Woods Equipment Company, Oregon, Illinois, nominated by the Robert C.A. Carlson American Legion Post 1207, was awarded the Large Employer of Veterans Award from the Veterans Employment & Education Commission of The American Legion. This award recognizes Woods’ commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining and developing veteran employees and others in the military-connected community.
“It is an honor to receive this award from the American Legion. As a veteran, I have a special appreciation for the skill and talent that our veterans bring to the private sector,” says Todd Hall, president of Woods Equipment Company.
To be eligible, at least 10% of a company’s workforce must be veterans. The company must also have been in business for the past five years as a private-sector employer.
Woods was presented the award at The American Legion’s 102nd Annual State Convention, held in the Bank of Springfield July 16.