Grain Craft Honors Military Veterans with Special Event
Chattanooga, Tn. – August 22, 2019 – Grain Craft recently honored a group of Veterans with a trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Veterans included Grain Craft employees, customer representatives and a group of Veterans from the local community.
The trip started with a welcome reception at The Chattanoogan hotel. The group then attended a breakfast the following day at the Grain Craft office to meet the staff and share their military experiences with each other. They also attended the “Celebration of Valor” Luncheon in which Grain Craft is a sponsor. The luncheon is a tribute to military heroes and a benefit for the Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center. The luncheon also included featured speaker and Medal of Honor recipient, Clint Romesha.
“Grain Craft is proud to support and honor our Veterans. They have each served our country and their sacrifice is priceless. This special Veterans event is just a small token of appreciation compared to their selfless service. As a company we are committed to supporting our military veterans and their families, and we look forward to hosting future events,” said Pete Frederick, President of Grain Craft.
The group also enjoyed an afternoon of visiting popular Chattanooga attractions including a ride on the Chattanooga Duck Boat, a World War II amphibious craft designed in 1942, and a visit to the Tennessee Aquarium which houses the ‘River Journey’ once deemed the largest freshwater aquarium in the world when it opened in 1992.
About Grain Craft
Grain Craft was created by combining three of the nation’s top independent flour milling companies – Cereal Food Processors, Milner Milling, Inc. and Pendleton Flour Mills – to become the third largest U.S. flour miller. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN with a satellite office in Kansas City, Grain Craft serves customers coast to coast through 14 milling locations. The company offers premium bulk and bagged flours for the baking, food service, pizza and tortilla industries.
About the Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center
The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center is dedicated to connecting people with history. Scheduled to open in 2020 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the 19,000 sq. ft. facility will feature life-sized exhibits that tell the real-life stories of these ordinary people who demonstrated extraordinary heroics under the most difficult circumstances. Each immersive exhibit will use innovative technologies to combine the sights and sounds of the Medal of Honor narratives. The Heritage Center will serve as a lasting tribute to the recipients of the first Medals of Honor and all recipients since.
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