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LANDMARK AVIATION PROVIDES $10,000 CONTRIBUTION

Landmark Aviation, has provided a $10,000 corporate contribution to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


September 19, 2007
By Carey Fredericks

PHOENIX, May 25, 2006 -Landmark Aviation, a business aviation services provider based in Tempe, Ariz., has provided a $10,000 corporate contribution to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to provide education for the public and to help advance research and a cure for blood cancer.

Landmark will team with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the Arizona chapters 2006 Hike for Discovery, its primary annual fundraising season and event that culminates with a hike at the Grand Canyon on October 6 – 8.

Hike for Discovery is a celebration of life and survivorship, and the event honors the lives of those lost to blood cancer, said Andrew Farrant, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, for Landmark Aviation. Landmark is proud to provide corporate sponsorship during 2006 to this very worthy effort as the need for funding for research and education continues.

Julie Reid, Director of Team-in-Training for Hike for Discovery, said, Every five minutes someone in the United States is newly diagnosed with blood cancer and every 10 minutes someone dies from these cancers. 

We look forward to growing into a third successful hike season and are grateful to Landmark Aviation and the companies and employees who share and support our mission, Reid said.

Landmark Aviation provides business and corporate aviation customers across North America with a portfolio of integrated services, including maintenance, repair and overhaul, a network of fixed base operations, aircraft completions and sales, charter and management. The company recently announced its acquisition of the Scottsdale, Ariz., Corporate Jets operation, at the Scottsdale Airport. Roger Wolfe is the companys chief executive officer.

More information about Hike for Discovery and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can be obtained at 602-788-8622 or on the Web at www.hikefordiscovery.org .