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Jeld-Wen celebrates 50 years with volunteer initiative


June 14, 2010
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June 14, 2010 – To celebrate 50 years of service, Jeld-Wen employees are giving back to communities across Canada. Each plant or office has been challenged to donate 50 hours of volunteer time to a local, non-profit organization or charity. Over 1,700 employees will be taking part in this cross-Canada initiative.

June 14, 2010 – To celebrate 50 years of service, Jeld-Wen employees are
giving back to communities across Canada. Each plant or office has been
challenged to donate 50 hours of volunteer time to a local, non-profit
organization or charity. Over 1,700 employees will be taking part in
this cross-Canada initiative.

“We wanted to celebrate our milestone by giving back to the communities
that have supported us,” says Lou Valeriati, Canadian Vice President of
Operations for Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors. “These events align with our
commitment to helping worthwhile charities and we’re glad so many
employees have decided to raise awareness for these important causes.”

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On June 12, 2010, dozens of Jeld-Wen employees will be running or
walking in Saskatoon’s Bridge City Boogie. The annual event raises funds
for Raise A Reader, Saskatoon Crisis Nursery and the Boys and Girls
Clubs of Saskatoon.

The next scheduled volunteer initiative happens June 19, 2010. Calgary
employees will be helping the Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park
remove refuse left over from spring runoff. The annual event aims to
improve the health and appearance of the park and benefit the wildlife
community that lives in the wetlands.

For more information, please visit www.jeld-wen.ca .


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