b'PERDUE ORGANIZATION FOR WOMENWomen have been the backbone of Perdue Farms since our inception, and our Perdue Organization for Women (POW) Associate Resource Group continues that tradition. POW advocates for women, encourages their voices in business decisions and supports Perdues value of teamwork by promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace that is reflective of our stakeholders. They host a variety of events throughout the year, including book shares on timely topics and webinars to help both men and women empower themselves and others to grow professionally and personally. VETERANS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR SERVICEPerdue is proud to count military veterans and their families amongst our associates. Our Veterans Associate Resource Group (VARG) fosters an esprit de corps and supports the veterans and active-duty community, as well as their friendsand family, via numerous activities and events.All year long, associates are invited to donate care package items to be sent to those currently serving our country. Each Memorial Day and Veterans Day, VARG hosts a special gathering to honor and celebrate those who have died while serving in the military and all those who have or are currently serving. DISABILITIES ASSOCIATE RESOURCE GROUPThe Perdue Farms Disabilities Associate Resource Group is dedicated to providing support to associates with physical and/or mental disabilities, as well as those with family members with disabilities. It also promotes awareness and acceptance of individuals with disabilities. They provide information to associates about disabilities, and the help that is available, such as transportation, counseling, employment support and educational and advocacy resources. Our newest ARG, Disabilities sponsored Perdues first Autism Awareness Month that included the corporate office being lit up in blue lights as part of nationwide efforts to encourage acceptance and appreciation of individuals living with autism.27 PEOPLE & PARTNERSOur Associates'