Sargento Goes ‘Above and Beyond’ for its Employees

Sargento received the Above and Beyond award from the ESGR, an award recognizing employers who have gone ‘above and beyond’ by providing National Guard and Reserve employees additional non-mandated benefits. Sargento is a proud supporter of our military and veterans. Pictured, from left, is Tyler Franzen, Steve Cahoon, Jack Jensen, and Yliyah Weber-Hawkins. The four […]

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An Ambitious Build

Sargento Pledges 3-Year Donation to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s “Midtown 100” Plan to Build, Rehab, and Repair 100 Homes. It was a chilly April day 26 years ago when the Sargento family first traveled to Milwaukee to build a home for Habitat for Humanity. The team’s effort – then led by Lou Gentine — marked […]

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Match Madness MKE

Within minutes of sitting down at CBS 58, the phones began to ring and Cynthia Schmoller answered, taking the first of several large donations for the Hunger Task Force food bank in Milwaukee. “I sat down and took my first phone call and had the highest donation that I’ve ever received in my three years […]

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TOUCHDOWN FOR CHARITY

For 15 NFL seasons, Sargento has partnered with our home team to support families in our home state. As the Official Cheese of the Green Bay Packers, every time the Packers score a touchdown, Sargento donates $1500 to hunger relief in Wisconsin. The program is called Touchdowns for Charity. This season the Packers scored 40 […]

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The Cancer Walk at Road America

The Sargento Family has joined the fight to end cancer.  The Cancer Walk at Road America—a historic 14-turn course for open-wheel and stock car racing.  Sargento employee Karen Merlau is a breast cancer survivor and has been diligently raising funds for the American Cancer Society the past several years.  She was diagnosed in 2006.  Karen […]

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Teaming Up with Sargento to Tackle Hunger.

Green Bay Packers and Super Bowl 31 Champion full back William Henderson greeted football fans during summer-like heat at Lambeau Field for the 6th annual Touchdowns for Charity food drive Sunday, September 24, 2017. “Today was an absolute pleasure. Seeing all the excitement and the fans, getting involved in something positive. It’s been an unbelievable […]

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2017 Leonard A. Gentine Scholars

The Leonard A. Gentine Scholarship began in 1984 to help exemplary high school graduates with college tuition.  Leonard wanted to ensure our industry would thrive, so he began the scholarship to support students entering the fields of Dairy Science, Food Science and Business.  Since then, 107 high schoolers have earned the prestigious award. The scholarship grew […]

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Full of Grace

Once the cake arrived it was officially a party.  Hunger Task Force food bank volunteers fawned over the cake that was a replica of a Sargento truck. “I see these trucks all the time, so that gave me some inspiration,” said baker Debbie Pagel of Eat Cake! in Milwaukee.  Every year she creates a custom cake for […]

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There’s No Place Like Home

“I’m nervous.  Where do I look?” Deeanna Brown asked the WTMJ 4 news reporter for direction before her interview. Sitting in her living room that a year ago was just studs. “This has been like planting a seed and watching a harvest in the course of a year.  I’m so grateful.  I get emotional thinking […]

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True Patriots

Human Resources Consultant Sonia Otte and Production Supervisor Steve Jesinski were called to a meeting in the Hilbert lunchroom Monday afternoon. They thought the location was strange, but followed through. When they arrived they were surrounded by the Sargento family for a celebration in red, white and blue. […]

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‘Plank You’ Sargento!

Some things are more mental than physical. For the Sargento family the Groundhog Day Plank Off was equally both. The two-minute challenge presented by Personal Trainer Debbie Posewitz (pictured above) caught like wildfire and spread quickly through every campus of Sargento because people thought they could physically do it. And they did. “It was the […]

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Food for Thought

A prayer of thanks began the meal at St. Benedict the Moor in Milwaukee the Monday before Thanksgiving.  Six days a week the agency serves dinner for those without homes and for those who can’t go home.  Volunteers along with the Franciscan priests know the Community Meal is also a ministry. “If you’re standing in […]

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