OmniTRAX Pledges 120,000 Meals to Northwest Ohio Communities

 Northern Ohio and Western Railway Employees Volunteer to Support Foodbank’s Growing Needs

Press Release via OmniTRAX

Pictured from left, Tommie Harner, West Ohio Food Bank, CEO; Nick Dutro, Tifffin-Seneca Economic Partnership, Development Manager; Ean Johnson, OmniTRAX Vice President of Economic Development; Gord Anutooshkin, OmniTRAX Chief Operating Officer; Catherine Gase, Fish of Tiffin; Kelli Dunn, OmniTRAX Vice President of Operations; and Nate Mazo, OmniTRAX General Manager

TIFFIN, OHIO — December 7, 2020 — OmniTRAX, Inc. and its affiliate Northern Ohio and Western Railway (NOW) are funding 120,000 meals to help West Ohio Food Bank serve Northwest Ohio while pledging volunteer employee support to help feed the hungry. OmniTRAX COO Gord Anutooshkin joined local officials at the food bank’s office today to share the company’s commitment to the region. 

“As the people of Ohio continue to wrestle with the economic and public health challenges from the pandemic, food insecurity is a serious problem,” said OmniTRAX COO Gord Anutooshkin. “The communities we serve are important to us and by contributing our time and resources, we can help West Ohio Food Bank battle local hunger and serve more people in need this winter.”

A Feeding America partner, West Ohio Food Bank serves eleven western Ohio counties.

“The need throughout our communities continues to grow and we are thankful for this contribution to help us serve our neighbors and fulfill our mission,” said West Ohio Food Bank’s Jason Aldrich.

Northern Ohio & Western Railway operates trackage southeast of Toledo, extending from Woodville to Tiffin, Ohio. The communities served by NOW are within the I-75 corridor and have a significant and growing industrial base, along with a plentiful supply of developable land. NOW works closely with the economic development agencies of Seneca and Sandusky Counties to attract new industries.

“OmniTRAX’s commitment to help the food banks serving our community is inspiring and their kindness will be welcomed by many families, especially during these challenging times,” said Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner. “Our community food banks do important work to help those in need, and we are heartened to see this display of generosity.”

About OmniTRAX, Inc.

As one of North America’s fastest growing railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX’s core capabilities range from providing transportation and supply chain management services to railroad and port companies, to providing intermodal and industrial switching operations to railroads, ports and a diverse group of industrial companies. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at omnitrax.com.

About The Broe Group Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion-dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s fastest growing railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum, LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.

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