GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Congratulations to Quality Air Heating & Cooling for signing the ESGR Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. The signing took place Dec. 7, the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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ALTO, Mich. – Congratulations to Andy Bowen, Controls Lead at Magna Mirrors for receiving the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award. Bowen was nominated by Sgt. Casey Syrek who has been employed with Magna Mirrors for two years and served with the Michigan Army National Guard for fifteen years.
MIDLAND, Mich. – Congratulations to Dow Chemical for receiving the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria award Dec. 14 for their extraordinary support of the Michigan Guard and Reserve.
IRON RIVER, Mich. - Congratulations to Krist Oil for signing the Statement of Support on Nov. 11. To mark this important day, Krist Oil hosted a Veteran's Day event at the Iron River Historical Museum and provided a catered lunch by Curious Pig BBQ for veterans and active duty service members in their organization.
GAYLORD, Mich. – Congratulations to Kevin McKinley, Golf Manager at Treetops Resort who was presented with the ESGR Patriot Award Nov.12. McKinley was nominated for supporting employees who are also Guard and Reserve members for the past 4 years. In addition, he offered a Military Golf League to all branches of the military at very little cost to the service member and has helped start Folds of Honor in Northern Michigan.
ZEELAND, Mich. – To celebrate and recognize Veterans Day, Gentex Corporation held a ceremony at their facility in Zeeland, Michigan Nov. 11. President and CEO Steve Downing reaffirmed his company’s support by signing an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Statement of Support.
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan ESGR East Area Chair Paul DeSander was presented with a Public Service Commendation Medal from the Department of the Army Nov. 6. Paul has been an ESGR volunteer since December 2003 and an integral part of the executive committee. We celebrate Paul for his outstanding service to this country, the Michigan ESGR committee, and service members!