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Morrison Supply Company Donates $10,000 to the American Cancer Society
Morrison Supply Company Hosts Western Themed Dealer Meeting for HVAC Customers With Proceeds Benefiting the American Cancer Society
[Fort Worth, TX – May 11, 2015] – On February 13, 2015, over 700 Morrison Supply Company HVAC customers gathered at the Double Tree by Hilton in Austin, TX for a Western themed conference, dinner and concert benefiting the American Cancer Society. Morrison Supply Company raised $10,000 through a silent auction on the evening of the conference and an additional $3,000 through a fudge sale/donation in the name of Ashley Baganz with proceeds benefiting cancer research within the United States and Internationally. Baganz is the late wife of Morrison Supply Company’s Fort Worth Associate, Jason Baganz; the couple has three-year-old twin boys.
At the event guests were provided with industry education throughout the day followed by a dinner, and a concert with country band Reckless Kelly in the evening. Guests were also entertained with bull riding, calf roping and an auction throughout the evening. Items with the highest bids included a Jason Witten Cowboy’s helmet, a 14 SEER Comfortmaker air conditioning unit, a LG television and a trip for two to Vegas. Funds from the evening were presented at the Cowtown Ball in Fort Worth on May 2, 2015.
“Being able to donate to a worthy charity while supporting one of our associates is extremely rewarding for us,” said Stan Allen, President of Morrison Supply Company. “We are proud to be able to donate $10,000 to the American Cancer Society this year and look forward to working with the charity more in the future.”
For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. With millions of supporters worldwide, they help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. For more information on the ACS visit cancer.org.
About Morrison Supply and Morrison’s Parent Company, MORSCO
Founded in 1917, Morrison is now the largest distributor of plumbing supplies in the Southwest United States. The company has 100+ branches and showrooms, located in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Kansas. Morrison has several lines of business, including plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), industrial pipes, valves & fittings, oil & gas and waterworks.
MORSCO operates four companies, including Morrison Supply Company throughout the Southwest, Express Pipe & Supply in Southern California, Farnsworth Wholesale Company in Phoenix and Tucson, AZ, and Wholesale Specialties, in Denver, CO. MORSCO continues to grow and expand its presence as it strives to be your go to family of distributors. MORSCO is based in Fort Worth, TX and has enjoyed 98 years in business.
For additional information regarding Morsco or any of its brands, including Morrison, please visit our website at www.morsco.com.