Mayor Charlie Hales Proclaims Sept. 19 ‘EY Day’ in Portland as Ernst & Young LLP Professionals Devote Day to Volunteerism

EY demonstrates its commitment to building a better working world

PORTLAND, Ore.--()--Portland Mayor Charlie Hales issued a proclamation recognizing this past Friday as “EY Day” in Portland as Ernst & Young LLP professionals left their spreadsheets at the office for a day of volunteerism. It’s all part of the firm’s national “EY Connect Day” which gives employees nationwide the day off so that they can give back to their communities.

“On EY Connect Day, our people serve the community and connect with each other. Working toward a shared goal helps us create high performing teams that deliver exceptional service to our clients.”

Each year, EY professionals throughout the West Coast volunteer more than 19,000 hours of their time to nonprofit organizations in their communities. This year, the firm worked with SOLVE Oregon to clear invasive plants, maintain current native plants and plant new plants in the Dahl Beach Watershed area.

“Building a better working world is EY’s purpose,” said Pete Doubleday, Ernst & Young LLP Managing Partner in Portland. “On EY Connect Day, our people serve the community and connect with each other. Working toward a shared goal helps us create high performing teams that deliver exceptional service to our clients.”

About the Portland practice

The Portland office of Ernst & Young LLP has more than 80 professionals dedicated to serving clients across all industries—from fast-growth companies to global powerhouses—dealing with a broad range of business issues. The Firm’s commitment to entrepreneurship is celebrated annually through the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program, founded in 1986. #EY, #EYConnectDay #Betterworkingworld

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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This news release has been issued by Ernst & Young LLP, an EY member firm serving clients in the US.

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Linda Whalen
213-977-3919
linda.whalen@ey.com

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Release Summary

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales issued a proclamation recognizing last Friday as “EY Day” in Portland as Ernst & Young LLP professionals left their spreadsheets at the office for a day of volunteering.

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