Health Assessment Winner Announced

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is excited to announce the winner of the 2015 Health Assessment drawing is Bethany Hensley, spouse of Travis Hensley – Cape Sandy.  Bethany wins an insulated cooler/picnic pack donated by Cigna.

To be eligible for the drawing, your on-line health assessment must have been completed prior to March 21st.

Thanks to everyone who took their on-line health assessment prior to March 21st!

If you have not taken the assessment yet, please complete it before your on-site health screening.

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30 Days of Healthy Habits Begins March 1

 

30 DAYS of HEALTHY HABITS

March 1 – March 30, 2015

Employees and spouses – get on the path to wellness. Feel better and have a chance to win prizes!

This is a fun, easy, engaging and “healthy” 30 day program.

The challenge runs from March 1st through March 30th. Log on to the  Wellness Website to check boxes on the tracking sheet as you complete a daily “healthy” task, or track it on a paper log sheet.

*REMINDER: Everyone that successfully completes this contest and the past 3 health contests will be entered into the GRAND PRIZE DRAWING in April for a choice of a trip!

Participants with 20 or more boxes checked will be entered into drawings.

Click here for a copy of the paper log sheet.

 

Mulzer Awarded ‘Business of the Year’ by Spencer Co. Chamber

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. was named ‘Business of the Year’ by the Spencer County Regional Chamber of Commerce during a special presentation at the organization’s Annual Dinner last week.  Sales representative Greg Hagedorn was on-hand to accept the award and thank the Chamber for this prestigious honor.  

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. has one yard location in Spencer County, located at 411 Washington Street in Rockport, but participates in and supports many not-for-profit organizations, boards, and schools in the Spencer County region.  We are proud to operate in Spencer County and are honored to receive this sincere accolade from the Chamber and it’s members.

Mulzer Achieves Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite Status Second Year in a Row

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is extremely honored and excited to once again be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite for helping employees and families to make better nutrition choices and move more!

Physical activity and employee wellness are very important priorities and the Mulzer Companies encourage all employees and families to participate in the company-offered wellness activities, as well as set and meet their own daily health goals throughout the year.

The American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite program is a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce by helping companies make their employees’ health and wellness a priority. Mulzer was recognized for offering employees physical activity support, providing/increasing healthy eating options at the worksite, promoting a wellness culture, and implementing at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, and culture.

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Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Night at the Icemen – Saturday, Feb. 7

E-IcemenLogoMulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is excited to announce the third annual Night at the Icemen on Saturday, February 7.  The Evansville Icemen will be hosting Indy Fuel, game time at 7:15 pm (CST) at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville.  Tickets are available in a reserved section, Goalzone 102, for $13 each.  Employees may purchase as many tickets as they’d like for family members or friends.  FUN foam hands are available with each ticket purchase and can be requested by marking your order form when sending into the main office in Tell City.

Hope to see you there!              For more details, click here.

Goldsberry Joins Sales Department

Jon GoldsberryWe are pleased to announce that Jon Goldsberry  joined the Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. team in late November as a Sales Representative covering the Southwest Indiana market.  Jon holds a B.S. in Computer Graphics Technology from Purdue University and has over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing. Welcome the the team Jon!

Healthy Holiday Challenge Begins December 14

Jump start your exercise and nutrition goals by participating in this 4 week contest!

The Healthy Holiday Challenge begins Sunday, December 14 and runs through Saturday, January 10.  To successfully complete the challenge, eligible employees and their spouses must:

  • Exercise 30 minutes at least five (5) days (or more) a week, and
  • Eat at least five (5) fruits and/or vegetables on those same five (5) days (or more) each week.
  • Enter your data on the Wellness Website by January 24 (log sheets accepted).

All employees and spouses are eligible to participate.  Prizes will be drawn at Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. during the Annual Safety Meetings in March.  Prize drawings for Shamblin Stone, Inc. will be held in February.assorted-fruit-basket

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. prizes include:

2 – $500 Visa Gift Cards

6 – $100 Bass Pro Gift Cards

6 – $100 Gander Mountain Gift Cards

6 – $100 Dicks Sporting Goods Gift Cards

6 – $100 Wal-Mart Gift Cards

20 – $50 Mulzer Bucks

8 – Health Premiums for 6 Pays

Shamblin Stone, Inc. prizes include:

1 – $500 Visa Gift Cards

1 – $75 Bass Pro Gift Card

1 – $75 Gander Mountain Gift Card

1 – $75 Wal-Mart Gift Card

1 – Health Premium for 6 Pays

Don’t pass this opportunity up!

