ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI), a respected provider of information technology solutions and services to the federal government, is pleased to announce that all of the proceeds from its 16th Annual Golf Invitational at Argyle Country Club in Silver Spring, MD have been donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Special Love, a nonprofit organization that benefits victims of Ewing's sarcoma, a cancer affecting children and young adults.
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Over 170 players came out for a great day of golf to raise funds for cancer victims and their families. Contributions raised from the October 19th event totaled $28,538. With PSI's 100% matching donation, a total of $57,076 was collected. Of this amount, $40,906 was donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and $16,170 was donated to Special Love. The checks were presented to the charities by CEO Terry Lin at PSI's Holiday Party on December 15.
"From our first PSI charity golf tournament 16 years ago to today, our mission has been to give back to the community and bring together Government customers, partners and friends to raise money for a very worthy cause," said Mr. Lin. "We greatly appreciate and thank all who participated for helping to make a difference."
Dave Smith, CEO of Special Love, said, "Among the things Special Love is thankful for in the New Year is the fact that we are part of such an outstanding event—and company. The annual PSI golf tournament is a premier event with all the bells and whistles any golfer could hope for – and the best part is that every penny collected from the participants not only goes to the charity beneficiaries, but is matched, thanks to Terry Lin's generous support."
"The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is thankful for the extreme generosity of PSI for their continued support of the society's life-saving mission. The passion and deep commitment of PSI and its employees to improve lives of those less fortunate is a testament to the strong philanthropic values within the organization," said Beth Prensky, Campaign Director.
PSI's 17th Annual Corporate Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, October 18, 2013.
About Planned Systems International, Inc.
PSI has been a leading provider of IT solutions and services to federal government and private sector organizations since 1988. With principal offices in Arlington, VA, PSI maintains corporate facilities in Columbia, MD, San Antonio, TX, Warrenton, VA, St. Petersburg, FL, and Washington, DC. The company delivers an enterprise approach for its customers in the following areas: Health IT Solutions; Management Improvement Services & Consulting; Full Systems Lifecycle Support; Information Security, Network / Desktop Services, Distance Learning, e-Business, and Green IT. PSI is known for innovation and market leadership, and continues to distinguish itself through a winning combination of people, service, and integrity.
Visit PSI on the web at www.plan-sys.com.
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