Capri Honored by Department of Defense for Support of Employees Who Serve in the Wisconsin National Guard and Reserve
ESGR State Chairman, Michael J. Williams of the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), announced Mr. James Tarantino of Capri Senior Communities was presented with a Patriot Award by ESGR representative Robert H. Ronge in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the United States Army Reserve.
According to Mr. Williams, Mr. Tarantino was nominated for this prestigious national award by their employee Mr. Nicholas Cassell, a member of the 909th Forward Surgical Team, United States Army Reserve. The Patriot Award is only presented to employers who not only hire Guard and Reserve members, but also demonstrate superior support to the military employee and his/her family. The National Guard and Reserve Forces is the cornerstone of our national defense. Mr. James Tarantino has provided outstanding support and cooperation and has exhibited a patriotic spirit which is reflected in the significance of being a recipient of the Patriot Award.
"Capri is humbled in accepting this award. Our mission and values speak to the celebration of the opportunities and expertise of our employees. Our team is proud to offer a supportive work environment to our veteran and active military employees. We recognize the commitment, dedication and hardships of our military employees and their families. Providing a work environment that they can grow and thrive in is our support of their sacrifices," said Tarantino.
ESGR, a Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.