Financial Peace Class Starting January 27

Every Spring, ESS offers an opportunity for Team Members to participate in the Financial Peace University class at no cost.  This year, class starts on January 27, 2013 and will meet every Sunday evening at 6pm for nine weeks.  Contact the office to sign up.

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00December 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|

ESS Builds Community Garden for Service Day

Twenty volunteers from ESS arrived at the corner of Lierman and Washington in Urbana on Saturday August 25, to build a community garden for a struggling neighborhood.  The LNAC (Liermann Neighborhood Action Committee) has been planning a community garden for six months.  ESS stepped up to provide workspace for preparing the raised garden beds, funds [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00August 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|

$10,000 in Scholarships Awarded to ESS Team

The Five Stones Foundation awarded $10,000 in scholarships for the 2012/2013 school year.  As a result of our Core Value - "Improve the Lives of our Team", ESS formed and independent scholarship foundation called the Five Stones Foundation to award scholarships each year to ESS employees and their dependents.  The goal is to help alleviate [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00June 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Team Members Graduate Financial Peace

Seven ESS Team Members completed Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University on Saturday, April 14, 2012.  Financial Peace University is an intense training program on personal finance.  ESS offers the class every spring at no cost to all ESS employees.  The class covers BUDGETING, RELATING WITH MONEY, GETTING OUT OF DEBT, BUYING INSURANCE, NEGOTIATING GOOD DEALS, [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00April 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Area Manager Receives Dale Carnegie Certification

Bob Odell has joined the list of ESS Managers completing the Dale Carnegie course for personal development.  As a result, Bob has enhanced his interpersonal relations, stress-manangement and ability to handle a fast-changing work environment.  Bob joins several other ESS managers who have completed the course including Terry Patton, Operations Manager, Tony Neal, Special Services [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00March 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Scholarships Offered for Fall 2012

The Five Stones Foundation will be offering Scholarships once again to ESS employees and their children.  Five Stones believes that education is important and that a college degree can result in a higher paying job.  It is one step forward in the "Pursuit of Happiness" guaranteed to all of us in our U.S. Constitution. For [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00February 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|

Aerial Lift Training Certificates Awarded

Several members of the ESS Management and Special Services Teams earned their Aerial Lift Training Certificates after a cold January training day. Among those certified were William Navas, Special Services, James Barrett, Special Services, Ismael Sandoval, Special Services, Ed Schmidt, First Shift Supervisor, Bryan Drake, Special Services Supervisor, Tony Neal, Special Services Supervisor, Bob Odell, [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:41-05:00January 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Taylor Becomes LEED Green Associate

Paul Taylor, ESS Clean, Inc. President has attained the designation of LEED Green Associate on October 27, 2011. LEED professionals are the driving force behind the green building movement.  By becoming a LEED Green Associate, Paul has distinguished himself as a leader and a resource for others seeking to achieve their sustainability goals.  His specialized [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:40:42-05:00October 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|

FSF Board Announces Scholarships for 2011

For the third year in a row, the Five Stones Foundation is providing scholarships to ESS Clean, Inc. employees and their children.  The Board of Five Stones Foundation (FSF) aims to award scholarships to make higher education more attainable.  Sometimes a college degree can be the difference that enables an individual to achieve a higher [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:41:06-05:00June 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|

ESS Achieves Cleaning Industry Management Standard

ESS Clean has recently achieved designation as a CIMS Certified Organization.  CIMS stands for Cleaning Industry Management Standard and was developed under the auspices of the ISSA (the worldwide cleaning industry association) by industry experts.  CIMS is the first consensus-based management standard that outlines the primary characteristics of a successful cleaning organization. A third-party assessor [...]

By |2017-07-06T14:41:06-05:00June 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|