PASCAGOULA, Miss., July 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently helped freshen up the grounds and interior of the American Red Cross' Pascagoula office. Participants in Ingalls' Legacy Builders Executive Mentoring Program dedicated two weekends in June to the community project.
Working both indoors and out, Ingalls' Legacy Builders landscaped and performed ground maintenance in addition to updating the office with shelving, fresh coats of paint and a television installation. The team, consisting of Ingalls employees and their family members, also built a shaded sitting area for Red Cross volunteers."The Legacy Builders are transforming our Pascagoula office inside and out," said Jay Huffstatler, South Mississippi chapter executive. "Their efforts are making our work areas and volunteer spaces more efficient and appealing." The South Mississippi chapter of the American Red Cross services the following counties: Harrison, Hancock, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, George, Greene, Perry, Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Jefferson Davis and Covington. Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing about 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information about HII, visit:
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