Michael Baker International continues celebration of 75th anniversary with global "75 x 5K Service" campaign

PITTSBURGH, June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, consulting, planning, technical and professional services, continues celebrating its 75th year in business by launching a "75 x 5K Service" campaign. The campaign name represents the company's 5,000 employees committing to a combined 7,500 hours of community service such as volunteering at schools, non-profits or humanitarian causes in the remainder of 2015.

"Michael Baker International employees are already deeply engaged in supporting their local communities and volunteering on an individual level," said Tom Campbell, Chairman of Michael Baker International. "With this campaign, we are taking an additional step to honor our company's 75-year history. We are making a difference by harnessing the collective force of more than 5,000 employees. It is a remarkable story that a company that began as a small engineering firm in Pennsylvania now provides a full continuum of innovative solutions to clients throughout the world. All of this is made possible by our smart and passionate employees."

Michael Baker International is featuring on its social media channels stories of individual employees making significant contributions to their local communities.

"The 75 x 5K Service campaign allows us to spotlight causes that our employees' support with their hearts, talents and time," said Kurt Bergman, CEO of Michael Baker International. "Our employees will provide more than 7,500 hours of service to a wide range of deserving causes before the end of this year and bring to life our 'We Make a Difference' philosophy."

About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International, LLC is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more visit www.mbakerintl.com.

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