Commercial Aviation Magazine 9-25-07 by hft13158

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									NEWS RELEASE
                                                            FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
                                                                                     Bonnie Le Var
                                                                           Corporate Angel Network
                                                                                      914-328-1313
                                                                  bonnielevar@corpangelnetwork.org

                                                                                     Deborah Radman
                                                                                              CKPR
                                                                                      (212) 251-1208
                                                                             DRadman@C-K.com


 Cancer Patients Receive Support from: Chevron Global Aviation,
      NBAA, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, and Business &
                          Commercial Aviation Magazine

      Corporate Angel Award Co-Sponsors Donate $28,000 to Corporate Angel Network

Atlanta, GA—September 25, 2007—Corporate Angel Network (CAN), the national public
charity that arranges free flights to treatment for cancer patients by using empty seats on business
aircraft, was presented a $28,000 check today in a ceremony held at Chevron Global Aviation’s
booth during National Business Aviation Association’s 60th Annual Meeting & Convention in
Atlanta GA.

Tom Henricks, President, McGraw Hill’s AVIATION WEEK, presented the check for the net
proceeds of the Corporate Angel Award program to Peter Fleiss, Corporate Angel Network’s
Executive Director. Corporate Angel Award co-sponsors: Ed Bolin, President & CEO, NBAA;
Randall Greene, President & CEO, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation; and Keith Sawyer,
General Manager, General Aviation, Chevron Global Aviation took part in the presentation,
along with James Christensen, President, NetJets. NetJets is one of this years Corporate Angel
Award recipients along with AIG, and Intel.

The Corporate Angel Award recognizes Corporate Angel Network (CAN) participating
corporations and flight departments for their exceptional contributions to cancer patients. Each
flight department is recognized with a full-page ad in Business & Commercial Aviation magazine
and receives $2,500 worth of Chevron aviation fuel.

This award, initiated in 2001, recognizes the successful merger of business activity with social
responsibility. Previous Corporate Angel Award winners include: Corning, Inc., American
Home Products, International Products, Schering-Plough, Dow Chemical, Flight Options, Inc.,
The 401K Company, Verizon, The Ford Motor Company, LimitedBrands, ConocoPhillips,
PepsiCo, America Online, Inc., AT&T, Bristol-Myers Squibb, The Coca-Cola Company,
ConAgra, Wachovia, Honeywell, Duke Energy, VF Corporation, YUM Brands,
Altria, and Textron.
About Corporate Angel Network
Corporate Angel Network arranges free flights for cancer patients to treatment centers using the empty seats on
business aircraft. Since its founding 25 years ago, CAN has grown to include 530 participating corporations, five
paid staff, and a team of 50 part-time volunteers who work with patients, physicians, corporate flight departments,
and leading treatment centers to coordinate medical travel needs of cancer patients with the scheduled flight activity
of participating corporations. To date, CAN has arranged nearly 27,000 flights and currently provides more than
200 patient flights a month…2,500 a year. CAN has received numerous awards in recognition of its service to
cancer patients, including The Volunteer Action Award, the highest volunteer award from the President of the
United States. For more information please call CAN at (914) 328-1313 or visit
www.CorpAngelNetwork.org.
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Photo Caption: (L to R) Keith Sawyer, Ed Bolen, Tom Henricks, Peter Fleiss, Randall Greene, Jim Christensen.
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