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Area distribution center receives honor

Sam's Club (Source: www.samsclub.com) Sam's Club (Source: www.samsclub.com)
SEARCY, AR (KAIT/KARK) -

The Sam's Club Distribution Center in Searcy was recently given a company award for its work and charitable efforts. 

According to a story from Little Rock television station KARK, the distribution center received the Distribution Center of the Year for 2016 for its leadership.

The center was first overall companywide in safety, finished eight out of 25 centers on operations and managed to do well during the peak holiday season plus opened a new club in Conway.

Officials also said the center employees helped the community by giving nearly $7,000 in grants, $6,000 in donations to groups, and volunteering 411 hours last year to charitable causes.

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