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Committed to feeding the hungry

Posted: Friday, Jan 31st, 2014

Above, Cal Jacobs, Rochelle Community Foundation Vice President, Kim Montgomery, foundation director, Bill Rice, Rochelle Foods Plant Manager, Dave Burrows, plant controller, and Joe Meadows, foundation director of development, gather for the presentation of the $10,000 donation from Rochelle Foods to the Rochelle Community Foundation on Wednesday morning. (Photo by Jennifer Simmons)

ROCHELLE — Rochelle Foods, the local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation, announced Wednesday that it will donate $10,000 to the Rochelle Foods Hunger Challenge Fund to fight hunger in the Rochelle community.

This donation is part of the Hormel Foods Plant Community Donations Program, which gives employees the opportunity to assist local hunger relief organizations and strengthen the communities where they live and work.

“We are thrilled to support the Rochelle Foods Hunger Challenge Fund and contribute to their efforts to feed the families in need in our area,” said William H. Rice, plant manager, Rochelle Foods. “Our employees and the company are excited to continue fighting hunger in our community.”

For the complete article see the 01-30-2014 issue.

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