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MARQUETTE, Mich. - Congratulations to Chris Olson at Waste Management in Marquette for receiving the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award.

Olson was nominated by Pvt. Colten Havelka of the Michigan Army National Guard. Havelka stated that his supervisor "gives me the time off from work that I require for drill and annual training no question asked."

He also mentioned how Olson "is a honest man that cares about me as an employee and my family," making sure that Colten has the time he needs should an emergency arise or a family member needs him to be home.

Pictured above from left: Pam Basal, ESGR Upper Peninsual Area Chair; Chris Olson, Waste Management; and Colten Havelka, Michigan Army National Guard.

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