Entire Community Loves and Appreciates Driver Vernon L.

October 9, 2020

Republic Rockstars positively impact the community they serve and go out of their way to brighten someone’s day. We’re thrilled to recognize Driver Vernon L. in Red Lodge, Montana, as our Republic Rockstar of the Week for providing outstanding service that has not gone unnoticed!

In a letter to Republic Services, the Red Lodge community praised Vernon:

He’s a “model employee that represents the company in an exemplary manner. He’s highly professional, efficient, and ALWAYS goes out of his way to help any one of us that needs it. He does this and the rest of his duties with a bright smile and warm, sincere demeanor.”

The letter was signed by over 300 happy community members on Vernon’s route!

As our Republic Rockstar of the week, we had a few questions to get to know Vernon a little better – check out his responses below.

Q How long have you worked at Republic?
A I have worked for Republic for over 25 years.

Q What do you like most about your job?
A I love communicating with customers and giving them the best service possible.

Q What’s the hardest part of your job?
A Servicing customers during winter conditions. With the amount of snow we get, it creates huge challenges.

How did it feel to be recognized by the entire community of Red Lodge for your excellent service?
A
Emotional, surprised and deeply touched.

Q What do you like to do in your free time?
A I enjoy yard work.

Q What’s your favorite food/sports team/or movie?
A I’ve been a season ticket holder for the Seattle Seahawks for 10 years. I also enjoy actions movies and Chinese food.