Olympic Steel, Inc. Announces Chairman’s Humanitarian Award Recipient
June 21, 2010 12:00 AM Eastern Time
CLEVELAND, June 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Olympic Steel, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZEUS), announced that Eva Miranda is the 2010 recipient of the Chairman’s Humanitarian Award. She was honored during a ceremony at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Bedford Heights, Ohio on June 17.
Ms. Miranda is recognized for using her language skills to broaden the reach of local philanthropic initiatives. As a fluent Spanish speaker, she has supported several organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation^® of Illinois where she volunteers as a wish granter, by overcoming the language barrier for non-English speakers in the community.
“Ms. Miranda embodies Olympic Steel’s Core Value of Corporate Citizenship. She is an exemplary humanitarian, and we are privileged to recognize her for her community involvement,” said Michael D. Siegal, Chairman and CEO.
Ms. Miranda joined Olympic Steel as in 2007 as an intern at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters before transitioning to her current role as Human Resources Representative for the Schaumburg, Illinois facility.
The Chairman’s Humanitarian Award is presented annually for extraordinary contributions to the community or for a special initiative, resourcefulness and courage in an emergency situation on or off the job.
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. steel service center focused on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the Company operates 16 facilities. For further information, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.olysteel.com.
Olympic Steel, Inc. Michelle Pearson-Casey, Corporate Communications Manager
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