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Whirlpool lends a hand at OutCenter, Harbor Towers for King Day

Greg Fulmer, community lead for the Pride Network, puts an outlet cover on the wall Monday as other Whirlpool Corp. employees paint at the OutCenter in downtown Benton Harbor. Image courtesy of The Herald-Palladium

Joshua Workman, foreground, and Kapil Ayyawar update software for the public-use computers Monday at the OutCenter in downtown Benton Harbor. They were two of many Whirlpool employees to volunteer at different locations Monday. Image courtesy of The Herald-Palladium.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 3:45pm

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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Greg Fulmer wishes he could remind his younger self that school was let out for a reason on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

That’s why he, along with dozens of other Whirlpool Corp. employees, spent their Monday volunteering at schools, local shelters and other Southwest Michigan organizations.

“It’s a nice way to give back, especially for today,” Fulmer said in reference to the nationally recognized holiday. “It’s a good thing to do on this holiday. Growing up we had this day off and a good use of this could have been toward doing some service.”

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Boys and Girls Club | Community Development | Community Involvement | Day of Service | Fighting Poverty | Non-Profits | OutCenter | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Service Leadership | Social Impact & Volunteering

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