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Thursday, October 18, 2007

1st Annual Community Cornerstone Award Recognizes PSB

Join the March of Dimes in recognizing Padilla Speer Beardsley for their leadership and contributions to the Twin Cities community. The employee-owners of Padilla Speer Beardsley have a cherished tradition of giving their time and talent to nonprofit organizations. The March of Dimes will recognize this commitment to the community by presenting them with the March of Dimes Community Cornerstone Award. The event will take place at the Marriot Minneapolis West on Prematurity Awareness Day, November 13th from 12:00 to 1:30pm. Proceeds benefit the March of Dimes and the fight to stop premature birth. Open seating is available for $125. Reserved tables for 10 are available for $1,000.

Padilla Speer Beardsley employees donate hundreds of hours each year to nonprofit organizations of their choice. Additionally, the firm contributes public relations expertise and financial support to a host of organizations improving the quality of life where its employees live and work. Padilla Speer Beardsley also is a consistent recipient of the Minnesota Keystone Award for contributing an amount equal to five percent of annual pre-tax profits to charitable organizations.

"The Community Cornerstone Award is about honoring a company or individual that is a true leader in community giving. Padilla Speer Beardsley exemplifies this leadership through their outstanding involvement in the Twin Cities community. They are truly making a difference," said Keith Halleland, Founder and Shareholder of Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson and Chair of the 2007 March of Dimes Community Cornerstone Award Committee.

Local sponsors for this event include Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson, HealthPartners and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.