VERNON HILLS, Illinois (April 24, 2013) – On behalf of Scotsman Ice Systems, Scotsman Industries has donated $10,000 to support A Legacy for Learning Corporation’s scholarship program. The program provides tuition for unemployed and underemployed military veterans to enroll in a fast-track basic technician training in commercial foodservice equipment repair.
“It is an honor to work with Scotsman Industries and Scotsman Ice Systems to help those who have sacrificed for our country,” said Carol Multack, president and CEO of A Legacy for Learning Corporation. “Through this donation, we can further provide veterans with employment training and opportunities.”
A Legacy for Learning Corporation launched in 2012 and has more than 1,000 partnering organizations that recruit, train and employ veterans throughout the United States.
For more information about A Legacy for Learning, visit http://alegacyforlearning.org/.
About A Legacy for Learning Corporation
The scholarship program for A Legacy for Learning provides tuition for unemployed and underemployed U.S. military veterans to enroll in a fast-track basic technician training program for commercial food equipment repair. Every veteran graduate of this program is guaranteed an in-person job interview with a hiring company. The training program can be completed online in less than a month and is approved by the Veterans Administration’s GI Bill. There are nearly 800 companies joining forces with A Legacy for Learning helping veterans find sustainable-wage jobs.
About Scotsman Ice Systems
As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of ice systems, with more than 300 models of ice machines, storage bins, and ice and water dispensers, Scotsman is dedicated to developing today’s most innovative ice solutions. In 2013 and 2012, Scotsman earned the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award; and in 2011, Scotsman was the recipient of the ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Energy-Efficient Product Design. Offering more than 35 ENERGY STAR qualified models, Scotsman Prodigy® technology reduces energy and water consumption, making a difference for the environment and the bottom line. For more information, visit www.scotsman-ice.com.