Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, the nation's leading provider of state and local tax consulting services, has chosen to support the homeless in Dallas as part of its community outreach for 2005 by co-sponsoring the inaugural Legends of Service award luncheon, with proceeds going to benefit the Dallas Life Foundation.
"We are very proud to support the important work of the Dallas Life Foundation," said G. Brint Ryan, Ryan & Company's Managing Principal. "The homeless crisis impacts our entire community and we all benefit from the Dallas Life Foundation's mission to help others rebuild their lives. We are honored to play a small part in that mission."
"It is very encouraging and exciting to see companies like Ryan & Company recognize the importance of giving back to their community," says Forrest Smith, Co-Chairman of the event and former President of the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce. "Helping the homeless is a worthy goal for all of us."
The Dallas Life Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization whose mission is to break the cycle of homelessness by providing food, shelter, clothing, physical, and spiritual rehabilitation to those in need regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, or age. Since it's opening in 1954, the Foundation has become the largest shelter in North Texas.
The award luncheon will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Dallas with featured speaker LTG John Van Alstyne, USA Ret., the 38th Commandant of Cadets & Head of the School of Military Sciences at Texas A&M University.
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,100 professionals and associates serves over 21,000 clients in more than 60 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.
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