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Renodis, a leading telecom and mobility management firm, today announced its CEO, Craig Beason, will join 7 other Twin Cities CEOs in American Cancer Society’s Fit2BeCancerFree® virtual fitness challenge on July 16th as part of his commitment to the CEOs Against Cancer® program and promoting cancer prevention in the workplace.

 

“Creating a world free from cancer can start in the workplace when we inspire our employees to live healthy and active lifestyles,” said Gary M. Reedy, CEO for the American Cancer Society. “About half of cancer deaths could be prevented if everyone lived a healthy lifestyle, including not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight. The Fit2BeCancerFree challenge is designed to encourage corporate leaders to lead by example, inspiring more activity among their employees throughout their workday, and helping us make a measurable difference in saving lives from cancer.”

The American Cancer Society currently has 15 active CEOs Against Cancer chapters nationwide with about 400 members. The CEOs Against Cancer program unites CEOs from the world’s top companies to raise awareness of high-impact cancer mission areas and collaborate with other business leaders to create a culture of health in their organizations and communities.

CEOs Against Cancer members who participate in the challenge will sync a fitness tracker to a live event leaderboard powered by Movespring and hosted on cancer.org. The leaderboard will track results of the top participants throughout the day of the challenge, and the participant with the most steps logged will receive bragging rights and national recognition.

“As CEOs we play a critical role in partnering with the American Cancer Society to make an impact on the fight against cancer in our communities and across the country,” states Craig Beason, CEO of Renodis and member of CEOs Against Cancer Twin Cities. “Cancer is a serious health issue for many families and a top workplace issue for many businesses, costing U.S. employers billions of dollars in expenses productivity losses each year. I’m honored to participate in the Fit2BeCancerFree CEO challenge. Through a bit of friendly competition, we can motivate employees across our companies to get moving and together we can save more lives from cancer.”

About Renodis
Renodis is a Telecom and Mobility Management Company trusted by businesses to solve telecom and mobility frustrations — saving time, money, and enabling better technology choices and superior service. This is accomplished through innovative processes, purpose-built systems, talented people, and deep industry relationships. Firms such as Land O’Lakes, Red Wing Shoe Company, Northern Tool + Equipment, Fairview, Lifetime, Cambria, Menards, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, and hundreds of other firms experience peace of mind knowing their Telecom and Mobility environments are professionally managed. Find out more at https://www.renodis.com.

About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to http://www.cancer.org.

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt. – Special Olympics Athlete Oath”

At Renodis, we love to get involved in community causes as well as support the charities that matter to our clients. When our friends at Premier Bankcard suggested we get involved in the Special Olympics SD Polar Plunge we were excited to join in! What could be more fun than jumping in ice cold water while raising money for a great cause?? (Don’t worry, we’ll capture all the fun ice cold water jumping  as well)

Please take a moment to click the following link to support our “Freezin for a Reason” – Thank you for your support!

http://www.firstgiving.com/team/312129

Through the power and joy of sports, Special Olympics transforms lives. Since 1968, Special Olympics has been offering people with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competitions in Olympic-style sports. More than 32 individual and team sports – from Alpine Skiing to Volleyball – provide quality training and well-matched sporting events.

For more information on The Special Olympics and how you can further help the mission of spreading compassion and acceptance, visit their website at www.SpecialOlympics.org.