Spencer Trask & Co., a privately held advanced technology development company, today announced it will join UNICEF and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a sponsor of the 2016 World Polio Day event hosted by Rotary International on October 24. This is the second year the company is sponsoring.
World Polio day is an opportunity for the 33,000 Rotary clubs around the world to focus on the eradication of polio. Rotary has been working on this international service project for decades with great success. A live stream of the event via www.endpolio.org will take begin at 6:00 p.m. ET from CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Guests will include Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners, celebrity ambassadors, polio survivors, and others. Spencer Trask & Co. Chairman Kevin Kimberlin has been personally committed to the eradication of polio since joining forces with renowned polio hero Dr. Jonas Salk in 1986.