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learned how and why it
operates; watched a video
on how stone from the
quarry is crushed; and
heard from company
employees who taught
them about Rogers
Group's core values, the
role employees have at the
company, and how the
company operates.
Rogers Group
employees also donated
their time to the Vulcan/
Weekend Backpack
Program sporting clays
fundraising event. The
Lebanon Special School
District has around 86
homeless students, and
the cost of the program
per student each year
Alex Green Elementary School is richer for the hours of help Rogers Group employees donate in the classroom.
is approximately $130.
The Oct. 14 event
raised funds for Second Harvest,
10 employees spent more than
annual fish fry. More than 1,100
an organization that provides
170 hours supporting various
customers, neighbors, and local
backpacks and benefits designed
classrooms, and the school's May
officials are invited to attend this
to help these students succeed.
track and field event.
much-anticipated event at the
At Hendersonville High School,
Rogers Group soccer field adjacent
the Sumner County Board of
to the company's Gallatin quarry.
WINNER
Education underestimated costs
Uncle Bud's, a name all locals know,
Silver Star
associated with failed pavement
caters the event with its famous
Construction Co. Inc.
found during the installation
fried catfish. The local sheriff's
Moore, Okla.
of a new rubberized running
department provides an officer to
For Silver Star Construction
surface at the school's running
assist with traffic control. Rogers
Co. Inc., the corporate value of
track. The board of education
Group employees set up the event
community involvement took
ran out of funds when more
and greet everyone as they arrive
hold after a tornado touched
pavement failures were found.
for the feast. Guests have called it
down several years ago. The local
Rogers Group dropped everything
"the best event in Sumner County,"
community experienced real
to step in and provide resources
bringing community members
devastation and a renewed spirit
and man-power to complete the
together who otherwise might not
of neighbor-helping-neighbor as
pavement rehabilitation in time
see each other during the year. The
volunteers helped those who lost
to ensure the rubberized track
fellowship and fried fish create an
everything pick up the pieces of
installer could complete its work
atmosphere of community and
their lives. Silver Star Construction
on schedule before moving on to
goodwill that lasts many months
and its employees were deeply
other projects that would take the
after the event ends.
involved in the post-tornado
contractor out of the area.
Other highlights from Rogers
efforts. From that one terrible
Fifth graders at Bernard
Group's community involvement
event, a spirit of volunteerism and
Academy got a memorable learning
include its commitment to helping
community participation bloomed
experience touring Rogers Group's
area schools. Company employees
at the company. Now, helping the
Whites Creek quarry. Students
continued their commitment
community is an ongoing endeavor
stood at the quarry overlook to
to helping tutor and mentor
that includes more than 100 of
understand the full size of the
elementary school students at Alex
Silver Star Construction's 190
quarry; toured the quarry and
Green Elementary School. Together,
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President’s Perspective
Industry News
Back to Basics: Quality Matters
Thinlay Projects on the Ground
NAPA Operational Excellence Awards
Outstanding Brochure Award: Differentiating With Diamonds
Community Involvement Awards: Community Values
Ecological Award: Think Green
Asphalt Operations Safety Innovation Awards: Improving Safety Culture and Accountability
Outstanding Website Award: Asphalt Pavement Resources at Your Fingertips
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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