MAY 2011

Sally Bisel, HR coordinator at the Tulsa plant, was re-elected last month to the Jenks (Okla.) City Council, where—in addition to belonging to the Jenks Public Works Authority and the Oklahoma Aquarium Board of Trustees—she has served for the last 11 years.

JM Eagle’s Kingman plant has formed a group that will be walking in Relay for Life to raise money for The American Cancer Society.


Eighteen HQ employees and their friends and family members put on the walking shoes in November and participated in the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk.


Columbia plant HR/Office Manager Bev Semar has been walking in the rain and cold for good causes!

HQ Marketing Analyst Reagan Hartman helps at-risk kids through the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Department’s VIDA (Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives) program.

Teamwork, character building and athleticism in kids are the goals of Marketing Communications Coordinator Andrew Genewick’s volunteer work with the AYSO  (American Youth Soccer Organization) Region 78 in Los Angeles.

HQ Credit Manager Paul Dunning has brought a lifeguard program up and running in Ecuador, an impoverished country that each year suffers a high numbers of ocean drownings during Carnivál celebrations.


Walter Wang, CEO of JM Eagle, and his wife, Shirley, CEO of Plastpro, were honored by the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, with its 2010 Public Service Award. The Wangs were honored for their extraordinary achievements in improving, supporting and promoting the Asian Pacific Islander community.

Hank Jones, a JM Eagle outside sales representative, is pedaling for a good cause Oct. 16 and 17 in the MS Bike Tour, a 100-mile trek down the Southern California coast to raise funds and awareness in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis.

Karen Smith, safety coordinator at the Wharton plant, volunteers for Hospice, the American Red Cross, CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), the Wharton Nursing Home, the First Baptist Church of Wharton, and Relay for Life (American Cancer Society).

The McNary plant employees helped one of their own recently when he suffered the loss of his life’s partner to cancer.

Employees at JM Eagle’s McNary plant believe that nurturing children in the present leads to a better community in the future. To that end, workers were happy to support General Manager Lee Ozuna and Production Supervisor Scott Berry in sponsoring their boys’ little league team.

McNary Shipping Supervisor Debbie Dirks and her long-time girlfriends, in honor of one of the friends’ being stricken with cancer, spent their last annual weekend trip creating useful items for the less fortunate.

For the last two years, headquarters Benefits Manager Sheryl Harris has helped children in the Los Angeles area express themselves without words in a creative class that teams sign language with music.

Bonnie Davies, manager of services at the Wilton plant, currently serves as president of the Durant Lioness Club, a group that supports the Lions Club and Lions Clubs International, as well as many local organizations and charities.

JM Eagle and Plastpro employees lent a hand to help the needy at the recent Habitat for Humanity Build Day, held in Lynwood, Calif.