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Republic Services Driver Helps Return Stolen Vehicle in Texas

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On August 16th, KENS 5 aired a report of a stolen vehicle in San Antionio. The next day, a Republic Services driver, who wishes to remain anonymous, spotted the vehicle while at an apartment complex on his route. He blocked the car into its parking space, staying with it until police arrived.

A Sweet Surprise for a Couple in Their 90s

Florida lineman met couple after Hurricane Irma knocked out their power and he never forgot them
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For Duke Energy lineman apprentice Shawn Tillis, rest and normalcy have erased the exhaustion of restoring power after Hurricane Irma drenched and devastated much of Florida five months ago. But one memory remains strong.

When Tillis thinks about Hurricane Irma, he remembers Mary Schwartz, a woman with an “angelic face.”

Mary Schwartz and her husband, Larry, both in their 90s, live in a modest house along the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, Fla. Larry Schwartz takes care of his wife of more than 70 years. She is confined to an electric bed.

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.

 

Republic Services Truck Makes a Special Birthday Visit to a 4-Year-Old Fan

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Republic Services loves to connect with customers and residents in the communities they feel fortunate to serve every day. Recently, Michigan-based residential driver Andy Lewis & Operation Supervisor Kunta Taylor made a surprise birthday visit to a young boy. Jackson is a huge fan of Republic trucks and waits in front of his house for the driver every Monday, so getting to see the truck up close & meeting Andy made it a fantastic 4th birthday.

Minnesota Recycling Workers Find Stolen Safe with $20,000 Still Inside

By Rob Olson, Fox9
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HOPKINS, Minn. (KMSP) - When you're sorting cardboard boxes and aluminum cans, a mangled, several-hundred pound safe catches your attention quickly. Even more so when you find a stack of $100 bills still inside.

Watch the full story on Fox9.com

Adorable Five-year-old Obsessed with His Garbage Men

By Isabel Rosales, ABC Action News
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HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla - Do you remember at five years old what you wanted to be growing up? One Tampa Bay kid knows exactly what what he'll be--a garbage man.

Watch the video on ABC Action News

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. 

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

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