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2020 W4 UPDATE

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TEAMMATE ASSISTANCE FUND--donate via contribution or payroll deduction 

APPLY HERE if you need help with derecho damage

TEAMMATE BEST TIRE SAVINGS PROGRAM Q3 2020

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Your one-stop shop for detailed info on classes and workshops offered by our Union's Institute for Career Development. 
ICD CONTACT INFO - Summer 2020

Upcoming classes for summer-fall 2020: 

Motorcycle Class

Handgun Safety

Affinity Credit Union

Did you know, Affinity Credit Union was founded by Firestone teammates, to serve Firestone teammates? They are right in our own backyard. CLICK HERE for more info. 

They are also a generous sponsor for various B-Well teammate engagement activities. 

The first two "Made in Des Moines" videos showcasing our plant are available here: CLICK HERE.

75th Celebration Photos

Click below for all the photos of our 75th anniversary celebration parties!

Album 1

Album 2

BAAG.com is an information hub and social network for Des Moines plant teammates. 

ADVENTURELAND 2020

CLICK HERE to view discounted ticket prices for Adventureland 2020. 

HyVee Menu

No HyVee meals until further notice. 

Company Store Hours

August store schedule

www.kahlerspec.com or CLICK HERE for detailed instructions for online ordering. 

KNOW YOUR LEADERS

Take a moment to get to know the Leaders at Bridgestone Americas, and learn more about what they're hoping to accomplish in 2020 and beyond. 

ANDY SOBOTTA, Chief Information Security Officer BSA IT

CLOCK CARD REFERRAL PROGRAM

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FREE Emotional Wellness Resource

myStrength is an emotional wellness tool that Aetna offers as part of our EAP program.     

It’s got several focus areas that you can click on to learn more and actually follow through a series of programs. For example, there are courses/information for managing depression, controlling anxiety, reducing stress, mindfulness meditation, improving sleep, pregnancy and early parenting, etc. 

CLICK HERE for detailed information about how to download the app. 

The direct link to the website is:

https://app.mystrength.com/signup/

Access code is: Bridgestone Americas

B-WELL

CLICK HERE for an overview of B-Well

Suicide and Domestic Violence awareness resources--CLICK on photo to enlarge

Eyeglass Optician Hours


Tues & Thurs 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

 

Until further notice, all Coronavirus information will be housed here.

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EAP Resources

Ways You Can Help: CLICK HERE

BLOOD DRIVE

COMING ON AUGUST 19

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Blog Posts

Derecho

Posted by Greg Halford on August 13, 2020 at 8:00am 5 Comments

Here we are in the middle of August and the dog days of summer are upon us.  Not only have we had to deal with the COVID pandemic in 2020, but this week we experienced a heavy storm, or the official term, a derecho.  As if 2020 couldn't get any worse.

Monday morning I was on a conference call with an ISO9001 auditor when in the middle of the audit the screen froze.  That was my first indication that something was wrong.  Checking our phones we noticed that a storm was approaching the…

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2020 Safety Results

Posted by Greg Halford on July 30, 2020 at 8:00am 0 Comments

It's pretty obvious that none of us foresaw the year 2020 rolling out like it did. While the first two months were relatively quiet that quickly ended once the Coronavirus made its way to the Americas.  Since that time we've had shutdowns, new social distancing protocols, daily temperature checks, verbal sickness screenings, mask usage where needed, etc.  We've now had over 50 teammates test positive for COVID with almost all of those self-identifying as having been exposed outside the…

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