Chief People Officer Bob Ravener to accept award at April 12 ceremony
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will present to
Dollar General its 2011 Distinguished Service Award for outstanding
support for service members and their families. Dollar General will
accept the honor at a special ceremony tonight at the Cannon House
"Dollar General is extremely honored and proud to receive this
prestigious award," said Bob Ravener, Executive Vice President, Chief
People Officer, and US Navy veteran. "Our company's mission is to serve
others and many of our employees and customers exemplify this spirit by
making sacrifices through their service to our nation in the armed
forces. We consider it both a privilege and duty to recognize these
brave men and women and their families."
MOAA is a 370,000-member organization which recognizes leaders,
organizations and employers annually for their support of the military
and veterans issues. Dollar General is the only for-profit employer to
be so recognized in 2011. Dollar General's support of the military and
veterans includes adopting the Gallatin unit of the 278th Armored
Calvary Regiment of the Tennessee National Guard, assembling care
packages to deployed employees and their deployed immediate family
members and offering Veteran's Day discounts to active military veterans
and their families. Dollar General has signed the Employer Support of
the Guard and Reserve statement.
Co-recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award include Lt. Gen.
Jack Stultz, commanding general of the Army Reserve Command, William P.
Hite, General President of the United Association of Plumbers, Pipe
Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians and Sesame Street.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money.
Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and
replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning
supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday
prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,300 stores
in 35 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer
in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General
sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter
& Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco,
Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Dollar General Corporation
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
Source: Dollar General Corporation
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