Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 17:30 EDT

Latest Gaithersburg, Maryland Stories

2011-04-15 10:22:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a 'Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers' by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance. The magazine's list reflects best practices across a spectrum of employer policies and programs including health benefits, employee assistance programs, paid leave and training. Sodexo earned top 10 rankings in career...

2011-04-12 13:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, and the Kent Denver school, a college-preparatory day school in Englewood, Colo., unveiled today the first LEED Platinum free-standing dining facility in the world. The Kent Denver dining hall is first-of-its-kind in that it will use approximately 50 percent less energy and water than a typical building, and was constructed using environmentally-friendly, sustainably-produced,...

2011-04-11 13:01:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition provider and student well-being champion Sodexo partnered with Birmingham Public Schools in Birmingham, Mich. to help the district's eight elementary schools earn Bronze-level certification in the United States Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge, a program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. To earn HealthierUS School Challenge certification, Birmingham Public Schools worked with...

2011-03-31 11:31:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dulcie Robertson, 9, a fourth-grader from the Helena School District in Montana won Sodexo's first-ever Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge, a nationwide program that teaches students about good nutrition and encourages them to make healthy choices by creating their own nutritious snack recipes. Robertson won the national challenge when the video for her yummy Dulcie's Wrap Duo received the most votes on the program's YouTube page....

2011-03-23 05:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Products, Inc. (PPI), a technology-driven, design-build, media integration company, announces the completion of a three year television headquarters upgrade for Rockville 11. What the station wanted was a broadcast quality operation that could be used by a limited number of people in a very confined space. What they didn't want was to be constrained or affected by low-end equipment because of budget concerns. PPI was able to...

2011-03-21 15:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, in partnership with CleanFish, a sustainable seafood procurement expert, announced today one of the largest initiatives of its kind designed to significantly increase the quantity and availability of sustainable fresh fish options in the United States. CleanFish was selected as the lead partner in this initiative because of its expertise in building sustainable fresh...

2011-03-14 11:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo invites all people committed to ending childhood obesity in this generation to vote today for one of the five finalists from 342 schools across the country who participated in its first national Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge competition. Vote today at www.youtube.com/user/SodexoFutureChefs. The competition encourages students to learn about good nutrition by creating healthy snacks. Students from 36 school districts entered...

2011-03-04 11:45:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, was ranked #2 on the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® list, affirming its position as a benchmark employer in leveraging diversity and inclusion expertise as a competitive advantage in business. This year 535 companies applied to be evaluated by DiversityInc. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Sodexo has been recognized on DiversityInc's Top...

2011-01-20 12:16:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to promote health and wellness Sodexo, the world leader in quality of daily life solutions, has launched the Meatless Monday initiative nationwide, by promoting and adding the option of a plant-based entree to its menus each week. Sodexo expanded the initiative to its more than 900 hospital client accounts across the country in January 2011, following successful pilot implementations at a number of hospitals,...

2011-01-17 15:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, manages 35 college sports facilities across the country and helped its client partner at Benedictine University become the recipient of the coveted Sports Turf Management Association's field of the year award for its outstanding baseball and softball fields. "We strive to create exceptional experiences for all students, including athletes and their fans," said Tom Post, Sodexo president of...