Veterans CSR News

Hormel Foods Recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it was recognized by the state of Minnesota with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon proclamation. Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard, joined Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hormel Foods, and hundreds of employees for the ceremony.

'Holidays for Heroes'

By Christy Armstrong
Article

Employees at the Whirlpool Cleveland Customer eXperience Center recently rallied together to spread some holiday cheer to U.S. military personnel and veterans here and abroad. 

Leaders with the Cleveland call center invited employees to participate in “Holidays for Heroes,” an initiative of the American Red Cross which makes sure the men and women who serve receive holiday cards. 

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Ingersoll Rand Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for Second Year

Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C., December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, a perfect score of 100 percent in workplace equality on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the second consecutive year Ingersoll Rand has earned a perfect score on the index.

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon

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Hormel Foods was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs for making the support and care of service members, veterans and their families a priority. Our veteran employees share what the the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon distinction means to them.

Barclays and NYU Launch Veterans Future Lab in New York City

Article

Recognizing the importance of providing mentoring and support to early-stage start-ups founded by United States military veterans, and with a commitment to veteran-owned enterprises, Barclays and NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the Veterans Future Lab.

Remember, Remember the 11th of November – Viacom Honors Vets

by Michael Valentino
Blog

It occurs on the 11th day of the 11th month of every year: Veterans Day. Creativity and patriotism were flowing at Viacom during the lead up to the holiday this year, a time dedicated to honoring American military veterans.

This year, Viacom President and CEO Bob Bakish shared his appreciation to those who have risked their lives for our country by sending personal emails along with MyViacommunity gift cards to the more than 85 employee vets. The veterans can then use the gift cards to donate to a charity of their choice.

In Sync With Zac Brown to Support Veterans

A Wells Fargo grant is helping a Grammy award-winning artist continue to support the troops at Camp Southern Ground
Blog

Former Army Master Sgt. Orlando Aikens went to camp for a day and returned home with a clearer view of his future.

Thanks to Camp Southern Ground — founded by multiplatinum Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, of Zac Brown Band, to serve children and host programs for veterans and military families — Aikens’ Oct. 14 visit included hiking trails through more than 400 acres of pastureland and joining 14 other local veterans at a career-transition workshop.

Whirlpool Honors Veterans During Morning Ceremony

By Clinton Randall
Article

GREENVILLE – Recognizing the sacrifices made by so many on this Veterans Day, the Whirlpool Corporation honored their veterans with a raising of the flag ceremony Friday morning at the plant in Greenville.

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Whirlpool Salutes Its 51 Veterans

By Larry C. Bowers
Article

The 51 armed services veterans who work at Whirlpool Cleveland  received a heartfelt tribute from Plant Manager Dicky Walters on Thursday, along with being treated to lunch.

Walters and Communications Specialist Brandi King said the local Whirlpool facility recognizes its veterans around Veterans Day each year, and this year former servicemen (and women) were treated to a hot dog lunch with all the trimmings.

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