Monday, June 18, 2012

Noteworthy News

Lots of great things going on with our folks this month!  Here are some highlights:
  • Congratulations to Kellynne Cole, who was honored today with a Volunteer Appreciation Award by Blackman Township (MI).  Township Supervisor, Dan Hawkins states, "Kellynne has been a Godsend for our Beautification efforts...she personifies the concept of 'giving' and is a true ambassador of Community Connection for Commonwealth Associates."  Kellynne is a CADD Operator in Department 40.
Kellynne Cole receives her award from Township Supervisor, Dan Hawkins.

  • Paul Reed, P.E., a Transmission Section Manager in the Northwest office, recently traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, to build a home for an impoverished family living in a retired landfill.  Paul reports, "We served breakfast one morning to 250 people in this community with another outreach program and also added electrical and siding to a room extension at a local orphanage run by a third ministry."  
Transmission Section Manager Paul Reed, P.E.

Reed with the team by their handiwork.

  • Also in the Northwest office, Admin Treasure Arens, reports that she will be receiving two tickets, which were drawn by lottery, for the August 18th PBS Antiques Roadshow Tour Event in Seattle.  Treasure states, "I am very excited because it is one of my favorite TV programs and it will be fun learning about my never know, I may be selected to be on TV!"

  • The Commonwealth Softball Team just wrapped up the first half of their 2012 season and started the second half with a big 26-4 win over Pentar Stamping.  Congratulations on an exciting season so far!

  • This week, Commonwealth staff and their family and guests will take part in the Summer Big Event -- which this year is a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the reigning World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals.  The evening will begin with a picnic on the famed Pepsi Porch.  It should be a wonderful evening and a great opportunity to connect with other departments and new employees!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Just FORE! Fun

The Cascades Humane Society Golf Outing will take place 6/23 and Commonwealth's team has just been announced.  Representing Commonwealth will be the foursome of: Pat Keene, Mallory Hutt, Beth Garver, and Cindy Dillon.  Best of luck, Ladies!