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Hillyard Named the Official Floor Coating and Maintenance Products of NCAA® Basketball

Posted by Lauren Catron on Mar 18, 2019 11:48:52 AM

St. Joseph, Missouri: Hillyard, Inc. is proud to announce that we are The Official Floor Coating and Maintenance Products of NCAA® Basketball. Hillyard will be providing floor coatings and maintenance products for all 2019 NCAA Division I, II, and III Men’s and Women’s Championship games.

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Topics: Gym Floor Finish, Official Floor Mop of the NCAA, Blog, Press Release, First in Gym Finishes

Small College Basketball Division II Classic and National Hall of Fame to Return to St. Joe in 2019

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Feb 1, 2019 2:28:38 PM

(KANSAS CITY) – Small College Basketball is excited to announce a return to St. Joseph, Missouri for the 2019 Small College Basketball Division II Classic, presented by Hillyard and the SCB National Hall of Fame Induction ceremony next November.
 
Formerly known as the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, SCB Division II Classic will return to the Civic Arena on Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, while the National Hall of Fame will now take place at the Missouri Theatre in St. Joseph, Missouri on Thursday, November 1.

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Topics: Press Release, St. Joseph, Hillyard, Basketball, College Basketball, Small College Basketball, Missouri Western, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

Hillyard Partners with WellAir to Donate Portable Air Purification Units to Help Improve Air Quality in California Schools in Aftermath of Camp Fire

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Dec 6, 2018 11:28:58 AM

SEATTLE – Hillyard and partner WellAir have announced they are donating a supply of air purification units to help improve indoor air quality for rescue personnel and survivors of the Camp Fire, which has caused widespread devastation near Chico, Calif., earlier this month.

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Topics: Hillyard Partners, Poor Air Quality, Blog, Press Release, Hillyard, Influenza, Camp Fire, WellAir

Jana Hessemyer Named Hillyard's New Chief Financial Officer

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Jan 24, 2018 8:33:07 AM

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo - We are pleased to announce that Jana Hessemyer has been named Hillyard's new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Neil Ambrose who is retiring in March 2018.

Jana brings over 25 years of accounting and finance experience including nearly 20 years with a global market leader in the dairy industry providing equipment, cleaners and sanitizers as well as services with sales and distribution though their extensive distribution network. 

Jana brings experience and leadership in the areas of financial management, treasury, tax, credit and collections, mergers and acquisitions, and distributor development.  Her most recent work as a management consultant focused on complex business structures where she assisted clients in executing strategic plans and growing profitably.   

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Topics: Press Release

Missouri Western Hosts 26th Annual Hillyard Tip-Off Classic

Posted by MWSU Athletic Media Relations on Nov 8, 2017 1:31:20 PM

ST. JOSEPH – Griffon men's basketball begins this weekend as Missouri Western hosts five regional universities in the 26thAnnual Hillyard Tip-Off Classic.
 
Six games will be played in the MWSU Fieldhouse between Friday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 12.Visiting St. Joseph from the MIAA are Northwest Missouri State and Washburn. From the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference are Northern State, Upper Iowa and Winona State. Each day of the classic will feature three games.
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Friday, Nov. 10
11 a.m. – Washburn vs Northern State
1 p.m. – Northwest Missouri vs Upper Iowa
3 p.m. – Missouri Western vs Winona State
 
Sunday, Nov. 12
12 p.m. – Northwest Missouri vs Northern State
2 p.m. – Missouri Western vs Upper Iowa
4 p.m. – Winona State vs Washburn
 
Tickets are on sale now and are good for three games each day. Adult general admission tickets are $10 with visiting college students, youth general admission (age-7 through high school) and senior citizens at $5. To order tickets, click here or call 816-271-4481.
 
