Community Health Charities of Nebraska (CHC-NE) has awarded Valmont Coatings West Point Galvanizing the Platinum Award, which is the highest per capita award possible. This award recognizes all of Valmont’s employees who donated during the annual employee giving campaign, which helps support those in Nebraska affected by a chronic health issue.
The following leadership donors were also honored:
- Robert Paulsen, member of Community Health Charities Statewide Leadership Council, received the Gold Award for the highest level of individual giving for his fifth consecutive year. The two previous years he was a Silver Award donor.
- Margarita Trujillo also received the Gold Award for the highest level of individual giving for her fifth consecutive year in a row. Trujillo earned the Silver Award for three prior years.
- Jacob Lanz received the Gold Leadership Award for the first time in 2016.
- Kevin Finochiaro received the Silver Leadership Award.
Rachel Schinstock, the company’s campaign coordinator, said, “I continue to be impressed by the generosity of West Point’s Valmont employees, who have contributed more than $141,000 since 1997.”
Community Health Charities of Nebraska also expressed appreciation to St. Francis Memorial Hospital Franciscan Care Services, whose employees also have a long history of supporting Community Health Charities. Under the leadership of Jerry Wordkemper and campaign coordinator, Melissa Haase, the 2016 employee giving campaign increased by 34.17% over the previous year.