Arkansas

Arkansas | December 11, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Build Splash Pad with Hometown Strong Funds

In November, Pilgrim’s announced a $715,000 investment in De Queen, Ark., to support the community’s future through the company’s Hometown Strong program. Pilgrim’s worked with local leaders to determine where the funds could best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. Today, the company announced it is contributing $480,000 to partner with the City of De Queen and build a splash pad at Herman Dierks Memorial Park. The state-of-the-art splash pad will provide outdoor entertainment for the community, and construction will begin in the first quarter of 2021. “We believe this project will allow our team members and neighbors to enjoy a fun outdoor recreation activity and provide a place for families and friends to come together and socialize,” said Eddie Halter, Pilgrim’s De Queen/Nashville Complex Manager.

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Arkansas | November 6, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $715,000 To Support De Queen And Nashville Communities As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $715,000 in De Queen, Ark., to support the community’s future. Pilgrim’s has worked with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. The first project being funded in De Queen is a one-mile walking trail around the new Sevier County Medical Center. This trail will provide outdoor space for hospital staff, patients, visitors and the broader community to enjoy. “We are very proud to play a small role in supporting the development of the Sevier County Medical Center, which is an important project for our entire community,” said Eddie Halter, Pilgrim’s De Queen/Nashville Complex Manager. “We are also excited to announce our Hometown Strong initiative that will benefit both our team members and our neighbors during what has been a challenging year for us all.”

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