The Dairy State Helps the Lone Star State

Hurricane Harvey did quite a number on Texas. It is said to be one of the worst U.S. natural disasters in recorded history, according to an article on Forbes. Due to the severity of the flooding, many stores had to close down. Luckily, according to The Bullvine, Wisconsin’s dairy community decided to lend a helping hand.

The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, which is fund by the Dairy Farm Families of Wisconsin, coordinated with Wisconsin cheesemakers. They sent over 17,000 pounds of cheese to Houston.

On September 1, dairy farmers, cheese factory employees from 26 cheese companies across the state, and WMMB employees gathered together in Madison. They packed a delivery truck with 300 pounds of butter and an assortment of cheese for the residents of Houston.

This delivered to the Houston Food Bank,.the largest one in the nation. It distributes to about 600 relief charities in the Southeast Texas counties. Shipping and logistics were shouldered. By Independent Procurement Alliance Program (IPAP), an operation based in Appleton, Wisconsin.

I am so proud of the selflessness of these people and honored. to recruit for an industry with a heart. You can view the full article here.

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Rick Pascual, CPC/ PRC • Dairy Industry Recruiter

Rick Pascual recruits in dairy nutrition for feed companies and their suppliers across the USA. He joined Continental Search in January 2015 and had successfully filled a number of searches for nutritionists, sales, and sales management for leading companies.

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