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Tucson resident is awarded for his volunteer service

Matt McLean, Volunteer of the Quarter for Southern Arizona (Source: Cox Communication) Matt McLean, Volunteer of the Quarter for Southern Arizona (Source: Cox Communication)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Matt McLean, a Cox Communications employee, alsovolunteers as a logistics support leader for the Southern Arizona AIDSFoundation (SAAF) and was recently recognized for his efforts.

According to a release from Cox, McLean was namedVolunteer of the Quarter for Southern Arizona. He will have $1,500 donated inhis name to the SAAF. McLean's efforts included leading a team of tenadditional volunteers for the AIDSWALK Fundraiser.  Cox will also air a commercial highlightingMcLean's volunteering.

"Ourgoal at SAAF is to create volunteer experiences that are fulfilling, meaningfuland help the people we serve," said Wendell Hicks, SAAF executive director, inthe recent release. "We are grateful for volunteers like Matt, who not onlybring their own talents to SAAF, but also the support of their employers,including Cox Arizona."

McLeanis not the only Cox employee to volunteer his time, according to the release 33percent of Cox's Arizona employees gave their time to good causes - clocking 39,172community service hours, as well as donating more than $600,000 to Arizonacharities. 

"Coxapplauds Matt's commitment to serve her community," said Lisa Lovallo,vice president of Cox Communications-Southern Arizona, in the release.  "Matt is an example to us all of the importance and the impact you canmake in our community by simply offering time.  It's something that peoplenever forget."

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