Mangrove Using Trade Show Promo to Help Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts

Partnering with the Gulf Restoration Network at National HR show aids efforts closer to home

Jun 17, 2010, 11:40 ET from Mangrove

TAMPA, Fla., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Employer Services announced that it will collect donations at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference in San Diego this year for the Gulf Restoration Network to help in the cleanup and preservation of Gulf Coast shores.

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Mangrove's now-famous annual promo invites show attendees to log into an online payroll database, access a paycheck worth up to $500, and exchange it for cash at their booth.  This year, attendees can choose to keep their earnings or donate them back to GRN, and Mangrove has pledged to match that donated amount.

"Anything we can do to aid in the restoration and recovery of our Gulf Coast region is a responsibility we all share," said Rich Cangemi, CEO of Tampa-based Mangrove. "This may seem like a Gulf Coast problem, but the ramifications of this ecological crisis will impact everyone, from coast to coast, for future generations."

The company said it could not predict how much money would be donated, but the potential is in excess of $100,000 based on total available payout amounts of the promotion.

About Mangrove

Founded in 1994, Mangrove is a leading provider of Payroll, Human Resource Management and Benefits Administration software and services that are designed for Workforce Empowerment™ for mid-market clients. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Mangrove hosts thousands of clients and organizations of all sizes spanning all industries. Services provided include payroll and HR, FSA, HRA, and COBRA. Experience Mangrove online at  

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