Plamondon Cos. presented with human relations award

FREDERICK, Md. — The Plamondon Companies in Frederick, Md. — comprised of Plamondon Enterprises Inc. and Plamondon Hospitality Partners — has received the 2019 Human Relations Award from the Frederick County Human Relations Commission.

Plamondon has established a set of company-wide values to guide associates in areas concerning family, company safety, community involvement, education and guest service. Plamondon also has donated time and resources to the American Red Cross and other nonprofit organizations, and the firm puts a high priority on employing a diverse range of people within their company, according to a news release about the honor.

The company was nominated by Katrina Wyand-Yurish, director of human sesources for the Plamondon Companies, and Rick Weldon, president and CEO of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce.

“Their corporate value system places a high priority and value on having all of their employees make a commitment to the communities where they operate their businesses. Multiple nonprofit agencies have benefited as a result of this commitment, including the Red Cross, United Way and other agency partners,” Weldon wrote in his nomination letter. :When disasters strike our community, Plamondon Hospitality Partners are quick to provide emergency accommodations, saving hundreds of families at the most stressful time of their lives. We strongly endorse the Plamondon Companies for this well-deserved recognition.”

Each year, the Commission accepts nominations for companies within Frederick County that employ exemplary staff training opportunities, actively promote hiring of underrepresented groups, establish a diverse customer base and achieve other related accomplishments.

Plamondon Enterprises, Inc. owns the restaurant brand Roy Rogers, and owns and oversees 48 Roy Rogers Restaurants across the mid-Atlantic region. Plamondon Hospitality Partners owns and operates 10 Marriott and Hilton hotel properties in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Georgia.