Off The Clock: Event raises money for Women Build Initiative
The second-annual She Nailed It competition was held at the Holiday Inn Fogelsville. The event, organized by Habitat for Humanity, supported the Women Build Initiative. This year, 16 teams of women from area businesses and organizations competed in the relay-style event, where each team member was required to hammer a nail into a piece of wood in the fastest possible time. To be eligible for competition, each team committed to a minimum contribution of $1,000. The teams were also encouraged to seek donations and sponsorships prior to the event. Pictured are teams Spillman Farmer Framers (left) and two members of the Lehigh Valley Swinger (of Alvin H. Butz Inc.) on the right.
Environmental Waste Minimization Inc. of Northampton and Rapid Response Inc., an affiliate of EWMI, received the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. The award recognizes EWMI for reducing workplace injuries and illnesses. The award was presented at the Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference in Hershey. Pictured from left (front row): Michael Acker, president, EWMI; Robert Maier, health and safety technician, EWMI; and Thomas Sidloski, director of operations, EWMI. Pictured from left (standing): Michael Vovakes, deputy secretary, Labor & Industry; David Pohwat, vice president of business development, EWMI; Greg Inman, vice president, EWMI; Joseph J. Fittos III, health and safety director, EWMI; Tim David, vice president of operations, EMWI; Bill Michalik, general manager, Rapid Response; and Robert O’Brien, executive secretary, Labor & Industry.
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