At Farragut, our commitment to both the community within and around Farragut isn't just a statement on the wall. It is a central focus in all that we do.
Today's children are the future of our community. But, without proper education and nutrition that future may be bleak. That's why two of the primary community initiatives sponsored by Farragut involve feeding and assisting in the educational needs of our community's children.
Besides working hard to reduce our environmental impact, we support NC Greenpower, a landmark initiative approved by the NC Utilities Commission. NC Greenpower focuses on improving North Carolina's environment through voluntary contributions toward renewable energy and the mitigation of greenhouse gases. Employees donate to NC Greenpower through payroll deductions. Farragut matches contributions.
Farragut is made up of people who actively choose to stand by each other. That has become evident over the years as employees have readily provided assistance to one another in times of need.
Yvette Flounoy, Human Resources Manager with Farragut, recalls employees pitching in the equivalent of a 90 day salary for an employee who fell ill and had a gap between his employment and long-term disability. Another employee with a preemie was provided over time and several freezers worth of Dream Dinners when fellow employees and the management team realized the need.
"We stick together. We're a very close-knit company," says Yvette of the community that has developed within the Farragut office.