ERB Industries Inc., hosted the third annual Shepherd Center Picnic last month celebrating its commitment to helping those with neuromuscular disorders, such as spinal cord injury.
The picnic was held at ERB''s manufacturing facility in Woodstock, Ga.
Bill Erb, founder of ERB Industries, donates $.50 of every purchase order that the company receives to Shepherd Center.
Also, 87 percent of the 200 employees of ERB contribute personally through weekly salary deductions. To date, ERB Industries has donated more than $75,000 to the center.
The Shepherd Center is a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Ga., which specializes in the treatment of people with spinal cord injury and disease, brain injury, MS and other neuromuscular disorders and urological problems.
ERB Industries is comprised of two manufacturing divisions, ERB Safety and FAME Fabrics.
The company manufactures safety equipment and uniform apparel in its Woodstock and Jasper, Ga., facilities.
by Virginia Sutcliffe