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MEI named HAZMAT Response Team for Crawford County PA

August 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: (724) 568-3623 ext. 137

Cell: (724) 448-8521

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

 

Crawford County Hires Apollo, PA firm as Level A HAZMAT Response Team

 

Apollo, PA- McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) is pleased to announce that it is now the Level A HAZMAT Response Team for Crawford County, PA. MEI is a PA Act 165 certified HAZMAT response provider now serving 8 counties throughout Western PA.

 

“We welcome Crawford County as our newest HAZMAT response client and look forward to working with them in this venture,” said Calvin McCutcheon, MEI president. “Crawford County has been a client of our training division over the years and we are excited to provide them with this new level of service,” McCutcheon concluded.

 

Allen Clark, Director of the Crawford County Emergency Management Agency, explains it this way: “Hiring MEI will enable us to provide a tiered response to hazardous materials incidents. The response level needed is dependent upon the severity of the incident, which is determined by the fire department that is automatically dispatched. If needed, the fire department can request the Crawford County HazMat Response Team, and if the severity of the incident exceeds their capabilities, a trained Level A Team, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc., will be requested.”

 

Clark continued, “we are excited to continue this partnership with MEI which now includes Level A HAZMAT response.  The County has worked with them in training, exercises, conferences, and other hazardous material preparedness efforts.”

 

“This is right up our alley,” said William Krulac, HAZMAT/ER Coordinator at MEI. “With response locations in Emlenton, and Apollo, there is no doubt we can be there in an appropriate timeframe ready to provide our complete waste management solutions for the task at hand,” Krulac concluded.

 

“When you need us, we’ll be there has long been our motto,” said Chad McCutcheon, Communications Professional at MEI. “We’ve served Armstrong, Clarion, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, & Warren Counties in this capacity for years. We are excited that our footprint is growing and consider it a testament to the top-quality complete waste management solutions provided by our employees every day,” McCutcheon concluded.

 

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Since 1947, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) has been providing complete waste management solutions to a diversified list of clients throughout several business sectors. MEI is a PA Act 165 certified HAZMAT team for eight Western PA counties. HST, the training division, is an EPA certified training provider.  MEI operates on a simple business philosophy: when you need us, we’ll be there-24/7. MEI can handle all of your complete waste management needs by offering the best solution to keep you “protecting the environment for tomorrow’s generations.” MEI was named 2012 Drilling & Well services Company of the Year for the NE United States by the Oil & Gas Awards.

MEI President Featured as Hometown Treasure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: (724) 568-3623 ext. 137

Cell: (724) 448-8521

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

June 17, 2013

MEI President Featured in Hometown Treasure column in Valley News Dispatch

 

Apollo, PA- Calvin McCutcheon, President, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) is featured in today’s Valley News Dispatch as a Hometown Treasure. Calvin is featured for his two decades of community service to the United Way of Westmoreland County, the StrongLand Chamber of Commerce, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (now JDRF). To read the article, click here.

 

To learn more about how MEI’s dedication to our community helps us ‘protect our environment for tomorrow’s generations,’ click here.

 

MEI is highly involved in its local community. We take our commitment of “protecting our environment for tomorrow’s generations” very seriously, and in doing so, support local businesses as often as we can. MEI is a proud sponsor of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes and has had the top corporate team for 5 years running. MEI is also a proud contributor to the United Way of Westmoreland County, where our president, Calvin McCutcheon, has been a board member for twenty years. We also work with our local Chamber of Commerce to promote a business-friendly agenda in our community. Sponsoring community events like the Tour de Trout, the StrongLand Chamber Bike Race, and many local organizations is another way MEI is helping our community.

 

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MEI President receives Community Champion Award from United Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: (724) 568-3623 ext. 137

Cell: (724) 448-8521

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

 

Apollo, PA Company President named Community Champion by United Way of Westmoreland County

 

Apollo, PA- For 20 years, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc.’s (MEI’s) President, Calvin McCutcheon has quietly served on the board of directors for the United Way of Westmoreland County (UWWC). Calvin has routinely donated his time and money without acknowledgement or recognition, and if you ask him, that is just fine with Mr. McCutcheon. On Wednesday night, however, the United Way of Westmoreland County (UWWC) paid tribute to Calvin’s efforts by naming him their 2012 Community Champion.

 

He prefers to be a silent worker in the community, making it a better place for all to live. Calvin is a member of both the United Way Leaders group and the De Tocqueville Society of United Way givers. Both mean that Calvin provides a substantial amount of time and resources to the United Way. Calvin began his tenure on the United Way board in 1993, before the United Way merger occurred when it was known as the United Way of the Kiski Valley. Since April 1993, Calvin has served as board Chairman, Treasurer, as Chair of the Day of Caring, served on the finance committee, and the on the executive committee of Community Impact.

