HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 14, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation
“Hurricane Katrina was a devastating storm impacting thousands of lives. Once we learned of the humanitarian needs, we mobilized our company and triaged opportunities to provide assistance. Working with the American Red Cross, Intergraph provided technology and people while financing assistance to address the needs of those impacted. In addition, we volunteered facilities to serve as a central warehouse and distribution point for food and medicine,” said Wise. “I, together with the people of Intergraph, feel fortunate and privileged to be able to help and make a positive difference in the areas in which we live and work. Assisting those in need reflects the core values of our company and highlights the humanitarian spirit of the people of Intergraph.”
“The American Red Cross Circle of Humanitarian Award recognizes corporations for their significant contributions in support of large-scale disaster relief operations,” said Rick Cantrell.” Support from concerned corporations such as Intergraph is imperative to providing emergency assistance to those in need.”
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is the leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—across the street, across the country and across the world—in emergencies. Through more than 800 locally supported chapters, more than 15 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their homes, communities and world. Some 4 million people give blood—the gift of life—through the Red Cross, making it the largest supplier of blood and blood products in the United States. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, a global network of more than 180 national societies, the Red Cross helps restore hope and dignity to the world's most vulnerable people. An average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to do its work.
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