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Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship supports students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or foodservice management
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AUSTIN, Minn., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s pair of $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program, created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or foodservice management, is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Fifth Third's Military Business Resource Groups Celebrate Veterans Day

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Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity with eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives and nearly 70 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions. More than 3,800 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.

All of Fifth Third’s BRGs are focused on three pillars: employee development, community involvement and business innovation. BRGs are open to all Fifth Third employees, whether they’re members of the group’s constituency or allies.

FedEx Crewmember Called Legend by Fellow Volunteers

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Air Force veteran, and FedEx Express crewmember Bob Bledsoe has been called a legend by fellow volunteers. That’s partly because he’s been serving with Team Rubicon almost as far back as its founding, but mostly because of his leadership.

Team Rubicon is a nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams

Professionally, Bob flies a Boeing 767 for FedEx. His flexible schedule allows him time to serve on volunteer deployments.

Vistra Donates $50,000 to Organizations Working to Support and Celebrate Veterans

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IRVING, Texas, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra (NYSE: VST) announced today it is donating $50,000 to several organizations working to support active and veteran military members and to celebrate our nation’s heroes. With more than 400 veterans, guardsmen, and reservists in the Vistra family, the company has long recognized the immense value military experience adds to the workplace. In addition, the company is committed to working with veteran-owned businesses.

Veterans Find Guardian Angels with PNC's Help

PNC continues to expand, enhance its support of Guardian Angels, a non-profit organization that pairs service dogs with veterans who have disabilities
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A relatively simple question crossed Stacy Juchno’s mind shortly after she became executive sponsor of PNC’s Military employee business resource group: what type of activity might better engage the group?

Around the same time, Juchno, the leader of PNC’s internal audit department, heard about Guardian Angels, a non-profit organization that pairs service dogs with veterans who have disabilities.

“What if I could get the group to sponsor one service dog, and we could follow the journey of the veteran and the dog?” Juchno recalled wondering at the time.

Volunteers of America National Services Awarded $3 Million Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation to Develop Innovative Veteran Housing Solutions

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/—Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) with a $3 million grant to develop permanent supportive affordable homes for previously homeless veterans using innovative construction techniques while also supporting much needed construction job training for veterans.

A Veterans' Request for Veterans Day: Hire a Hero | Opinion

By Anthony Biggs I Special to the USA TODAY NETWORK
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Following my years of service, I transitioned to an entry-level position in the telecommunications industry. Despite not having direct experience, the skills I learned in the military certainly helped get me where I am today. But I can tell you that it wasn’t always an easy transition. Veterans entering corporate America from the military need and deserve additional support to help them through.

Comcast NBCUniversal's Military-Ready Response to 2020

By Carol Eggert
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Today, our company begins its recognition of National Veterans and Military Families Month. November is a special time at Comcast NBCUniversal when we celebrate our commitment to building an inclusive workplace for military community employees while also taking extra care to show our gratitude to military customers and communities. 

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation Team to Ensure Veterans Have Safe, Stable Housing

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced a collaboration with the Wells Fargo Foundation (WFF) to address veteran homelessness and housing instability exacerbated by COVID-19. For many veterans, their ability to maintain safe and stable housing is threatened by legal, mental health, employment, and financial issues, made worse due to the current crisis. With the support of Wells Fargo, BWF will address urgent financial needs and invest in long-term solutions to help vulnerable veterans keep a roof over their heads.

Serving Those Who Serve

Good Feeds Us All Tour continues with USO
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By Mary Burich

The weather was typical for a July evening in the Washington, D.C., Metro Area, but the event was a rare treat for military families isolated during the worst pandemic to hit the United States in 100 years.

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