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KPI-JCI Raises Money for Employee


October 18, 2012
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

lindastockOctober 17, 2012, Yankton, S.D. Through charitable employee and community
contributions, manufacturer Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. was able to help in efforts to
raise more than $20,000 for employee Linda Stock, who has worked for the
company since 1987 in the technical publications department. Stock was
diagnosed in July with a blood cancer called Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

lindastockOctober 17, 2012, Yankton, S.D. Through charitable employee and community
contributions, manufacturer Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. was able to help in efforts to
raise more than $20,000 for employee Linda Stock, who has worked for the
company since 1987 in the technical publications department. Stock was
diagnosed in July with a blood cancer called Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Several fundraising efforts were held, including selling Team Stock
bracelets, holding raffles, splitting proceeds with local artisan Jean Koupel,
working with Scentsy and Tupperware consultants who donated proceeds, and
hosting a community benefit at Rounding 3rd in downtown Yankton.
More than 400 people attended the benefit, and were entertained by the band
“Mrs. Begley and the Boys,” which donated its time for the event.

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“Because of all of the bills that piled up due to testing and
treatments, we decided to try to help out Linda as much as we could,” said
Casey Sloan, who works in Service at Kolberg-Pioneer. “Linda is extremely
grateful for everyone’s support – every little bit helped.”

Stock, who will have a bone marrow transplant in October, will undergo
chemo treatments in Omaha, Neb., for a few months, and hopefully return to
Yankton in February.

“I’ve realized through all of this how great KPI and its employees
are, as well as the community of Yankton and all of my friends and family,” Stock
said. “I’d like to thank everyone for their support- it means so much!”

To donate to Linda Stock’s medical fund, please contact Casey Sloan at
caseysloan@kolbergpioneer.com.