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toys-for-tots-logocStor and NetApp hosted their third annual casino night and poker tournament on Tuesday, December 3rd.  All proceeds raised from the event support the purchase of toys for the Toys for Tots foundation. The Toys for Tots foundation then distributes the toys to less fortunate children in the community.

“We love doing this event! It’s great fun for our clients, our partners and co-workers and gives us a way to ensure we all share our success with others during the holiday season.” said Larry Gentry, President and COO of cStor, adding, “Everyone pitches in from the Grunberg Management who owns the building, the Dream Dealers who run the casino night for us, the caterer Blue Adobe Santa Fe Grille and our partners like NetApp.”

cStor and their partners, including NetApp, started the event as a way to give back during the holiday season while having a little fun. Last year the group donated a total of 85 toys, all valued over $25, including bikes, large toys and other children’s items valued; the total was valued at $3500.

About cStor
cStor helps companies strategize, create, and implement data center solutions that address business needs. Now more than ever, innovative clients know that IT can be a highly-impactful enabler of business transformation, cost reduction, and competitive advantage. cStor’s proven capabilities with key data center technologies provide clients with a fresh perspective, the ability to collaborate with recognized data center experts, and the confidence that goals will be met. cStor’s team dedicates significant amounts of time and energy to be proficient in data center technologies. Hundreds of clients understand this value proposition—they know a focused, collaborative relationship with a creative, knowledgeable partner delivers superior results.

About NetApp
NetApp’s Data On-Tap is the number one storage operating system worldwide. NetApp® solutions empower enterprises with a sustainable competitive advantage, improved profitability, and faster time-to-market by exploiting untapped value in IT infrastructures. For more information visit:

About Toys for Tots
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. For more information visit:

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

    About Larry Gentry
    Larry Gentry is responsible for providing clients with innovative cybersecurity, infrastructure and cloud solutions for the healthcare, manufacturing, government, education, retail, insurance and utility industries. His business acumen and management expertise stem from years of senior level leadership and high-tech management experience with companies such as Kroger, Kohl’s department stores and Shopko. Larry attended Lewis and Clark College along with Mt. Hood Community College prior to beginning his management career and holds multiple industry certifications. Larry has been involved with the Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association since 2008, holding past roles of Board Chair, Walk Chair and currently leads their efforts for corporate engagement and sponsorship.
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