Per Mar Receives Community Service Award

December 7, 2016

Davenport, Iowa (December 7, 2016) – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, was a recipient of the “2016 Honeywell Community Service Award”. Per Mar received this award for their efforts in sponsoring and participating in the Hand-In-Hand Chili Cook Off. Money was raised for the event by having a pot luck, employee jeans day, bake sales, and raffles. In addition to the money raised, Per Mar employees donated their time as well to make gallons of chili and volunteer at the Chili Cook Off event.

Mark Smith, CEO of Hand-In-Hand stated, “We are grateful to have received the support of Per Mar and its employees over the years, including at the Chili Cook-off. All this hard work translates into children receiving the specialized care Hand-In-Hand can provide. Per Mar’s efforts help parents to be successful at work and at home. Hand-In-Hand is just one of the many Quad City programs Per Mar advocates for. The Per Mar team is making an impact in the community.”

Per Mar Security has a long-established tradition of giving monetary support to organizations that work to alleviate community problems and strengthen cultural and educational programs within the communities the company operates in. For that reason, the company has established their own Charity Fund. Chartered in 1980, Per Mar’s Charity Fund is an internal account funded completely by employees and the company. Not only does Per Mar monetarily support organizations in the community, employees of the company volunteer their time with various charitable events and organizations throughout the year.

Established is 1953, Per Mar Security Services is the Midwest’s largest family owned security company, operating in 24 locations in the Midwest. The company provides Security Officers throughout the Midwest and operates a UL-listed, Five Diamond Certified Central Alarm Station that monitors more than 40,000 customers. For more information about Per Mar Security Services, please visit