THEODORE, Ala., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, announced today that its Theodore plant located in Theodore, AL, received the Corporate Citizenship Award from HandsOn South Alabama (HOSA) at the organization's 31st annual Heart of Gold Awards. The award honors volunteer service. HOSA mobilizes volunteers in the community to make a sustainable and measurable impact in education, the environment, economic stability and emergency preparedness.
"I am so proud of the work the employees of the Theodore plant have done in our community," said Quentin Mcgahey, plant manager of the Holcim (US) Theodore plant. "I congratulate them for the well-deserved recognition and applaud their ongoing dedication. Their continued involvement in our community is evidence that they live the Holcim values of strength, performance and passion in all that they do."
The Theodore plant was honored for its work as a Partner in Education with St. Elmo Elementary School.
Over the past year, the Holcim (US) Theodore plant participated in a year-long community service initiative Together for Communities, marking the centennial anniversary of its parent company, Holcim Ltd. Many of the plant's efforts focused on the environment including work with Restore Coastal Alabama, the Great American Cleanup and Keep Mobile Beautiful.
About Holcim (US) Inc.
Holcim (US) Inc. is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, and one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim (US) has approximately 1,800 employees and operates 12 manufacturing plants and more than 50 distribution facilities in the United States.
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