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Kent Precision Foods Group to Hydrate Muskies this Football Season

Kent Precision Foods Group will hydrate the Muscatine Muskies this season after a large donation to the high school football program.
MUSCATINE, Iowa (August 16, 2019) — Student-athletes in the Muscatine Muskies Football program will stay hydrated with Sqwincher this Fall after a large donation from Kent Precision Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation.

“Hydration is extremely important in helping athletes reach their highest level of performance and is essential to their overall health during the season,” said Muscatine High School Head Football Coach Jake Mueller. “We are grateful to Kent Precision Foods Group for the donation of Sqwincher and their commitment to the health and well-being of our players on and off the field.”  
Jimmy Kent, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Consumer Packaged Goods for Kent Precision Foods Group stands with Jake Mueller, Head Football Coach of the Muscatine High School Football Program.

Kent Precision Foods Group donated more than 1,400 bottles of Sqwincher, six five-gallon coolers and four cases of liquid concentrate. The Sqwincher formulation is the result of research and development that goes well beyond quenching thirst to deliver rehydration for the toughest of activities. The donation to the Muscatine High School Football program equates to about $3,000 of product.

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Kent Precision Foods Group Receives Record Turnout at Business After Hours

MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 19, 2019)  — The Kent Precision Foods Group Business After Hours event received a record turnout on Thursday, July 18. The event, organized in conjunction with the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GMCCI), showcased dozens of products proudly produced by Kent Precision Foods Group (KPFG).

Kent Precision Foods Group Business After Hours event held in conjunction with the GMCCI on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the Merrill Hotel & Conference Center in Muscatine, Iowa.

“It was, by far, the largest turnout we have ever had without a doubt,” said GMCCI President & CEO Greg Jenkins, who estimated there were 300 people in attendance. “It was a really cool crowd, everyone was in great spirits.”

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Kent Corporation Hosts Mississippi Riverfront Cleanup

MUSCATINE, Iowa (June 24, 2019) — Employees of Kent Corporation, an Iowa-based company, volunteered their time and efforts on Friday, June 21 to help clean up the Mississippi Riverfront in Muscatine, after more than three months of flooding.

“Muscatine is our home. We have been here for decades and are committed to being good stewards of the community, especially in its time of need,” said Carol Reynolds, Corporate Spokesperson for Kent Corporation. “We are proud to help our community recover and rebuild in this way.”

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Kent Corporation Cuts Ribbon on Muscatine Soccer Complex Expansion

MUSCATINE, Iowa (June 14, 2019) — Local and state officials gathered with City of Muscatine staff, members of the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the general public to officially open the expansion of the South Houser Street athletic facilities on Wednesday, June 5.

Kent Corporation Chairman of the Board and CEO Gage Kent stands alongside City of Muscatine leaders and community members to cut the ribbon on the 200-car parking lot expansion adjacent to the Muscatine Soccer Complex. The Kent Stein Foundation donated the land to the City of Muscatine.

Joining a growing list of recreational amenities on the South Houser Street corridor is the Houser Street Athletic Field Expansion that includes four multi-use athletic fields and a 200-car parking lot. The site is located just west of the Muscatine Soccer Complex and close to Kent Stein Park, the Muscatine Pollinator Park, and the Muscatine Dog Park. Four recreational trails also merge at this location.

Featured speaker for the event was Gage Kent, chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Kent Corporation, who called the Houser Street Athletic Field Expansion the culmination of a 56 year story. 

“In 1963 this was just a great big farm,” Kent said. “There were a bunch of city leaders and people within the city that said you know this town needs a ballpark. So, in 1963 the Kent Stein Foundation, now the Kent Corporation Charitable Foundation, contributed 55 acres for the ball parks across the way (Kent Stein Park).”

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World’s Best Cat Litter to Donate up to One Million Pounds of Litter When Cat Lovers #GiveACrap

MUSCATINE, Iowa (June 5, 2019) — World’s Best Cat Litter™, produced by Kent Pet Group, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation, is launching its largest charitable push to date by promising to donate up to one million pounds of litter to shelters if cat lovers share the hashtag #giveacrap on social media.

The campaign, which runs throughout June’s Adopt-A-Cat month, is part of the brand’s annual GiveLitter™ initiative — which makes it easy and free for people to donate much-needed litter to shelters across the United States.

Supporters will be asked to simply share the hashtag #giveacrap on their social media, along with a picture of their cat. For every post, World’s Best Cat Litter™ will donate one pound of its high-performance corn litter. Supporters can also participate by going online (www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/give-a-crap) and wrapping a photo in a custom #GIVEACRAP photo frame and sharing it on social media. For every share of the custom frame, World’s Best Cat Litter™ will donate five pounds of litter.

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