Coca-Cola to Host Career Workshop, Networking Session with Hire Heroes USA and American Corporate Partners
ATLANTA, November 11, 2015 – The men and women of the U.S. military, as well as their families, sacrifice so much to serve and protect our country. As Americans and American businesses, it is our duty to honor and serve our military men and women.
As we celebrate Veterans Day this week,
The Hire Heroes USA workshop will assist participants with resume writing and interviewing skills. Retired Colonel Danny McKnight, former battalion commander from the famed 3rd Ranger Battalion from the Battle of Mogadishu, will share his journey and advice to his fellow servicemen and women. The day will conclude with a panel of business leaders from
This program underscores
“Throughout our history, The
In addition to the career workshop and networking seminar,
Coca-Cola will also recognize Dunkin’ Brands for their efforts to support our nation’s military personnel through initiatives that include: partnering with the USO to assist U.S. troops and their families and helping them build business careers by offering special incentives for franchise ownership.
Lastly, the World of
Coca-Cola began its support of U.S. military troops in 1941 during World War II when former Company President Robert Woodruff committed “to see that every man in uniform gets a bottle of
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The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led byCoca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite,Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.cocacolacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.