The Butterball LLC facility in Ozark, Ark. has received the "Large Business of the Year" award for its community involvement from the Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce.


The facility was recognized for several initiatives and programs implemented during 2011, including the support of area youth through the "Shop 'Til You Drop" Christmas program, the facility’s overall support of "Christmas Spirit" and donations of ice and meals given to tornado victims during the area’s 2011 storms. Additionally, on December 21, the company donated nearly 10,000 pounds of turkey products in coordination with the Fort Smith Arkansas Food Bank to help provide tornado victims in the area with safe and nutritious holiday meals.