Tennant Company Deploys 325+ Employee Volunteers in Third Annual "Tennant
Gives Back" Event
Tennant employees assist three Los Angeles organizations on Wednesday, Jan.
LOS ANGELES -- January 28, 2013
Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC), a world-leading innovator of sustainable cleaning
solutions, is deploying more than 325 employee volunteers into the City of Los
Angeles as part of its third annual “Tennant Gives Back” initiative held in
conjunction with the company’s annual Global Sales Meeting.
On Wednesday, Jan. 30^th, from 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT, approximately 325
Tennant employees will work to: assemble 1,000 food packs with approximately
10 pounds of food each for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to send home
with children over the weekend; assemble 900 hygiene kits, including
cold-weather wear, for the Los Angeles Mission; assemble 50 bikes to donate to
the YMCA Ketchum-Downtown LA Branch and present the bikes (with helmets and
bike locks) directly to the kids in the Growing Young Minds (GYM) program at
Hoover Elementary, their local school.
"We believe strongly at Tennant that we can make a positive difference through
our individual actions and, collectively, as good corporate stewards by
helping people and the communities in which we do business,” said Andy Eckert,
Tennant Company's VP, Americas. “We’re happy to leverage our global sales
meeting, with Tennant employees from around the world, by coming together to
be of service to others.”
Eckert will lead the team of employees working with the Los Angeles Regional
Food Bank; Tennant President and CEO Chris Killingstad will lead bike assembly
for the YMCA; and Rusty Zay, VP of Global Marketing at Tennant, will champion
the effort with the Los Angeles Mission.
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About Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a non-profit charitable organization that
has been serving the disadvantaged of their community since 1973. The Los
Angeles Regional Food Bank is a partner with Feeding America, the nation's
largest non-governmental, domestic hunger relief organization. Los Angeles
Regional Food Bank is the only Feeding America affiliated food bank in Los
Angeles County. www.laFoodBank.org
About Los Angeles Mission
Founded in 1936, the Los Angeles Mission is a non-profit, privately supported,
faith-based organization that serves the immediate and long-term needs of
homeless and disadvantaged men, women and children. The Mission is among the
nation’s largest service providers to the homeless. www.losangelesmission.org
About YMCA Ketchum-Downtown Branch
The Ketchum-Downtown YMCA is a non-profit organization committed to helping
people live a balanced, healthy life in spirit, mind and body. www.ymcala.org
Tennant Company Profile
Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) is a world leader in designing,
manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer,
healthier world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in
industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; chemical-free and other
sustainable cleaning technologies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and
upgrading surfaces. Tennant's global field service network is the most
extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in
Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Louisville, Ky; Uden, The Netherlands; the
United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products
directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries.
For more information, visit http://www.tennantco.com.
Kathryn Lovik, 763-540-1212
Global Communications Director
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