Source Interlink Companies’ David Buck Named Lee County AHA Volunteer of the Year
Bonita Springs, FL (December 21, 2011) – Source Interlink Companies’ Director of Asset Protection, David Buck, was selected as the 2011 Lee County American Heart Association Volunteer of the Year. Buck, who has been the campaign lead for the annual Lee County Heartwalk fundraising campaign for two years, was recognized for outstanding volunteerism and support of this annual effort, which raised a total of $391,659 in Lee County this year.
Under Buck’s leadership, Source Interlink teams in Bonita Springs raised a company-record $42,051 for the American Heart Association, an increase of $14,700 over last year’s efforts. Source placed 3rd overall and 1st among mid-sized companies for fundraising efforts in the Lee County, Florida area. With such success in one office, Source is hoping for a company-wide rollout next year.
The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. The Dallas-based American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association.
“It is an honor to support AHA in their very important mission since heart disease touches us all,” says Cindy Beauchamp, Senior Vice President of Human Resource and Labor & Employment Counsel at Source Interlink. “David has shown passion for the Cause and I congratulate his achievements. I am very proud that he holds a leadership position on my team.”
“I’m very humbled to be presented with this award.” says Buck. “It has been my privilege to work with the employees to maximize our fundraising efforts for the American Heart Association. This year we held the most unique and creative fundraising events that I have ever seen. It was hard work, but we also had a lot of fun during this campaign and I am excited we were able to support this extremely worthy cause.”
Congratulations to David Buck for this great achievement!