Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich visited Danko Arlington on January 20th, 2006 to personally present a State Citation for the company’s efforts for working with faith-based organizations to rebuild Maryland’s workforce.
In recent years, Danko Arlington has shown special compassion for new immigrants and troubled citizens who have overcome personal problems and who desire a second chance to rebuild their lives.
The company recruits from local faith-based charities including the Associated Jewish Charities’ Jewish Vocational Service, Catholic Charities’ Christopher Place, Young Fathers, Responsible Fathers Safe and Stable Program, Centro de la Communidad, and Saint Francis Academy.
Accompanying the Governor on his visit were Maryland’s Business and Economic Development Secretary, Aris Melissaratos, and Maryland’s Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary, Jim Fielder.
Governor Ehrlich commended Danko Arlington as a model of the “moral obligation that corporate America possesses to give back.” He concluded that when this philosophy is combined with the company’s effect on local commerce, and with its products used in the war on terror, “Danko Arlington is as good a story as you can get.”