 

It is due to this hard work and dedication, that Calvin was honored as the 2012 United Way of Westmoreland County Community Champion. Bobbi Watt Geer, President & CEO of UWWC, sums it up this way: “I have worked with nonprofit organizations through my 25 year career and relied heavily on the support, guidance and wisdom of many committed volunteers, and I can tell you that Calvin is one who has given, advocated and volunteered throughout his life in his uniquely humble manner.  I am very pleased to present the Community Champion award to him.”

 

Calvin McCutcheon in his award speech recommended to everyone in the room that they take the opportunity to serve their communities. “I remember in 1993 when my dad said to me, son, you need to get involved in your community and the United Way is a great community organization, I signed up to help that very week and haven’t stopped for twenty years,” McCutcheon said. “It’s been an honor and privilege to serve as long as I have but I could not have done so without the help of United Way donors and volunteers like you,” McCutcheon told the crowd of UWWC Leadership givers. “At the end of the day, I’m honored to be recognized and just glad I could help,” McCutcheon concluded.

 

 

MEI is highly involved in its local community. We take our commitment of “protecting our environment for tomorrow’s generations” very seriously, and in doing so, support local businesses as often as we can. MEI is a proud sponsor of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes and has had the top corporate team for 5 years running. MEI is also a proud contributor to the United Way of Westmoreland County, where our president, Calvin McCutcheon, has been a board member for twenty years. We also work with our local Chamber of Commerce to promote a business-friendly agenda in our community. Sponsoring community events like the Tour de Trout, the StrongLand Chamber Bike Race, and many local organizations is another way MEI is helping our community.

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Calvin McCutcheon, President, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc., accepts the Community Champion Award from Bobbi Watt Geer, President & CEO of the United Way of Westmoreland County.

Calvin & Julie McCutcheon with their Grandson JR the night of the United Way of Westmoreland County’s Thank you Leaders Dinner.

MEI named Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year!

          March 15, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: 724-568-3623 ext. 137

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

Local waste management firm named

Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year

By NE Oil & Gas Awards

 

Apollo, PA-Last night McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) was named Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year for 2012 at the Oil & Gas Awards NE Banquet. The gala event took place in the grand ballroom at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. PA Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, Michael Krancer served as the keynote speaker for the night.

 

MEI was a top five finalist in three categories, Trucking Company of the Year, Water Management Company of the Year, and Drilling and Well Services Company of the Year. “The judges’ vote for Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year is unanimous, and it goes to the family owned company, with a simple philosophy: when you need them, they’ll be there. McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. is our Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year,” said Marc Brigdgen, CMO of the Oil & Gas Awards.

 

“There were three companies in the category this year, but McCutcheon’s entry jumped off the page and was everything the judges were looking for,” Bridgen continued. “The votes returned, and McCutcheon received all of the votes, a unanimous decision, what more can we say,” asked Bridgen.

 

“We were honored to be a top five finalist,” said Calvin McCutcheon, president of MEI. “To win is a fantastic testament to our employees who work hard serving our clients every day,” McCutcheon continued. “This is huge. I want to thank the Oil & Gas Awards, the producers who hire us to work, and most importantly, our employees. Without them, we would not be here today,” said McCutcheon. “Remember, we’re MEI, and when you need us, we’ll be there with our complete waste management solutions,” McCutcheon concluded.

 

For a complete list of winners, click here.

 

Founded in 1947, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) is a second-generation family owned & operated company specializing in providing complete waste management solutions to various clients throughout several industrial sectors. MEI is a PA Act 165 certified HAZMAT responder for seven Western PA counties. HST, the training division, is an EPA certified training provider offering OSHA , HAZWOPER, Confined Space Entry & Rescue, LOTO, Grounding and bonding and many other training courses. MEI owns and operates a cutting-edge Bio-solids waste treatment facility.  MEI operates on a simple business philosophy: when you need us, we’ll be there-24/7. MEI can handle all of your complete waste management needs by offering the best solution to keep you “protecting the environment for tomorrow’s generations.”

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MEI crew at our table at the Oil & Gas Awards Banquet

Calvin McCutcheon & Crew accept Drilling & Well Services Company of the Year Award

JD & the Squires LIVE a JDRF Benefit Concert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: 724-568-3623 ext. 137

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

JD and the Squires LIVE a JDRF Benefit Concert

Apollo, PA-McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a benefit concert raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). MEI & JDRF are working together to provide a night of pure entertainment to raise money for a great cause. What are the details?

Who: JD & the Squires a classic rock dance band

What: A JDRF Benefit Concert

Where: Laube Hall at Freeport Community Park in Freeport, PA

When: March 9, 2013 Doors Open 6:00 pm

Tickets: $10/person at the door or call 724-568-3623 for advance ticket sales.

Food/Refreshments: BYOB, BYOF, Bring Your Own Beer, Booze, Food, Ice, Pop, etc.

 

“We are excited to partner with JD & the Squires and JDRF to promote this event,” said Calvin McCutcheon, MEI president. “We participate every year in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes and saw this as another great opportunity to raise awareness and money for and about JDRF,” McCutcheon continued.

 

“JD & the Squires is just five friends playing the music that we love and that we think people want to hear,” said Brian Swartzlander, drummer for the band. “We’ve done two concerts like this in the past and every year we donate the proceeds to a charity of the band’s choice, this year, we chose JDRF,” Swartzlander continued. “We have a personal connection to diabetes through our bass player, Sean, who has suffered from Type 1 Diabetes for 46 years,” said Reid Rotzler, keyboardist for the band. “It’s our honor and privilege to provide entertainment for such a worthwhile cause,” Rotzler continued.

 

“We’re supplying the hall and the entertainment, and we hope that everyone will join us for an evening of reverie, dancing and JDRF fundraising,” said Chad McCutcheon, MEI Communications Professional. “The event is open to the public, and we encourage everyone to bring their families, friends, their favorite refreshments and snacks and join us for a great time,” McCutcheon concluded.

 

MEI is highly involved in its local community sponsoring such causes as: the annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, the StrongLand Chamber of Commerce Tour de Trout, and Bike Race, and many other local events and charities. Doing so is what MEI considers to be its highest priority: “protecting our environment for tomorrow’s generations.”

 

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Stuff-A-Bus Toy Drive Join MEI & AHP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: 724-568-3623 ext. 137

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

December 4, 2012

Apollo, PA- McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Allegheny Hyde Park Elementary (AHP) in a stuff-a-bus toy drive for Toys for Tots on December 8, 2012. MEI has provided three $25 gift certificates to use at our Discard Depot. Certificate bearer may bring any load of construction debris, spring cleaning, or household trash to our facility for disposal up to $25 worth. This includes items such as: tires, appliances, tv’s, fluorescent bulbs, etc. The gift certificate will cover you up to a $25 value. Certificates are valid until 6/30/2013 and can be won in the Silent Auction portion of the Toy Drive. MEI President Calvin McCutcheon was quoted: “We are thrilled to provide items for the silent auction. Any way that we can bring cheer to others during this season is a joy to us.” “It’s always great to make someone else’s Christmas bright.” This partnership is just another way MEI is working with our communities at “protecting our environment for tomorrow’s generations.”

Please click the link below for more information about the Stuff-A-Bus event

toysfortotsflyer

Support the family of Baby Sophia Ludwiczak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: 724-568-3623 ext. 137

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

Apollo, PA- MEI extends its deepest condolences to the family of Sophia Ludwiczak, an 8 week old baby, who was taken from life too soon. The family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Events like this tug at the hearts of everyone in the community, and we at MEI are no different. As good stewards of the community, we can help spread the word about how others can help the family at this difficult time.

 

There are two events occurring this weekend to benefit the family of Baby Sophia. Please do what you can to help the family through this time.  The first event:

 

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER

FOR

THE FAMILY OF SOPHIA LUDWICZAK

Sophia was an 8 week old baby girl from Vandergrift who was violently shaken by her father last week.

Sophia passed away Monday night.

Proceeds from the dinner will benefit her family in this time of need.

Oklahoma Fire Hall

171 Thorn Street

Apollo, PA 15613

(Oklahoma Borough)

Sunday, November 25, 2012

1:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Tickets sold at the door for $8/person.

Price includes: spaghetti, salad dinner roll and drink.

Benefit will also include a bake sale and tickets will be sold for a Chinese auction.

 

A second fundraiser will take place on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Community Market in Hillcrest Shopping Plaza, Lower Burrell from 9 am-3pm on Sunday. At this event, both money and toys will be accepted for the family.

 

A fund has been set up for the family at PNC Bank. Contributions can be made to the account in the name of Samantha Ludwiczak.

 

We ask that all of our loyal followers join us in supporting this family at this most difficult time. Help or donate in any way you can.

 

For more information on how you can help the Ludwiczak Family, please visit the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Prayers-for-Sophia-Marie/494562340584778?fref=ts

 

Thank you for your time and may God bless this family during this difficult time.

Adopt-A-Highway

At MEI, our focus is to always provide you with complete waste management solutions which are geared toward protecting our environment for tomorrow’s generations. We understand the necessity of keeping our environment clean, and that’s why MEI partnered with the PA Adopt-A-Highway program over 10 years ago. We adopted the stretch of PA State Route 356 from Hourglass Photo & Studio in the North to Reservoir Road in the South, a stretch of approximately two miles. Every year, twice a year, MEI asks for a team of employee volunteers and their significant others to participate in our Adopt-A-Highway event.

