MEDORA, Indiana – Rumpke hosted its annual Neighbor Night at the Medora Landfill & Recycling Center on Aug. 2, 2017.
This year’s event was held at Rumpke’s new Medora Recycling Center
, with nearly 100 neighbors in attendance for dinner and tours of the landfill and recycling center.
“We appreciate our neighbors taking time to join us for this year’s Neighbor Night,” said Ralph Collins, Rumpke Medora Landfill & Recycling Manager. “As a family company, we enjoy getting together with our neighbors and friends each year for this event. I was especially excited to showcase Rumpke’s new Medora Recycling Center.”
The awards ceremony highlighted the night. Guests were invited to bring a dessert or side dish to share, and a panel of judges recognized the best entries. Betty Clampitt and her chicken Dorito casserole won the Golden Fork Award for best side dish. Esta Cross and her homemade apple pie won the Golden Spoon Award for best dessert.
Rumpke catered a fish fry from the Carr Township Conservation Club, as well as an assortment of additional sides and desserts from Flying Pink Pig BBQ. Rumpke has hosted the event for more than 25 years.
Rumpke employs 40 people at its Medora District, including drivers, mechanics, equipment operators, laborers, office personnel, and managers/supervisors. The Medora District includes a landfill, recycling center, hauling operation and maintenance garage.
Rumpke Waste & Recycling has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environmentally friendly waste disposal solutions. Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group and Rumpke Hydraulics. Please visit www.rumpke.com for more information.