Now in its 26th year, the Hillyard Tip-Off Classic is one of the premier Division II regional classics in the nation. Title sponsor Hillyard Inc. has had a longstanding relationship with Missouri Western and basketball.  The Hillyard family and companies have supported The Basketball Hall Of Fame since its inception. N. S. Hillyard's son-in-law, Elliot C. Spratt, was the first president of The Basketball Hall Of Fame. N. S. Hillyard's grandson, R. Haskell Hillyard, carried on the Hillyard tradition of service to basketball by serving as a Hall Of Fame Trustee for many years and remains a Trustee Emeritus. Haskell Hillyard also received the John Bunn Award for his and his company's many contributions to The Basketball Hall Of Fame. 

For the Hillyard family and companies' many contributions to basketball, the main lobby of The Basketball Hall Of Fame has been dedicated as a permanent exhibit to their many accomplishments.

Photo courtesy: Missouri Western State University Athletics 
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Topics: Press Release, College Basketball

Hillyard Honors Christie Braggs, Building Service Employee of the Year

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Sep 18, 2017 1:26:01 PM

LAS VEGAS – Hillyard proudly presented the 2017 Building Service Contractors Association International’s (BSCAI) Building Service Employee of the Year Award to Christine Braggs of FBG Corporation during the 2017 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

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Topics: Press Release

Hillyard Awards Presented during NABC Convention

Posted by Lauren Catron on Apr 5, 2017 3:17:02 PM

PHOENIX - Members of Hillyard Companies recently had the honor of presenting awards to two prestigious coaches during this year’s National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Topics: Press Release, NABC, Newton S. Hillyard Award, Hillyard Golden Anniversary Award

Hillyard's SureFoot® Game Day Mop, Protecting Student-Athletes during March Madness as the Official Floor Mop of NCAA® Basketball

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Mar 16, 2017 9:08:34 AM


(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) - Hillyard, the Official Floor Mop of NCAA Basketball since 2013, will be providing SureFoot® Game Day Mops for all 2017 NCAA® Division I, II, and III Men's and Women's Championship games. 

When there's a stop in the action on the court during March Madness, look closely and you'll see Hillyard's SureFoot Game Day Mop at work, silently ensuring the safety for players on the court. 

The SureFoot Game Day Mop is a large articulating mop designed to quickly and completely remove sweat and moisture from playing surfaces. When sweat and moisture create slick spots on the court, players can be exposed to potentially dangerous situations where they can slip and get injured. SureFoot quickly removes the moisture, enhancing safety on the court. 

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Topics: Official Floor Mop of the NCAA, SureFoot, Press Release

Hillyard and Golden Star Team Up with Second Harvest to Support Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Sep 7, 2016 1:01:00 PM

September 7, 2016

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) - Hillyard, a leading manufacturer and distributor of institutional cleaning products and Golden Star, a leading manufacturer of professional mopping equipment have combined efforts to provide cleaning supplies and equipment for the Louisiana flood relief effort. In addition to mopping supplies and equipment being provided by Golden Star, Hillyard is sending disinfectants, cleaning solutions, hand sanitizers, and squeegees to Louisiana.

The donation is part of a larger relief effort being coordinated by Second Harvest, an organization dedicated to its vision of providing a hunger-free Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas.

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Topics: Flood Support Efforts, Hillyard Partners, Community Relations, Press Release

Hillyard SureFoot® Game Day Mop - The Official Floor Mop of NCAA® Basketball - Enhancing Safety For The Student-Athletes

Posted by THE Cleaning Resource on Mar 14, 2016 2:01:00 PM

March 14, 2016

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) - When there is a stop in the action on the basketball court during NCAA March Madness®, be sure to look for Hillyard SureFoot® Game Day Mop. As the Official Floor Mop of NCAA Basketball, the Surefoot will be on the court silently enhancing the safety for basketball student-athletes. 

The SureFoot Game Day Mop is a large articulating mop designed to quickly and completely remove sweat and moisture from basketball courts, as well as other playing surfaces. When sweat and moisture create slick spots, student-athletes may be exposed to potentially dangerous situations where they slip and get injured. SureFoot quickly removes the moisture, enhancing safety on the courts. 

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Topics: Official Floor Mop of the NCAA, Wood Sports Floor Care, SureFoot, Press Release

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