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Local Hardware Store Honors Employee with 50 Years Service

Hepler's Hardware employees 2014 Sept

Dorothy Bibby – center

September 23, 2014

New Stanton, PA — Hepler’s Hardware store has been family-owned and operated, serving the community for over 70 years. Hepler’s success is due to its many employees’ loyalty and longevity in the business; this month, one employee will mark her fiftieth year of service to the business. A cake-cutting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 12:00 noon to recognize her and all 15 employees for their combined 230 years of service. This ceremony will begin at 12:00 noon at Hepler’s Hardware, located at 818 Route 119 North in New Stanton, PA.

September 2014 marks Dorothy Bibby’s fiftieth consecutive year of full-time service at Hepler’s Hardware. She has served as the bookkeeper and office manager, acting as a leader in the business to fellow employees, some of whom have also served more than 20 years. Though she is not a Hepler family member, the store’s family and staff members view her as one.

Third-generation owner Robert G. Hepler has worked there as long as Dorothy has, but his employment time was broken by schooling and military service during the Vietnam War. “Dorothy began working for my father, Robert H. in 1964, just a few years after we moved from our storefront in Youngwood to this new building,” Rob commented. “Her service has been integral to the health of the business. She has been with us through the economic ups and downs, through the transition from paper bookkeeping to computers, through many evolutions of our retail sales – from farm hardware and buckwheat flour to chain saws and live chickens, all of which we still sell today. Her unwavering dedication is unmatched in today’s business world.”

Hepler’s Hardware, a subsidiary of Hepler’s Town & Country Enterprises, Inc., is located at 818 Route 119 North in New Stanton, PA. For additional information, call (724) 925-2901, visit www.Heplers-Hardware.com, or find us now at www.facebook.com/heplershardware.

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Hepler’s Hardware | 818 Route 119 North | New Stanton, PA 15672
CONTACT: Robert G. Hepler – Owner
(724) 925-2901 | www.Heplers-Hardware.com
Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 8:00am-8:00pm | Sat. 8:00am-5:00pm | Sun. CLOSED

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