SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. is sponsoring a team to participate in the 7th Annual "Shamu & You" Family Walk at SeaWorld San Diego to be held Oct. 6, 2013. The walk offers a 1-mile or 4-mile course, including post-event festivities at the finish line such as games, entertainment, food and fun for kids of all ages. The goal of the event is to raise funds for critically ill children treated at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. So far, Zodiac has raised more than $1,000 and has more than 30 employees and family members participating at the event.
Zodiac Pool Systems, a global leader and manufacturer of pool and spa products, has an in-house charitable team, PATH (Providing Alternative Tomorrows with Hope), which is involved with volunteer activities for the company to support the local community. The steering committee for PATH meets monthly to determine appropriate activities in which to participate.
"We are grateful to have such a committed team of employees who are dedicated to giving back to our local community," said Jill Rooks, PATH leader and Zodiac director of information systems and technologies. "We have experienced a growing number of participants for each of our events. The family walk has been one of our most popular happenings so far, and we would like to encourage anyone who would like to join us. We are proud to support children, environment, military and other causes."
Since January this year the PATH team has organized and participated in several charitable events including a school supply drive for Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary School, a blood drive for the American Red Cross, Oceanside Pier Clean-up, a toy drive for Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, and a run benefitting the Ronald McDonald House. This is the second year Zodiac is participating in the "Shamu & You" Family Walk at SeaWorld.
About Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.
Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Zodiac Marine & Pool, S.A.S., is a global leader in swimming pool and spa products and services. The company's comprehensive product lines are marketed under the leading brand names of Zodiac®, Polaris®, Jandy® Pro Series, Nature2®, and Cover-Pools®. Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, earth-friendly pool products and systems available. To learn more about Zodiac, visit www.zodiacpoolsystems.com or call 800-822-7933.
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