Community Involvement

Shwan Kresge has been a part of the community for over 20 years. Below are some articles highlighting his community involvement.

 

Kresge recognized for help in the community | Times News Online - tnonline.com

Shawn Kresge of Shawn Kresge Services of Jim Thorpe, second from left, was recognized recently by the Special Court Judges Association of Pennsylvania for his help in the community, as well as the association’s recent conference at Pocono Manor.

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Atlantic Wind brings new sound engineer to testify on turbine noise level modeling | Times News Online - tnonline.com

Atlantic Wind attorney Edward Greene called on sound modeling expert Robert O’Neal to refute the testimony of opposition witness Robert W. Rand before the Penn Forest Zoning Hearing Board.

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AOH/LAOH kick off Irish ancestry celebrations | Times News Online - tnonline.com

A weekend celebrating the Irish heritage kicked off Friday night at Dean Anthony's Banquet Hall, Jim Thorpe, where the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Alec Campbell Division 1, Carbon County, and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mollie Maguire Division 1, Carbon County, held their traditional ...

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Turn To Us provides Thanksgiving feast | Times News Online

Isabella Sully, 7, delivers Thanksgiving meals to Jean Sickels and her children Gabe Showalter, 7, and Kadence Dilbert, 10, during the Turn To Us Thanksgiving meal.

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Chamber event celebrates Carbon businesses | Times News Online

The red carpet was rolled out Friday night for the annual Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Awards Gala at Blue Mountain Resort.More than 200 business owners, patrons and supporters attended the Old Hollywood-themed evening where local shop owners, manufactures and volunteers were recognized by the growing organization.Popcorn and champagne were handed out during the traditional pre ...

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Feeding the hungry | Times News Online

Shawn Kresge Services workers, from left, Sara Schaeffer, Cheryl Sitarchyk and Alicia Kline from Whitehurst Bed and Breakfast in Jim Thorpe deliver turkeys to Family Promise in Lehighton on Friday morning.In all, Shawn Kresge Services delivered 56 turkeys to various homeless shelters and food pantries in the area.

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Area organizations collect donations for Valor Clinic | Times News Online - tnonline.com

Various groups continue to do their part to raise awareness for a local shelter whose mission is to help veterans get back on their feet. Among the organizations that are serving as collection sites for Valor Clinic Foundation's Paul's House - Major Paul Syverson Veterans Sanctuary in Jonas, are as ...

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CCEDC to host beach party to meet adventure race participants | Times News Online

The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation will host a beach party on Wednesday at Boulder View Tavern. The evening will begin at 5. The evening will serve as a meeting for participants of the third annual Carbon Adventure Race. The party will be hosted from 5-7 p.m. outside, weather ...

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JT Policemen's Ball raises money for Turn To Us | Times News Online

Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall was transformed into see of silver, blue and white Saturday night with blue flowers and white twinkling lights filling the hall for the eighth annual Policemen's Ball."This event takes a year in the making," said committee member Tammy Lombardo-Schatz.Local businesses like the Jim Thorpe Market and community members supplied cupcakes and raffle items to support the police force."It's great to be able to help organizations in the community," Lombardo-Schatz said.

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CCEDC celebrates area businesses at annual gala | Times News Online - tnonline.com

The Palmerton Blue Mountain Resort decorated in glittery beads, peacock feathers and rich purple linens served as the backdrop to the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation's annual dinner celebration Friday night.The evening began with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., where the business owners, associates and friends donned colorful masks for the Mardi Gras Masquerade themed evening ...

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Ready for the parade | Times News Online

Using a bucket truck, Shawn Kresge of Kresge Electric hangs an American flag and two Irish flags over Broadway in Jim Thorpe. The flags were hung in preparation for the 18th Annual Carbon County St. Patrick's Day Parade, sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Alec Campbell Division 1, Carbon County, and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mollie Maguire Division 1, Carbon County. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday along Broadway in Jim Thorpe. Retired Carbon County District Attorney Gary F. Dobias of Palmerton will serve as grand marshal of the event. Dobias retired on Aug.

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FTLL recognizes supporters who helped install wireless scoreboard | Times News Online

Franklin Township Little League's new wireless scoreboard at the Phifer Ice Dam Park field, recently was formally dedicated - giving the Little League officials the opportunity to thank volunteers and supporters.The sign was donated by Jim Thorpe National Bank at a cost of approximately $10,000."The scoreboard was an upgrade to the park," said Ryan Wentz, president of the Franklin Township …

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Franklin Twp. Little League sees brand new scoreboard | Times News Online

Volunteers assisted the Franklin Township Little League with the installation of a new scoreboard at the Phifer Ice Dam Park field. "The scoreboard is an upgrade to the park," said Ryan Wentz, president of the Franklin Township Athletic Association.

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D.A.R.E. sponsors recognized SJRA | Times News Online

St. Joseph's Regional Academy students and the D.A.R.E. instructors of the Jim Thorpe School District recognized two of the D.A.R.E. program's sponsors following the annual D.A.R.E. graduation on Wednesday. Jeff Leslie, owner of Leztek Computers, second from left; and Shawn Kresge, president of Kresge Electric, center; and Becky Zerfuss, office manager of Kresge Electric, second from right, accepted the certificates proudly.

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'Cruise to the Music' benefit held in JT | Times News Online

United Way of Carbon County (UWCC) and Carbon County Friends of Animals (CCFA) teamed up along with the Jukebox Cruisers Car Club to bring Carbon County a superb "Cruise to the Music Festival" fundraiser on Saturday, June 19, 2010.The event ,which ran from 3-11 p.m., was held at Memorial Park in Jim Thorpe and featured a spectacular Car Cruise that was hosted by the Car Club.According to the ...

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On this date | Times News Online

The 50th anniversary of Smokey Bear has a little more meaning this year for Shawn Kresge of Franklin Township. Kresge, 18, was one of several forest fire fighters who helped battle blazes in the western part of the country. While fighing a fire in Utah, Kresge came upon a bear cub - burned but still ...

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