ABC Networking 10/26/2018
Gillespie Electric was present on October 4th in East Norriton for the official opening of the Chairman's Lounge for our long time friend and partner Associated Builders and Contractors. The event concluded the summer networking series for 2018 and was successful as multiple political guests were present.
CANstruction Sponsors 10/25/2018
Gillespie Electric was proud to be one of the sponsors for Whiting-Turner Construction Teams CANstruction! The structure was made out of 8,496 cans!
Step and TEAM Awards 10/24/2018
Gillespie is happy to announce that they have received the Gold level T.E.A.M. Award and Silver Step Awards at the 2018 ABC Eastern PA Membership Achievement Dinner held September 20th 2018. The Training Education and Management Team (TEAM) Gold Award affirms Gillespie Electrics goal of providing constant and continuing education of all members of the company on a yearly basis. David Burkhart was proud to receive TEAM Award for Gillespie Electric s focus on Safety for all employees. This award ...
Dale Carnegie-Skills for Success 10/23/2018
David Burkhart and Kyle Branin came away with multiple awards from their Dale Carnegies Skills for success. This program is an 8 week course that helps individuals build greater self-confidence, Strengthen people skills, enhance communication skills, develop leadership skills, reduce stress and improve our attitude. For Class 2 Kyle received the Breakout Award, for Class 4 David reveived the Outstanding Performance Award. Kyle also received another Breakout Award for class 8. Kyle has been ...
Open Link - Back to School Drive 8/3/2018
David Burkhart & Matt Rehrig (shown in photo) drop off Gillespie Electric, Inc.'s school supply donation to Open Link today. Gillespie management was proud of the employees for the support they gave to the donation drive. The drive looks to give support to families with students who need a little help from the Open Link program this time of the year. Staff member Kelly Chandler of the Open Link Staff was happy to accept our donation. We are proud to work with Open link in the community. We ...
Hometown Fireworks Celebration 7/18/2018
This year many people, businesses and organizations gave towards the Hometown Fireworks celebration. As Love Upper Perk we strive to give space for community organizations to shine. Through our facebook page, website and the community events we organize like the Halloween Parade and the Hometown Christmas. This year we have asked the Upper Perk Rotary to partner with us and work at owning this celebration. This year is the start of this new partnership. Part of the process is to raise funds ...
UP Valley-Gateway Wayfinding Sign Program Ribbon Cutting 7/11/2018
On the 11th of May 2018 President and Chairman of the Board, David Burkhart and Bill Gillespie attended the Ribbon cutting for the gateway and wayfinding sign program for the Upper Perkiomen Valley. This was an incredible project which involved seven municipalities working together to have 90 signs coordinated and installed within the area. It was a project lead by the PerkUP program and the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. In attendance were the PA Secretary of Transportation Leslie ...
21st Annual Community & Commerce Breakfast June 14th, 2018 7/11/2018
President David Burkhart and Service Manager Matt Rehrig were in attendance at the 21st Annual Community & Commerce Breakfast at the Perkiomen Prep School on the 14th of June 2018. Gillespie was one of six sponsors and David spoke about to honor it was to support not only the community, but also give careers to local individuals. We are happy to sponsor a breakfast honoring the communities notable individuals such as Perk UP award for Education to Shaun Yorgey from the Perkiomen School, ...
Arborcrest & Coiviti 7/11/2018
Two years after paying $143 million to buy Arborcrest in Blue Bell, PA., Spear Street Capital has spent another roughly $25 million to redevelop the last building on the corporate campus that was once occupied entirely by Unisys Corp. Completion of the project means that the property has been fully transformed into a multi-tenant office park after having spent decades as the corporate campus for a single tenant. The two-story 208,000 square foot building referred to as Arborcrest Five ...
UPVCC Staff Appreciation Luncheon 7/5/2018
Gillespie Electric staff attended Bella Vista Golf Course LTD for an appreciation luncheon on Administrative Professionals Day hosted by the Upper Perkiomen Chamber of Commerce. It is important to remember that a company is only as successful as its support system in place. Gillespie Electric is proud of the work these individuals do on a daily basis to ensure that business runs as smoothly as possible. In attendance were President David Burkhart, Vice President Terah Williams with Linda, ...
2018 ABC Eastern PA Apprenticeship Trust Graduation 7/5/2018
On May 17th at the 2018 ABC Eastern PA Apprenticeship and Trust Graduation, Gillespie Electric proudly had the following four employees graduate: Shane, Ken, Jason, Frank and Jared. The graduated from the four year Electrical Apprenticeship Program. This was a night full of pride for these individuals as the officially enter the workforce as trained electricians. Gillespie is over joyed at the effort these individuals put into their education and happily welcome them into the workforce where ...
ABC National Conference 2018 7/5/2018
Proudly we would like to announce that a Gillespie Electrician/Service Tech, Frank Klein competed in the National Craft Championship competition held at the 2018 Associated Builders and Contractors Conference in Long Beach, California.To Support him at competition was President David Burkhart, CFO Lisa Burkhart and Service Manager Matt Rehrig. They also had the opportunity to gain some knowledge and inspiration from great speakers such as Alex Sheen and Stacey Allison. Thanks to ABC and ...
Springfield Hospital-MEd Surge Womens Imaging Center 7/5/2018
Crozer-Keystone Health System is expanding two of its Delaware County Hospitals at a cost of about 9 million dollars. The health system is nearly doubling the bed capacity at Springfield Hospital, to 46 from 25, to accommodate anticipated growth of inpatient admissions and patients in the medical centers intensive care and observation units. The anticipated growth, hospital officials said is due in part to the recruitment of additional primary care physicians. Such as its recent acquisition of ...
Brightview New Construction 7/5/2018
Under the general contractor IMC, Gillespie is currently helping build a new five story Senior Living Building for Brightview. As a company we take pride in serving the Philadelphia area especially within the health sector. This project adds to completed projects for other hospitals in this area. This will be a new community that is looking to incorporate a pub, fitness center, beauty salon and barber shop. It adds to Brightviews already renowned personal care and memory car programs. Gillespie ...
ABC Leaders Make Their Voices Heard During Legislative Week 6/27/2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:31 PM - stover@abc.org - ABC News, Events/Products/Programs More than 500 ABC members came to Washington, D.C., for meetings with top administration and congressional leaders on the issues that impact the merit shop construction industry at both the federal and state levels during Legislative Week 2018. To lead off, ABC’s Executive Committee met with President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump at the White ...