Weis Markets Awards KPB’s Great American Cleanup Of PA Gift Cards
The Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority was selected to receive a Weis Markets gift card to help support their efforts to beautify and clean Dale Road in Rush Township during the 19th Annual Watershed Clean Up, a registered Great American Cleanup of PA event.
“We used our gift card to provide refreshments and lunch as a way of thanks to the volunteers who made time in their busy schedules to join us for our Great American Cleanup of PA event,” states Rod Fye, Enforcement Officer for the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority. “Volunteers are an asset to our community. We were able to show our appreciation for their efforts thanks to Weis Markets.”
“Weis Markets is pleased to partner with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful,” said Patti Olenick, Sustainability Manager. “It is part of our corporate commitment to sustainability, being good stewards of the environment and giving back to the communities we serve. We’ve been serving Pennsylvania communities for more than 100 years and we are excited to be part of the Great American Cleanup of PA.”
“We value the partnership with Weis Markets, Inc. Their donation of gift cards provides a fun and valuable incentive to participate in the Great American Cleanup,” states Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. “Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Weis Markets share the goal of promoting a sustainable environment and livable communities. The Great American Cleanup empowers citizens to do that locally.”
Weis Markets, Inc. joins other 2015 event supporters: the Department of Environmental Protection, PennDOT, PA Waste Industries Association, the PA Food Merchants Association, The Fresh Grocer, ShopRite, Sheetz, Wawa, Republic Services, Steel Recycling Institute, Giant Eagle, Giant Food Stores, Inc., Wegmans and the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority.
Since the inception of this event in 2004, over 1.565,950 million volunteers have picked up 80,575,227 million pounds of litter and waste and over 202,350 tires from Pennsylvania’s landscape. In addition, more than 136,300 trees, bulbs, and flowers have been planted.
For more information, visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup of PA website or contact Michelle Dunn, Great American Cleanup of PA Program Coordinator, at 1-877-772-3673 ext. 113 or send email to: email@example.com.
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