Mark Marion, Electrical Engineer at the Lynnwood site, attended the March 19 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Expo at Mountlake Terrace High School. Marion participated in the event in his role as Chairman of the Pre-Engineering Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Committee.
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Crane Aerospace & Electronics hosted a meeting and facility tour with Rep. Jim Jordan and members of his staff at Crane’s Elyria, Ohio site on February 21. The Elyria site was re-districted into Ohio’s 4th congressional district beginning in January 2013. Jordan was interested in learning more about Crane’s involvement in the community, opportunities and needs in the aerospace and defense industry, as well as our views on sequestration, ITAR regulations and skilled labor availability.
On Friday, November 16, Crane’s Lynnwood, Washington site held its annual Crane Fund for Widows and Children Tea to present checks to local charities. As part of the annual Crane Fund for Widows and Children donation, the employees at the Lynnwood location nominated local charities to receive donations.
On September 21st, Crane Aerospace & Electronics participated in the United Way Day of Caring through the Housing Hope Project. Crane had close to 20 employees come out to support the event. The employees cleaned, moved gravel, did some framing, cut blackberry vines, pulled weeds and helped with anything else that was needed.
This year’s Courage Classic was one of the best yet for Crane participants. The event really started at the beginning of the year when the Crane Foundation chose to support the cause with a check for $10,000.
A team from the Beverly location did their annual trek to the Crane Estate on Friday, May 18 to help with various projects at the Estate. Teams rebuilt a 30-foot section of boardwalk at the beach, built a kayak station and painted safety lines on the boardwalk. For the last four years, employees at the Beverly location have volunteered at the Crane Estate and worked on a variety of projects.
Paul Keressi retired from Crane Aerospace & Electronics Friday, May 11 after 46 years of service. While still in high school, Paul skipped a day of school and applied for work at Lear Siegler.He was hired to work on a temporary basis after school, taking inventory in the stockroom.
Crane’s Kate Gregory recently cut more than 10 inches of hair off, not because she was tired of it falling in her face, but to donate. Gregory donated her hair to Locks of Love which uses the hair to, “provide hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.”
Crane’s Elyria site was featured in The Morning Journal as a leading aerospace pump manufacturer on Sunday, April 8, 2012. John J. Higgs, Vice President of Fluid Management and Seamus O’Brian, Director of business development for fluid management led the interview highlighting the rich history of Lear Romec in Elyria.
Representatives from Crane’s Lynnwood site will be attending an event hosted by WorkSource Snohomish County. The event will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Transit Station in Everett, Washington.