For 25 years, John Friedrich has been growing with the City of Red Wing both figuratively and literally. Figuratively, because his career has blossomed far beyond the garbage collection route he was initially hired for, and literally, because one of John’s jobs is as the City Arborist, where he oversees the planting and care of the trees in our parks and boulevards. It was his work with trees, in fact, that initially got him hired all those years ago.
John and his brother cut trees on contract for the City. His company, Friedrich Tree Removal, was successful, but John wanted the stabi… Read full article »
“Ron is so deserving of the Rotary Service Above Self Award. He said at the awards luncheon, ‘I don’t seek out recognition, I just try to do my job’ but I can say, after working with him for almost 26 years that he does much more than just ‘doing his job’. He truly cares about the City and does what it takes to lead us in the right direction. He cares about the people he works with, he cares about the projects he leads and he cares and listens to those impacted from the decisions we make. Next to my Dad, Ron is the best mentor I have ever had in my… Read full article »
On Friday, January 20, 2012, Rose Hanson from the Public Works Department was presented the DistinguishedMember Award by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Institute for Governmental Purchasing. Rose has beena member of NIGP for over 10 years. In 2005 she joined the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Chapter of NIGP as Treasurerand in that same year she passed the Certified Professional Public Buyer examination. The CPPB certification is internationally recognized for excellence in the public procurement field.. In 2009 she was elected as the Chapter's Vice President and in 2010 she served as President f… Read full article »
Wednesday, December 30 2009 12:00 AM •
Categorized In Employee News
City of Red Wing Supports United Way City of Red Wing employees raised $12,188.23, or 102% percent of its $12,000 goal, this year for United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties. Most of the money was donated through employee payroll deductions, but $644.75 was raised with the sales of chili, brats and baked goods at the annual city of Red Wing Internal United Way Chili Cook-off. United Way committee member Patti Schmidt said, “Every year, city employees get together to choose the best chili amongst departments. Everything was donated; the chili by the employees who cooked it, brats and buns… Read full article »