ESOP.EDU – SUMMARY PLAN DESCRIPTION

Every Employee Stock Ownership Plan has a Summary Plan Description (SPD). And, as way of educating and engaging our employee owners, we are going to share some of the highlights here – facts that impact each of us as participants in our ESOP retirement plan. Part 1: Participating in the Plan Am I eligible to Participate in the Plan?  You […]

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Mailbag Monday — Week of October 12th, 2020

From: Carolanne Chouteau, Public Services Coordinator, Rock Island Public Library Southwest, Rock Island, IL To: Angela Campbell , and, Jana Feyen, Operations Manager, Quad Cities District  Just wanted to pass along how much I appreciate Jen Hardyman, our cleaning gal. She has been so good about leaving me notes and had even provided her phone number. This came in handy […]

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ESOP News

Happy Employee Owner Month!  Yes, we have two celebrations this month. In addition to FBG turning 60 years old, we’re celebrating all our employee owners with a Big Thank You and Congratulations gift. Last year, we celebrated by sending a pair of fun FBG socks to each employee owner, this year another small token of our appreciation will be sent.  […]

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It’s our 60th Anniversary!

Shine On FBG! Some sixty years ago, after moving his family back to Omaha following his military service in the U.S. Navy, FBG Founder, Wayne Simmonds, began working for DustTex, a dust mop rental company. Seeing the potential of the product first-hand, he walked into a local business and started to clean the floor. He made it shine! And the […]

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Mailbag Monday — Week of September 28th, 2020

From: Theresa Pagel, BSN, RN, Administrator, Community Cancer Center, UnityPoint Health, Waterloo, IA To: Kay Volz, Market Manager, Cedar Rapids District I want you to know that the person who cleans at the Cancer Center, Sarah Lux, is so good at her job. Just this week my Kleenex box was low, I was going to replace it and when I came […]

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