Geeks Dance to Benefit American Red Cross, American Cancer Society and the Salvation Army

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When Geeks Dance, Charity Wins - Vitaver Announces Second Annual “Dancing Geeks” Charity Competition for IT Professionals

Vitaver, a Florida-based staffing firm announces their second annual “Dancing Geeks” contest designed to promote charitable giving and bring the IT/Technology community together in a fun and meaningful way. Vitaver has long supported local community organizations and now aims to spread their mission of community engagement through an entertaining and fun contest. DancingGeeks.com encourages IT and Tech professionals to submit dorky dance videos set to their favorite songs. The contest intends to raise awareness while also promoting local IT/Tech businesses and encourages viewers to vote on the dorkiest and funniest dance routines, with Vitaver donating $10,000 to charity in the name of the winners: $5,000 to the First Place, $3,000 to the Second Place, and $2,000 to the Third Place.

The contest will allow voting on the dorkiest and funniest dance routines, with Vitaver donating $10,000 to charity in name of the winners which will increase with the participation of additional corporate sponsors adding award money to be given on their names to the three charities.

Participating charities are American Red Cross, American Cancer Society and the Salvation Army.

IT and Tech professionals are encouraged to enter the video competition and show their best geek dance moves. The rules are simple:
1)    record your dorkiest dance moves to a song of your choice,
2)    select charity to which you want to contribute money,
3)    submit the entry through the DancingGeeks.com website.

The online content will be accepting submissions via DancingGeeks.com from November 15 through August 14, 2014. Voting ends on August 15th, with first, second, and third place winners announced on September 1, 2014.

In 2013, we donated to ClassWish.org - $5,000, Children Cancer Research Fund - $3,000, Canines for Disabled Kids - $2,000.

“We want to bring the IT/Tech community together for charity in the most hilarious way we know possible,” says Pablo Vitaver, CEO of Vitaver. “The goal is to support nonprofits that are doing great work, while also supporting our fellow business community. And, we want to dispel the myth that geeks can’t dance!”

Vitaver is encouraging IT professionals to “moonwalk their way into first place in the name of charity,” and will be donating $10,000 to various nonprofits on behalf of the first, second, and third place Dancing Geek video winners.

IT and Technology professionals interested in participating or sponsoring Dancing Geeks are encouraged to visit DancingGeeks.com for more information or to complete and submit an entry form.

About Vitaver

Vitaver is a staffing agency that fills contract and permanent positions for clients. As a Fortune 100 Recognized Vendor, Microsoft Certified Business Partner, and IBM Business Partner, Vitaver has provided a full array of comprehensive staffing solutions to customers of all sizes since 1993. In addition to staffing a wide variety of industries ranging from local government to IT and Technology, Vitaver is committed to community involvement and sponsors local businesses and nonprofits.

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