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2021 Corrigan Thanksgiving Food DriveGeorgia-Pacific Corrigan Plywood employees are helping those in need by helping to fill more than 200 shopping bags with all the ingredients to prepare a Thanksgiving meal. Pictured (front row l to r) Sheriff Byron Lyons, Polk County; Anthony Carroll, Georgia-Pacific; Missy Murray, Polk County Sheriff’s Department; Lester Knight, Georgia-Pacific Camden/Corrigan Complex Plant Manager; Lisa Reynolds, Georgia-Pacific; Christin Hayward, Georgia-Pacific; and Stephen Acord, Georgia-Pacific (back row l to r) Detective Javier Segura, Polk County; Lt. Jacob Hopper, Polk County Sheriff’s Department; Esteban Pecina, Georgia-Pacific; and Chief Deputy Rickie Childers, Polk County. Courtesy photo

Georgia-Pacific employees are giving thanks this holiday season by giving back to those in need in the community. Employees at the Camden Complex and Corrigan Plywood filled more than 200 shopping bags with all the ingredients to prepare a Thanksgiving meal as part of the annual Polk County Sheriff’s Department Holiday Food Drive.      

“Georgia-Pacific employees in Camden and Corrigan have been providing support for our neighbors in need for the last several years,” said Yana Ogletree, Georgia-Pacific Public Affairs Manager. “Millions of Americans aren’t able to provide a holiday meal to their families and many of them are located right here in Polk County.  Georgia-Pacific employees are pleased to be able to offer this gift to our neighbors.”

The sheriff’s department is in the process of distributing the donations to those in need.  For more information about the food drive, please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

About Georgia-Pacific    

Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and related chemicals.  Our familiar consumer brands include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Dixie®, enMotion®, Sparkle® and Vanity Fair®. Georgia-Pacific has long been a leading supplier of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers. Its Georgia-Pacific Recycling subsidiary is among the world’s largest traders of paper, metal and plastics. The company operates more than 150 facilities and employs more than 30,000 people directly and creates approximately 89,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: gp.com/about-us. For news, visit: gp.com/news.

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