A1 Industries Holds 1st annual Family Fun Day at boat basin

Published 9:31 am Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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A-1 Industries, a local manufacturer of building components, recently organized its first annual Family Fun Day in Bainbridge at the Earle May Boat Basin Park. The event was exclusively for A-1 employees and their families. The company aimed to show appreciation and demonstrates its commitment to its employees and their families, highlighting their importance to the company’s future.

The event featured various activities and entertainment. The Johnnie Marshall Blues Band provided music, creating a lively atmosphere. Catering from The American Restaurant and Pepi Food Services ensured attendees had delicious food throughout the day. A wide range of activities was available for children and adults. Some activities included corn hole games, a mechanical bull, horseshoe toss, face painting, inflatable bounce houses, and ball tosses. These activities ensured that everyone had something enjoyable to participate in. Raffle winners were announced throughout the day, adding anticipation, and allowing attendees to win prizes.

The presence of A-1 leadership, including CEO John Herring, A-1 Global President Jan Beck, A-1 Industries President Michael Ruede, and A-1 Vice-President of Human Resources Robert Chance, shows their support and reinforces the event’s significance. It’s clear that A-1 values the importance of family, both within their company and in the wider community, fostering a sense of sisterhood and brotherhood among their team.

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Michael Fagan, A-1’s Director of Marketing, expressed that the event allowed them to express gratitude to their employees for their hard work and dedication. By organizing family-oriented events, A-1 sets itself apart from other companies. It emphasizes the importance of work-life balance and a supportive work environment. Fagan expressed A-1’s positive outlook on employment prospects, saying that the company is excited to be a premier employer in Bainbridge. He mentioned their intention to increase their current workforce, indicating continued growth. Employment opportunities are available for candidates who share the Company’s Core Values – Own it, Passionate, Honesty, and Respect.

Overall, the Family Fun Day organized by A-1 Industries exemplifies their dedication to their employees, families, and the community. It fosters a sense of appreciation, togetherness, and enjoyment, creating a positive work culture.