Wright Twp. Recognizes Long Term Employees

Chairman Dan Frascella led his colleagues on the Wright Township Board of Supervisors in saluting three long term employees at the August 12 meeting.

Firstly, Frascella presented a plaque to “Mrs. Joan Malkemes, Wright Township Secretary, in recognition of 45 years of dedicated service to the residents of Wright Township. This award also expresses our appreciation for your standard of excellence over the years.”

As the applause calmed, Frascella turned to Chris Kania, who was also recognized for exemplary service to the residents of Wright Township for 40 years of dedication as a Public Works employee. Frascella said, “This gentleman also portrays the excellence that is Wright Township because nothing is ever too much to do. He doesn’t know the word ‘no,’ it’s always ‘yes.’”

Recognition was also gratefully granted to Police Chair Royce Engler on his 35 years of service to Wright Township, for exemplary service.

Frascella added a personal note it his presentation, stating, “Mr. Engler started in Wright Township as a part time officer…And he worked his way up from Patrolman to Sergeant to Chief.”

In business matters, Don Zampetti announced that the PA Game Commission has conducted a survey to determine the brown bat ‘White Nose Syndrome.’ He advised that members of the Environmental Advisory Council have been in contact to receive information from the state’s research.

Supervisor Jerry Uram reported that the Recreation Board has conducted another successful summer program and it was greatly enjoyed by the children, “sixty-six

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