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Republic Services Driver Gives to Little Boy with Cancer

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Republic Services driver, Rick Neatherlin, based in the Bellevue, Wash. area developed a special relationship with a residential customer, Little Isaac Williams of Sammamish, Wash. The little boy is fighting stage 4 cancer. Neatherlin recruited some additional Republic drivers and supervisors to surprise the little boy for Christmas with several trucks and gifts. 

Local TV station, King 5, covered this heartwarming story on our driver and the little boy. Watch it here.

 

Employee Exemplifies Caring Value by Saving a Life

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Some extraordinarily good things happen on airplanes.
Originally trained as a nurse, Gursharan (Sharan) Kaur Sidhu took action when a fellow passenger was in distress.

Sharan, Kimberly-Clark Professional Business Capability Manager for Malaysia and Indonesia, was traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur after a distributor conference. 

Hernando Garbage Truck Crew Throws Epic Birthday Party for Boy, 6, with Autism

By Lila Gross
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SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) — A Spring Hill boy had a birthday party he’ll remember forever, thanks to a thoughtful crew of garbage collectors...

Read the full story on WFLA.com

 

Republic Services Drivers Honored by San Angelo Students

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Each month, fifth grade students at Potter's Hand Christian School in San Angelo, Texas choose to be a blessing to someone in the community or organize a mission project. This month, they chose to send care packages to Republic Services drivers, filled with goodies, handwritten notes and bibles for each driver. As a "thank you," the drivers paid a visit to the school, letting students sit inside the trucks and answering questions. 

Duke Energy Workers Use AED, Save Man Having Heart Attack

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CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Duke Energy workers are being hailed as heroes after they helped save a Citrus County man when he had a heart attack.

Robert Olsen, of Homosassa, was able to personally thank Chris Damewood, Stephen Shaffer, Jesse Ginley and Justin Barr Thursday during a reunion.

Continue reading on WFLA.com

Glendale Residents Appreciate Trash Collector

He is one of 300 men doing this job in the area, but no one else has the fans he does.
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Originally posted on KSDK

By Jason Aubry

Several neighborhoods in Glendale, Missouri, are praising the man who picks up their trash.

See video on KSDK

3-Year-Old Loves Garbage Men

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Originally posted on First Coast News

Growing up, we all have our heroes. For most little kids it might be a policeman or a fireman, but for one little boy in St. John's county, it's the men that do a thankless job everyday, and what they do for him will warm your heart.

Watch the full story on First Coast News

Republic Services of Arlington Fulfills Bucket List with Tour and Picnic Lunch

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Local Arlington, Texas resident, Mrs. Locke has been fascinated with landfills for years. Her grandson recently contacted Republic Services, explaining that his grandmother had included on her "bucket list" the opportunity to get a tour of the local landfill and have a picnic lunch at the site among all the activity. Republic invited Mrs. Locke and two of her grandchildren to the Arlington landfill for a tour, a catered picnic lunch and great conversation.

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