Off The Clock: Olympus celebrates World Environment Day
In celebration of World Environment Day, Olympus Corp. of the Americas in Center Valley held a “Stuff-a-Truck” charity event as part of the organization’s “Social IN” initiative to get employees involved in the community. Employees were encouraged to donate gently used items from clothes to sports equipment to household items in support of five Lehigh Valley charities: The YMCA, Habitat for Humanity, Communities in Schools, Judith’s Reading Room and Via of the Lehigh Valley. Each charity parked its trucks in the Olympus parking lot to collect donations, and 41 Olympus employees volunteered to help collect donations. Pictured are Olympus employees assisting YMCA program director Heidi Lennick (middle) to collect ‘wardrobe for work’ business attire and accessories for local adults re-entering the workforce.
Applebee’s locations throughout New Jersey, including in Phillipsburg, raised $113,000 for the U.S. Marine Corps in support of its Toys for Tots program. The Phillipsburg location raised $1,670 during a breakfast fundraiser. Pictured from left: Christopher Lopa, general manager, Applebee’s of Rockaway; Kevin Coughlin, director of operations, Applebee’s; Staff Sgt. Ramon Perez, U.S. Marine Corps; and John Antosiewicz, area director, Applebee’s.
This photo was published online on June 13, 2014.
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