ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Annually, ASIS International the ASIS Foundation facilitate a School Funding Competition within the host city of its Annual Seminar and Exhibits as a means to give back to the local community. The winning school receives $22,000 to be used for security enhancements.
In 2015, security industry product and service organizations have augmented this grant with additional donations totaling more than $100,000.
ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization in the world for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum. The ASIS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing research & scholarship opportunities that promote, enhance and advance the security profession through philanthropic endeavors.
A formal program hosted at Lord Baden Powell Elementary School will provide an overview of the security enhancements installed within the school and recognize the donors. A tour of the school, highlighting the security enhancements, will be led by Magnolia School District Assistant Superintendent Alex Flores.
Honored guests and speakers to include:
- California State Assemblywoman Young Kim
- Representative from State Senator Bob Huff's office
- ASIS International President Dave N. Tyson, CPP, SC Johnson & Son
- ASIS Foundation Board of Trustees President Dr. Linda Florence, CPP, University of Phoenix
- Nationally acclaimed school security expert, Paul Timm, PSP, RETA Security, Inc., will present three keys to student involvement in school safety.
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015
Lord Baden Powell Elementary School
2911 W. Stonybrook Dr.
Anaheim, Ca. 92804
Tel: (714) 761-5442
Note to Editors: Media is invited to attend this event and to speak with school administration and key contributors. Contact Leigh A. McGuire for further details and information.
[ASIS 2015, the most comprehensive conference and exhibition for security management professionals, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2015. Nearly 20,000 professionals from more than 90 countries will meet to acquire the latest intelligence, strategies, and resources required to manage risk across the enterprise, protecting life, property and information.]
ABOUT ASIS INTERNATIONAL:
ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum from operational to cybersecurity. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of security professionals at all levels.
Through hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS develops and delivers board certifications and industry standards, hosts networking opportunities, publishes the award-winning Security Management magazine, and offers educational programs, including the Annual Seminar and Exhibits—the security industry's most influential event. Whether providing thought leadership through the CSO Roundtable for the industry's most senior executives or advocating before business, government, or the media, ASIS is focused on advancing the profession, and ensuring that the security community has access to intelligence, resources, and technology needed within the business enterprise. www.asisonline.org
ABOUT THE ASIS FOUNDATION:
The ASIS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing research & scholarship opportunities that promote, enhance and advance the security profession through philanthropic endeavors.
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