This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Hitting The Links For Classroom Central - Domtar And Vendors Partner In Second Annual Charity Golf Event To Raise Funds For Students In Need In The Carolinas

Stocks in this article: UFS

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS)

FORT MILL, SC, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today that the final fundraising tally for the company's second annual Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event is $151,079. This year's event benefited Classroom Central, a non-profit organization that provides students with school supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. Functioning as a Free Store for teachers, Classroom Central is an invaluable resource for over 200 high-poverty schools in six school districts in North and South Carolina.

"Hitting the links and partnering with our vendors to show our support for Classroom Central's important work was a delight," noted Domtar President and CEO John D. Williams.  "Raising funds for deserving organizations in the Carolinas is a tangible, meaningful way to give back to the community where we live and work."

The charity golf event was held on October 19 th at the Ballantyne Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, and was kicked off the previous evening with a reception that included a business update from Domtar`s John Williams along with inspiring words from Jill Scott, Executive Director of Classroom Central.

In total, the 32 vendor teams raised almost $100,000 which Domtar then topped up for the grand total of $151,079 that will be donated to Classroom Central to help them distribute much-needed school supplies to 9,000 educators.

About Domtar Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and adult incontinence products. The foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar ®, Lynx ® Opaque Ultra, Husky ® Opaque Offset, First Choice ® and Domtar EarthChoice ®. Domtar is also a leading marketer and producer of a complete line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends ® brand name. Domtar owns and operates Ariva ®, an extensive network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2011, Domtar had sales of US$5.6 billion from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,300 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.

About Classroom Central Classroom Central equips students living in poverty to effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies.  Functioning as a Free Store for teachers, Classroom Central serves as an invaluable resource for area students and classrooms.  Classroom Central serves high-poverty schools in six school districts: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell- Statesville, Union, Kannapolis & Lancaster.  Teachers and other school personnel in qualifying schools "shop" for free school supplies throughout the academic year.  All materials distributed are used to create inviting learning environments and to support student's academic and personal growth.  For more information, visit www.classroomcentral.org .

 

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 18,030.21 +6.04 0.03%
S&P 500 2,081.88 -0.29 -0.01%
NASDAQ 4,773.4720 +8.0480 0.17%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs