Constellation Brands Beer Division Teams Up with The USO of Illinois in Support of U.S. Troops

CHICAGO — (L-R) Sergeant First Class Johnathan Adams, First Lieutenant Eric Shaffer, and Staff Sergeant Jeffery Barnes join Constellation Brands Beer Division executives (L-R) Bob Gorski, Tom Wyness, Kristen Lenn and (R-L) Jim Ryan as the company presents Wiley Norden, program director of USO of Illinois, with a $10,000 check to celebrate their company-wide meeting to support those serving in combat to protect the United States of America.

In addition to the $10,000 donation which will directly impact all branches of the armed forces, the Constellation Brands Beer Division team of 475 employees, paired up with dedicated USO of Illinois members to assemble dozens of care packages consisting of games, snacks, magazines, books and calling cards for service men and women abroad.

(Photo by Colleen Coyne // SLCK Productions)

About Constellation Brands Beer Division

Constellation Brands Beer Division is the exclusive brewer, marketer and supplier of a growing portfolio of high-end, iconic, imported beer brands for the U.S. market. The portfolio includes Corona Extra (the #1 imported beer in the U.S. and #5 beer overall), Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo, Pacifico and Victoria beer brands. The Beer Division also imports the Tsingtao beer brand in the U.S. For more information, visit

About USO of Illinois

The USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families. The mission of the USO is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families and to create a cooperative relationship between U.S. military communities and involved or supporting civilian communities. The USO of Illinois is a civilian 501(c)(3) registered non-profit, not a government agency. We are supported solely by the generosity of the American people. For more information on the USO of Illinois, please visit: