Vero Beach, FL- June 20, 2012- Local businessman, Tim Girard of Girard Equipment, Inc. is getting locked up. Mr. Girard is joining other community leaders to help raise critical funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and will be “arrested” by the local Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, June 21st, 2012.
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.
In order for Mr. Girard to be released, he must raise “bail”. Girard Equipment, Inc. is encourages local residents to join Mr. Girard in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy by visiting his fundraising page to make a “bail” donation:
About MDA Lock-Up
The Lock-Up is the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s premier fundraising program. These high-profile events occur all across the country at various times throughout the year. Business and community leaders agree to be “put behind bars for good,” where they utilize use their vendors, co-workers, family and friends to get donations that will go toward their “bail.” Each Jailbird has weeks to raise their donations. That way, on the day of the Lock-Up event, they can enjoy the Lock-Up experience by networking with other business leaders and meeting with the individuals and families that they’re helping in their community. All funds raised by the MDA Lock-Up assist the Association in providing lifesaving research, a nationwide network of medical clinics and accessible summer camp experiences to individuals and families affected by neuromuscular diseases.
Family-owned and operated since 1952, Girard Equipment, USA is one of the
world’s leading builders of road tanker equipment, and the only manufacturer of Tank Container Equipment in North America. Headquarters are located in Manalapan, NJ and Vero Beach, FL, with sales centers in La Porte, TX and Chicago, IL, part and repair facility in Linden, NJ and branch offices in Rotterdam, Beijing and the United Kingdom. For more information on Girard Equipment, Inc. please call (800) 526-4330.