SoCal Tech Firm Shakes up Traditional Fund Raising; Slams $10k Goal for Cancer Research

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By Liliana Ciurlino
San Diego, CA – Managed Solution, a full-service SoCal based technology firm, shook up the fundraising scene hosting a new twist on game-packed charity golf tournament Friday to benefit American Cancer Society.

More than 30 sponsors, 100 golfers and 50 guests were in attendance at the 3rd Annual event to help raise over $10,000 for cancer research. Managed Solution has officially become a presenting sponsor of their Relay for Life event being held on April 29th in Oceanside.

The golf tournament kicked off with a Helicopter Ball Drop 50/50 Raffle where a bucket of numbered golf balls were dropped from a helicopter hovering over a designated hole. Fifty percent of the proceeds were donated to American Cancer Society while the other fifty percent provided a cash prize to the winner. The winning golf ball was #73 belonging to Mike Shapiro.

Premium sponsors for the Managed Solution 3rd Annual Golf Tournament included Microsoft (Presenting Sponsor) and Jersey Mike’s (Lunch Sponsor). Other Hole Sponsors included Aberdeen Group, Block Advisors, Cisco, DLK Investment, Firstlink Communication LLC, Sharp Business Systems, Sound, Stone Brewing, StorageCraft and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

Managed Solution's charity golf tournament is an annual tradition to bring together partners, customers and friends in the community as well as raise funds to promote and support educational and charitable programs. In 2015, they raised over $6K for Just in Time Foster Youth and in 2016, they raised $10K for Computers 2 San Diego Kids. This marked the second year they hosted an Online & Live Silent Auction which brought in nearly $5K.

The tournament concluded with cancer survivor, Laura Gonzales, giving a touching speech about her battle with cancer into remission and an awards reception and taco bar buffet to congratulate the tournament winners. First, second, and third place winners received invitations to play in the Randy Jones Invitational in January 2018.

About Managed Solution:
Managed Solution is a Technology as a Service (TaaS) company, offering hardware, software and premium service tiers and specializes in forecasting technology infrastructure for small to enterprise sized businesses. Managed Solution provides a full spectrum of managed and professional services with an award-winning US-based 24/7 Help Desk headquartered in Southern California. Managed Solution was founded in 2002 and was quickly recognized as one of San Diego’s 40 fastest growing companies and the 27th fastest growing IT company in Southern California. Managed Solution provides IT services nationwide and is recognized as one of the top 10 National Cloud Service Providers.

About American Cancer Society:
The American Cancer Society's mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.


Managed Solution Supports Boy Scouts of America's Wood Badge Event

San Diego, CA. Wood Badge is a leadership training program available for Adult Scout Leaders who are involved in the programs of the Boy Scouts of America. The course is designed to train leaders using the latest skills and techniques of Leadership. Wood Badge designed for use in Scouting as well as in the workplace and other volunteer organizations with both experience-based learning and classroom learning.
Managed Solution's SCCM Engineer, Michael Shapiro, was invited to be a staff troop guide for the September 2016 Wood Badge course led by Boy Scouts of America. Shapiro took the course himself last February, and his wife took the course this September.  He was inspired by his father, who took the course 25 years ago, when Shapiro was a youth in the Boy Scout program.
Here are some photos from the event:
At the event, Managed Solution provided orange cups for all of the attendees.  Managed Solution was honored to contribute to such an amazing event.  Managed Solution demonstrates its commitment to people through contributions, charitable sponsorships and employee volunteer programs in the communities where we work and live. “Committed Redefined” is integral to every company initiative. Managed Solution Cares! We’re involved with some of the most respected charities and community organizations out there, including The ALS Association, C2SDK, Feeding America, Just in Time for Foster Youth, Homeless Connect Project, and Youth and Leaders Living Actively (YALLA). For more information, check out our community page.


Technology Expert & CEO, Sean Ferrel speaks with SBA Director, Ruben Garcia about Security and Productivity

October 6, 2016.
Sean Ferrel, CEO of Managed Solution appeared on U.S. Small Business Administration Radio Show on 9/29/16 as a trusted advisor to the SMB community. Sean’s hour long segment, “Increase Business Productivity by Being Cyber Intelligent” was hosted by SBA Director, Ruben Garcia at WS Radio Station in San Diego, California. Topics discussed included, “Why backups are critical for small business”, “What are the biggest security threats facing small business” and “What’s the best strategy for blending personal and work information on devices that employees use every day”.

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