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Prudential Financial Inc. recognized as Yellow Ribbon Company

Minnesota National Guard FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14

ST PAUL, Minn - Prudential Financial Inc was recognized Tuesday as the newest Yellow Ribbon Company at a Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony at Prudential Financial headquarters in Plymouth, Minn

"Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota National Guard's Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Richard C Nash, recognized Prudential Financial for their efforts in completing the process to receive this designation," said Annette B Kuyper, Minnesota National Guard's Director of Military Outreach

"The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation recognizes the combined efforts of key areas within a company to support service members, veterans and military families and enable successful transition into the workplace for those who are returning from deployments," said Kuyper

At the ceremony, Prudential Financial awarded the Plymouth Yellow Ribbon Community Network with a $1000 donation and pledged their partnership in assisting military connected residents throughout the area," said Kuyper

"Minnesota's Yellow Ribbon Company program challenges companies to create over and above commitments throughout their organization to support, honor and recognize military connected employees as well as outreach to military residents and partners within their community," said Kuyper "Prudential Financial is the twenty-seventh company within Minnesota to receive this designation"      

 For more information on Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, visit wwwBeyondTheYellowRibbonorg

Photo: http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/assets/thumbs/130611-Z-ZC950-067jpg

Photo caption: The State of Minnesota and the Minnesota National Guard recently recognized Prudential Financial Inc as a Yellow Ribbon Company at their offices in Plymouth The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program in Minnesota is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting Service members and their families with community support, training, services and resources


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