Biondi Motor Company Provides Unique Playground for Special Needs Students

Biondi Motor Company Provides Unique Playground for Special Needs Students

130 Children to Benefit from Auto Dealer's Support
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 1:00pm


CONTENT: Press Release

Monroeville, Pa, September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Through its participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, auto dealer Biondi Motor Company is supporting a unique playground construction specially designed for students with complex special needs at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s (AIU) Sunrise School. The new playground, equipped with rubber fencing and soft surfaces, will promote play, physical development and social skills for 130 special needs students at the Pittsburgh-area school.

To celebrate the collaboration, AIU and Sunrise School administrators hosted a private tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Biondi Motor Company. Representatives from Biondi Motor Company also had the opportunity to engage with Sunrise students.

“Biondi Motor Company strongly supports local communities, and we are proud of our long-standing relationship with Sunrise School,” said Dan Biondi, President of Biondi Motor Company. “We are honored to be a part of a project that ensures the children of Sunrise School have a safe playground area in which to further develop social and motor skills, learn, grow and enjoy for years to come. We appreciate the support of our employees, and partners, including Lincoln Motor Company and KDKA, in helping Sunrise Schools’ dream of building a safe playground for their students become a reality.”

“We are just so thrilled and grateful for the support of the Biondi Motor Company, our school districts and the community. Our students have been without a playground for many years, and this effort will certainly enhance the quality of their school experience,” said Lucy McDonough, Principal of Sunrise School.

“Playgrounds are such an integral part of the childhood experience,” said Paul Polizzotto, President and Founder of CBS EcoMedia. “In addition to helping children develop physical strength, coordination, balance and other gross motor skills, playgrounds also provide a fun and safe space for interaction and socialization among students. Support from Biondi Motor Company will positively impact students at Sunrise School for years to come.”

About Biondi Motor Company
Biondi Motor in Monroeville, PA, also serving Pittsburgh, PA and Penn Hills, PA is proud to be an automotive leader in our area. Since opening our doors, Biondi Motor has kept a firm commitment to our customers. We offer a wide selection of vehicles and hope to make the car buying process as quick and hassle free as possible. Biondi Motor offers a full selection of service areas including: new vehicle sales, pre-owned vehicle sales, and loans and financing, certified service department and a full selection of Lincoln parts and accessories.

About AIU
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) is a liaison to the Pennsylvania Department of Education and provides specialized education services to 42 suburban public school districts, five vocational and technical schools and operates 10 family centers and three schools for exceptional children.

About CBS EcoMedia Inc.
EcoMedia was founded in 2002 by social entrepreneur Paul Polizzotto. The company’s mission is to harness the power of the advertising dollar to make tangible, quality of life improvements in communities nationwide. In 2010, after successfully partnering on a wide range of environmental projects, EcoMedia was acquired by CBS Corporation, exponentially scaling its reach across television, radio, interactive, and publishing media. 

Through EcoMedia’s patent-pending EducationAd, WellnessAd, EcoAd, and Viewers to Volunteers advertising programs, national brands and local businesses provide millions of dollars in financial support to some of the nation’s most effective nonprofit organizations, funding critical veterans, education, wellness, and environmental projects nationwide. 

EcoMedia’s innovative and proprietary business model has fundamentally altered the advertising and nonprofit landscapes, elevating the ordinary, traditional commercial – and media, in general – into a catalyst for tangible, quantifiable social change.

EcoMedia has earned numerous awards and recognitions for its work, including the U.S. Conference of Mayors Award for Excellence in Public Private Partnerships (2009), Edison Awards for Social Innovation and Social Impact (2012, 2013), and the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Leadership Award,” which honors individual and organizational leaders who are doing extraordinary work to advance the common good and strengthen their communities.

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By participating in EcoMedia’s EcoAd, WellnessAd, EducationAd, and Viewers to Volunteers advertising programs, EcoMedia’s advertisers agree to provide funding for projects we believe will have a beneficial effect upon the environment, health and/or education within local communities. EcoMedia’s advertising programs are not certification programs nor are the EcoAd, WellnessAd or EducationAd logos seals of approval. EcoMedia does not in any way certify, endorse or make any representations about EcoMedia program advertisers, their products or services.

Press Contact:
Theresa Schieber