National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By: Jessica Polfer - Talent Aquisition Manager   In October, the US observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month by paying tribute to the varied accomplishments and contributions of the men and women with disabilities whose work helps keep the nation’s economy strong. This effort to educate the public about the issues related to disability and [...]

Colony Brands Announces 2021 Ray Kubly Achievement Award Recipient

Colony Brands congratulates Bill Helt as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Ray Kubly Achievement Award. Named after the founder of Colony Brands, this annual award spotlights employees who go above and beyond their given job duties, who offer a significant contribution to the business, and who embody one or more of Colony Brands’ core values: relentlessly [...]

Celebrating our Dairy Industry All Year Long!

As the calendar page flips to July, the official national dairy month – June – will close for the year, but our support of the nation’s dairy industry goes on with ice cream sundaes, glasses of cold milk, and all kinds of cheese! The Swiss Colony and Colony Brands have been proud partners of the [...]

Colony Brands Foundation teams up with challenge gift for Monroe Public Library

A $500,000 challenge gift has been pledged by Colony Brands Foundation and Klondike Cheese Co. to lead a $1.5 million capital campaign for renovations to the Monroe Public Library. These businesses will match every two dollars donated with an additional dollar up to $500,000 and, if met, will provide an additional major contribution. “The library [...]

Celebrating our 95 Years! 

We’re excited to bring you special memories and moments in time each month throughout this year as we honor The Swiss Colony and Colony Brands, past and present.   Join us for this stroll through history, beginning with a few words from Ryan Kubly, Vice President of Strategic Planning, and Bob Erb, President & CEO. “As [...]

Peak Support Program is a Success

Our unique Associate Donation program had a new twist this year. That twist proved to be an unexpected, and likely unheard of, boost for almost 40 charitable organizations in southwest Wisconsin at the end of a turbulent year, and a shining example of our employee culture which is rooted in supporting communities and empowering others [...]

Internship Spotlight

By: Rudy Folk - Sr. Talent Aquisition Specialist   Internships have always been more than just a “job” at Colony Brands. Our program is an empowering experience for young professionals and is a key channel into our company’s talent pipeline. So, when we were faced with the threat from the coronavirus, rather than canceling our [...]

Colony Brands Employees Earn Volunteer Program Incentives

Congratulations to 51 Colony Brands employees whose giving nature has earned them recognition from the Community Volunteer Program. The Colony Brands Community Volunteer Program embraces our corporate purpose to “Empower People to Enrich Lives” by recognizing the efforts of our employees who give their time and talent to community organizations, initiatives and efforts.  Our company [...]

Colony Brands Foundation Teacher Recognition Winners!

The Colony Brands Foundation Teacher Recognition Program recently honored eight educators from the School District of Monroe with monetary awards.  The program recognizes an educator’s school and community service and significant, impactful contributions they have made in the district.  We are honored to announce the following recipients of the 2020 Colony Brands Foundation Teacher Recognition [...]

A message from President and CEO Bob Erb

Events over the past several days have brought unprecedented unrest across America and have sparked renewed reflection and dialogue about race, inequality, and fundamental fairness in our society.  This incredible scene has played out on our televisions, in our streets, and in the hearts of all Americans as we look for ways to have a [...]