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Super Bowl Party Nets $10,000 for Marines

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Daily Pilot, Feb 12, 2014) - Corona del Mar residents Gary and Julie Crisp hosted a Super Bowl party for more than 450 people, including veterans and active-duty Marines from Camp Pendleton, that raised $10,000.

The all-day event was the Crisps' sixth Super Bowl party for active-duty service members and veterans. Previous parties were held at their former home in Coto de Caza, but Sunday's was the first at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 in Newport Beach. The attending veterans, who mingled with the young Marines, had participated in conflicts dating to World War II.

The event featured the USC marching band and a gospel choir. Some San Diego Chargers cheerleaders were also on hand.

The $10,000 will benefit the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group.

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6th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event held at the American Legion - Newport Harbor Post 291

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (Orange County Register, Feb2, 2014) – On the morning of Super Bowl Sunday, American Legion’s Newport Harbor Post 291 hosted more than 400 people – mostly Marines and other military personnel from Camp Pendleton and local veterans – with a Super Bowl party that looked mostly like a manly carnival.

Guests walked underneath a large inflatable tunnel shaped like an eagle while organizers and volunteers clapped as they went by.

A mechanical bull and ping pong and arm-wrestling tables stood on the grass, while inside the hall were masseuses, cigars, a manicure station, a yoga demonstration and rooms adorned with 10 flat-screen TVs to watch the game.

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C2 Reprographics Hires New Senior VP

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2014) - C2, Southern California's largest independent print and business solutions firm, has announced a second major executive hire in three months.

Industry leader Roger Lackey has joined the expanding firm as Senior Vice President. As a member of C2's Executive Team, Lackey will play a key role in strategy, marketing and developing best practices. He will work closely with the C2 sales team by adding expertise and focus to their On-Site Service program and broaden an expanding product and service offering.

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Top Imaging Industry Executive Joins C2

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2013) - C2, Southern California's largest independent print and business solutions firm, has announced a new executive hire. Eric Schmitz, Vice President of Sales, will lead the sales team at C2, with special emphasis on San Diego and Orange counties. Since 2007, he was president of Premier Reprographics in San Diego. Schmitz began his reprographics career in 1995, working for an Orange County firm and eventually presiding over its San Diego division, growing revenue from less than $1 million to more than $12 million.

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Gary Crisp Recognised as 2013 Boy Scouts of America Men of Character Honoree

Every year a committee of local professionals and community leaders select Orange County men to be honored and celebrated by their family, friends and business associates. The Orange County Council believes these individuals are role models for today’s youth, but most importantly, exhibit the traits listed in the Scout Law: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean and Reverent. This years honorees are Gary Crisp, Deacon Steve Greco, Dave Hanna, Dr. John Hovanesian, David Pyott, Steve Samuelian, Rand Sperry, and Dr. Harry L. White.

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"Printing Firm Lands Convention Center Contract"

By MARY ANN MILBOURN / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - Published: Dec. 20, 2012 Updated: 11:31 a.m.

C2 Printing Business Solutions in Costa Mesa has won a three-year contract to provide printing, shipping and general procurement services to attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center. The contract, which guarantees the convention center a minimum of $50,000 a year, also provides two one-year extensions, said David Meek, general manager of the convention center.

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C2 Awarded Contract With Anaheim Convention Center

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) - C2, the largest independent print and business solutions firm in Southern California, has been awarded the contract to provide Anaheim Convention Center attendees with premier print, shipping and general procurement, fulfillment and distribution solutions to address their conference needs. C2, which currently provides print and reprographics for the City of Anaheim, was selected because the firm best met the required needs of the venue and is known for quality, service and competitive pricing.

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C2 Welcomes You to the Second Edition of the "C2 & You" Newsletter

Welcome to the second edition of “C2 & You,” a communication designed to keep clients informed of the latest technologies, products and services available. In this medium we will highlight our accomplishments and showcase the unique ways we help clients succeed. We thank you for your support of C2 and look to inspire you with ways to grow your business with print solutions. Sincerely, Gary and Julie Crisp - C2 Founders

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C2 Expands Capabilities

OC Company Expands Its Service Lines Into Four Distinct Brands C2 Color Studio, C2 Legal Solutions, C2 Business Solutions and C2 Reprographics

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) -  C2, the largest independent print and business solutions firm in Southern California, announces that it expanded and re-organized longtime services to create four divisions: C2 Color Studio, C2 Legal Solutions, C2 Business Solutions and C2 Reprographics. 

