Recently Weego, our Portable Power brand, donated two 66 Jump Starters to The Other Side Academy – a two-year re-educational and vocational program for men and women who have struggled with addiction, criminality, joblessness, and homelessness. While here, the students learn vocational and life skills, allowing them to emerge with a healthy life on “the other side”.
The Little Sisters of the Poor focuses on hospitality to the elderly community. This international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious group was founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, they serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world.
On December 13th we celebrated the retirements of two beloved coworkers, Bob Pierson and John Murray. Both have been longstanding and valuable members of the Paris team – Bob for 17 years as our Custom Estimator, and John for 15 years as our Controller.
With Christmas just a few weeks away, Paris is continuing the spirit of giving by partnering with two organizations this year to provide Christmas gifts to families in need as part of our Make It Better (MIB) Campaign.
It has been a long-standing tradition at Paris to gift turkeys to each employee during the Thanksgiving holiday. This year the turkeys were handed out by our CFO, Bill Lomanno, and Vice President of Operations, Dwight Hallman.
AFAR (A Future After Rehab) is a nonprofit organization that purchases and manages sober living homes in Burlington County, NJ. These homes provide a safe place to live for recovering addicts and alcoholics who have completed rehabilitation. AFAR covers a majority of living expenses so that residents can focus on getting back on their feet
Kate’s Place is a non-profit social program that provides a safe and friendly environment for developmentally delayed teens and young adults in Moorestown, New Jersey. The program is designed to be a place where those who are not able to be on their own have the ability to socialize, build special friendships, and enjoy each other’s company without feeling out of place…
Camp No Worries is an overnight summer camp created to give children who have or have had cancer and their siblings an opportunity to relax, enjoy themselves and forget about their troubles for one week every summer.
We recently celebrated the retirement of a beloved member of the Paris team, Ray Gahagan, who has been with Paris for 35 years!
Designed to be more than a career day, the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work program goes beyond the average practice of “shadowing” an adult.