CHARLOTTE, Mich., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly, yesterday presented mid-Michigan regional health park, AL!VE, with a $75,000 donation to support its wellness programs. The donation, presented by Spartan Motors President and Chief Executive Officer Daryl Adams, represents the ninth installment of a larger $1 million donation, originally pledged in 2009, on behalf of The Spartan Motors (Chassis) Foundation.
AL!VE is an experience-based destination health park that provides inspiration and support for the greater Charlotte and mid-Michigan communities to transform, empower, and enhance personal well-being.
"Spartan Motors has demonstrated a commitment to community health and AL!VE year after year," said Matt Rush, President and CEO, Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital. "It is clear that this organization understands and appreciates the work we are doing together, and this donation allows us to continue to help our community members remove barriers and help them to be the very best they can be."
The Spartan Motors Foundation represents the charitable arm of Spartan and was developed to positively impact the tri-county area surrounding the Company's headquarters where the majority of its employees reside. Spartan is the lead donor for AL!VE.
"AL!VE is a state-of-the-art health and wellness center, right here in our backyard," said Daryl Adams, President and CEO, Spartan Motors. "Ensuring the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and our neighbors is vital to not only Spartan's success but to the vitality of the region. We are honored to support AL!VE and the important work they do."
Please visit the AL!VE website at myalive.com to find out more about the community health resources they provide.
About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. is a leading designer, engineer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty vehicles, specialty chassis, vehicle bodies and parts for the fleet and delivery, recreational vehicle (RV), emergency response, defense forces and contract assembly (light / medium duty truck) markets. The Company's brand names — Spartan Motors, Spartan Specialty Vehicles, Spartan Emergency Response, Spartan Parts and Accessories; Smeal® and its family of brands, including Ladder Tower™ and UST®; and Utilimaster®, a Spartan Motors Company — are known for quality, durability, performance, customer service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 2,200 associates and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Dakota; Saltillo, Mexico; and Lima, Peru. Spartan reported sales of $591 million in 2016. Visit Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.
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