The Vernon Company Gives to Relay For Life to Fight Cancer
June 23, 2009

Newton, Iowa-based The Vernon Company announced employees raised $3,345 for the annual Jasper County Relay for Life, in support of the American Cancer Society. This donation amount surpasses the company’s 2008 Relay for Life fundraising campaign by 20 percent.

Happy (Earth) Mother's Day!
May 12, 2009

I recently interviewed Mark Trotzuk, president of Boardroom ECO Apparel, for one of the articles I'm currently writing for our upcoming June responsibility supplement, which is a mini-issue about all kinds of great stuff like corporate social accountability and environmental stewardship.

Feel Good Stories: Snugz Charity Webcast Live, Hub Pen Honored
November 18, 2008

Salt Lake City-based SnugZ USA announced on November 18 it will sponsor a worldwide telethon/webcast to help bring in funds for the production of more inspirational bracelets for the Pay It Forward Foundation. The live broadcast of the “Pay It Forward” webcast can be found on November 18 until midnight CST at To make a donation directly the Pay It Forward Foundation cause, visit For more information on the Pay It Forward Foundation, visit Hub Penned Top Supplier By Kaeser & Blair Quincy, Massachusetts-based Hub Pen Co. announced Kaeser & Blair, a top 20 distributor