Nonprofits in the News

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Here at Daxko we want to recognize great work and notable happenings in the markets we serve. That is why we have started our newest continuing blog series focused on the weekly news in the member-based nonprofit arena. Enjoy!

The new Haverford Area YMCA is now open to replace the smaller Main Line Y in Ardmore. This new YMCA features three pools, eighty pieces of workout equipment, and two 2-story water slides.

The Lynch-van Otterloo YMCA recently announced that they will offer the national Livestrong program thanks to a grant from the Lance Armstrong Foundation. This program is designed to help those dealing with cancer and cancer survivors live healthy, active lives.

London’s first American-model Jewish Community Center is now open in Camden. The facility, named JW3, is a “play on the local postcode, NW3,” and will feature a nursery, medical clinic, theater, sports facility, kosher restaurant and bar, “Zest”, library, and synagogue.

Daxko Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Country

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Daxko has been named by Great Place to Work® as one of the top 25 best small/medium workplaces in the United States on their annual list. This list is no small accomplishment; the list is published in Fortune magazine and the news broke on Fortune’s online outlet, CNN Money. Not to mention that this is our third time on the list.

Those of our customers who have been to our offices probably already know that Daxko places a huge emphasis on corporate culture. It’s one of the tenets of our company and has even earned a place in the mission statement:

“To provide technology and services that contribute significantly to the success of our customers and to provide Daxko team members with rewarding careers.”

Daxko’s emphasis on culture is something our company leaders often get asked to share with schools and other companies. To learn more about our unique culture, how that impacts our products and our customers, and how you can have a Daxko representative come to speak at your organization, visit our Speakers Bureau.

As the driving force behind our company culture, Daxko CEO Dave Gray explains it best, “We believe that our dedication to our team members through our culture fosters an even stronger commitment to our customers. And, we “believe that better people and better customer interactions always lead to better solutions.”

View the complete list here.

Nonprofits in the News

By | Industry, Mission Delivery | No Comments

Here at Daxko we want to recognize great work and notable happenings in the markets we serve. That is why we have started our newest continuing blog series focused on the weekly news in the member-based nonprofit arena.  Enjoy!

First National Bank of the Gulf Coast announces that it will donate $10,000 to support relief efforts in the wake of the devastating fire that took place Monday at the Greater Naples YMCA.  Read the story here.

Summit Area YMCA in Summit, New Jersey launches Mobile App to provide convenient access to class schedules, program and event updates and more at all three area branches.

The YMCA Anthony Bowen will reopen Monday, September 9th to culminate a lengthy renovation. This renovation is especially important because YMCA Anthony Bowen has such a rich history. It is the first African American YMCA, established in 1853 by its namesake Anthony Bowen, a former slave.

Urban Renewal Comes to Downtown Birmingham

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As many reading this blog probably know, Daxko is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. While not originally from here, I have grown fiercely loyal to my adopted city. So, it is with continual hope that I view the recent great strides this city has made to bring new industry, tourism and beauty to the downtown area. In fact, a recent New York Times article highlighted the urban renewal happening in our dear city. From Railroad Park that borders the rail lines dissecting the north and the south sides of the city to our brand new minor-league baseball stadium to the new funky shops and restaurants along 2nd Avenue south, Birmingham is “reviving the downtown district.”

This success has been a long time coming. In the 1920s, Birmingham was a booming steel town, boasting the “heaviest corner on earth” with the four tallest building in the South at 20th Street and First Avenue North. With the declining need for steel after World War II, the selection of Atlanta as an airport hub, and the civil rights firestorm that enveloped the South, Birmingham lost its way.

But, this story is one of hope. In the 1970s Birmingham found new ways to diversify. It has since become one of the major medical and research centers of the South and found new ways to prosper in the realm of banking.

It took much longer for visitors and residents to come back to downtown for leisure activities. Only recently has Birmingham been able to entice people downtown after business hours. But now, on any given Saturday you can find Birminghamians downtown walking off a big meal at Railroad Park, taking in a game at Region’s Field, or indulging in food, drink, music or all three at Birmingham’s 2nd Avenue district or at the new Westin hotel located close to the convention center and the soon-to-be “Entertainment District.” In addition, the craft beer industry and the food truck trend have both found there way here and are prospering as well.

We at Daxko couldn’t be more proud to be in Birmingham. Many in the Daxko Nation grew up here. I have experienced all these changes as a transplant and I am happy to report my adopted home is thriving.