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Mission 500 opens nominations for CSR, Humanitarian Awards

February 26, 2024SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—Mission 500, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and families in need across the U.S., has announced an open call for nominations for its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Humanitarian Awards. The Mission 500 Corporate Social Responsibility Award recognizes companies in the security industry that demonstrate outstanding commitment to helping those in need. Nominations are evaluated based on the effectiveness of CSR programs in impacting children...

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Tracy Larson

Women in Security

WISF feature : ‘This industry is exciting and very special,' says Tracy Larson

February 21, 2024Kenneth Z. Chutchian, Contributing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—To say that Tracy Larson has made her mark in the security industry is an understatement. Larson serves as president and founding partner of WeSuite, a provider of industry-specific sales software for security, IT and AV integrators, based out of White Plains, N.Y. “We enable security systems integrators, alarm, fire, and technology companies to record and track prospects, accurately and profitably estimate material, labor, chargeable items and recurring services,...

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Mission 500 makes meaningful impact at Resideo’s 2023 CONNECT Customer Event

November 10, 2023SSN Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Mission 500, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, recently partnered with Resideo to kick off the community service activity at its 2023 CONNECT Customer Event in Scottsdale. Mission 500 joined forces with Resideo in a heartwarming initiative that brought immense benefits to the Phoenix Children's Foundation Homeless Youth Outreach program. Attendees and sponsors came together to construct a total of 500 care...

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Mount Whitney

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Climbing for a cause – ‘It was very overwhelming’

September 6, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—What would you do to support a worthwhile cause? Make a donation, perhaps? Maybe volunteer your time at an event? How about scaling a 14,500-foot mountain? Well, that may not be the safest way to support a nonprofit organization, but that’s exactly what two security industry pros did on Aug. 23. Karl Radke, Midwest business area director at Axis Communications, and Jason Johnston, OKR (objectives and key results) practice lead at Genetec, successfully braved...

Axis Communications, Genetec, Jason Johnston, Karl Radke, Lydia Home, Michael Easter, Mission 500, Mount Whitney, Security Systems News (SSN)


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Scaling new heights, literally, for a cause

August 30, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

I’ve always been in awe of any athletic achievements that force you to push yourself to your absolute physical and mental limits. Why am I saying this in a security industry blog? Well, two industry pros reached new heights, literally, on Aug. 23 as Karl Radke, Midwest business area director at Axis, and Jason Johnston, OKR (objectives and key results) practice lead at Genetec, successfully braved the challenging 14,505-foot climb to the summit of Mount Whitney in California at approximately...

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Axis, Genetec employees reach new heights to support Mission 500

August 27, 2023SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass., and MONTREAL—Employees from Axis Communications and Genetec literally scaled new heights on Aug. 23 as they reached the summit of Mount Whitney in California to raise funds for the nonprofit organization Mission 500. Karl Radke, Midwest business area director at Axis, and Jason Johnston, OKR (objectives and key results) practice lead at Genetec, successfully braved the challenging 14,505-foot climb up Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the 48 contiguous United...

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Bill Bozeman Award

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PSA, SSN announce Integrator of the Year/Bill Bozeman Award winners

May 2, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo. and YARMOUTH, Maine—PSA and Security Systems News have announced the winners of the second annual Integrator of the Year and Bill Bozeman Awards, which aspire to identify the leading system integrators within security, from smaller, local integrators all the way up to the big nationals.  Winners were awarded at PSA TEC 2023 - taking place this week at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Texas - and will be featured within the pages of SSN. PSA Vice President of Marketing...

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Vegas, Here We Come!

March 29, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

At ISC West, everyone belongs. That’s what show organizers have been saying about the biggest security industry event of the year, and from what I’ve been hearing, everyone and anyone is going to be in Las Vegas this week. More than 20,000 security professionals covering access control, monitoring, video surveillance, fire safety, cybersecurity and so much more are gathering at the Venetian Expo this week showcasing the latest technologies and emerging trends such as drones & robotics,...

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Mission 500 annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser set for ISC West 2023

January 24, 2023SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500 has announced that the annual Security 5k/2k fundraiser benefiting children in need across the United States will once again be held live at ISC West this year. The event will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 7:30 a.m. local time and takes place at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. Registration to participate in this year’s event is already open and can be accessed by visiting www.security5kreg.com.  For those who...

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Mission 500, Moms in Security hosting second annual cornhole event for charity

January 9, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

NEW YORK—Mission 500 and Moms in Security Global Outreach (MISGO) are joining forces again to raise funds for two great causes as the second annual cornhole tournament takes place on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. ET at Kirkbride Hall, 5 Patriot Hills Lane in Stony Point, N.Y. The tournament promotes team building while bringing much attention to Mission 500’s cause of helping underprivileged children and families in need across the U.S. In addition, the event...

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