FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATTCO Owner Awarded Middlesex County Branch NAACP
Larry McHugh Business Award
New Britain, CT, October 19, 2016: DATTCO, Connecticut’s largest passenger transportation company, is pleased to announce owner, Donald DeVivo, was presented with the Middlesex County Branch of the NAACP’s “Larry McHugh Business Award” in recognition of his dedication to serving the community of Middlesex County and supporting the mission of the NAACP.
Each year the “Larry McHugh Business Award” is presented to a business that supports the mission of the NAACP – to promote entrepreneurship and to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities. All people, regardless of race and ethnicity, should have access to livable wages and a discrimination free employment environment that is fair and healthy.
The award was presented at Middlesex County Branch of the NAACP’s 32nd annual Freedom Fund and Membership Dinner, by Larry McHugh, President of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce.
“I am honored to be chosen by the Middlesex Country NAACP and happily accept this award on behalf of all DATTCO’s employees” said Donald DeVivo, owner of DATTCO. “At DATTCO we are committed to supporting the communities that we serve and missions of organizations like the NAACP. I’d like to acknowledge the NAACP for their tireless efforts to fight for Freedom, Justice and Equality; and encourage more people to get involved and support their efforts.”
Established in 1924, DATTCO, Inc. is a third generation family-owned business headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut. From its early roots as operator of three school buses, DATTCO now services more than 40 school districts throughout Connecticut. Today, DATTCO is New England’s top bus dealer and leader in vehicle service, including fleet, collision, and trailer repair services. Its motor coach division specializes in providing personal and group travel services, and operates a number of routes for the discounted intercity bus service Megabus. Additionally, Thermo King Northeast, a dealer of Thermo King products and parts, is a subsidiary of DATTCO. For more information, visit DATTCO.com.