Baldor, Fort Smith Fire Department receive ESGR award

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Baldor Electric Co. and the Fort Smith Fire Department were among 22 Arkansas employers to receive recognition from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Program.

A July 21 ceremony highlighted the accomplishments of the state’s top military-friendly employers, as nominated by their military employees. ESGR is a Department of Defense agency with the mission to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of the law, and resolving conflicts through mediation.

“Your support toward our Service Members has been outstanding and it is critically needed for our military mission to be successful. We just want to thank you for sharing your employees with the Guard and Reserve” said Arkansas ESGR Chairman Don Morrow.

The top award (Pro Patria) was presented in the following categories:
• Small employer category – Benchmark Group, Rogers;
• Large employer category – BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas, Little Rock; and,
• Public sector category – City of Jonesboro Police Department

Others receiving Above and Beyond awards were:
Arkansas Game and Fish, Little Rock
Baldor Electric Company, Fort Smith
Best Buy, Conway
Best Buy, Jonesboro
Bryce Corporation LLC, Searcy
CMC REBAR, North Little Rock
Fayetteville Fire Department, Fayetteville
Fort Smith Fire Department, Fort Smith
General Physics Corporation, White Hall
L.A. Darling Company, Little Rock
Labinal, Little Rock
Mainline Health Systems, Inc., Dermott
North Little Rock Police Department
Riggs Cat, Little Rock
Searcy School district
Securitas Security Services USA, Lowell
Tenneco Inc., Paragould
Twin Rivers Health and Rehabilitation, Arkadelphia
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Fayetteville