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OSHA’s “Safe and Sound” Week

OSHA announced on June 1st that June 12th-18th will be “Safe and Sound” week. The purpose of this week will be to raise awareness in companies of all sizes and in multiple industries the importance of workplace safety. According to the US Secretary of Labor, “Our nation has made great strides in raising awareness about […]

Higher Quest Foundation Spotlight: Interview

As we gear up for 14ers for the famished, we sat down with one of the founders of the Higher Quest Foundation, Rick Hermanns, to discuss his vision for the foundation. What First Inspired you to found the Higher Quest Foundation? I believe we have a Biblical mandate to help those less fortunate. We have […]

Trojan Labor Scholarship Recipient

The 2017-2018 Trojan Labor Scholarship recipient at Palm Beach Atlantic University is Richard Santos. Richard Santos is a rising Junior from Pembroke Pines, FL.  He is a pre-Pharmacy major.  Richard serves as a regular volunteer in our Rosemary Village after school program.  The Rosemary Village after school program is located in an economically impoverished and […]

American Hero Award Recipients 2017

Each year, Trojan Labor, Acrux Staffing, and the Higher Quest Foundation host the American Hero Awards. The ceremony recognizes two American service men or women who have gone above the call of duty in service to their country. We are pleased to announce this year’s Ultimate Hero Award Recipient: Pfc. Cody James Patterson. To read more […]

American Hero Award Recipient 2017: Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Dawson

The 2017 American Hero Award recipient is Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Dawson. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Fortville, Indiana. On February 17th, 2015, Dawson was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation’s second highest award for valor. He earned this award while deployed to Afghanistan with the 28th EOD Company (Airborne). During a mission, a […]

Ultimate Hero 2017: Pfc. Cody James Patterson

Pfc. Cody Patterson was born April 12, 1989, in Corvallis, Ore. After graduating from Philomath High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army from his hometown of Philomath, Ore., in January 2012 and completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning as an infantryman. After graduating from the Basic Airborne Course there, he was assigned […]

Five 14ers for the Famished

The Higher Quest Foundation (sponsored by Trojan Labor and Acrux Staffing) is a non profit dedicated to ending global hunger in a sustainable way through the use of fish farming as well as supporting local initiatives around the United States. Chase, a middle school boy from the Tampa Bay area in Florida is preparing for […]

National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 3rd-7th, 2017 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. It is a partnership of the Federal Highway Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the American Traffic Safety Services and other organizations. The week is dedicated to raising awareness to roadway work site safety. According to OSHA, “tragically 700 people, including 130 workers were killed […]

Here We Grow Again!

It is officially spring! Springtime is a season of new life and of growth. In the spirit of the season, Trojan Labor is very pleased to announce several new offices opening in the coming months. We know that opening in these new communities will allow us to continue to be “the right people at the right […]

Higher Quest Foundation Update: Honduras Project

The Higher Quest Foundation (sponsored by Trojan Labor) builds fish farms in developing countries and trains the local staff in their operation and maintenance. For one of their projects they partnered with Global Brigades to build a farm in Honduras. So far the farm has been a huge success and harvested it’s first crop of […]