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Whirlpool's Problem Solvers

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Instead of just volunteering, more than two dozen Whirlpool Corp. workers took part in a team-building exercise Tuesday that simultaneously solved a few kinks for a nonprofit organization.

In an effort to put their training to the test, workers from Whirlpool’s North American Region International Logistics team spent half the day at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor to evaluate the boxing-cycle process.

Whirlpool Corporation Announces the Launch of Our 2016 Sustainability Report

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We are proud to announce the launch of Whirlpool Corporation's 2016 Sustainability Report, which presents a broader view of our global sustainability achievements in 2016 in our operations and products, and with our employees and communities. As you’ll read within the report, our company is delivering on our commitment to our global goals, highlighting our sustainable product innovations and sharing our progress in our materials transparency program, all while showcasing our positive impacts on our people and in our communities. 

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Relationship for 18th Year

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced a renewal of its longtime collaboration with Habitat for Humanity for the remainder of 2017, continuing to provide a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat for Humanity home in the U.S.

KitchenAid, Community Volunteers Pitch in on Day of Caring

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Chris Ball and his colleagues spent the better part of his workday pushing mulch on a playground.

This workday was different for Ball because he was taking part in the annual Day of Caring, where dozens of KitchenAid volunteers find local nonprofit organizations to help for a day.

Coming 'Out' to the Box Factory

by Tony Wittkowski
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Whirlpool Pride’s annual signature event always draws a crowd and will be in the Twin Cities this year.

The event called “Out at the Box” will be 6-10 p.m. June 9 at the Box Factory of the Arts in St. Joseph.

240 Miles for Charity

Whirlpool Cyclists Travel to Ohio for United Way
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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Over the next two days, 15 bikers will ride 240 miles from Benton Harbor to Clyde, Ohio.

The intention is to raise money for the two United Way organizations prevalent in each city. While some of the bikers work in Ohio and others work in Benton Harbor, they all come from the same home appliance maker.

Whirlpool Corporation Showcases Product Innovations and Research for Sustainable Living at Sustainable Brands Conference 2017

Appliance maker’s commitment to sustainable innovation on display with waste-reducing home products and virtual tour of its research laboratory, ReNEWW House
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DETROIT, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Starting today at the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference in Detroit, Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating its 47-year leadership in sustainability and product excellence.

Longtime Whirlpool Cleveland Employee Receives a Special Community Honor

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Whirlpool Cleveland employee Melvin Thompson has achieved many successes and he will soon add another accolade to his long list of accomplishments.

In May Melvin will reach his 34 year milestone as a beloved Whirlpool employee, but this loyal, happy and hardworking fixture at the Cleveland facility also holds the proud title of father, grandfather and friend to so many in and around the community.

We Are The Majority Marches with Anti-Drug Message

By Erik Martin
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Students from across Darke County gathered Monday in Greenville to share a simple message to the community — ”We are drug free!”

The “We Are The Majority” group, composed of seventh grade students to high school seniors, marched down South Broadway, from the Annie Oakley statue to the city municipal building, carrying signs and chanting their anti-drug message. An estimated 200 students, teachers and parents participated.

The event was organized by student leaders of the We Are The Majority group.

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Fighting Cancer at the Summit

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Larry Ward climbs mountains to combat cancer. 

In the last five years, he and his team -- who refer to themselves as Climbing for Cancer -- have reached the top of the tallest mountains in nearly all 50 states. 

Ward, who retired from the Benton Harbor-based appliance maker [Whirlpool Corporation] almost a year ago, is one of several people who raise money for Relay for Life in an effort to combat cancer. Whirlpool Corp. employees and retirees have been involved in Relay for Life of Berrien County since 1996. 

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