Click here for the log sheet. Healthy Holiday Challenge Log Sheet

 

Happy Veteran’s Day

Happy-Veterans-Day-2014-imagesOn this special day, Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. and subsidiary companies would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all our Veterans, especially our Veteran employees who have been given the day off in recognition of their service to our country. We honor and thank you for defending our freedom.

Annual On-Site Employee Flu Vaccinations Dates Announced

The annual on-site employee flu vaccinations have been scheduled at the Mulzer Companies.  All employees that have signed up for their flu shot, please be present at your location on the assigned date and time.  Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.

Tell City area – Tuesday, Oct. 7th beginning at 6:00 a.m. at Tell City Concrete, then to the office basement.

Shamblin Stone, Inc. – Thursday, Oct. 9th at 5:30 a.m. at the Dunbar Office.

Rockport/Boats/Dredge – Monday, Oct. 13th at 6:00 a.m. at Rockport.

Newburgh (includes Weinbach) – Tuesday, Oct. 14th at 6:00 a.m. at Newburgh.

Evansville (includes Griffin, Mt. Vernon & Henderson) – Wednesday, Oct. 15th at 6:30 a.m. at Evansville.

Quarries – Thursday, Oct. 16th beginning at 6:00 a.m. at Charlestown, then on to Abydel, Temple, Cape Sandy day shift, New Amsterdam, and ending with Cape Sandy night shift.

As a reminder, the Cigna Health Plan pays all vaccinations at 100% at Cigna participating providers, including some major pharmacies, for anyone on the health plan.

 

Mulzer Gear October Employee Incentive Program

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is excited to announce the October  Mulzer Gear Employee Incentive Program. Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. and it’s subsidiaries are dedicated to providing a safe work environment for our greatest resources, our employees. As part of our safety initiative, employees participate in an incentive program designed to raise safety awareness and award them for safe practices in the workplace.  The program is offered during our Annual Employee Meetings in late winter and in May and October of each calendar year.

Click on the link below for details.

Mulzer Gear Safety Incentive Program for October 2014

Employees Enjoy Second Annual Wellness 5K Walk/Run

5k run _Sept 13 2014_AThe Second Annual Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Wellness 5K walk/run event was held on September 13 in the quarry area of the company at Hayswood Nature Reserve Park, Indian Creek Trail, in Corydon, Indiana.

The 5K was attended by 43 employees, spouses, and children.  Indian Creek Trail is a beautiful and well-maintained nature trail that runs along Indian Creek.  It was a gorgeous day and the trail was enjoyed by all that attended.  Each participant received a free t-shirt and prizes were drawn after the walk.

5k run _Sept 13 2014_BIf you weren’t able to attend this event, don’t worry!  A Third Annual 5K event will be planned for next fall.  Remember, you don’t have to be a runner to participate in the company 5K.  Most participants are walkers.  Many health benefits are reaped by walking 3.1 miles!

Beautiful, crisp Fall days are upon, so get outside and get walking (or running)!

Water Wellness Winners Announced

The 2014 Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. and Subsidiaries Water Wellness winners were announced yesterday. Congratulations to the following winners:

  • Randall Cron – Newburgh
  • Gordy Neighbors- Temple
  • Jon Peter – Cape Sandy
  • Steve Taylor – Tell City Concrete

These winners will choose a prize of $125 to either Big Splash in French Lick, or Evansville Icemen tickets.

The Shamblin Stone, Inc. winner is:

  •  Bobby Clay – Shamblin Stone.

Bobby will receive a $125 gift card from either Gander Mountain or Cabelas.

Congratulations to all our winners.

2nd Annual Mulzer Employee 5k Trail Walk/Run

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Hayswood Nature Reserve Park – Indian Creek Trail

Hwy. 135 SW, Corydon, IN

(Approximately 1 mile from the SR 62 & SR 135 intersection)

Come out to the Hayswood Nature Reserve Park this year and walk with us!  Hayswood is a relaxing place to get away from the normal hustle and bustle of today’s hectic lifestyle. The trail head begins at the cul-de-sac by the lake. The park has shelter houses, restrooms, a small lake with a handicap accessible fishing pier, a number of walking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and a basketball court.  Indiana Creek flows along the trail with a walking bridge overlooking the creek. Get some exercise and enjoy relaxing time with your family!

There is no entry fee for this company walk/run.  T-shirts will be handed out at check-in to everyone that registers by August 25thAn employee or spouse must participate in order for an employee’s child under the age of 18 to participate.  Complete, detach, and return the registration form below to Shari Everly – Tell City Office.  Return the registration form by 8/25/14 to receive your free t-shirt on 9/13/14.

2nd Annual Mulzer 5k Trail Walk Entry Form

Employee Photo Contest

cameraWe’re having an employee photo contest and you can win!

