Scottsdale Businesses Raise $2,500, Collect Toys For Children In Need


On Saturday, Dec 19, three local Scottsdale businesses teamed up for a Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Scottsdale Fire Department’s annual toy and gift collection campaign.

Connect UV, which sells UV light sterilizing products for consumers and businesses, teamed up with spray tan salon Bronzmopoliton and personal trainer Michael Barrett to give away prizes to those who donated to local families and foster children in need.

“The response from the community was amazing,” said 16-year-old Connect UV founder Nic Brown, “A lot of kids will have a brighter holiday thanks to the generosity from the Scottsdale community.”

“I was overwhelmed with the community’s response to our toy drive,” Said Christy George owner or Bronzmopoliton, “It was such an honor to team up with such amazing businesses that share a passion to help make every child’s holiday magical.”

“As a new business owner, I have blessed with an amazing amount of support,” Said Michael Barrett of Body by Barrett, “The toy drive’s success shows how generous Scottsdale is. It made me feel so good to give back and spread the holiday spirit.”

The drive took place at Bronzmopoliton’s location on Frank Lloyd Wright and 101. Scottsdale FD sent a firetruck as part of the event. Donations included sports equipment, bikes, board games and toys. Participants also donated $2,500 to the drive, which will go to purchase gifts and gift cards for the Paiute Neighborhood Center, one of the charities supported by the Scottsdale Fire Department Toy Drive. The first 50 participants received Connect UV face masks, and all participants were entered to win Connect UV products, discounted tanning sessions, and a free personal training session.

For more information on the participating small businesses visit:,, Body by Barrett can be followed in Instagram at MichaelBarrett. To learn more about the annual Scottsdale Fire Department Toy Drive and how to donate, visit

Connect-UV Leverages JACS Solutions’ Charging Carts to Help Schools Provide Safer, Sterilized Devices to Students


Connect-UV Leverages JACS Solutions’ Charging Carts to Help Schools Provide Safer, Sterilized Devices to Students

Columbia, MD, October 19, 2020 – Connect-UV, a UV-C technology and charging solutions provider, has partnered with JACS Solutions to bring healthy charging solutions to the nations’ schools and businesses. As a Certified JACS Solutions Partner, Connect-UV will make it easier for schools and businesses to purchase and implement UV-sterilizing charging carts, especially at a time when COVID-19 has made the need to frequently and effectivity sterilize personal and shared devices.

JACS Solutions specializes in working with large-scale enterprise customers and producing thousands of devices for a single customer. Smaller organizations sometimes struggle to meet the necessary order quantity to make their projects feasible and cost-effective. By leveraging JACS’ charging cart solutions, Connect-UV can bring JACS’ innovative charging technology to more people at cost that fits most budgets.

“JACS Solutions is excited to welcome Connect-UV into our partner program,” said Rattana Chhay, JACS’ VP of Operations. “We are impressed with Connect-UV’s expertise in the education vertical and their commitment to providing safe learning environment solutions for students and staff.”

The Connect-UV charging cart solution holds 32 devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even Chromebooks. The built-in UV sterilization feature provides schools and businesses a way to cost-effectively sterilize devices frequently with harmful chemicals. The UV sterilization is just the beginning of the safety features. The charging carts offer electrical surge protection, overload protection, leakage protection, and much more to keep your devices safe. The carts also feature anti-theft doors to make the charging carts the perfect way to securely store devices when not in use.

“We are proud to be a partner with JACS Solutions,” shared Wendy Brown, Connect-UV’s President. “By combining the resources of our two companies, we will be in a strong position to have a positive impact on schools, universities and businesses by providing innovative, custom UV-C light and charging solutions.”

About JACS Solutions
JACS Solutions designs and manufactures custom-built, commercial-grade Android and Windows connected devices, touch displays, and industrial IoT solutions. One million JACS products have been deployed in 55+ countries by leaders in healthcare, transportation, retail, and more. JACS Solutions differentiates itself by providing customized and affordable hardware and device software. Customers gain peace of mind from highly secured, single-purposed devices, and achieve lower cost with long product life cycles. Visit

About Connect-UV
Connect-UV, LLC is a trusted brand providing high-quality, innovative products harnessing the power of UV-C light technology and fast charging solutions. Our mission is to promote a healthier way of staying connected and have a positive impact in the lives of our clients. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, we are a privately held family enterprise with a dedicated specialty focus on education/business solutions as well as direct to consumer products. For more information on our products and services, please visit us at

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