Newport News, VA – JULY 28, 2015 – The Parsons Corporation and IVET Solutions is pleased to announce that Parsons Corporation has generated over $45,000 in fundraising events to support military members as they transition from their military careers into civilian life. This has been a consistent deliberate effort by Parsons over the last several years. “We are truly blessed at the consistent generosity of this great company,” said Brigadier General (Ret) Jeffrey Horne, CEO of IVET Solutions, as non-profit organization founded in 2010.
Parsons hosted its annual Golf Classic to benefit IVET on June 17, 2015, at the Augustine Golf Club in Stafford, VA. All proceeds from the event were donated to IVET, whose mission is to foster educational and job opportunities for veterans, reservists, National Guardsmen, and their spouses.
“Parsons is a true community partner having supported IVET for the last three years through this event. We commend them for their dedication to our nation’s warriors and their families. It is one of several great efforts that enabled us to serve thousands of individuals in the last several years.”
Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help military members find better careers, understand civilian employment cultures, and build better relationships and personal networks. IVET’s coalition of providers serves brings some amazing services together to create a solid link between military folks in the civilian job market and employers seeking qualified military to meet their employment needs.
“Parsons is pleased to host a golf tournament benefitting IVET,” stated Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons Group President. “We are glad to help support IVET’s many programs that provide educational and business opportunities for our service members and their families.”
The Institute for Veterans Education and Training is an educational non-profit enterprise established in 2010 that is devotedly assisting military members, regardless of background, to find career and life happiness and balance. Its mission is to improve military recruiting and retention into education and business ventures to create win-wins for industry and for the men and women that have served this country valiantly. IVET believes it can prove that military members, supported by effective transition programs, are the best employment product in the Nation.
For more information about IVET, visit http://ivetsolutions.org
Parsons, celebrating 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on defense/security, industrial, and infrastructure. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and localgovernment agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com
Company Name: Institute for Veterans Education and Training
Contact Person: Jamilia B. Shipman
Address:11815 Fountain Way, Suite 300
City: Newport News
Country: United States