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May 26, 2015, 17:32 ET
Ohio Army National Guard soldier Justin Milam and wife and two children were guests of Eckrich at the popular festival and were honored on the main stage with a $1,000 gift card toward the purchase of groceries at Marc's, courtesy of Eckrich.

Eckrich and Marc's Pay Tribute to a Cleveland Military Family During Popular Festival

 Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, and Marc's grocery stores made the Great American Rib Cook-Off...

May 15, 2015, 10:17 ET
Military Family from Boise, Idaho Honored by Eckrich, Boise State Head Football Coach Bryan Harsin and Country Music Star Randy Houser

Military Family from Boise, Idaho Honored by Eckrich, Boise State Head Football Coach Bryan Harsin and Country Music Star Randy Houser

 Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, Army veteran Corporal Aaron Woods and his family...

May 09, 2015, 18:56 ET
Eckrich and Hy-Vee Surprises Kansas City Military Family with $1,000 in Groceries

Kansas City Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Hy-Vee and NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola

Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, military veteran Michael Zavodny and his family were...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:39 ET
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Eckrich Continues to Honor and Support Military Families with Operation Homefront Partnership

 Extending a three-year effort to honor, thank and support military families, Eckrich today announced its continued partnership with Operation...

Apr 21, 2015, 12:54 ET
Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Bogus is pictured center in back row with Aric Almirola

Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Dollar General and NASCAR Stars Richard Petty and Aric Almirola

 Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, military veteran Marine Corps Sgt. Robert Bogus and...

Apr 16, 2015, 15:39 ET
From left to right: Joey Harrington, Derick Morgan, Doug Campbell -  VP of Marketing & Merchandising for Albertsons, Jamie Morgan, Justin Hurley - Director of Sales, Eckrich. Front Row: The Morgan Family Children.

Eckrich and Ex NFL Quarterback Honor and Give Back to Military Family

 Army National Guard veteran Derick Morgan gave up his time with his wife and two children to proudly serve his country for eight years. The...

Apr 10, 2015, 13:13 ET
From left to right: Jennifer Wersal, Public Affairs Specialist, Kroger, Eric Gibson, Brand Manager, Eckrich, Army Sergeant Robert Morgan, Carrie McClure, Good Morning Texas, Ashley Morgan, Erica Howe, Operation Homefront

Military Family Receives Year of Groceries after On-Air Surprise by Eckrich

 On the set of "Good Morning Texas," Army Sergeant Robert Morgan and his wife Ashley were honored by Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood...

Mar 20, 2015, 15:14 ET
Eckrich surprises military family with free groceries for one year.

Eckrich Surprises Military Family with One Year of Free Groceries

 Joining the armed forces isn't a decision to be taken lightly, and veteran Marine Corps Corporal Chloe Mondesir certainly understood...

Mar 13, 2015, 14:33 ET
Eckrich surprised Army Reserve Soldier Cory Strouth and his wife Laura with a year of free groceries at Albertsons and the dream honeymoon they never had.

Eckrich Surprises Military Family with Honeymoon They Never Had

Army Reserve Soldier Cory Strouth and his wife Laura wanted to take their dream honeymoon but couldn't afford it two years ago when they wed. Now,...

Mar 07, 2015, 13:48 ET
Retired Army Specialist Blaine Sullivan and his family were honored by NASCAR driver Aric Almirola and Eckrich Saturday before the race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nev.

Military Family Honored by Eckrich, Smith's and NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola

Thanks to Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, Retired Army Specialist Blaine Sullivan and his family...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:55 ET
Eckrich Introduces Fire-Roasted Pepper & Onion Smoked Sausage

Eckrich Introduces Fire-Roasted Pepper & Onion Smoked Sausage

As an innovative leader in the smoked sausage category, Eckrich announces the introduction of its latest product, Eckrich Fire-Roasted Pepper &...

Nov 23, 2014, 11:12 ET
Air Force Staff Sergeant Christopher Solso and his wife, Clare, are presented free groceries for a year and a VIP trip to Tucson, Arizona on behalf of Eckrich.

Eckrich, Operation Homefront and Randy Houser Invite Military Family to Be "Like a Cowboy"

 Eckrich and platinum-selling country music star Randy Houser honored a military family with a night of surprises during Houser's November...

Sep 13, 2014, 15:12 ET
Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary This Weekend (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Surprises Retired Army Veteran Raymond Goss and Family with New Car and Free Groceries for One Year

Eckrich continued to celebrate its 120th anniversary on Friday by honoring a special military veteran and his family in a way only Eckrich...

Sep 09, 2014, 13:52 ET
Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary Honoring Military Veterans and Families (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary Honoring Military Veterans and Families

Founded in 1894, Eckrich will celebrate its 120th anniversary this weekend in line with the promise on which the brand was built; quality and...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:55 ET
Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty Surprise Military Family (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty Surprise Navy Petty Officer and Family

With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta.  NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty...

Aug 15, 2014, 08:34 ET
Military Veteran Daniel Wright (Right) with Family and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Aric Almirola (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Military Veteran Designs No. 43 Eckrich Ford

 Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return.  After being...

Jul 25, 2014, 13:03 ET
Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports give new wheelchair to 11-year-old boy. (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports Make Victory Junction Camper Dream Come True

 Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in...

Jun 26, 2014, 20:48 ET
Eckrich and Aric Almirola Surprises Military Family at Kentucky Speedway (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Almirola Surprise Military Family with Luxury VIP Experience

Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway...

Jun 22, 2014, 16:12 ET
Murphy-Goode's "Grill Sergeant" Dirk Yeaton (left) and Aric Almirola (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich® and Murphy-Goode® Partner to Aid Operation Homefront

 Eckrich and Murphy-Goode, which both support Operation Homefront, have collaborated to develop a special recipe created by Murphy-Goode's...

Jun 12, 2014, 08:40 ET
Left to Right: Jim Knotts, CEO,Operation Homefront; Jennifer Zmrhal, Director, Eckrich; Mayor of Gaithersburg, Sidney A. Katz; Randy Houser, Country Music Artist (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Country Music Artist Randy Houser Host a Country Welcome Home for Our Heroes

 Platinum-selling country music artist Randy Houser joined Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods,...