Latest Sodexo Inc. Stories

2011-08-08 07:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, announced today that it has been selected by the United States Marine Corps for a contract for up to seven years to provide food services at 20 Marine Corps garrison mess halls in the west coast of the U.S., valued at $766 million in revenues over the life of the contract. "We are very pleased and proud that the Marine Corps recognized Sodexo's exceptional breadth and expertise in...

2011-07-29 09:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from SodexoMAGIC, LLC and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will hold an end-of-summer barbeque for Chattanooga youth today, celebrating the service of nearly 21,000 free summer lunches this year funded by a Feeding Our Future® grant from the Sodexo Foundation. Now in its 5th year in Chattanooga and 15th year nationally, Sodexo's Feeding Our Future program provides school children who rely on free and...

2011-06-09 14:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Crider, 17, of Marlow, Oklahoma, has been spreading awareness of childhood hunger for the past five years. His signature event is the Lawton Food 4 Kids Rock-A-Thon, which rallies the entire community to fundraise for the Lawton Food 4 Kids organization and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Crider is among the five recipients selected from more than 7000 applicants for a national $5,000 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship from the...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).