The company's customer-driven culture is a key factor in its successful growth -- attracting and retaining clients with high standards and specialized needs spurring the creation of four new divisions. C2 Color Studio utilizes state-of-the-art technology, standardized color methodologies and the highest skilled color technicians the digital print industry has to offer to achieve accurate color results for its clients. C2 Legal Solutions delivers end-to-end e-discovery and full-service litigation support for top AM 200 law firms and corporate clients. C2 Business Solutions analyzes on-site print equipment needs to develop efficient, cost-saving and effective business solutions. C2 Reprographicscontinues its longstanding tradition of exceptional service, uncompromising value and exacting quality solutions for customers' reprographic needs.

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C2 Sponsors the 5th Annual CANstruction Gala Event!

What is canstruction®?
An international community service project by the design & construction industry to benefit local food banks where teams of architects, engineers, designers, contractors and/or those professionals mentoring students, associations or business compete by designing and building structures made entirely out of canned foods. Canstruction®, a charity committed to ending world hunger, is using 'one can' as a catalyst for change. Over 500,00 Orange County residents are food insecure. Orange County Canstruction® occurs every September in conjunction with the Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza.

Julie Crisp has been a long-time supporter of CANstructionOC as a Board Member and, through C2, contributed in-kind graphic design and printing services to suppoort this wonderful event. Below are links to the Build Night photos and the Gala Event photos.

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C2 Welcomes You to the First Edition of the "C2 & You" Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of “C2 & You,” a communication designed to keep clients informed of the latest technologies, products and services available. In this medium we will highlight our accomplishments and showcase the unique ways we help clients succeed. Our company recently expanded into four divisions to best serve your needs. We thank you for your support of C2 and look to inspire you with ways to grow your business with print solutions. Sincerely, Gary and Julie Crisp - C2 Founders

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Finalist in the Helibron Awards

We’re proud to announce that C2 was recently selected as a finalist in the San Diego Business JournalHeilbron Awards for our pay-it-forward spirit and contributions to the community through C2’s annual Super Bowl party honoring our country’s military. It’s an extremely rewarding event that reminds all of us how much we appreciate our nation’s heroes. Because the company’s values are so complementary with the standards of the U.S. Armed Forces, this annual celebration is a natural fit with C2 Reprographics’ own company mission. We share the honor of this award with them.

PHOTO CAPTION (R to L): C2 president, CEO and Founder, Gary Crisp and Chief Operating Officer, Barry Malkin at the San Diego Business Journal Heilbron awards. 


C2 Announces Hiring of Steve Muck as Director of Business Development

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - C2, the largest independent print and business solutions firm in Southern California, announced its recent hiring of Steve Muck as Director of Business Development for the company's C2 Color Studio.

"Steve has a proven track record assisting customers in achieving excellence in color print," says Gary Crisp, co-founder, president and CEO of C2. "His entrepreneurial leadership style and print industry knowledge is a real plus for creating cost-effective print solutions for customers. Combined with C2's premier customer service culture, Muck's ability to drive revenue will be a contributing factor for C2's future growth."

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C2 Expands Capabilities With Acquisition of Robins Signs

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 12, 2012) - C2, the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, announced its December 2011 acquisition of Robins Signs, a sign company serving Southern California since 1910. The values and stability of the 100-year-old company perfectly complement the good old-fashioned service model that C2 was founded upon.

Former Robins Signs customers will benefit from the availability of additional products and services. C2's clientele will find a wider depth and breadth of digital capabilities and color & sign production. Combining the expertise of a century in business with C2's state-of-the-art technology and color specialists make C2 a powerful one-stop shop for sign production and installation.

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C2 Announces Promotion of Barry Malkin to Chief Operating Officer

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 26, 2012) - C2, the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, announced today the promotion of Barry Malkin as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Previously the company's Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, Malkin aims to refine operational processes, inspire the staff to embrace growth and change, and drive continued company progress -- freeing C2 Co-Founder Gary Crisp to focus on broader strategic opportunities and long-term sustainable growth.

