updated: 11/26/2012 3:16:33 PM

Red Gold, Purdue Partner For College Initiative

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Purdue University is teaming up with Red Gold Inc. to offer courses in Elwood. Starting next year, several college of technology classes will be available at the company's Hinds Career Center.

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November 26, 2012

News Release

ELWOOD, Ind. - Red Gold, one of Central Indiana's premier employers, is proud to announce a new program in its long standing partnership with the Hinds Career Center in Elwood, Indiana. Red Gold, in conjunction with Purdue University’s College of Technology, has formed an educational opportunity for the surrounding communities to receive Purdue credit hours at the Hinds Career Center. "Over the past 20 years Red Gold and Purdue have partnered together proudly serving the community and are excited to strengthen relationships with the Hinds Career Center to offer this educational program to the public," says Tim Ingle, Red Gold Vice President of Human Resources. This new program begins in January 2013 and will offer classes to high school students, college students, and the public throughout the entire year.

"The Hinds Career Center is thrilled to play host to this outstanding opportunity that will help the community and Northern Madison County move forward," says Tami Davis, Career and Educational Transition Coordinator for the Hinds Career Center. The classes will be held once a week in the evening to allow students and working adults the opportunity to advance their education and career opportunities.

"Purdue University's College of Technology Anderson is excited to offer world class education to Elwood and the surrounding communities and is proud to have the opportunity to continue partnership with Red Gold," says Corey Sharp, Director of Purdue College of Technology Anderson.

For additional information or to start the admission process please contact Dave Riegle, Purdue University Student Services Coordinator at 765-648-2920 and mention the Red Gold & Purdue University-Elwood partnership.


Red Gold, America's largest privately owned tomato and canned tomato food processor, produces premium quality canned tomatoes, ketchup and tomato-based products for the retail, foodservice, private brand and club channels of distribution. The Red Gold family of consumer brands includes Red Gold, Redpack, Tuttorosso and Sacramento. Exceptional quality and operational excellence are the shared values that contributed to the employee-created mission statement: "To produce the freshest, best tasting tomato products in the world." Visit www.RedGoldTomatoes.com and www.Facebook.com/RedGold to learn more about Tomato Country, special offers, and delicious tomato recipes.

Source: Red Gold Inc.

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