Annual charity event to take place at Malted Meeple and raise money for Hattie Larlham
November 13, 2018; Stow, Ohio; Simplex-IT, a Managed Service Provider in IT support, has officially announced its 8th Annual Geek Raffle event will take place on Wednesday, December 12th from 11:30am - 1:30pm at The Malted Meeple. This annual charity event was started in 2011 by Simplex-IT to benefit Hattie Larlham. It is free to attend and provides lunch to those in attendance. Individuals are encouraged to purchase raffle tickets for the “geeky” prizes selected by Simplex-IT employees. The IT company matches the amount raised during the Geek Raffle and donates it to Hattie Larlham.
Attendees can enter the Geek Raffle for a mere $1 per ticket or $5 for six tickets. The money raised goes to support Hattie Larlham’s programs and services to support people with developmental disabilities. Hattie Larlham’s employees work around the clock to provide care to children and adults. The nonprofit organization includes residential services, medical services, work training services, respite and in-home care and camp and play programs. Simplex-IT has long been a supporter of the local charity through its donations.
The 2017 Geek Raffle raised over $300 in raffle ticket sales. Simplex-IT matched the amount and more by donating $500. The Ohio tech company donated a total of $800 to the Hattie Larlham organization. The Malted Meeple has been the Geek Raffle’s hosts for the past two years and have donated time, service, and free soft drinks in the past. This year’s event is sure to be another fantastic raffle courtesy of the unique meeting place.
For the past 8 years, the Geek Raffle’s items have all been selected by Simplex-IT's tech team and each has a “geeky” theme. Guests can expect an assortment of prizes from Sci-Fi to computer technology. Last year’s favorites included a Dr. Who tree topper and a Star Trek throw blanket. Simplex-IT's techs are sure to outdo themselves this year.
The Geek Raffle will start at 11:30 a.m. It is free to attend, but guests should reserve a place as space is limited. Individuals planning to attend can keep up to date with the Geek Raffle news and prize announcements through Simplex-IT's Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
For more information, please visit http://www.simplex-it.com/event/geek-raffle-2018/.
Simplex-IT is a Managed Service Provider in IT support located in Stow, Ohio. Founded in 2007, Simplex-IT works with small and medium sized companies in the northeast Ohio area. The company specializes in managing IT allowing companies to focus on what matters most to their business growth.