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Kenney Machinery Employees Make Service Trip to Mexico with Homes of Hope

Note: The following article was written by Kevin Koss, the Kenney Machinery Marketing Manager. Recently, twelve employees from Kenney Machinery Corporation (including myself) went on a service trip to Mexico to build a home for a family in need.  It was an all-around incredible experience, and I’d like to take this opportunity to share the impact it had on myself and others on the trip.   Purpose of the trip First, the back story: last year, Angie Hubble, the General Manager of Kenney Machinery, made a service trip to Mexico as part of a trueU leadership training program.  TrueU is
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Kenney Machinery Employees Build Peace Park with Help From Toro Dingo

Recently, two Kenney Machinery employees had the opportunity to participate in a community service project on the south side of Indianapolis as part of a leadership development program. The project, which was coordinated by trueU and ProAct Indy, involved building a peace park at the Laurelwood Community, a public housing complex operated by the Indianapolis Housing Agency.  You can learn more about Kenney Machinery’s long-term partnership with trueU by reading our previous blog articles on the subject. The participating employees were Sales and Marketing Manager Kevin Koss and Controller Jon Treadway.  In an interview with the Kenney Machinery blogging staff,
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Kenney Machinery Employees Participate in trueUnite Event with Joan Lunden

Earlier this year, we posted an article about how Kenney Machinery was partnering with an Indianapolis-based non-profit organization called trueU that helps companies give their employees opportunities for personal growth and leadership development.  The program has been going very well, and last week some of our employees participated in trueU’s annual celebration called trueUnite. The purpose of the event was to inspire and support those participating in tureU’s programs, as well as their family and friends.  The theme for this year’s gathering was “The Journey Together Begins”, and the keynote speaker was Joan Lunden, the former co-host of Good Morning
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Kenney Machinery Employees Lend a Helping Hand Around the World

The purpose statement of Kenney Machinery Corporation is “Growing People Who Grow the Green Industry”, and today we’d like to highlight two of our employees who have experienced personal growth thanks to service projects that have taken them outside both the borders of our country and their own comfort zones. As Kenney Machinery Corporation CEO Mike Kenney explained on our blog earlier this year, one of the company’s goals for 2016 is to use a partnership with the Indianapolis-based nonprofit TrueU to help employees become leaders at home, in their communities, and at work. Part of that process involves opportunities
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Kenney Machinery’s Goals for 2016

January is a time when many businesses set goals for the coming year and reflect on their accomplishments from the previous year, and so it is with Kenney Machinery. Recently, our President and CEO Mike Kenney took some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions about what Kenney Machinery Corporation hopes to accomplish in 2016. Here’s what Mike had to say: What are some of Kenney Machinery’s goals for 2016? Although we have several goals related to increasing sales and market share, our most important goal is about our purpose as a business, which is to help
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