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02/01/2016

Shift4 Sponsors Centennial High School’s Science Olympiad Program

Shift4 Sponsors Centennial High School’s Science Olympiad Program

Shift4 is proud to sponsor the Science Olympiad program at Centennial High School in Las Vegas, NV, for another year. This program serves as a valuable resource for tech-savvy high school students who want to pursue careers in science and technology fields. The ProgramScience Olympiad is one of Centennial High School’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, …

01/05/2016

Shift4 Sponsors Faith Lutheran High School’s VEX Robotics Program

Shift4 Sponsors Faith Lutheran High School’s VEX Robotics Program

Robot vs. Robot Each year, the VEX Robotics students form several small teams that prepare for and compete in local, national, and international VEX Robotics Competitions. In 2015 alone, teams from Faith Lutheran have won two Nevada State Championships, multiple tournament championships, as well as individual awards for design, excellence, innovation, and sportsmanship. In April …

12/17/2014

The Hacker Who Tried to Steal Christmas

Every merchant in 4ville liked Christmas a lot, But the Hacker, who lived at the South Pole did not. The Hacker loathed Christmas! There was no good reason! And each year he would launch an attack on the season. He stared down at the 4s with an air of disdain; He couldn’t be like them …

11/05/2013

Giving Back Through Golf

There’s something wonderful about being able to give back; it’s even more wonderful when you get to give back while enjoying one of your favorite pastimes. Shift4 was once again able to combine giving and golf as we sponsored this year’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament, played in our own backyard at TPC …

09/03/2013

Last Chance: Join Us in the Birdies4Shriners Fundraiser

You all know about our Birdies4Shriners fundraiser, right? It’s the program we started last year to pair our love of golf and our desire to help children in need. It functions like a walk-a-thon where Shift4 and our partners, customers, and friends join together to make a contribution for each birdie, eagle, and ace made …

12/04/2012

Shift4 Sponsors the Valley Striders

Shift4 employee Chris Mech came to us with an interesting proposal. He asked if we’d be interested in sponsoring the Valley Striders, a running club he belongs to, on a 200-mile, two-day Ragnar relay. Now why on earth anyone would want to run 200 miles over the course of two days is beyond us, but …

11/02/2012

Executive Insight: Election 2012

Executive Insight: Election 2012

The following letter was distributed by Shift4 Founders Dave and Kathy Oder to all members of the Shift4 staff. We are posting it here as an encouragement for all of our partners, merchant customers, and friends in the United States to exercise their right to vote in the pivotal upcoming election.Team, Over the weekend, Kathy …

10/09/2012

Congratulations to Ryan Moore, Winner of the 2012 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Shift4 staff were on hand Sunday to watch PGA TOUR professional Ryan Moore (whom we have sponsored for a little over a year) win his second PGA tournament with a fantastic performance at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Ryan played well throughout the tournament, turning in a course-record-tying 61 on Thursday as …

10/02/2012

Kicking Putt and Taking Names

We’re tickled pink (or purple, rather) about our sponsored golfers, Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy, qualifying for the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta. These two dynamos performed wonderfully, beating out prominent golfers like Ernie Els, Web Simpson, Jim Furyk, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, and Zack Johnson to earn their spots. This …

09/04/2012

Who’s Your Hero? Winners’ Stories

Shift4 makes it a point to honor local public safety heroes each year at our Public Safety Appreciation Station (PSAS). This year we’re going a little further, calling out five local heroes who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to save lives and to change lives. Here are their inspiring stories. Officer …

08/07/2012

Reno-Tahoe Open Recap

You have probably noticed Shift4’s passion for golf and charity. We often share with you stories from our more notable charitable activities as well as our sponsorship of PGA TOUR players Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy, and the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Well, this year, we’ve added another golf event sponsorship to …

07/03/2012

Shift4 Sponsors PGA TOUR Pro Scott Piercy

We’re excited to share with you our recent sponsorship of PGA TOUR professional Scott Piercy. If you’re familiar with Shift4’s founders, this announcement probably doesn’t surprise you too much. Our CEO Dave Oder nicely sums up our choice to sponsor Scott: “There are a few key things we love: family, charity, and golf. Scott combines …

05/01/2012

Executive Insight: Birdies4Shriners

If you’ve been on www.shift4.com recently or seen any of our press releases or social media sites, you are probably aware of our Birdies4Shriners campaign. It’s a fundraiser we have put together to support our friends at Shriners Hospitals for Children. We are likely all familiar with this organization and the wonderful work they do …

03/06/2012

Shift4 is Hiring!

Shift4 is growing and preparing for some exciting expansions into new technologies and new markets. With this expansion, we are looking to add key talent to our team, and are reaching out to our friends, partners, and merchants to help get the word out. Here are few of the positions we currently have open. If …

04/28/2011

Just for Fun: The Shift4 Cruiser gets an Extreme Makeover

Just for Fun: The Shift4 Cruiser gets an Extreme Makeover

04/13/2011

Community Relations: Empowering the Next Generation

The brains are back! A few weeks from now, Shift4 will sponsor a group of Las Vegas middle schoolers as they travel across the nation to apply their engineering prowess to a series of challenges in the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) 2011 World Festival. Shift4 is proud to again sponsor the Team 718 FLL Energizers …

03/25/2011

Community Relations: Jump for Scouting

This post is a recap written by Nathan Casper, our Corporate Communications Associate, highlighting his experience at the event. This morning I represented Shift4 at the Jump for Scouting event atop the Stratosphere Tower. Aside from being there as a representative of the sponsoring organization, I was also afforded the singular opportunity to leap from …