Posted on January 31st, 2017
Members of Aim’s United Way team Brigitte Medovich, Patty Durkin, Anna Ulmer, Mary Zigarevich, and Kim Slater participated in the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s “Night of Motown”. The event took place on November 11th at the B&O. It was presented by Women United! to raise money for United Way’s Success After 6 program which is in two Youngstown elementary schools providing wrap-around services to children and their families facing extreme barriers.
Entertainment was provided by Howard and the Point Five Band with food provided by Inspired Catering by Kravitz. Some of the children from the school performed their I Promise pledge. Women United raised more than $3400 from the event with Komara Jewelers donating a beautiful necklace and earrings set. Great job United Way!
Left to Right: Brigitte Medovich, Patty Durkin, Anna Ulmer, Rick Durkin, Mary Zigarevich, Kim Slater
Posted on September 14th, 2016
Aim Leasing has long been a supporter of the United Way and was very proud to be represented at the Mahoning Valley’s 19 th Annual Day of Caring on September 2, 2016.
For the past few years, the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley has joined with the city of Youngstown, Green Youngstown, American Red Cross and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to focus on cleaning community neighborhoods. This year their efforts went into cleaning up homes in the South Side neighborhoods, cutting overgrowth, dragging trash and debris, clearing sidewalks and picking up litter.
Kim Slater, Aim Integrated Logistics Billing and Payroll Manager, participated in the Day of Caring and said, “It feels good to be able to represent my employer while participating in the United Way organization. I think it’s great for other people and businesses in the community to see that Aim NationaLease has employees that care and are willing to help out.” When questioned about what she likes about the United Way she went on to say: “I like United Way because they are giving back and making a difference to things in the community I live in. My money isn’t going to some city I don’t know. I also like that I can choose where my contribution goes if I have a specific request in the community.”
Click here to read more about the United Way’s 2016 Day of Caring.
Posted on July 20th, 2016
A life-sized model of the republican nominee was unveiled by the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Covelli Centre Friday morning and transported to “The Q” in Cleveland afterwards by an Aim Integrated Logistics trailer and Aim employees Patrick J. Grandy Director of Operations-Youngstown Region and John Ulmer, Safety Manager.
The 3D-printed bobble head was produced and designed by Freshmade 3D in Youngstown with assistance from Youngstown State University and Humtown Products, a longtime manufacturer in Columbiana.
The Chamber says the bobble head display at the RNC will be used to promote the Youngstown-Warren area as a “TechBelt” contender, which stretches from Cleveland to Pittsburgh.
The bobble head was created by applying several 3D-printing techniques using sand, metal and plastic.
Aim, a longtime supporter of The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce, was asked to coordinate the logistics of getting the bobble head into Cleveland for the convention.
Grandy said of the event: “Working with the Youngstown Chamber of Commerce & Freshmade3D was a great experience. John and I were excited to have the opportunity to shine a positive light on the Mahoning Valley. We didn’t look at this project as a ‘political statement’…more as a chance to showcase AIM’s unique talents and abilities.” Grandy went on to say: “We viewed this project like any other…let’s get the job done to the best of our abilities and get home safe and sound.”
Posted on May 27th, 2015
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections.
CVSA is holding an event to kick off the 28th annual International Roadcheck on June 2, 2015, near the Washington-Idaho state border at 10:00 am. The kickoff event includes speakers from CVSA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Idaho State Police, Washington State Patrol, Florida Highway Patrol and Washington Trucking Associations.
Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. The special emphasis for International Roadcheck 2015 is cargo securement. While checking for compliance with safe loading regulations is always part of roadside inspections, CVSA is highlighting cargo safety as a reminder to drivers and carriers. The proper loading and securing of cargo on vehicles is a matter of public safety. For many types of loads, particularly those that are not sealed or otherwise inaccessible to the driver, regulations require the driver to stop within the first several miles of a trip and recheck the tie downs and other load securing equipment.
Read more here!