MODESTO. Calif. - Dot Foods' Modesto employees and surrounding businesses celebrated Earth Day by picking up trash and litter around their distribution center followed by a cookout.

Photos of the event can be found at (all identified from left to right):  - Alex Quezada, warehouse order selector; Jose Villalobos, warehouse order selector; Martin Merlos, spotter; Savan Shamo, warehouse order selector; Noe Casillas, warehouse support.  - Todd Carter, warehouse order selector; Lonnie Whitted, spotter.  - Marcus Diaz and Somsak Saetern, both warehouse order selectors.  - Don Worley, transportation assistant manager; Jason Weaving, inventory control clerk II; David Gulcynski, maintenance supervisor. - Diana McDonald, administrative clerk; Stacia Pope, warehouse clerk; Natividad Tristan, administrative clerk.

Each of Dot Foods' eight distribution centers across the country held its own Earth Day event to raise awareness for recycling, energy efficiencies and the importance of keeping the community and workplace litter-free.

Dot Foods and Dot Transportation continue to experience exceptional growth and are hiring in record numbers. Both companies are looking to fill several positions for full and part-time drivers and warehouse personnel in all eight locations. To learn more about careers at Dot Foods, visit and follow @DotFoodsCareers.

Dot Foods Inc. carries 105,000 products from 600 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit