(Marmaduke, AR) April 21, 2006
On April 2, 2006 a tornado ravaged the town of Marmaduke, AR and affected or altered many people’s lives.One of the employers, Anchor Packaging, was required to idle its operations for a day and a half. Anchor assured that its employees were compensated for this time missed.
Additionally, some of Anchor’s employees had been displaced for a period of time due to the recent storm.To assist the “hardest hit” of these employees, Hermann Companies – Anchor Packaging, Inc. owner Bob Hermann, Jr. worked with his leadership group to identify those affected and provide up to two weeks wages to assist in their relief efforts.
Anchor Packaging and its employees additionally pitched in to assist their fellow co-workers and the community affected by the storm by establishing a program which allowed employees to give funds toward the relief effort, with Anchor providing a matching gift towards the funds given by its employees.