.com.