Holland & Holland received the
2014 Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner Award
on April 15, 2014 Jackie Robinson Day
On April 15, 2014, Holland & Holland, Inc. was honored with the 2014 Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner award presented by the Cincinnati REDS and MLB for the Jackie Robinson Day presentation. The award was presented in the preshow ceremonies where Chuck Harmon was also honored as the first African American professional baseball player for the Cincinnati REDS. Holland & Holland Inc. was nominated for the award for our work on Cincinnati REDS MLB Urban Youth Academy project work with Kokosing Construction Co.. Kokosing Construction Co., The Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 392 and the Cincinnati REDS wanted to recognize our company for our outstanding hard work and leadership on the project.
Company owner and President, Clay Holland and Job Superintendent, Keith Holland were on the field to represent our company. Clay Holland received the award on behalf of the company from Sean Rugless of the African American Chamber of Commerce, Charlie Frank of the Cincinnati Reds, and MLB Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati REDS player, Joe Morgan.
As and extra privilege, Clay Holland was asked to place the game opening ball on the pitcher's mound to start the game.
It was a great night for the company and we invited employees with complimentary tickets from the Cincinnati REDS on the first baseline. Please enjoy the gallery below from the game by clicking on photos to access photo gallery.