Lipman Produce Wins Pillar of the Community Award at 2014 Excellence in Industry Awards
- by Jordan Okumura
IMMOKALEE, FL – Lipman Produce has received the Pillar of the Community Award at the 2014 Excellence in Industry Awards.
The Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy™ and The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presented the award, which recognizes corporate and individual distinction in making Collier County the best place to live and do business, according to a press release.
“Service is part of our culture, and Lipman is honored to be recognized for our work and commitment to Collier County,” said Jaime Weisinger, Community Relations Director at Lipman. “It’s very rewarding to make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and employees.”
Lipman has supported numerous events that give back to Collier County through education since the company’s founding. Every year, the company sponsors a Golf Classic that benefits the Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s three charter schools and 70 child-care centers, according to a press release.
The company also organizes an annual backpack and school supply drive that benefits local children and has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students.
Congratulations on the award, Lipman!