CARE.COM TO BE INDUCTED INTO JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT BOSTON BUSINESS HALL OF FAME
Waltham, Mass., May 14, 2012 - Care.com (www.care.com), an online resource helping families connect with local caregivers for children, adults & seniors, pets and home & lifestyle, is excited to announce its induction into the Junior Achievement Boston Business Hall of Fame on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The company is also the recipient of the Accenture/JA Technology Innovation Award.
The Junior Achievement Boston Business Hall of Fame recognizes individuals, companies and organizations for demonstrating outstanding leadership skills in business and lending those skills to the betterment of the local community. At the celebration breakfast, which will take place at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston, Care.com will be honored beside Paul Guzzi, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, and three notable companies, including EMD Serono, Suffolk Construction and Boston Rising.
"We are honored to join this year's Junior Achievement Boston Business Hall of Fame inductees and receive the Accenture/JA Technology Innovation Award," said Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO, Care.com. "Care.com was founded to help families find quality care, and we have worked hard to stay ahead of the curve not only in the technology we provide our members, but in helping families make the right decisions for their care needs."
Emily Neill, president of Junior Achievement of Northern New England, said "Junior Achievement highly values the caregiving expertise Care.com provides. As families continue to seek out quality help to address their lifecycle of care needs, we eagerly welcome Care.com into the 2012 Boston Business Hall of Fame."
About Care.com, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Care.com (www.care.com) is the largest and fastest growing service used by families seeking high-quality care providers, providing a place to easily connect with hundreds of thousands of care providers, share care giving experiences and get advice. The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through - child care, senior care, special needs care, tutoring, pet care, housekeeping and more. To help ensure safety both online and at home, Care.com provides mom-reviewed profiles, monitored messaging, access to background checks, recorded references, and educational information on the interviewing process. Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, technology companies, and professional services firms offer Care.com memberships as a benefit to employees through its Workplace Solutions program.