PIERCE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES COMPANY

Pierce has played a large role in sponsoring local and regional events such as the Rockford ProAM Golf Tournament, and enjoys developing relationships with other local businesses, organizations and the local community.  Our golf tournament sponsorships have also helped to support specific causes and organizations such as C.A.S.A., Crusader Clinic, Barbara Olson School of Hope, the Discovery Center Museum, the Northern IL Food Pantry, the Rock River Valley Food Pantry, St. Bridget’s Food Pantry, and the Junior Golf Course of Greater Rockford.  We also provide support for the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Child Advocates, Inc., Ryan Jury – Cancer, Northwest Community Center – providing programs for disadvantages Youths, Epilepsy Foundation, the Make A Wish Foundation, Junior Achievements, local school districts, St Jude, Madison TN County Parks and Recreation department, the Ripley TN Relay for Life, Halls Angels – Downs Syndrome support center for Western TN, and the Rosecrance Health Network. 

Giving more than what it takes
To do our part and play a positive role in the community

Pierce is proud to be a part of our local neighborhoods and global business community, and the company has a long history of involvement in philanthropic events, fundraising and community service.  Pierce Distribution Services Company and Pierce Procurement Company have been a part of Rockford's Business Community since 1954.  Pierce employs over 150 Rockford Area residents and hundreds more globally.

Event Sponsorship
Pierce has played a large role in sponsoring local and regional events such as the Rockford ProAM Golf Tournament, and enjoys developing relationships with other local businesses, organizations and the local community.  Our golf tournament sponsorships have also helped to support specific causes and organizations such as C.A.S.A., Crusader Clinic, Barbara Olson School of Hope, the Discovery Center Museum, the Northern IL Food Pantry, the Rock River Valley Food Pantry, St. Bridget’s Food Pantry, and the Junior Golf Course of Greater Rockford.  We also provide support for the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Child Advocates, Inc., Ryan Jury – Cancer, Northwest Community Center – providing programs for disadvantages Youths, Epilepsy Foundation, the Make A Wish Foundation, Junior Achievements, local school districts, St Jude, Madison TN County Parks and Recreation department, the Ripley TN Relay for Life, Halls Angels – Downs Syndrome support center for Western TN, and the Rosecrance Health Network.  

Employee & Customer Appreciation Events
The entire Pierce family enjoys an annual celebration and cookout to take the time to appreciate each other and build a stronger sense of community within our own company.  Pierce also has established a college scholarship fund for the children of Pierce employees.  Since 2006, over $142,000 has been contributed to the continuing education of these young scholars.

PDSC Scholarship Program
Pierce Distribution Services Company, (PDSC) established a scholarship program in 2005 to assist employees’ children who plan to continue education in college or vocational-technical school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at any accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by PDSC Scholarship Committee who seeks to assist the children of Pierce employees in expanding educational opportunities and encouraging educational achievement.  Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin.

AWARDS
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $3,000. Awards may be renewed within the same range, for up to three additional years or until a bachelors degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Since the inception of Pierce Distribution Services Company’s PDSC Scholarship Program, there have been 54 awards given to 25 dependents of employees (new applicants and renewals) totaling $142,250.00. Of those 25 recipients, eight are currently active in the program and ten have received degrees in their respective fields of study.

For a full listing of requirements, employees should see your HR manager for a PDSC Scholarship brochure.

 
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