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Two new Mission 500 Advisory Board members offer ways to help

December 4, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Mission 500, a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of children and communities in crisis in the U.S., announced two new members to its Advisory Board — Sarah Flanagan, publisher, Security Systems News, and Janet Fenner, chief marketing officer, Intelligent Security Systems (ISS).Sarah Flanagan, who recently rejoined the SSN team, was asked to join the Mission 500 Advisory Board to volunteer alongside Fenner and other industry professionals. When asked how she felt about serving, Flanagan...

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Mission 500 exceeds 2018 goals with higher expectations for 2019

January 9, 2019SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500, a non-profit charitable organization focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving children and communities in severe need across the U.S., made some amazing strides this year raising funds through a number of events that were held throughout the year.“Over the course of 2018, through the generosity of numerous corporate and individual sponsors over 6,000 children received Mission 500 Care Packs, thousands of industry volunteers donated their time in a...

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Monitoring Matters

Calling all monitoring companies at ISC West 2016

March 23, 2016Spencer Ives

Although it seems hard to believe, ISC West 2016 is fast approaching and now less than two weeks away. I'm currently working on my schedule for show floor meetings and it is filling up pretty quickly. As I was last year, I'll be making my way around the show floor and trying to visit with as many monitoring-related companies as I can. If your company has new developments with its monitoring center, or simply wants to tell me about your approach for the rest of 2016, feel free to reach out to me....

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On The Editor's Desk

Planning for ISC West has begun

March 9, 2016Martha Entwistle

Planning for ISC West 2016 has begun. Paul Ragusa, our new managing editor; Spencer Ives, SSN associate editor; and yours truly are starting to schedule appointments for the biggest show of the year, but some events are already in place on my schedule. I am moderating two awesome educational sessions including the ISC West Opening Keynote: "Lights! Camera! Action! How Paramount Pictures Delivers Enhanced Safety and Global Security While Driving Operational Efficiency and Sustainable ROI." It will...

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The Security 5k2k sets new goal for 2015

February 13, 2015SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—The Security 5K/2K, held here during ISC West on April 16, benefits Mission 500, an organization that provides food, water, education and healthcare to children need around the world. Last year, more than 700 participants raised $110,000, which helped more than 260 children for a full year. Mission 500's goal for the 2015 race is to reach 1,000 participants. The first 750 registrants will get t-shirts. Security Systems News founded and sponsors this event.

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Mission 500 launches #ShowOrange initiative

January 19, 2015SSN Staff

MIAMI—Mission 500, a security industry-based non-profit organization, on Jan. 15 launched the Mission 500 #ShowOrange initiative aimed to provide aid to U.S. children in need. To join, participants wear, or pose with, something orange on any Friday. Participants then take a photograph and submit it to [email protected] to be posted on Mission 500's #ShowOrange gallery on Facebook. “The color orange is associated with both determination and fun, which also fits our intentions with the...

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On The Editor's Desk

ISC West 2013: Day 1 & 2

April 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

Lots of people on the show floor on Wednesday! 29,900 square feet of exhibit space and 1003 booths, is what I heard.Wednesday started for me with the Axis Press Breakfast, where the network camera company introduced three new cameras and an upgraded Axis Camera Companion. In 2012, there were 60,000 downloads of the software, according to Axis' Fredrik Nilsson. The cameras of the future will be customized for customers with apps, the same way we currently customize our smartphones, Nilsson said. With...

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Convergint Systems, Michael Keegan receive Mission 500 awards

March 25, 2013SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a systems integrator based here, has received the 2013 Mission 500 Corporate Social Responsibility award. The CSR award is designed to honor companies in the security industry who make important contributions to those in need. Mission 500 is a charitable organization that engages with security professionals to sponsor needy children through the World Vision organization. World Vision is a recipient of the proceeds of the annual Security 5K/2K race event...

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Mission 500 honors Monitronics volunteer with humanitarian award

March 21, 2012Rich Miller

DALLAS, Texas—Mary Jensby, central station and data entry director for Monitronics, is well known in the industry for her work with the CSAA and ESA. Now she's been recognized for service outside of security that she calls “near and dear” to her: helping the less fortunate in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.Jensby has been named the recipient of the 2012 Humanitarian Award from Mission 500, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and communities in crisis. The award pays...

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