Volvo Rents reaches high for a cure

Volvo Rents reaches high for a cure
Volvo Rents of Ferndale's pink Genie Boom has been available for about three months, and Paula Zender, co-owner of Volvo Rents of Ferndale, said it has been rented nearly the entire time. Photo courtesy of Volvo Rents of Ferndale

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Filed on 28. Sep, 2009 in Contents

The Bellingham Business Journal

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year Volvo Rents of Ferndale is joining the fight against breast cancer and “reaching high” for a cure.

Volvo Rents, a woman-owned local franchise provider of small-to-medium sized construction equipment, recently painted one of its Genie Booms pink in support of breast cancer awareness, and 5 percent of the revenue generated from the pink boom will be donated to breast cancer research.

Paula Zender, co-owner of Volvo Rents of Ferndale, said her mother is a breast cancer survivor and supporting awareness is just the right thing to do.

““It’s absolutely working out well, but our goal was not to increase revenue, our goal was to support the search for a cure. It does bring us recognition for doing a good thing, but it was just a way to get our customers involved. When they rent the boom, they’re supporting breast cancer research, too,” Zender said.

For more information, call (360) 383-0238 or email to: zenderinc@comcast.net.

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