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May 26, 2015, 05:32 ET 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 and...


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

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


May 09, 2015, 06:56 ET 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 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 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 his...


Apr 16, 2015, 03:39 ET 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 only...


Apr 10, 2015, 01:13 ET 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 smoked...


Mar 20, 2015, 03:14 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 her commitment...


Mar 13, 2015, 02:33 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,...


Mar 07, 2015, 01:48 ET 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 were ...


Dec 01, 2014, 01:55 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 & Onion ...


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 22 tour...


Sep 13, 2014, 03:12 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 can....


Sep 09, 2014, 01:52 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 service....


Aug 29, 2014, 05:55 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 surprised...


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 told that he was ...


Jul 25, 2014, 01:03 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 the...


Jun 26, 2014, 08:48 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 on Thursday ...


Jun 22, 2014, 04:12 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 "Grill...


Jun 12, 2014, 08:40 ET 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, today for a ...


Jun 05, 2014, 09:05 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 and Richard...


Apr 15, 2014, 04:38 ET Eckrich® Makes Country Connection with Country Music Star Randy Houser

Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, is turning up the volume this summer through its newest...


Apr 01, 2014, 05:49 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 people...


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 sweepstakes...


Nov 25, 2013, 04:35 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 campaign...