April 2021 | Heidelberg Happenings
Happenings in Cincinnati
→ Team Cincinnati made the rounds in March with Essentia Water, donating to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s office as well as several Mercy Health locations, including: Mercy Anderson Hospital, Mercy Clermont, Mercy West, Jewish, and Mercy Fairfield.
TEAM CINCINNATI DELIVERED A PALLET OF WATER TO THE HAMILTON COUNTY SHERIFF PATROL. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: CAPTAIN MINNICH, MAJOR KETTERMAN, LT. STUCKY, VENUE COORDINATOR, MIKE HANDLON AND VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL MANAGER, TOBY COSTON.
JAMIE BERKLEY FROM MERCY HEALTH RECEIVES A PALLET OF ESSENTIA WATER AT MERCY ANDERSON HOSPITAL FROM VENUE COORDINATOR, MIKE HANDLON.
Happenings in Cleveland
→ Heidelberg Cleveland partnered with Essentia this month to donate water to local First Responders and area food banks. This was Cleveland’s simple way to say “thank you” for all they do for our communities.
DRIVER, HARRY WAGNER DELIVERING A PALLET TO THE INDEPENDENCE FIRE STATION.
SALES MANAGER, ERICH STALZER (M) AND DRIVER LAWRENCE DAY (R), PRESENT TWO PALLETS OF ESSENTIA WATER TO THE CLEVELAND FOOD BANK.
DRIVER, DAVE HAREN (L) AND SALES MANAGER, JOHN WILLIAMS JR. (M), GIVING A PALLET OF ESSENTIA WATER TO THE AKRON FOOD BANK.
→ Sales professional, Steve Tyree, lost his mother (age 88) in February, she was laid to rest on March 6. Our sympathies go out to Steve and his family.
Happenings in Columbus
Three teams from the Columbus Fire Department’s K-9 Unit visited the building and spent time in the upstairs conference rooms helping to help train their dogs and working on techniques needed to find explosives.
IT’S ONLY A DRILL! ONE OF THREE DOGS AND THEIR HANDLERS TRAINS IN SNIFFING OUT EXPLOSIVES IN THE COLUMBUS BUILDING.
SALES PROFESSIONAL ALEC HARRISON HAS THE RIGHT IDEA WITH THIS DISPLAY FEATURING 54 CASES OF CHI CHI’S READY TO DRINK COCKTAILS.
OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE, JOHN WALK, CAME DRESSED TO IMPRESSED FROM HEAD TO TOE ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY! IT’S THE LUCK OF THE NIGHT SHIFT!
→ Essentia Water and Heidelberg Columbus donated six pallets of Essentia water to Ohio Health in Columbus. They were distributed to six locations throughout the Columbus area doing COVID testing and providing vaccines to the public.
TEAM COLUMBUS DONATED ESSENTIA WATER TO OHIO HEALTH FOR DISTRIBUTION AT MANY COVID VACCINATION SITES AROUND COLUMBUS.
COLUMBUS VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL MANAGER, GREG MAUER (2ND FROM L) AND DISTRICT SALES MANAGER, WINE, DAVE MILLER (M), ALONG WITH OHIO HEALTH GET CASES OF ESSENTIA WATER READY FOR DISTRIBUTION.
Happenings in Dayton
→ Dayton, Cincinnati and OV Beer Sales teams had the opportunity to have a Zoom meet and greet with soccer star, Yuengling Flight ambassador and Cincinnati native, Rose Lavelle. Rose is a midfielder for English FA WSL team Manchester City and is also a member of the United States National Soccer Team.
CINCINNATI NATIVE AND US NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM MIDFIELDER ROSE LAVELLE WITH THE BRONZE BALL AWARD FOLLOWING THE 2019 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP.
YUENGLING FLIGHT AMBASSADOR AND US WOMEN’S NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM STAR ROSE LAVELLE (RIGHT SIDE MIDDLE) EXCITED TO SEE HER FAMILY AND HER DOG ON THE ZOOM CALL WITH DAYTON, CINCINNATI AND OV.
→ Employee Spotlights for March were Box Truck Driver, Marcus Pitman, Admin Specialist / Driver Reconciliation, Leanne Idle and Key Account Sales Support Lew Pelfry.
→ Beer Sales Professional, Corbin Shepherd welcomed baby boy Hudson Shepherd on January 8.
→ Beer Sales Support, Brad Gilbert and wife Ashley welcomed baby girl Ophelia Maeve on February 18.
→ POS Manager, Rick Taxis, became a Grandpa on February 21, when his son Jon and daughter-in-law Kristan welcomed baby boy Cooper Eric.
→ Congratulations to Delivery Driver, Eric Gambill on the birth of his new son Hudson James, born on February 26.
→ Betty L. Criner, died on February 13. Mrs. Criner was the mother of CAP Associate, Jacqueline Wysong.
→ Larry Paul Johnson, 74 and a United States Navy Veteran, died on March 17. Mr. Johnson was the father of Connie Bertini, Wine Sales Professional.
→ Irene (Newman) Griffin, 83, died on March 19. Mrs. Griffin was the mother of James Griffin, Warehouse Associate.
Happenings in Lorain
→ More goodie bags went out to Lorain’s drivers! This time it was on St Patrick’s Day and the bags were loaded with all kinds of “green” snacks. The drivers did a great job getting product in their accounts for the holiday.
IT’S OFFICIALLY “GOODIE BAG” SEASON IN LORAIN! ALL THE DRIVERS GOT SPECIAL TREATS FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY TO KEEP THEM ENERGIZED WHILE MAKING THEIR DELIVERIES.
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SALES PROS IN LORAIN WERE BUSY CREATING SOME GREAT DISPLAYS IN ACCOUNTS ALL OVER THE MARKET!
→ Essentia and Heidelberg have donated water to first responders all over the state. Lorain donated to The Salvation Army, The Amherst Police Dept, Second Harvest and The Vermilion Fire Department.
DONATION TO AMHERST POLICE DEPARTMENT. FROM L TO R: DRIVER, JOHN PICKETT, LIEUTENANT CAWTHON AND GENERAL SALES MANAGER, WINE, RICK BROWN.
DONATION TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK IN LORAIN. FROM L TO R: VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL MANAGER, KEVIN KNIGHT, DRIVER, JOHN PICKETT, GENERAL SALES MANAGER, WINE, RICK BROWN AND U.S. ARMY OFFICER AND FOOD BANK VOLUNTEER DAVID COYKENDALL.
DONATION TO THE VERMILLION FIRE DEPARTMENT. THIRD FROM THE RIGHT IS SPECIAL EVENTS SUPPORT, TYLER KEITH, WHO ALSO SERVES AS A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER.
→ Condolences to Graphic Designer, Nicole West, who lost her grandfather, U.S. Army Veteran, Paul McCoy, on March 15.
Happenings in Wine Trends
→ For the second time in three years (2018) Wine Trends has been named ‘Distributor of the Year’ by Michael David Winery. Team Wine Trends was able to thrive in 2020 with more than a 21% increase in MDW sales and growth in six of the seven brands and in 10 of the 12 months of the year. Congratulations!
→ Congratulations to Mike Turner who was promoted to sales professional in Cleveland. Mike was previously a sales apprentice in the Columbus market.
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