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Celebrating Veterans Day: How the Army Prepared This Vet for Success at Intel

The military opened a wider world for Jeremy Roy. Intel expanded it.
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Growing up in a small town nestled within Oregon’s lush Umpqua River Valley, Jeremy Roy dreamed of a wide-open future made possible by a college education. Then a teacher told his class that few of them would ever attend college. Not one to give up easily, Jeremy decided to take another path forward. He enlisted in the Army. And inadvertently took his first step toward a future in tech. 

Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Scholarships support students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program
Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s two $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families Through Corporate Commitments

By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, CECP
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On Veterans Day, we honor our country’s military veterans who served to protect our freedom and rights. Many of us at CECP have family members and friends who have served or are serving in the military, and in our special salute, we want to highlight the commitment by companies to support military families and veterans.

Saying “Thank You” Through Action. How We Provide Veterans The Post-Military Careers They Deserve.

By Troy Vandenberg
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Many military veterans find themselves in uncharted territory once they begin to transition out of service. A 2012 study conducted by Prudential Financial, Inc., revealed that nearly half of post-9/11 veterans say they are unprepared for the move to the civilian workforce, citing the greatest challenge as finding a job.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Support Veterans with 12th Annual Heroes at Home Program

National program rebuilds homes and community centers for veterans and military families in need
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs and revitalizing our communities, today announced it is teaming up for the 12th consecutive year with Sears on the retailer’s Heroes at Home initiative. Sears Heroes at Home is a collaborative partnership that benefits veterans and their families by making critical repairs to homes nationwide.

Sodexo Scores Among the Highest in the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/  Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15

Employees at Merck are Powered by Inclusion

Company celebrates Diversity & Inclusion during 4th Annual Event
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This month marks the fourth annual Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month at Merck. Throughout the month employees have the opportunity to celebrate and experience first-hand different aspects of diversity and inclusion. 

Smithfield Foods Launches Apprenticeship Program to Recruit the Next Generation of Talent

Press Release

GOLDSBORO, N.C., Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new apprenticeship program aimed at developing the next generation of experienced professionals for valuable skilled trades. The program provides internal candidates, high school graduates, and military veterans with hands-on engineering and mechanic training while earning their associate degree. Program participants receive free college tuition, salary, and benefits as they progress through the program.

PSEG Volunteers Help Navy SEALs Cross the Hudson River

By Cindy Malmo - Sr. Administrative Associate, Human Resources
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PSEG veterans, their families and friends recently volunteered at the first Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim sponsored by the GI Go Fund. Our volunteers participated in the day’s events, as they helped set up the staging area in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, where the SEALs began their journey. Once the SEALs were in the water, a team of PSEG volunteers, other spectators and the SEALs’ families, followed by boat for the two-mile swim across the Hudson River, cheering and offering encouragement the entire way.

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