Oxford Networks and employee John Dougherty were each recognized for their contribution to the creation of 2-1-1 Maine
Lewiston, Maine - 2011 marks the 5th anniversary of 2-1-1 Maine, a comprehensive health and human services hotline. To celebrate the event, business and community leaders were invited to a celebration ceremony where milestones of the program and contributors were honored.
Among those honored was Oxford Networks. Oxford Networks helped engineer the original network and continues to provide support for the service, which is administered by Youth Alternatives Ingraham.
Oxford Networks President and CEO, Craig Gunderson accepted the award on behalf of the company. “We are very proud to be associated with this project. 211 Maine provides important resource support to the state’s citizens in times of need. The service is a great use of our fiber optic network and we appreciate being recognized.”
John Dougherty, Oxford Networks sales engineering and project manager, was also recognized for the many hours he dedicated to the engineering and installation of the project.
“There we some challenges to overcome and we needed to think creatively, but together we have created a great service for the state of Maine. I am very humbled to receive this recognition. Thank you.”
211 Maine is operated through a partnership with the State of Maine, United Ways of Maine and Youth Alternatives Ingraham. For more information visit www.211Maine.org