Heard On the Curb—Archive

[av_one_full first min_height='av-equal-height-column' vertical_alignment='av-align-top' space='' margin='0px' margin_sync='true' padding='0px' padding_sync='true' border='' border_color='' radius='0px' radius_sync='true' background_color='' src='' attachment='' attachment_size='' background_position='top left' background_repeat='no-repeat' animation='' mobile_breaking='' mobile_display=''] [av_image src='https://bluenationonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Heard_header-1030x103.jpg' attachment='742' attachment_size='large' align='left' styling='no-styling' hover='' link='' target='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' overlay_opacity='0.4' overlay_color='#000000' overlay_text_color='#ffffff' animation='no-animation' admin_preview_bg=''][/av_image] [/av_one_full] [av_hr class='custom' height='50' shadow='no-shadow' position='center' custom_border='av-border-thin' custom_width='1000px' custom_border_color='#d01947' custom_margin_top='10px' custom_margin_bottom='10px' icon_select='no' custom_icon_color='' icon='ue808' font='entypo-fontello' admin_preview_bg=''] [av_one_full first min_height='' vertical_alignment='' space='' custom_margin='' margin='0px' padding='0px' border='' border_color='' radius='0px' background_color='' src='' background_position='top left' background_repeat='no-repeat' animation='' mobile_breaking='' mobile_display=''] [av_heading heading='Horses in Need is No Good Time Indeed' tag='h3' style='blockquote modern-quote' size='30' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' padding='10' color='' custom_font='' av-medium-font-size-title='' av-small-font-size-title='' av-mini-font-size-title='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''][/av_heading] [av_textblock size='18' font_color='' color='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''] While not a good time for the horses, it was a great opportunity for Technician David C. in Huntsville, Alabama, to put his skills to work and help someone in the process. But let’s start at the beginning…

When a car pulled into a gas station pulling a trailer with two horses, anyone could see from the billowing smoke that something was wrong. But it was David who went over to the driver to offer help.

David found the cause of the problem – a glitch with the trailer brakes – and even got under the trailer to manually adjust them. But his help didn’t end there. David then hooked the trailer to his truck and towed it back to the man’s barn.
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“David went above and beyond what the average person would do for a stranger. He could not have been nicer, and I really appreciate his help. David represented Republic Services in a very positive way and, if possible, please thank him from me and my family.”

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“I was running a little late for work as I was driving through a little community by the name of Carolina. I was shocked to see the garbage truck pulled over on the side of the highway, and the driver was out of the truck walking along the side picking up loose trash that had fallen out! I don’t mean RIGHT by the truck either. I turned around and went back and had the pleasure of meeting Tony K. What a humble man. I asked a few questions; one being whether I could snap his picture. This work ethic is dying! We need more ‘Tony K.s’ in the world. His response to me was, ‘I don’t like to leave a mess.’ In a world full of people that are quick to say ‘That ain’t my job’ – THIS WAS REFRESHING! This man doesn’t want recognition, but he deserves it!”

[/av_textblock] [av_textblock size='18' font_color='' color='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''] —Sadie P.
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“I would like to let you know about an act of kindness that I happened to witness by Dave, the trash driver in our neighborhood this very cold and windy morning. In addition to trying to keep everyone's trash cans from blowing down the road, Dave spotted an autistic boy that was running in and out of the street barefoot with no jacket flailing his arms around. No adults were outside with him. Dave stopped his truck and tried to communicate with the boy, but when that didn't work, he went up to the front door and notified the parents who were unaware the boy was outside.

Dave took a moment out of his busy schedule to help a child. What a kind, honorable and good man! I just wanted to recognize Dave as one of those special individuals that strives to do the right thing even when they don't know anyone else is watching!”

[/av_textblock] [av_textblock size='18' font_color='' color='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''] —Beryl W., Customer
   Lake Havasu City, Arizona
[/av_textblock] [av_textblock size='18' font_color='' color='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''] When Operations Manager John H. heard about this positive story, he recognized Dave in front of his peers.

Great work putting the safety first, Dave. You’re making a difference in the community you serve!
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Seeing she was unconscious from the fall, both men jumped into action. Mike ran to the woman and conducted basic first aid while Curtis contacted 911. To help first responders quickly find their location, Curtis ran down to the main street, flagged down the paramedics and guided them to the injured woman.

Once in the hospital and out of harm’s way, our customer wanted to personally thank Mike and Curtis for “Being my angel.”

Fantastic job keeping safety your top priority, Mike and Curtis!
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Dear Republic Services,

I am in remission for cancer but want to bring to your attention a Republic Services employee named Mark S. He has been picking up the trash where I reside for two years. Even before he knew I was in remission, he went above and beyond his routine and always put my trash can back where it belongs. My health has improved, but it’s easy to take for granted the little things in life like the ability to set a trash can upright which can be quite tough when you don’t have physical strength. The world would be a better place if we all took the time to recognize those who do a great job like Mark.

[/av_textblock] [av_textblock size='18' font_color='' color='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' admin_preview_bg=''] —Cindy R., Customer
   Springfield, Illinois
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Way to promote safety in our communities, Elk Grove team!
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After securing his truck, Ignacio let the school administration know about the close proximity of the fire – which, by then, was right outside the building. But Ignacio’s help didn’t end there. He took the lead helping evacuate the children to a safe location keeping safety top-of-mind the entire time.

While the kids walked hand-in-hand single file to the evacuation point, he kept them focused and calm. Soon after, first responders arrived on scene and put out the fire. Although the preschool sustained damage, all of the kids were safe!

Later in the month, the Huntington Beach City Council issued Ignacio a commendation for his heroism and contributions to the community.

Ignacio’s ability to jump into action when needed most was critical to the safety of staff and students. Great job putting safety and your community first, Ignacio!
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