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Catherine Guidry, MAM volunteer, wins community award at Evergreen Packaging

By December 4, 2015 Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in beverage paperboard carton manufacturing, today announced the winners of its Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards. Evergreen selected six winning employees; presenting winners with special gifts and a $500 donation to the organization with which the employee is involved.

Catherine Guidry volunteers at MAM Leawood

Catherine Guidry volunteers at MAM Leawood

One of the  employees selected is Catherine Guidry (Documentation & Training Specialist, Memphis, Tennessee) – Guidry volunteers at Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM), which is a Christian-based organization focused on providing year-round, mentoring programs to at-risk youth. Serving as a mentor and role model for the elementary-aged girls in the program, she plans fun and educational experiences that would otherwise be unavailable. She also helped renovate a special room–a “Ladies Lounge”–where the girls can read, play and interact with each other. Catherine loves getting to know the children and giving them the support they need to learn, grow, and succeed in life. Organization of choice: Memphis Athletic Ministries.

The Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards were developed as part of Evergreen Packaging’s commitment to building a workforce focused on sustainable business and dedicated to sus­tainable communities. Evergreen’s focus on sustainability includes promoting community engagement that involves environmental, economic, and social considerations.