 

The event always falls on a Saturday and begins at 7 am with breakfast at the local Kings Family Restaurant in Allegheny Twp. Calvin McCutcheon, MEI’s President is always there bright & early to treat the volunteers to this hearty breakfast.

 

After taking the time to “wake-up” with breakfast and coffee, the team heads to MEI for a strategy session on who will pick up the trash where, and to gather the needed tools. Then, the fun begins.

 

This year, we had 12 participants who split into six teams and tackled that two mile stretch of highway in no time! Everything was picked up, stuffed into trash bags, and offloaded at MEI’s Discard Depot facility by 9:40 am.

 

Here’s a picture of the team after all was said and done:

MEI Adopt-A-Highway 2012 Crew

MEI Adopt-A-Highway 2012 Crew pausing for a picture after all was said and done on October 13, 2012.

We’d like to thank all of the employees and significant others who participated in this event. It was a great success.

Thanks Team!

 

 

A Report on the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

A Report on the 2012 Westmoreland County JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Contact: Chad A. McCutcheon

Phone: 724-568-3623 ext. 137

Email: chadmc@completewastemgmt.com

 

Apollo, PA: McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc. would like to thank all of our employees, vendors, clients and family members who participated in this years’ JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. Without all of you, this year’s walk would not have been as successful. To date, Team MEI has raked in over $12,520.00 for JDRF this year. Job well done Team MEI!

Team MEI

 

Once again, on walk day, Mother Nature reared her ugly side in the wee morning hours before the walk, but by registration & walk time, the skies were clear, and the walk began…

 

Calvin, Julie, Nathan and Aubrey McCutcheon & Team MEI lead the walk.

 

This year, it was our honor and privilege to have MEI’s President, Calvin McCutcheon, serve as Walk Chair. Calvin set the bar high for the Corporate fundraising committee, and boy did they deliver! The goal was to raise $150,000 in corporate sponsorships/donations. Thanks to our wonderful event sponsors,that goal was achieved. This is the highest corporate fundraising goal ever achieved in this history of the Westmoreland County Walk.

 

“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our corporate sponsors and donors for helping Westmoreland County achieve this fundraising goal for JDRF,” Calvin said. “This is a personal journey for me, as my wife Julie has lived with Type 1 Diabetes for over 39 years. It’s a daily struggle, but raising money for JDRF helps Julie and I to know that once a cure is received, no one else will have to struggle with this disease ever again. That is what fuels our passion for the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes”, McCutcheon says.

 

“This is our 7th year participating in the walk, and at MEI, we raise money any way we can from Summertime Company-wide picnics during lunch hour, ‘Steelers/Penguins/Pirates Fridays’, selling MEI JDRF wristbands and JDRF tennis shoes to advocating  on behalf of JDRF, MEI works hard year-round to make the annual walk a success,” McCutcheon says.

 

Calvin McCutcheon, JDRF Walk Chair & Terry Daughenbaugh, Retired JDRF Board Member and 2012 Walk Emcee look over the event.

Every year at the Walk, there is a T-shirt Contest for best T-shirt from both the family and corporate team groups. MEI loves to participate in this portion of the walk. Here was our entry for this year (all MEI team members wore this shirt):

Front of 2012 MEI JDRF Walk shirt

Back of 2012 MEI JDRF Walk shirt

 

Our theme this year was that everyone wants to be at a cure, or at an acceptable glucose level. We pledge to continue walkin’ & truckin’ for a cure for years to come.

During the walk, our own Julia McCutcheon, MEI HR Director and JDRF Logsitics Committee Chair spoke to the crowd about what it takes to make all of this possible. We join Julie in thanking all of the committed people at JDRF and the many volunteers, including and especially the Pitt Greensburg students for giving of their time to help with this year’s walk.  Here’s Julie thanking the crowd:

Julie thanks the crowd for participating and the volunteers for making the walk a huge success.

 

Along with the walk, there were many activities to keep people busy such as: the Syria Shriner’s Harige Unit (Clowns), Radio Disney, climbing in and out of the Swartzlander Racing MEI sponsored Dirt Modified race cars, hair coloring by Fantastic Sam’s, Cookie decorating by Eat ‘n Park, and a bouncy room provided by Elf Entertainment. Volunteers and walkers were also treated to free bagels from Panera Bread and free coffee from our friends at Dunkin’ Donuts.  Here are some pics:

 

The Shriner’s Harige Clown Unit entertains a few members of the younger crowd.

Fantastic Sam’s providing their famous “JDRF Walk Hair Coloring” services.

 

 

Nathan McCutcheon and son JR in the MEI sponsored racecar.

 

As you can see, a great time was had by all who attended and we raised money for a great cause. Thanks for all of the support and tune in throughout the coming months as we plan and begin to raise funds for next year’s JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes.

Will you join us in the fight?

For information about how to participate in the walk, please contact the Western PA Chapter of JDRF.

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