Bristol-Myers Squibb Supports Local Emergency Services

Company Awards More Than $82,000 in Support

Wednesday, January 17, 2007 8:00 am EST



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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced more than $82,000 in grants for emergency services organizations in several central New Jersey communities. The contributions will enable 9 organizations to purchase equipment to support their work. The equipment to be purchased includes a “hazard house,” an exciting 3-D tabletop model of a home, which would allow firefighters to interact with children and adults to identify fire risks and make suggestions to transform the house to a fire-safe house; rescue equipment; and automatic external defibrillators. Emergency services departments receiving contributions include:

  • Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1
  • Lawrenceville Fire Company
  • North Brunswick First Aid & Rescue Squad
  • North Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department
  • Pennington Fire Company
  • Pennington First Aid Squad
  • Plainsboro Rescue Squad
  • Plainsboro Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1, Inc.
  • Princeton Junction Fire Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global pharmaceutical and related health care products company whose mission is to extend and enhance human life. With central New Jersey serving as host to the largest concentration of Bristol-Myers Squibb employees and facilities in the world, the company is committed to giving back to its New Jersey communities in a variety of ways, including philanthropic grants, employee service on community, governmental and non-profit boards, and as volunteers for worthwhile causes. These activities reflect the company's pledge to be a conscientious citizen, lending support to worthwhile causes and constructive action.

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