FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA, a local sign and visual graphics company owned by Brenda Stipanovich, received the “Show Us How You Care” Award at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Annual Convention. This award is a part of the FASTSIGNS Cares philanthropic initiative and recognizes FASTSIGNS franchisees who demonstrate significant charitable giving efforts in their communities throughout the year. In conjunction with the award, a donation of $1,000 was made on behalf of FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA to a local charity of their choice: the American Heart Association.
“I’ve grown up in Uniontown my entire life. Once I became a local business owner, I have always felt the need to give back to the community that supports my business, the same community that has supported my family for so many years,” said franchisee Brenda Stipanovich. “Our team at FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA is proud to work on the various charitable projects that we provide throughout the year and make a positive impact in any way we can.”
Community organizations and philanthropies FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA has worked with include Relay for Life, the American Heart Association, the Morgantown Marathon, the Alzheimer's Association, the Eagle Scouts Troop 635, Laurel Highlands JROTC, Toys For Tots and Fayette Friends of Animals, among other fundraising events and youth sporting leagues.
FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA also provides free “Welcome Home” banners for military servicemen and women returning from duty and supports the IATW Foundation as well as the American Legion Lafayette Post 51, both of which are nonprofit organization for veterans.
“We are truly grateful for the opportunities to be involved in our community and the tremendous support from our customers for making it all possible,” Stipanovich added.
Photo Caption: Pictured left to right are Bob Wakeley, FASTSIGNS Business Consultant; Tricia Desvarro, Division Director of the Fayette County Chapter of the American Heart Association; and Brenda Stipanovich, owner of FASTSIGNS® of Uniontown, PA.