Above and Beyond Award Presented to Jo-Kell Inc.
Chesapeake, VA (June 12, 2012) – Jo-Kell Inc., a local electrical distribution and engineering company received the Above and Beyond Award, recognizing them for their outstanding performance and continuing support to the National Defense.
Jo-Kell was selected to receive the award from the Virginia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The award was presented during the Annual Employer Awards Recognition Banquet on May 19, in Richmond, Virginia. Jo-Kell Senior VP of Business Development, Jim Baur was proud to accept the award at the event.
Each year, ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) receives nominations from guardsmen and military reservists, asking that their civilian employers receive recognition for the tremendous support they provide to their employees who also serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Petty Officer First Class Arthur Hernandez, United States Navy Reserve, nominated Jo-Kell to receive the award and be recognized for the outstanding support he was given as an employee of Jo-Kell.
“It is an to honor to receive this prestigious award from the Virginia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, said Jo-Kell CEO Suzy Kelly. “Jo-Kell is grateful to be recognized for our commitment to those men and women who so proudly serve and protect our country”, Kelly added.