March 18, 2011BETHANY, MO |
9 northern Missouri employers are nominated for a National Award for supporting their National Guard and Reserve employees. The nominations come from a US Department of Defense Agency to honor companies with the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The companies named from our region are Family BUdget Inn at Bethany, Moore manufacturing in Marceline, North Mercer R-3 Schools in Mercer, the Trenton Police Department, and in St. Joseph Altec Industries, Herzog Construction, Lowes, Kansas City Power and Light, and the St. Joseph youth alliance. Recipients of this year's Freedom Award will be honored in Washington DC in late September.