From: DGS Public Affairs [DGSPublicAffairs@dgs.ca.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 11:12 AM
Subject: NEWS ADVISORY: State employee holiday food drive event, 12/15, 7:30 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of California  •  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor

State and Consumer Services Agency

DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES

707 Third Street   West Sacramento, CA  95605  (916) 376-5036   Fax (916) 376-5005 • www.dgs.ca.gov

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT:    Gretchen Zeagler 916-376-1821   

                                                                                                             Cell 916-416-4695 or

                                                                                                             Eric Lamoureux 916-376-5038

                                                                                                             Cell 916-710-3861

                                                                                                               

NEWS ADVISORY

State Employees with CA Dept of General Services

Hold Holiday Food-Drive at Ziggurat Building, West Sacramento

 

State employees with the California Department of General Services (DGS) are once again opening up their hearts and wallets during the holiday season to help those less fortunate.

 

On Wednesday, December 15, from 7:30 a.m. until 8:45 a.m., DGS employees will be stationed in front of West Sacramento’s Ziggurat Building to accept food donations for Food-Link, which distributes the food to more than 80 Sacramento programs. Participants will not even need to leave their cars as DGS employees will accept donations in a makeshift drive-through set-up on the west side main entrance of the Zig.

 

 

What:              2010 HOLIDAY DGS FOOD DRIVE AT THE ZIGGURAT

When:             Wednesday, Dec. 15, 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:            DGS headquarters, 707 Third St., West Sacramento

Who:               DGS employees will collect nonperishable food items at a makeshift drive-through. Santa and a few of his elves are expected as well.

 

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The Department of General Services acts as the business manager for the State of California, with more than 4,000 employees and a budget in excess of $1 billion. DGS helps state government better serve the public by providing services to state agencies including innovative procurement and acquisition solutions, creative real estate management, leasing and design services, environmentally friendly transportation, and architectural oversight and innovative funding for the construction of safe schools.

 

 

 

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