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The Grateful Dade

Feb. 28, 2012


At Dade Moeller, we work hard (but we play hard, too)!

Last night, on Monday, February 27th, a group from our Richland, Wash., headquarters office participated in the Junior Achievement Celebrity Bowl, a super "fun-raiser" for their local Junior Achievement. This is the organization's only fundraiser during the year, and the bowling lasts all week.

Our group was named "The Grateful Dade," and we formed two teams based on skill, aptly named "Better" and "Worse":

The Grateful Dade ...

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The Grateful Dade Bowl for Junior Achievement

Feb. 27, 2012

In February 2012, our Richland office held a “Taco Feed” to support our local chapter of Junior Achievement. We raised $271 and were presented with information about Junior Achievement’s efforts in our local schools while our employees happily Junior  Achievementmunched away at their tacos. Then, on February 27, ten employees dressed in tie-dye (and some even donned wigs!) to bowl as the “Grateful Dade” at Junior Achievement’s only annual fundraiser, the Celebrity Bowl. Each employee set a goal to independently raise at least $100, and they beat their goal with a total amount of $1,056 raised!

Read our blog post HERE.

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WSU Students Help Us Get On Board!

Feb. 21, 2012

Our Human Resources manager, Roshelle Pavlin, is an energetic individual who is passionate about community service, education, and Dade Moeller! Whether it be organizing our company's first Red Cross blood drive or volunteering to be a mock job interviewer at a local high school, Roshelle is always working on new, innovative projects to help our company be the best it can be.

So, when she was approached by a fellow member of the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Society ...

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Mock Job Interviews at Delta High School

Feb. 2, 2012

By: Roshelle Pavlin, SPHR

On Wednesday, January 25, I had a great opportunity to volunteer as a local business representative at Delta High School's "mock job interviews." This was my first interaction with the school, although I am very familiar with the "STEM" (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) concept, having once been a science and math teacher.

Delta High School not only encourages its students in science, technology, engineering, and math, but, as demonstrated by this project, also teaches the ...

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Judson Kenoyer to Manage Training Academy

Feb. 1, 2012

We're happy to announce that Judson Kenoyer is the new Manager of our Dade Moeller Training Academy!

Judson will be a perfect fit for this important position. He has been with Dade Moeller for the past 10 years and is both a Certified Health Physicist and a Certified Industrial Hygienist.

Judson's dual certifications make him uniquely qualified to lead our Training Academy, especially since we have recently launched new courses in industrial hygiene and worker safety, in addition ...

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Raise a Racquet!

Jan. 30, 2012

On Friday, January 27, 2012, we were happy to sponsor a table at the "Raise-a-Racquet" dinner and silent auction to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Benton & Franklin Counties. There were 10 of us attending the fun event, which was held at the Columbia Basin Racquet Club -- right down the street from our Headquarters office building.

Dade Moeller believes that giving back to our communities returns long-lasting benefits to society, our employees, and our Company.

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LUNCH & LEARN: 401(k) and ESOP Plans

Jan. 27, 2012

Dade Moeller employees took advantage of an opportunity to learn more about their 401(k) and ESOP retirement plans from the company's resident expert, Ellen Bowman.

After a presentation of basic plan features and new features for 2012, the audience, which included HQ staff in Richland, as well as employees at our other office locations via WebEx, asked questions about how the plans work, how the changes will affect them, and the company's fiduciary responsibility to the plans ...

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Ross Potter Named Chief Operating Officer

Jan. 25, 2012

Today, we are pleased to announce that Ross Potter has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer, or "COO."

David McCormack, who previously held the dual role of President and COO, now holds the role of President.

As COO, Ross will be responsible for operational performance and effectiveness, as well as alignment with changing requirements as the Company grows.

This is a strategic move for us, designed to ensure we are well positioned for continued growth in 2012 ...

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Glenn Caprio Elected to United Way Board

Jan. 24, 2012

We are pleased to announce that our Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Glenn Caprio, has been elected to a 3-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties. This is the local United Way chapter of our Headquarters office in Richland, Washington.

It's an honor to serve our local community through the United Way. As a 35-year resident of the Tri-Cities, I have seen first-hand how the United Way has ...

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