Computer Training – Updated

  • MS Word – Intro to Mail Merge
  • Wednesday 2/10 from 3 to 5 PM
  • Progressive Grower Conference Room
  • 81 Charlotte Furnace Road
  • MS Excel – Introduction
  • Tuesday 2/16 from 3 to 5 PM
  • Progressive Grower Conference Room
  • 81 Charlotte Furnace Road
  • MS Excel – Intermediate
  • Wednesday 2/17 from 3 to 5 PM
  • Progressive Grower Conference Room
  • 81 Charlotte Furnace Road
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Retirement Planning Newsletter now online

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Retirement Planning Newsletter now online – Click here or under Human Resources Menu

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News Release: Assisted Living Proposed for Rosebrook

AAAL-slider-1-raynhamWAREHAM, MA – A 58-unit All American Assisted Living facility has been proposed for the Rosebrook Business Park.

A.D. Makepeace Company President/CEO Michael P. Hogan today announced that the 54,000-square-foot facility, to be built by the Kaplan Development Group, LLC of Jericho, New York, will bring 60 to 70 new jobs to Wareham, along with significant private investment.

“Equally important are the medical services this well established firm will bring to local residents,” said Mr. Hogan, whose company has developed Rosebrook Business Park and Rosebrook Place off Route 28 at the I-495/I-195 interchange.

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Manager Training with MCG Partners

Learn to manage and hire using the Predictive Index survey.  Cheryl Jacobs of MCG Partners will be here on Wednesday, February 24th to conduct a one-day interactive workshop.  If you manage employees you should attend.

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Hoisting License Classes Scheduled

Edgewater Career Training will be at Progressive Growers, Charlotte Furnace Road on Monday, February 8th conducting 2A, 4G and continuing education classes.  See Glenn to sign up if you haven’t already.  More details to follow as the day approaches.

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Computer Training Available

toon-1073Computer Trainer Katie Mayo will be back in February to conduct several training sessions:

Users of company-issued portable computers are strongly encouraged to drop their machines and power cords off with Carlos Ulloa the week before the training sessions so that their units can be serviced and their software updated before the training session.

Accounting & Finance:  There will be a separate MS Office 365 / Office 2016 training session scheduled for the Finance Department later in February/March.  This session will focus on Word/Excel 2016 that will be installed on new machines this year.

(See Updated Schedule above)

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CCCGA Scholarship Applications

cccgaApplications for two $500 CCCGA scholarships are now available.  These are due back by noon on February 3.  Click here to download more details and an application, or see Mary Burbine.

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New Wheels!

The Read Custom Soils Sales team is now roaming the highways and byways of New England  in  a fleet of six matching 2015 Ford Edges

The Read Custom Soils Sales team is now roaming the highways and byways of New England in a fleet of six matching 2015 Ford Edge SUV’s

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Workplace Savings Plan Video

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Fidelity Investments has made the following video explaining the benefits of joining the 401(k) plan.

GETTING ON THE RIGHT PATH WITH YOUR WORKPLACE SAVINGS PLAN

For more information on the 401(k) plan, or any other corporate benefit, contact Renee Gonsalves at (508) 322-4106 or by email at RGonsalves@admakepeace.com.

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Training Seminar — Soils 101

normWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Norm Hummel will be coming to visit us in early February 2016 to conduct two educational workshops for Read and interested ADM employees.

  • Wednesday, February 3rd at 1PM: “SOILS 101” – Basic introduction to soil science.
  • Thursday, February 4th at 9AM:SOIL BLENDING” – Norm will discuss the types of and uses for specialty mixes, components of these mixes, why consistency is important.

Because of the number of people expected, Craig Canning has offered to host these seminars in the Training Room  at Progressive Growers, 81 Charlotte Furnace Road in West Wareham.

About our speaker: Dr. Norman Hummel started working in the soils industry over 40 years ago on the crew of the Park Club in Buffalo, NY. After receiving a degree with honors from New Mexico State University, he earned MS and PhD degrees from the Pennsylvania State University in Agronomy with an emphasis in soil science. Since that time Dr. Hummel worked on the faculties at Iowa State University (1982 – 1984) and Cornell University (1984 – 1995). From 1991 to 1993 Dr. Hummel worked with the United States Golf Association writing their greens construction specifications and the ASTM test methods used to evaluate sand based mixes for greens and sports fields. He was the primary author of the ASTM Minimum Standards for the Maintenance of Cool Season Sports Fields.

If you are interested in attending either (or both) sessions, please send an email to Tony Will – tony@readcustomsoils.com

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