Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The company has formed a Community Involvement Committee to support local charities.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- James Myers
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
According to Citybizlist Philadelphia, USM has formed a committee to help support local charities. Through its Community Involvement Committee, employees have been donating time, money and food to local organizations that help the less fortunate. According to USM, they've already helped several local groups with the following projects: Norristown Family Food Drive – USM collected over 5,000 non-perishables for the Patrician Society. Operation WOW (Wishes of Warmth) – USM is currently collecting winter clothing for the ACLAMO Family Center. Laurel House – First aid kit supplies were provided to Laurel House in Norristown in conjunction with the Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center of Montgomery County. Title 1 Schools – USM has donated …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
USM moving in and Montco's security measures in a post-9/11 world are among the topics being covered by other local media around the Web.
The Times Herald reports that the USM corporate headquarters is scheduled to open this month at the newly renamed Norristown Centre (formerly Studio Centre). Construction was completed for the $48 million project June 15, and a portion of the company’s 440 employees could move in as early as Sept. 9. Jayne Musonye, Norristown Director of Development, said, “Development of this nature is always positive for Norristown.” The Herald also reported on how the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 significantly changed Montgomery County’s security measures, particularly with regards to high-profile buildings. Deputy beat patrols were instituted within a several block radius of the Montgomery County Courthouse to keep an eye out for suspicious activity. …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Here's a quick look at what other area media outlets are saying about Norristown.
Both The Times Herald and Philly.com are reporting on the crowds of friends, family and area residents who turned out to the Greater Norristown PAL community center on Sunday to mourn the loss of 16-year-old Dominique Devlin. Devlin was shot and killed early Wednesday morning, and police are still investigating her murder. Dominique's father, Keith Devlin, told Phily.com, "We know who shot our daughter, but the process of the law just can't take him off the street." According to the Herald, a service is being planned at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 2633 Hillcrest Ave. in East Norriton Monday, Aug.1, at 11 a.m. You can read more of Philly.com's coverage here and more from the Herald here. Also in the Herald, the Montgomery County Cultural …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The company is moving its corporate headquarters to Norristown, bringing jobs and a new, environmentally-friendly building with it
USM (formerly US Maintenance) is planning to bring some green to Norristown. A new headquarters is under construction for the facilities- and maintenance-management company, and in addition to proposing lots of environmentally friendly features for the building, USM is also committed to creating additional jobs to fill it. USM Director of Marketing and Communications Deb Yorkman said the new building in the renovated Sears department store at 1800 Markley Street, is directly across the parking lot from the existing USM headquarters in the former Logan Square center, now called Studio Centre. “I think it’s been abandoned for about 20 years, so it’s just been sitting over there,” Yorkman said. “This is just another aspect of the green …