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Apr 30, 2015, 08:39 ET 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...


Mar 20, 2015, 15:14 ET 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 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,...


Dec 01, 2014, 13:55 ET 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 05, 2014, 21:05 ET Military Veteran Gets Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Be "King For a Day"

Staff Sergeant Randy Gray and his family will be treated like royalty this weekend at the Pocono Raceway thanks to Eckrich, Weis Markets...


Apr 01, 2014, 17:49 ET Eckrich Goes Country with 'Operation Inspiration' Campaign

 With hundreds of military families already honored, Eckrich and its award-winning "Operation Inspiration" campaign will now reach millions of...


Dec 31, 2013, 11:51 ET Eckrich® Announces Winner of their Tailgate Sweepstakes

 Eckrich, a part of the John Morrell Food Group, a division of Smithfield Foods, recently announced the winner of their Ultimate Tailgate...


Nov 25, 2013, 16:35 ET Eckrich Wins PromaxBDA Award for Operation Inspiration Campaign

 Eckrich was awarded top honors for its "Operation Inspiration" campaign at this year's PromaxBDA Sports Media Marketing Awards contest. The...


Nov 06, 2013, 13:18 ET Tailgate Like a Champ: Eckrich Offers Tips and Recipes

 Although Kirk Herbstreit is most famous for analyzing the on-field action between college football's...


Sep 12, 2013, 19:52 ET Richard Petty Hands Over Keys for a Mortgage Free House to Illinois Military Family

 NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty is no stranger to handing over keys.  As the current co-owner of the famed No. 43 NASCAR...


Sep 07, 2013, 23:10 ET Eckrich® Hosts "Ultimate Tailgate" for Operation Homefront Military Families in Michigan

 College football season is finally here. It's a time of year where fans gather together at football stadiums across the country to cheer on...


Sep 03, 2013, 11:24 ET Eckrich® Announces New Kirk Herbstreit "Ultimate Tailgate" Smoked Sausage

 Eckrich, a part of the John Morrell Food Group, a division of Smithfield Foods, announced today a new line of smoked sausage, Kirk Herbstreit...


Aug 16, 2013, 10:08 ET Eckrich® and Richard Petty Motorsports Driver Aric Almirola Race to Military Family Home

With the sounds of a revving race engine, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Eckrich-sponsored NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola...


Jul 27, 2013, 19:49 ET NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola Gives Military Families in Indianapolis a Big Surprise

 Military families experienced disbelief and then excitement Saturday afternoon thanks to Richard Petty Motorsports driver Aric Almirola,...


Jun 29, 2013, 11:50 ET Purple Heart Recipient Surprised With a 'Ride of a Lifetime' at Kentucky Speedway

Richard Petty Motorsports and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola logged some extra time on the track this weekend at the Kentucky...


Jun 18, 2013, 10:12 ET Television Special Honors Inspiring Military Families

The stories of three inspiring military families will air on NBC stations in major markets across the country this month in a special sponsored by...


Jun 15, 2013, 14:29 ET Military Veteran Father and Son Receive Special Father's Day Surprise at Michigan International Speedway

 Joel Correll, a United States Marine Corps veteran, and his 15-year son, Jarrett, who lives with cystic fibrosis, received a Father's Day...