Woburn, MA---Eastern Connection, based in Woburn, Mass., the largest regional express parcel service on the East Coast, recently continued its longtime support of the Amercian Heart Association (AHA) by volunteering at the AHA 3rd Annual “Lawyers Have Heart” 5K Road Race in Boston. Ten volunteers from Eastern Connection—the official delivery service for this fund-raising event—provided a bag check and other services. 

Eastern Connection employees pictured left to right: Fran Hagopian, Customer Service professional; Shari Rutkowski, Executive Assistant; Carol Michitson, Director of Customer Relations; and Ann Dalton, Billing and Collections Manager. 
Lawyers Have Heart raises funds and awareness of heart disease and stroke. Sixty teams and more than 1,000 runners raised almost $200,000, more than double the previous year’s amount.

“We have a long history of helping the American Heart Association through in-kind support for significant events like this and with pro bono deliveries,” said Jim Berluti, President & CEO of Eastern Connection. “Fighting heart disease is important to us for many reasons, including the fact that our company was founded on Valentine’s Day 27 years ago.”

Eastern Connection, based in Woburn, Mass., is the largest regional transportation and logistics provider on the East Coast, covering all major zip codes in over 5,000 cities. Founded in 1983, the company is open 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Services include Priority Overnight, Ground, Medical Logistics, Same-Day Rapid Response, Logistics & Warehousing, Trucking, and Expedited Mail. For more information, visit www.easternconnection.com.