Tom Sawyer Company a winner in the Office Depot Adopt-a-Small Business Contest

Columbia, SC (PRESS RELEASE – October 23, 2009) -The Tom Sawyer Company, a communications company with services in Call Center Management and Strategic Instructional Training has been named a winner in the Office Depot® Adopt-a-Small Business Contest.

The contest awards more than $1 million dollars in prizes to 500 small businesses nationwide that demonstrate their smart survival strategies. Each of the winning businesses receives Office Depot gift cards, tech support for one year from Office Depot’s Tech Depot Services as well as copy, print and shipping services from Office Depot’s Design, Print, and Ship center.

The TSC team created a two-minute video showcasing the firm’s super hero that saves the company from the “Cartridge Caper” and encourages green practices adopted by TSC’s Green Team to save paper and recycle print cartridges.

TSC’s President and CEO Carolyn Sawyer says, “participating in this contest was a real team effort from the initial brainstorming to the final stages of production and yet another example of how good ideas and great customer service works cohesively in an eco-friendly manner.”

About Office Depot

The “Adopt a Small Business Contest” is part of the larger “Small Business Self-Bailout Plan” Office Depot launched. The one-of-a-kind program provides small businesses with the tools, resources and support they need to help their business survive and thrive in this current economic downturn. Office Depot is committed to doing everything it can to help small businesses during these tough times.

About the Tom Sawyer Company
The Tom Sawyer Company is a communications center based in the Carolinas region of the southeastern United States. TSC operates a 100 seat inbound/outbound Communications Center employing highly skilled and quality trained customer service representatives who process hundreds of thousands of customer contacts 24/7 365 days a year with a higher than 95% answer rate.

Customer service representatives maintain: Homeland Security Clearance, Excellent performance levels and Multilingual Support Capabilities.

Additional Services Offered: Voice Broadcast System, Desktop Systems Development/Reporting, Data Entry; Surveys and TTY Services.

Tom Sawyer Company provides internally and to external customers Strategic Instructional Training that include curriculum and script development in support of customer service. For over a decade, the Tom Sawyer Company has been providing award-winning Communications strategies to the public and private sectors and non-profit clients world-wide. TSC has offices in two capital cities: Columbia, S.C. and Washington, D.C. For more information about the Tom Sawyer Company, please contact Emily Bloxdorf at (803) 252-8773 or email

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