OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Ammonia Leak and Other News
If you missed the Globe's coverage of the ammonia leak at JBS yesterday, it's here: Ammonia leak leads to partial evacuation, and the Associated Press story is Worthington ammonia leak sickens several... Posted on 6/3/09 at 5:21 AM
Organization surpasses target of $150,000
WORTHINGTON — Through multiple fundraisers and the help of numerous local businesses and individuals, the United Way of Nobles County has reached this year’s fundraising goal of $150,000 earlier than expected.
Program to offer computers to qualifying families
WORTHINGTON — A $2,000 donation by JBS to District 518 Community Education will soon put refurbished computers into the hands of families with young children in the community.
WORTHINGTON — Bob Lundergard moved to Worthington as a high school junior after his dad accepted a transfer from Omaha, Neb., to work at the new Armour’s plant gearing up to open here in the mid-1960s.
At its 2012 awards banquet Saturday night in Worthington’s Centennial Park, JBS recognized several of its employees who have worked for the pork processing plant for 26 years or more. Shown are Carol Rost (front, from left), Bernie Breuer and Wanda Klaassen. Row two: Jeff Meyer, Dan Einck and Mike Thiner. Back row: Charles Sauer and Ronnie Noerenberg. Sauer has the longest tenure at 35 years.
Company’s employees contribute $72,133 to organization’s annual drive
WORTHINGTON — Two months ago, board members of the Worthington Area United Way were gearing up for the organization’s annual telethon, hoping to kick-start a campaign to reach a $150,000 goal.
Olson recognized for career, positive attitude
WORTHINGTON — Few people can boast an employment record in which they’ve taken less than a handful of sick days in 27 years, much less 47 years, but Don Olson can count himself among them.
WORTHINGTON — While those mid-morning and late-day snacks from your employee break room vending machines may look appealing, those candy bars and bags of chips are poor options if you’re trying to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Local business exceeded its original fundraising goal
WORTHINGTON — JBS employees raised $60,556 for the United Way of Nobles County this year, nearly doubling its funds and bringing the group closer to its goal of $140,000.
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