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C2 Launches C2 Legal Solutions

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - February 21, 2012) - C2, the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, announces the launch of a new operating division under its C2 brand, C2 Legal Solutions, dedicated to providing exceptional service and quality in litigation copying, courtroom graphics and electronic data discovery.

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5th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event - Coto's Super Bowl bash for military is biggest yet

February 5, 2012
For the fifth consecutive year Sunday, Gary Crisp, CEO of C2 Reprographics in Costa Mesa, and his wife, Julie, opened their hillside home to members of the military to watch the Super Bowl – and to eat and drink for hours beforehand. About 100 Marines from Pendleton and their wives or girlfriends arrived by bus in addition to 50 active-duty soldiers from Fort Irwin in San Bernardino and 25 sailors from San Diego. An additional 150 veterans from all service branches attended.

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C2 Reprographics Brings Exceptional Customer Service to the Inland Empire With the Opening of Its Seventh Location

 

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - At a time when construction related firms have scaled back, C2 Reprographics has opened its second new production facility within six months. The company's seventh location, located in Ontario at 1920 South Rochester, is close to the 15, 60 and 10 freeways. This 5,500 square foot facility will serve the Inland Empire with a full range of digital color and reprographic services.

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4th Annual Crisp Family Super Bowl Event

February 25, 2011
C2 Reprographics once again hosted the Crisp Families 4th Annual Super Bowl Event in Coto De Caza. Honoring our military heroes; both Veteran and Active Duty Personnel enjoyed a day of food, fun and camaraderie. This year’s event included live music, celebrities, and professional athletes. Please follow the link below to view some video highlights of the event!
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Together Again, Brothers Eric and Evan Gaydon Join Regional Powerhouse C2 Reprographics 

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - February 21, 2011) - Evan Gaydon has joined C2 Reprographics as its director of sales. His brother Eric Gaydon, who joined the company in October of last year, has been appointed to the executive team at C2 Reprographics. Both men, natives of Tustin, are well-known in the Orange County reprographics industry.

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Marines, vets, bar patrons enjoy Super Bowl

February 6, 2011 / OC Register Article / FOX 11 News Coverage
Gary Crisp came up with the idea of hosting military personnel for a Super Bowl party in his 6,000 square-foot Coto de Caza home after reading about a man who invited 15 Marines to his house for the big game in appreciation of their service. "I realized I had a big enough house ... why not 100?" Crisp said. The number of active duty personnel and veterans who were guests of Gary and Julie Crisp for a Super Bowl party Sunday actually totaled close to 175: 100 Marines who were bussed up from Camp Pendleton and 75 veterans, including some who served in World War II.
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CEO Gary Crisp Talks to the Pilgrim on the 405

CEO Gary Crisp sat down and talked to the "Pilgrim on the 405" about the coming market changes and the future of reprographics.

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Eric Gaydon Joins C2 Reprographics as Director of Color Operations; Steve Spang and Eric Monroe Promoted

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2010) - Costa Mesa-based C2 Reprographics has hired a new Director of Color Operations and promoted two key employees.

Longtime color printing pro Eric Gaydon has been hired as Director of Color Operations. Gaydon will lead a company-wide strategy to maximize C2's digital color print product offering as the company continues its rapid expansion throughout the Southern California market.

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Regional Powerhouse C2 Reprographics Opens Its Sixth Southern California Location

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - August 3, 2010) -  At a time when many construction-related firms are scaling back, C2 Reprographics has announced the opening of a sixth location that will serve Los Angeles' South Bay area. The new C2 location in Torrance at 2221 West 190th Street, Unit A, at Van Ness Avenue, opened on August 2...

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Universal Reprographics of San Diego Acquired by Regional Powerhouse C2 Reprographics

October1, 2009
San Diego printing company Universal Reprographics and its Color World and on-site subsidiaries have been acquired by Costa Mesa-based C2 Reprographics, expanding the company's strong regional brand and bringing a new name and numerous upgrades to San Diego-based Universal.

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OC Super Bowl Party Honors Marines

February 2, 2009
Approximately 175 Marines, some about to be deployed to Afghanistan, got the VIP treatment during the Super Bowl. Gary and Julie Crisp, threw their third annual blowout football party for Camp Pendleton Marines at their Coto de Caza home.
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 “They do so much for us; this is just one day when we can do something for them”. - Gary and Julie Crisp