We’re looking for scenic, breathtaking and downright interesting photos involving all things Mulzer. To enter, all you need to do is take a noteworthy picture with your cell phone or camera, at the highest resolution possible, and post it on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/mulzercrushedstone) or email it to contest@mulzer.com and we’ll post it for you. Once your picture is posted, get as many people as possible to ‘like’ it. The image with the most ‘likes’ will win a Mulzer/Shamblin Gear Winter Jacket valued at $100! Please remember to ask permission before photographing and posting a picture of any co-workers and make sure the images positively reflect Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc.

Photos submitted may be included in the 2015 Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Wall Calendar!

Contest dates – July 31 to Aug. 31. The earlier you enter, the more time you’ll have to earn those ‘likes’!Like image

*In the event of a tie, there will be a random drawing to choose the winner. All Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc., Shamblin Stone, Inc., Tell City Concrete, Crawford County Concrete and Materials Transport, Inc. employees & their immediate family members are eligible to enter.

2014 Neil Mulzer Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced

Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2014 Neil Mulzer Memorial Scholarship winners.  Recipients will receive a one time award of $500.  The scholarship is funded by proceeds from the rental of the Mulzer Camp in Troy, Indiana.  Recipients must be recent graduating seniors of full time Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. employees who are enrolled to attend approved post high school education.

Congratulations to the following 2014 High School Graduates, in addition to Autumn Adams, Forest Park High School graduat Anthony Lee Apple, Paoli High School and Morgan Neighbors, Heritage Hills High School.

 

Michaela Claise, South Spencer HS

Michaela Claise, South Spencer HS

Kendall Carter, Perry Central HS

Kendall Carter, Perry Central HS

 

Jodi Elsler, Corydon Central HS

Jodi Elsler, Corydon Central HS

Alexa Felker, Henderson County HS

Alexa Felker, Henderson County HS

Tyler Groves, Tell City HS

Tyler Groves, Tell City HS

Teshelia Hensley, Crawford County HS

Teshelia Hensley, Crawford County HS

Joseph James, Perry Central HS

Joseph James, Perry Central HS

Michaela Kelly, Forest Park HS

Michaela Kelly, Forest Park HS

Kristopher McKinney, Mt. Vernon HS

Kristopher McKinney, Mt. Vernon HS

Jacob Rickenbaugh, Heritage Hills HS

Jacob Rickenbaugh, Heritage Hills HS

Kylie Shephard, Tell City HS

Kylie Shephard, Tell City HS

 

Madeline Stone, Evansville Central HS

Madeline Stone, Evansville Central HS

Erica Thewes, Northeast Dubois HS

Erica Thewes, Northeast Dubois HS

 

Water Wellness

The Water Wellness heath campaign will be held August 1 – August 28th.  This program is designed to encourage participants (employees & spouses) to increase their water intake and to promote hydration year around.

Keep track of your daily water intake in August and enter your ounces on the Mulzer Wellness Website. 50 names will be drawn from all the Wellness Website entries and each will win a Building a Better You water bottle!  If you do not have internet access, a paper log sheet will be accepted.  Drinking 64 fluid ounces 5 days per week will qualify you for the prize drawing and you must drink a minimum of 48 fluid ounces each day to successfully complete the program.  Only pure water, 100% fruit juice and zero calorie caffeine free flavored water can be accumulated for the daily total fluid ounces.

Water Pouring into BottleMulzer participants that drink a minimum of 64 fluid ounces 5 days a week; 48 ounces on the remaining days, will be eligible for the drawing to win one of four $125 gift certificates from either Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Resort in French Lick, Indiana (open year round) or Evansville Icemen Tickets!  Shamblin participants that qualify will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $125 Cabela’s or Gander Mountain gift card. 

Successful completion of this contest will put you at the half-way point of qualifying for a trip in the Grand Finale Health Contest Drawing to be held next April.

If you failed to successfully complete Healthy Hike for your premium discount you may qualify for the premium discount by successfully completing this program. Drink up and be healthy!

Click here to print the Water Log Sheet

5k on the Runway Event – July 12, 2014

runningLooking for a 5k event to complete in order to qualify for the employee benefit premium discount? Maybe you’d like to see some impressive construction work using Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. crushed limestone up close? If so, the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana is holding the 5k on the Runway event on Saturday, July 12 beginning at 7:00 am at Evansville Regional Airport. Runners & walkers will be racing on the newly paved runways!

This race is the first in a series of events leading up to the Half Marathon on October 4 in Evansville, Ind.

For details or to register for the race, visit www.ymcaswin.org and look in the programs and schedules section.

