Released 14 February 2012
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BELCAN EMPLOYEES DONATE TO SALVATION
(Left to Right) Anne Fitzpatrick, Herb Lillibridge, The Salvation
Army’s Divisional Commander Major David Champlin, Phillip Cognata, and
Jeffery Dugan presenting the check.
HARTFORD - It must be that time of the year! Herb Lillibridge, Design
Manager for the Belcan Engineering Group, gave a call to Lisa Goepfert, M.S.W,
The Salvation Army’s Southern New England Divisio's Director of
Development and said, "We have a check for you . . .when can we come over?"
Belcan employees have once again chosen The Salvation Army because of the
Army's long history of helping in a time of crisis. Major David Champlin,
Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army's Southern New England Division
said, "It's because of companies like Belcan and their employees that we
are able to fulfill our mission of helping others. We appreciate their
Although the Belcan Corporate Office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, a local
division is based at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford. These employees
wanted to find a way to give back to the local community during the holidays.
They decided, with the blessings of their corporate office, to donate funds
allocated for a holiday luncheon by the Corporate Office to The Salvation Army
and held a fun Pot Luck Holiday Luncheon. The Corporate Office in Cincinnati
decided to add even more funds to give back to the community. Herb Lillibridge
said, "We are very happy to be of help and to be able to give back to The