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For the 4th Year in a Row, Mueller Offers a Metal Building to aDeserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 05:59:48 EDT
BALLINGER, Texas, April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --Mueller,Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing,wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called "Helping Hand." One organization will beselected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet throughapplications received by June 1, 2012.Because of today's economic environment, Mueller wants to give somethingback to a struggling organization that always gives to others, whether it is afood bank facility, a volunteer firehouse, or maybe a senior citizen center.Upon making the announcement, Mike Fry, director of marketing for Mueller (www.muellerinc.com) said, "With a large amount of applications receivedannually for our Helping Hand contest, it is apparent that there are manystruggling organizations right here in Texas. We are glad to help the recipientchange lives -now and for many years to come."For the 4th straight year, Mueller is teaming up with the popular television series, "Texas Country Reporter" with Bob Phillipsto publicize this offering. Viewers of the program representing non-profit organizations will be invited to write in and explainwhy their organization is worthy of receiving a Mueller steel building. The winner will be announced on the television show thisfall.The non-profit Titus County Cares was awarded the first Mueller building. Titus County Cares serves hundreds of people byoffering services such as a food bank, clothing, utility bill assistance and their unique "back-pack program" which providesweekend food for school-children of low-income families. The second recipient was the City of Buckholts and surroundingareas.The campaign built a new facility to house trucks and equipment for the Buckholts Volunteer Fire Department. The thirdrecipient of the Mueller Helping Hand building was West Texas Gifts of Hope. This non-profit organization benefits cancer patients and their families in an enormous area of west Texas by providing free overnight accommodations for patients whomust travel great distances to receive chemo-therapy in Odessa, Texas.For complete contest rules and entry form visit www.texascountryreporter.com and click on "Helping Hand." A complete listingof the days and times the show airs in cities across Texas is also on the program's web site.For more information on the Helping Hand program visit: http://www.muellerinc.com/whats-new/helping-hand .NEWS SOURCE:Mueller, Inc.
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