It's not all work and no play at Hoover & Strong. We have a lot of fun, too! We take time every year to spend quality time together...we celebrate holidays and special accomplishments and we raise money for people in need. Halloween is always a favorite event that includes creative and prize-winning costumes and treats.
Happy Birthday! - We celebrated George Hoover's 91st birthday today!
Service Awards Luncheon 2021 - Celebrating our Co-Workers' many years of service with awards, speeches and catered lunch!
Summer Cookout - 2021 - You can't beat burgers and dogs on a sunny afternoon.
Scale the Seven Summits - June 2021 - We had fun with fitness and held our first annual walking challenge this year!
Halloween 2020 - A fun reason to wears masks in 2020!
Taco Day 2019 - Celebrating international Taco Day!
CoWorker Luncheon 2019 - Just because!
Earth Day 2019 - Let's go green!
Pi Day! - Today we celebrate the origin of pi with pies on March 14, 2019!
Halloween - October 2018- Here we go again! Everyone is so CREATIVE! Have a Happy Halloween!
Halloween - October 2017 - Another fun-filled Halloween at Hoover & Strong. Lots of creative costumes and ghoulish treats!
Solar Eclipse - August 2017 - Everyone at Hoover & Strong enjoyed a short break today to view the solar eclipse!
Scholarship Awarded - August 2017 - On June 15th we awarded the sixth George Hoover Scholarship. The 2017 recipient is An-Vu Phan, son of Long Phan and Anh-Dao Huynh. An-Vu graduated from James River High School with a 4.04 GPA and was the Club President for Amnesty International and a Club Officer for the French Club.
National Lollipop Day - July 2017 - We celebrated National Lollipop day by including a lollypop with every order!
Cookout - June 2017 - You know that Summer is almost here when the burgers and dogs come out at Hoover & Strong!
Halloween - October 2016 - Halloween is always a fun time at Hoover & Strong!
National Fun at Work Day - February 2016 - Coworkers wore crazy hats and/or shirts and enjoyed toys and candy!! Treasure chests were placed throughout the building, filled with masks, tiaras, jacks, rubiks cubes, paddle-balls, maracas, and lots of fun, fun stuff to play with! We also enjoyed bowls of candy filled with some rather nostalgic goodies; MaryJane’s, Lemon Heads, Fire balls, Chick-O-sticks, bubble gum, root beer barrels, sugar sticks and much, much more! It was way too much fun and smiles abounded!!!
George Turns 85! - We celebrated George Hoover's 85th birthday with a wonderful luncheon this week! Happy Birthday George!
Scholarship Awarded - August 2015 - Lauren Young, daughter of Hoover & Strong's Mike Young is the 2015 recipient of the George Hoover Scholarship Award! Congratulations Lauren! We wish you the best of luck in your senior year at UVA.
Summer Cookout - June 2015 - Hoover & Strong celebrated the first day of summer a little early with a cookout that included hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill and all kinds of yummy sides and desserts! The celebration was loads of fun!
Stewart Grice promoted to Vice President of Mill Products - May 2015 - Congratuations Stewart! Your 15 years of dedication, leadership, experience, knowledge and drive have had a tremendous impact on our overall growth and we thank you!
Annual Awards Picnic - May 2015 - Fun was had by all at the Hoover & Strong Awards Picnic at Oasis Sports Park in Chesterfield, VA. It was a beautiful day filled with bbq, face painting, photos, miniature golf, batting cages and a driving range! 41 coworkers received long term service awards!
National Stress Day - April 2015 - We celebrated National Stress Day on the 16th by bringing in massage therapists and offering everyone a massage!
Toys For Tots - December 2014 - Hoover & Strong coworkers supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program by bringing in hundreds of toys!
Halloween - October 2014 - It was a very "HAPPY" Halloween at Hoover & Strong!
Ice Bucket Challenge - August 2014 - Hoover & Strong does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a REALLY BIG WAY!