Wright Line Underwrites APCO Scholarship Fund

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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Both Organizations, Wright Line Invests in APCO's Future Public Safety Professionals

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Wright Line's generous contribution is graciously accepted on behalf of our scholarship program and our 75th anniversary.

Wright Line today announced its sponsorship of the APCO International Commercial Advisory Committee (CAC) Scholarship Fund. The fund provides annual scholarships to public safety communications professionals who have long-term career goals and who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in public safety communications.

Begun as a way for APCO's commercial members to give back to the public safety community, the 12-month scholarships are applied toward an (APCO) approved list of professional training programs.

"In honor of the 75th anniversaries of both Wright Line and APCO, we are supporting this very deserving educational initiative," said Ed Bednarcik, CEO of Wright Line. "These scholarships provide a tangible way of helping to create future leaders within the public safety industry. Wright Line is proud to contribute to APCO's philanthropic efforts and happy to lend its support to such a worthwhile program. "

In addition to demonstrating a commitment to continuing education and self improvement, scholarship candidates must also be APCO members and employed for at least one year within a public safety communications field.

"Our CAC Scholarship Fund provides a unique opportunity to further the development of future public safety communications professionals," said APCO International President Chris Fischer. "Wright Line's generous contribution is graciously accepted on behalf of our scholarship program and our 75th anniversary."

Funds contributed by Wright Line will be applied to scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year.

For more information on the APCO's CAC Scholarship Fund, click here or visit: http://www.apcointl.com/institute/formsandinformation/ScholarshipInformation.pdf

About APCO
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International is the world's oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications. APCO International serves the professional needs of its 15,000 members worldwide by creating a platform for setting professional standards, addressing professional issues and providing education, products and services for people who manage, operate, maintain and supply the communications systems used by police, fire and emergency medical dispatch agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.apcointl.org.

About Wright Line
Wright Line, a global leader in the design and manufacture of consoles, enclosures, office and other specialty furniture for technology-intensive work environments, has been serving the data center, office, call center, analytical and electronic laboratory and high-tech manufacturing environments for 75 years. The company is headquartered in Worcester, MA and can be contacted by phone, 800-225-7348.

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Christopher J. Devaney
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Wright Line LLC
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