A distinguished telecom entrepreneur, Peter Loftin is a well-known name since years. He founded telecom business formally known as (BTI) when he was only 25 years old. Further, he built it up to a multimillion-dollar company which has now merged with Deltacom.
There have been a number of times when Peter Loftin featured in the news and the media for his outstanding contributions to the society. There can be many websites made to feature his notable work and contribution. He is absolutely a hard working personality with an admiring lifestyle. Loftin has a generous attitude towards society too which made him do lot of charitable work. Here are some of his charitable contributions which will be remembered through years.
- Peter Loftin named as the Lord of the Casa
Peter Loftin bought Casa Casuarina in the year 2000. He is recognized as larger-than-life character in South Beach turning the former Versace mansion into an extreme-high-end luxury guesthouse. Today, Ocean Drive has become a more civilized destination where Loftin is mellower and widely credited as a helping hand.
- Peter Loftin significant Donation for BTI Center for Performing Arts in the year 2000
Raleigh businessman Harold Lichtin and BTI Chairman Peter Loftin have received a big thank you from Raleigh — The BTI Center for the Performing Arts where a part of a $2.1 million donation made from Loftin. The Raleigh City Council approved a list of developments to the nearly $33 million project which includes better audio systems, stage lighting, and acoustical treatments in each hall. The city will add limestone to the western facade of the Meymandi Concert Hall and add a second escalator along with other improvements.
- Peter Loftin made Gracious Donation to Firefighters for 9/11 (2001) terrorist attack
Firefighters have raised more than $1.1 million for relief efforts in New York City from counties and towns in North Carolina after 9/11 terrorist attack. Whereas, some donors mailed in money to a group set up by WTVD-TV. Donors stood up along busy roads, dropping the cash or checks into firefighter boots.
And there was a major contribution of Peter Loftin in this regard, where the telecommunications millionaire flew several Raleigh city officials to New York on his private plane to deliver the check. The people included in his jet were Fire Marshal Larry Stanford, Fire Chief Earl Fowler, Police Chief Jane Perlov and Mayor Paul Coble.
- Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation
Loftin dedicated an area of the exhibit gallery to MSG Gary I in the year 2003 for the Task Force Ranger Gordon and SFC Randall D. Shughart and soldiers killed in action in Somalia. Further, their widows received the medal of honour there. Numerous successful book-signings in financial year 2003-04 happened in the museum which acted as a host to Journalist Karl Zinsmeister, James Magellas etc.
Peter Loftin’s charitable contribution is par excellence. Since 2006, Loftin is serving on the Board of Miami Beach Police Athletic League for which he was honoured with a certificate of appreciation by the City of Miami Beach.