Public Picnic Fundraiser to Benefit Water for People

Dearborn, Michigan – Do you believe that everyone should have access to clean, safe water every day? If so, you are invited to enjoy the Water For People 2nd Annual Picnic Fundraiser. Open to the public, this family-friendly event offers food, entertainment, children's activities, and information about the wonderful missions Water For People supports all over the world.

Water For People 2nd Annual Picnic Fundraiser
Friday, June 3, 2011
3pm – 7pm
Ford Field Park, South Shelter
(on Cherry Hill between Monroe and Brady)
Dearborn, Michigan

Admission is free, but donations are welcome and appreciated. All proceeds will benefit Water For People, a global non-profit organization dedicated to bringing safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene education to people in developing countries. Founded in 1991, the organization now works in 11 developing countries in Asia, Africa, Central America and South America.

"We're proud to partner with the region's community-minded businesses on this important event to support this life-sustaining organization," says Ali Khraizat, CDM environmental engineer and the event's organizer. "Perhaps no other charitable organization aligns itself more closely with CDM's mission of improving the environment and infrastructure than Water For People."

Organized by CDM, the event is sponsored by the following businesses and organizations: Duperon Corporation, FHMason, Kennedy Industries Inc., Law Office of Reem Khraizat, Peerless-Midwest Inc., Saginaw Bay Underwriters, Warren Chiropractic & Rehab, and Yates Industries Inc.

"The goal of this event is to create awareness among the local community about the plight of people in developing countries who die from water-related illnesses – the majority of which are children," states Sarah Bernier, head of Market Development for Duperon Corporation. "This event gives us the opportunity to share our commitment to make a difference in the global community."

For more information, please contact Ali at or 313.230.5622.

Duperon Corporation is the leader in preliminary liquids/solids separation technologies and provides technologies for coarse screening, fine screening, low flow screening, ultra screening, washing compacting and conveying. Duperon technologies are designed and manufactured in Saginaw, Michigan.

CDM is a consulting, engineering, construction and operations firm delivering exceptional service to public and private clients worldwide.