2014 Health Hike Winners Announced

The number of steps walked, company-wide, totaled 186,390,225; which amounts to 88,252 miles!  Another great job on getting in those steps!

48 individual winners from Mulzer won 3 tickets each for Holiday World & Splashin Safari.  2 individual winners from Shamblin won a $50 Wal-Mart Gift Card.  Eligible individuals must have reached 25 weekly points to be eligible for the prize drawings.

Mulzer winners:

June 7 Picnic – Quarries:

Josh Allen, Danielle Bickett, Tina Bowman, Jennifer Brooks, Miranda Chanley, Tim Chanley, Darrell Cunningham, Jackie Gleitz, Bethany Hensley, Sandy Humphrey, Jon Jenkins, Matt Korte, Charlene Lewis, Patty Lynch, Kevin Medlock, Jon Moon, Carla Neal, Jeremy Riddle, Raymond Smith, Terry St. Clair, Ronnie Stroud, Chris Taylor, Bobby Underhill and Patty Woods.

June 14th Picnic – Yards:

Breanna Arnold, Shirley Begle, Darrell Campbell, Scott Carter, Jeanna Claise, Chad Cook, James Gibson, Ashley Hall, Gerald Hardin, Justin Harris, Mike Hines, Brooke Hutchison, Angie Jarboe, Bob Lindauer, Kevin Lishka, Ron McKinney, Jason Risley, Alan Schaefer, Casey Schulthise, Amanda Smith, Steve Taylor, Matt Walker, Peggy Winkler and Michelle Zuelly.

Shamblin Stone winners:

1. Irie Vance

2. Sandy Thaxton

 

Annual Open Enrollment for Insurance Benefits

The month of June is open enrollment at the Mulzer Companies for the group benefits listed below.  This annual open enrollment is for adding, dropping, or changing plan coverage on employees and/or eligible dependents without a qualifying event.  All changes made will become effective on July 1, 2014.  Anyone interested in enrolling or making any changes must contact Shari Everly at 812-547-1400 or 877-699-5627, ext. 50156 or email sharieverly@mulzer.com.   Enrollment forms must be received by 6/30/2014. 

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Voluntary Life Insurance Plan – Add or increasecoverage.  This is a special open-enrollment opportunity to enroll in the Voluntary Life Plan.

Healthy Hike Reminder

hiking shoesHealthy Hike numbers must be entered by end of day, Thursday, June 5th, in order to be eligible for the prize drawings.

ALL numbers must be entered by June 10th as one of the requirements to qualify for the discounted health premium.

It’s Picnic Time!

mallardDon’t forget!  Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Company Picnics are right around the corner!

Join us at the Mulzer Camp in Troy

Saturday, June 7 (Quarries)

Saturday, June 14 (Tell City & Down River)

Picnics begin at 3:00 pm (CST) / 4:00 pm (EST)

Dinner at 5:oo pm (CST) / 6:00 pm (EST)

This year’s theme: Duck Dynasty

Best Beard, Best Costume, Donut Eating & Tea Drinking Contests!

Frog Find, Patriotic Mason Jars, Camo Face Paint, Pinata & Paintball!

*Sign up by the deadline at each location.

Rachel Hedinger hired as HR Asst. – Payroll/Recruiting

Rachel Hedinger

Rachel Hedinger has joined the Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Human Resources Department as Human Resources Assistant – Payroll/Recruitting.   She previously worked for OmniSource Staffing.  In this new role, Hedinger will be responsible for payroll and recruiting efforts throughout the company.  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from the University of Southern Indiana.

 

Keith Wahl Joins Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Sales Department

Keith Wahl

Keith Wahl

Keith Wahl has joined the Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc. Sales Team as Sales Manager, Scrubber Stone Division.  He previously worked in Sales Management at Kimball International and brings over 30 years of experience to Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc.  In his new role, Keith will be focusing on the company’s Scrubber Stone and River Transportation Divisions.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Western Kentucky University.

GRAND PRIZE Health Contest Drawing Winner Announced

Alan Bitzer from Cape Sandy Quarry is the winner of the Annual Health Contest GRAND PRIZE drawing! 

All employees and spouses who successfully completed the past 4 health contests were entered into the Annual GRAND PRIZE drawing.

Alan has a choice prize of either a 2 night stay in a beautiful log cabin in French Lick, Indiana; or 2 tickets with hotel accommodations to either a St. Louis Cardinals or Cincinnati Reds baseball game!

Thank you to everyone who participated in all 4 contests.  Start now (Healthy Hike) by successfully completing all 4 of the quarterly health contests to become eligible for the 2015 GRAND PRIZE drawing.  Remember – the real reward for participating is your own good health!