UTC Aerospace Systems and USO of North Carolina to provide Thanksgiving Dinner for troops and their families

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems is proud to join the USO of North Carolina in providing Thanksgiving dinner to military troops and their families.  The event will host 400 individuals on Thanksgiving Day at Charlotte Motor Speedway for dinner, kid's activities and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.  After dinner, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Speedway's Carolina Christmas, one of the largest drive-through light parks in the country.  UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

"We are delighted to show our support for the local community in honoring the service of both our military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make," said Cynthia Forbes, Community Relations manager for UTC Aerospace Systems.  "We are proud to partner with the USO of North Carolina for this special event and we are happy to give thanks to all those who serve our country."

For information on the event or to make reservations, participants should contact Megan Grady at [email protected] or (704) 359-5584 before November 22, 2013.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. It is a worldwide leader in electro-mechanical aircraft brakes with over fifteen years of experience.  UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high-technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

Please see www.utc-makethingsbetter.com  to learn more about how we Make Things Better in our local communities.


SOURCE UTC Aerospace Systems

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