400+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month And Creates Visible Call To Action For EMCOR’S 7th Annual "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
---EMCOR/F&G Mechanical, Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, Tucker Development Unite at Hudson Lights---
---$100,000 Donation to John Theurer Cancer Center Breast Oncology Division at Hackensack University Medical Center---
FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY - September 30, 2015 – EMCOR/F&G Mechanical announced today its employees, along with those of Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, Tucker Development, and many other participants---400+ in total---donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled to form EMCOR’s signature giant human pink ribbon in a “Call to Action” in support of breast cancer awareness as part of the Company’s EMCOR’s 7th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign. This was the first-ever Pink Hard Hat Ribbon formed in New Jersey, and the Mayor of Fort Lee, Mark Sokolich, was an integral part of the event, held at the Hudson Lights development in Fort Lee.
A $100,000 check, the result of individual donations and contributions, was presented by EMCOR/F&G Mechanical to the John Theurer Cancer Center Breast Oncology Division at Hackensack University Medical Center. Secretary on the Board of Governors at Hackensack Hospital, Rosemarie Sorce, and Co-Chief, Breast Oncology, Dr. Stanley Waintraub, accepted the check and participated in the event.
EMCOR/F&G Mechanical, Tucker Development and Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, were joined by Mayor Mark Sokolich of Ft. Lee, Richard Sabato, President, Bergen County Building & Construction Trades Council, and many others, who formed a 400+ person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---a first in New Jersey---on September 30th, a visual kick-off and call to action for EMCOR’s 7th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign supporting breast cancer awareness month. As part of the event a $100,000 donation was presented to the John Theurer Cancer Center Breast Oncology Division at Hackensack University Medical Center. The event was held at Hudson Lights development in Fort Lee, NJ.
Sal Fichera, CEO, and Butch Giardina, President, EMCOR/F&G Mechanical, presented a Pink Hard Hat plaque to Mayor Sokolich, and event partners Jay Badame, President & COO, Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, and John Donohue, Sr. Vice President, Tucker Development; they also spoke passionately about the support of their companies for breast cancer awareness. Additionally, Richard Sabato, President, Bergen County Building & Construction Trades Council, spoke and participated in the event, and was also presented a Pink Hard Hat plaque.
"We’re delighted to be participating in EMCOR’s 7th annual consecutive year of conducting this national initiative," stated Sal Fichera, CEO, EMCOR/F&G Mechanical. "We’re proud of our employees’ commitment to wear an EMCOR Pink Hard Hat throughout October to raise awareness for breast cancer and the importance of screening. As a company that has built its reputation on being engaged in the concerns of our industry and community, it's gratifying to demonstrate support for breast cancer screening and awareness, standing with our employees, client, and partners."
In addition to EMCOR/F&G, thousands of EMCOR employees across the U.S. are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at hundreds of job sites throughout October, ranging from hospitals, roadways, malls, and high tech companies, to universities, military bases, and hotels.
Hudson Lights is a one-million-square-foot development with retail, restaurant, residential, hotel and office space at the crossroads of New Jersey and New York at the George Washington Bridge. Tucker Development, Tishman Construction, an AECOM Company, and EMCOR/F&G are the key developer, construction and mechanical company responsible for completing work at Hudson Lights.
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About F&G Mechanical
Founded in 1947, F&G Mechanical Corporation, offers complete mechanical contracting services from engineering, design, installation and service to HVAC, plumbing, process piping systems, sheet metal, refrigeration and building automation for commercial, institutional and industrial clients. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, F&G is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2015 revenues of ~$6.6B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The 29,000+ skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the “World’s Most Admired” and “Best Managed”. EMCOR’s diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company’s strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.