10/09/2006 - Arbitech’s bid on eBay is a winner and a tremendous contribution towards the V Foundation.
Irvine, CA – Arbitech, LLC was the highest bidder on eBay for a Miller Lite sponsored football celebrity fund raiser. The fund raiser was the V Foundation, http://www.jimmyv.org, a cancer-research organization named in memory of Jim Valvano, the former head coach of NC State’s men’s basketball team. In exchange for the $11,101 bid, Miller Lite catered this exciting event at the home of Arbitech’s Jimmy Whalen, one of the company’s very successful sales executives and also a huge Philadelphia Eagle’s fan. Watch Jim Valvano's ESPY Awards Speech
“The day couldn’t have been better. The event was a blast for everyone who attended and we had the opportunity to hang out with four NFL players that many of us have admired for years. On top of all of this, the event benefited a tremendous cause and the V Foundation”, states Jimmy Whalen, the host of the party.
Among the fifty friends, family members and Arbitech customers, were former NFL greats Tony Dorsett and Jay Novacek of the Dallas Cowboys and Seth Joyner and Keith Byars of the Philadelphia Eagles. Arbitech continues to reach out to the community and charitable foundations/events to share some of its success with others in needs and for causes that our society continues to find a solution for.
“So many of us, our families and our friends are affected by cancer and its numerous forms. To be able to contribute to the fight for a cure in the name of a legendary icon like Jim Valvano is an honor”, said Torin Pavia, Arbitech’s CEO.
Arbitech, LLC, founded in August 2000, has achieved over a billion dollars in total sales. Arbitech is the nation's leading independent distributor of servers, storage, virtualization, networking and mobile solutions including IBM, HP, Cisco, Juniper, Sonicwall, VMWare, Kingston, Lenovo and other manufacturers. By offering creative, cost-effective solutions, Arbitech enables its reseller partners to win more business and earn additional profit margin. For more information please visit www.arbitech.com.