The other Clean Makeover Contest winner is The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune, N.J. This organization was selected for the impact its Culinary Training Kitchen program has on the local community. It provides unemployed and under-employed adults the opportunity to train for jobs in the foodservice industry.

Additional information on the contest, including images of the Ecolab team presenting Café Joshua with the Clean Makeover Contest award, can be found at: www.whycleanmatters.com/cleanmakeover/media.

About Café JoshuaStarted in 1995, Café Joshua was a place for homeless people in West Palm Beach to receive a hot, restaurant-style meal. In 2000, the organization merged with The Lord's Place, which provides comprehensive case management, job training and supportive housing, as well as a thrift store. The merger allowed Café Joshua to expand into a corporate catering business that brings revenues back to the nonprofit. The agency serves an average of 560 homeless men, women and children every month. For more information, visit www.thelordsplace.org.

About EcolabWith 2011 pro forma sales of $11 billion and more than 40,000 employees, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to the food, energy, healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.

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