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 Integra Sponsors Charity Golf Classic and Raises Funds For Kids with Special Needs

PORTLAND and NEWBERG, Ore., – Aug. 1, 2013 –Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, was a presenting sponsor of the 11th annual “HOPE for Children Charity Golf Classic” to benefit the Providence Newberg Health Foundation’s HOPE for Children Fund. Hosted July 22 at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club in Aloha, Ore., the tournament raised more than $155,000 for children with special needs in Yamhill County.

“At Integra, service is one of our core values. From our product offerings to the work done in the communities we serve Integra believes in supporting the lives of our employees and our customers,” said Joe Harding, chief marketing officer at Integra. “We are committed and honored to give back to exceptional causes like HOPE for Children Charity Golf Classic.”

Last year, Providence Newberg Medical Center provided more than $5 million in community benefits, including $4.4 million in free or reduced-cost care for the community’s most in-need patients. Each year, hundreds of children are served through gifts made to the HOPE for Children Fund. Thanks to the generosity of past and present participants, more than $1.2 million has been raised to-date. 

“The generosity of Integra and its employees has aided in our mission to provide care for our most vulnerable patients,” said Diana Fisher, executive director of Providence Newberg Health Foundation. “They have proven time and time again to be a willing, enthusiastic and committed partner.”

About Providence Newberg Health Foundation
Providence Newberg Health Foundation, a local, non-profit corporation, promotes and raises funds to strengthen the ability of Providence Newberg Medical Center to enhance quality health care and to provide optimal health for individuals in the communities we serve. Providence Newberg Health Foundation was founded in 1985 by a small group of physicians and community leaders who were interested in supporting, through charitable giving, what was then known as Newberg Community Hospital. Today, governed by a 16-member volunteer Board of Trustees, the Foundation has raised more than $6 million toward many program and service projects including charity care for the poor and vulnerable, staff education programs, and equipment such as a new spiral CT scanner, fetal heart monitors, computer aided detection for mammography and cardiac ultrasound. The Foundation also raised $5.2 million for construction of Providence Newberg Medical Center that opened in 2006. For additional information, contact Mike Antrim, 503-537-1699,

About Integra
Integra™ is one of the largest facilities-based providers of communication and networking services in the western United States. We connect businesses of all sizes with advanced networking, communications and technology solutions in 35 metropolitan markets. Integra owns and operates an enterprise-class network consisting of a 5,000-mile long-haul fiber-optic network, 3,000–miles of metropolitan fiber and a nationwide IP/MPLS network. Our fiber network connects directly to more than 2,300 enterprise buildings and data centers. Through our expansive Ethernet-over-copper footprint, we can deliver high-bandwidth services to more than 400,000 businesses. At Integra, we understand our customers need reliable, secure and flexible solutions delivered with unmatched expertise and quality of service.

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