Buchanan & Edwards Named Presenting Sponsor for 2013 Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation Scholarships

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Buchanan & Edwards will be presenting scholarships to top student athlete fundraisers at the completion of the 22nd annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is proud to announce its contribution to the Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation (CEEF), a nonprofit that provides college scholarships for student athletes. CEEF has chosen Buchanan & Edwards as the presenting sponsor of the Cynthia Earley Scholarship Award at the 22nd annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim (GCBS).

The 2013 event is scheduled for Sunday, June 9th at the Bay Bridge Marina, MD. Over 800 eligible student athletes will be entered in either the 1 or 4.4 mile swim events. The GCBS is a fundraiser for the Maryland Chapter of the March of Dimes and Chesapeake Bay Trust. The two student athletes raising the most funds for these charities will be recognized and awarded scholarships after the 4.4 mile race at the Bay Bridge Marina on the eastern shore of Maryland. BE’s CFO Carter Wood will present the scholarships of $1,000 and $500 to the winning student athletes.

The Earley family founded CEEF, including BE employee Darren Earley, to commemorate the life of their mother who was passionate about youth, education and leadership. BE shares the same ideals through its career internship program. BE recruits students and graduates with the goal of supporting their professional and educational goals as well as teaming to support charitable organizations and the community.

About The Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation:

Founded in 1999, The Cynthia Earley Educational Foundation has awarded over $15,000 to students who are active in their communities. For more information on Cynthia Earley, the Foundation, past winners and their stories, please see http://www.ceef1.org.

About The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim:

The Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, Inc., was founded in 1992 as the successor to a solo charity swim for health-related causes in 1982, and is considered to be one of the top five open water swim races in the United States. The GCBS raises public awareness of the charitable causes which it supports and is a significant financial contributor to national and regional charities like the March of Dimes and the Chesapeake Bay Trust. For more information, please visit http://www.bayswim.com.

About Buchanan & Edwards:

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is firmly committed to investing in their community and upholding a socially responsible business model that promotes education for the leaders of tomorrow.

Buchanan & Edwards is an information technology and professional services consulting firm, which provides clients with innovative technology solutions and organizational management services to deliver mission success.

Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission, and the unique challenges they face. BE is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Application Development and Collaboration & Content, the winner of the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award for the US Department of State and a three-time Inc. 500│5000 awardee.

BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level 3 processes and ISO 9001:2008 standards. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.buchanan-edwards.com.

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