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Wheatfield-based Viatran supports Community Missions

by jmaloni

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Mon, Sep 29th 2014 04:50 pm
Members of Viatran's community events committee gathered at a recent hot dog lunch fundraiser to support Community Missions.
Members of Viatran's community events committee gathered at a recent hot dog lunch fundraiser to support Community Missions.

Wheatfield-based Viatran, a worldwide leader in providing innovative pressure and level transmitters, recently selected Community Missions as the benefactor for its community events program.

A growing company that will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary, Viatran supports various community groups through the efforts of its employees. The campaign began in mid-September, and included a hot dog lunch fundraiser at its offices. The initiative has raised more than $400 in just two weeks, with the program running through the end of 2014.

"We are always excited to work with partners like Viatran that are interested in supporting the mission," said Christian Hoffman, CM communications and development manager. "We welcome opportunities to work with corporate partners that may have existing giving programs already, or that are looking for new ideas as to how to get involved with the community."

About Community Missions

Community Missions has provided the Niagara community with a wide range of vital services since 1925. In 2013, CMI provided more than 75,000 meals and nearly 11,000 nights of care within its crisis services programs. Additional agency programs serve adults and youth with psychiatric disabilities, parolees, at-risk youth and other underserved populations in both residential and recovery-oriented settings. For more information, visit www.CommunityMissions.org.

About Viatran

Viatran has been part of the Western New York community since 1965. From a humble start in a garage in Buffalo, to a prime location on Grand Island, and finally to its new modern facility in Wheatfield, it has grown to be a company with global sales of pressure and level measurement solutions. Viatran pressure sensors have been a top choice for automotive, jet engine and heavy equipment manufacturers, as well as the oil and gas industry, which incorporate pressure monitoring and pressure-related calibration equipment.

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