440+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches October Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- Creates Visible Call To Action For EMCOR's 9th Annual "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign
--- EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son and Valley Milk, LLC, and Others Unite to Form Giant Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---
---$40,000 Donation to Emanuel Cancer Center---
TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA -- September 27, 2017 –– EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son, L.P. announced today its employees, along with those of its client Valley Milk, LLC, the entire project work force, and many others, including Emanuel Cancer Center representatives, and the Mayor of Turlock donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled to form EMCOR’s signature giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon---in a visible call to action for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and EMCOR’s 9th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign. The event was held at Valley Milk’s new plant construction site in Turlock, CA.
A $40,000 check, from individual donations and contributions, was presented by EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son and Valley Milk to Emanuel Cancer Center; Michael Iltis, Executive Director, accepted the check and also participated and spoke at the event.
Paul Meyers, Jr., CEO, Shambaugh & Son, presented a Pink Hard Hat event plaque to Patti Smith, CEO, Valley Milk, LLC, and Gary Soiseth, Mayor, City of Turlock, each of whom spoke passionately in support of breast cancer awareness.
“This is EMCOR’s 9th consecutive year of spearheading the national Pink Hard Hat initiative. Over the years people have come forward to say they believe this unique way of communicating the importance of breast cancer awareness and screening has had a positive impact on their own lives or that of a loved one,” stated Paul Meyers, Jr., P.E. CEO, Shambaugh & Son. “Many of our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we’re proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR/Shambaugh Pink Hard Hat in October to raise awareness for breast cancer, reminding women and men they can help protect themselves by getting screened.”
“Valley Milk is honored to be selected to join EMCOR for this national Pink Hard hat event”, stated Patti Smith, CEO, Valley Milk, LLC. “Today is not about Valley Milk and dairy processing, but is about community. As a new employer in the community we take this opportunity to give back and share in the fight for a cure, treatment, and awareness of Cancer. It is coming together for a common cause and being strong together.”
Throughout October thousands of employees at 60+ EMCOR subsidiaries across the U.S. are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at hundreds of work sites such as hospitals, infrastructure projects, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, and oil refineries.
Millions more will be reached nationally in October as EMCOR’s U.S. fleet of 6,000+ service vehicles display Pink Hard Hat posters with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign message.
For more information on EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat Program and “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaigns visit: https://emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat