Realityworks Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the Wisconsin National Guard and Reserve

Kati Stacy, service member; and Samantha Forehand, supervisor

Eau Claire, WI – Mike Proue, Volunteer Outreach Coordinator of the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), has announced Samantha Forehand of Realityworks was presented with a Patriot Award by ESGR representative Mike Proue in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Wisconsin Army National Guard with the 112th MPAD in Madison, WI.

The presentation took place at Realityworks 2709 Mondovi Road Eau Claire, Wisconsin at 1:30 pm December 15, 2017.

According to Proue, “The recipient was nominated for this prestigious national award by her employee Kati Stacy who is a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. The Patriot Award is only presented to employers who not only hire Guard and Reserve members, but demonstrate superior support to the militaryemployee and his/her family. The National Guard and Reserve Forces are the cornerstone of our national defense. Samantha Forehand has provided outstanding support and cooperation and has exhibited a patriotic spirit which is reflected in the significance of being a recipient of the Patriot Award.

ESGR, a Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit

Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
2400 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704

Telephone: 608-242-3169 ESGR on the Web:

From left to right: Mike Proue, ESGR Volunteer; Kati Stacy, service member; and Samantha Forehand, supervisor.