News Bits – September 3, 2009

Cannon Township to close portion of trail Cannon Township will soon be closing a section of the trail while repair work is performed, hoping that the repairs will be completed in a two-week period. During that time, no traffic will be allowed on the section of the trail running west from Sunfish Lake Avenue to […]

WWW donates footwear and apparel

Wolverine World Wide donates footwear and apparel.

HELPING OUT-Understanding that economic realities have severely reduced the average construction workers purchasing power, Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide donated footwear and apparel to the hard working men and women from Pioneer Construction who are currently working on the 38 Commerce and City Parking Ramp project downtown.

Wolverine World Wide to win award

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. will be honored with the Excellence in Lifestyle Branding Award at the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s (AAFA) 31st annual American Image Awards to be held on May 12, 2009 in New York City. Blake W. Krueger, the Company’s CEO and President, will accept the award, which recognizes Wolverine’s success in building […]

Tannery workers hope for fair settlement

Tannery Picketers.

Too young to retire, too old to hire, picketers claim Former tannery workers picketed Thursday, April 23 at Wolverine World Wide’s corporate headquarters.

Tannery workers see little future in their profesion, hope for fairness

Harvey White, a second-generation tannery worker who himself has put in 37 years at Wolverine, stood at the annual Wolverine World Wide shareholders meeting on Thursday, April 23. Outside his co-workers were picketing for a fair settlement after losing their jobs as the tannery closed after 125 years in operation. He said the company’s CEO […]