Board Member Update

WEC recently made changes to board member positions. Stephen Fox, the original President, has stepped down from his position, but he remains an active board member. Kellie W. Spawton, the original Treasurer, is now President, and Debbie Haralambous, who previously held no position, is now the Treasurer.

Kellie M. Spawton – President
Kellie M. Spawton is employed as an AVP/Branch Manager with Cape Bank. She has worked for Cape Bank for 10 years, eight of which she has been branch manager. Her expertise includes sales, marketing, management, and regulatory compliance. Kellie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with minors in Marketing and Finance. Kellie is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and is a member of Disabled American Veterans. She currently holds board positions with two other non-profits in South Jersey, including Treasurer of the MAPS Foundation of South Jersey, which purchases medical equipment and supplies for local individuals suffering from MS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s, and Secretary/Treasurer of Home Quest, Inc., which is devoted to creating permanent housing for homeless veterans.
Debbie Haralambous – Treasurer
Debbie Haralambous is a partner with PlacementCorp, an agency specializing in business solutions and leadership placement.  She has over 18 years of sales and marketing experience and specializes in developing marketing strategies for local and national companies.  Prior to her partnership with PlacementCorp, Debbie spent 12 years selling advertising for Philadelphia Radio and TV.  Debbie is also well versed in the telecommunications industry, having spent 6 years selling hardware and software to Fortune 500 companies. Debbie is passionate about consulting with organizations to uncover areas of savings on their monthly expenditures and developing creative marketing strategies.  She is very involved in her community of Woolwich Township, where she and her husband John and three children have resided for the past 11 years.

July 28, 2010 at 2:33 pm Leave a comment

Join WEC for a Roadside Clean Up

This Sunday, WEC will be participating with The Sweet Life Bakery in a roadside clean up in Vineland, NJ. If anyone is interested in helping, the clean up is from 9 am to 12 pm at Landis Park. After the clean up, Stephen Wilson, co-owner of The Sweet Life Bakery, will be cooking tacos! If you are free Sunday morning, why not join us for some food and fun! Hope to see you there!

May 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm Leave a comment

How to Use Goodsearch

GoodSearch will donate $1 (up to $5,000 total) for every toolbar that is downloaded between May 19th at 12 noon and May 21st at 12 noon (Eastern). To support Wastewater Eco-Charities, please download our toolbar now by following this link.

The toolbar is free to download and allows you to raise money for WEC  every time you search or shop online! After adding to Internet Explorer or Firefox, every purchase you make at one of  more than 1,400 stores, such as Amazon or Zazzle, a percentage of your purchase will automatically be donated to WEC – at no cost to you; you might even save money as the toolbar provides you with discount coupons and free shipping offers! The toolbar also has a search box, and each time you search the Internet about a penny is donated to WEC. 

Please pass this along to all of your friends. The two minutes it takes to add this toolbar to your browser can make a huge difference for our cause!

Get the toolbar NOW!

May 7, 2010 at 1:28 am Leave a comment

Still Need a Mother’s Day Gift?

Good morning! As the weekend approaches, some of you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift for the woman who gave you life, and if you are like many people, the search is harder this year because you’re short on cash. Well, I have the perfect solution. WEC is selling all natural “Earth Candles.” The proceeds support WEC’s mission to provide services to low-income families and to promote environmental awareness. There are two sizes, and the prices are $12 and $15. For more information, contact Jamie. Her contact information can be found on the official website, or she is available on facebook.

May 6, 2010 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Why Should You Support WEC?

As a new non-profit, WEC is constantly being asked, “What do you do?” Because WEC is the only non-profit that offers free septic services, many people are wondering, “Why is this important?” As WEC seeks donations and supporters, it is particularly important that volunteers and sponsors understand the cause and mission.

What They Do

WEC provides free services to low-income households, including senior citizens, veterans, disabled and handicapped.

WEC, in collaboration with English Sewage Disposal, provides services in Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem, Southern Camden, Cape May, and Atlantic Counties.

In addition to septic services, WEC promotes environmental responsibility through education and advocacy.

Why Is This Important

Due to the economic situation, many people are not able to pay for wastewater management. The services can be expensive and are usually not a top priority for those struggling to pay their bills.

According to market research, there are 53,283 households in the target market that could qualify for the charitable services.

Without the proper services, septic systems can be dangerous to the environment. When systems are not functioning properly, households are unable to complete neccessary tasks such as flushing the toilet, draining the bath tub, and washing laundry. In severe cases, sewage can come into the home, which is unsanitary and dangerous. Another problem is flooding in yards and basements, depending on the location of the system. When drain fields are not working properly, sewage can get into the soil and local water sources. For our personal health and the quality of our water, it is essential that septic systems be properly managed.

To support Wastewater Eco-Charities, visit their table at The Eco-Fair at Wheaton Village in Millville, NJ on Saturday, May 1, 2010. Admission is free, and there will be live music, a vast about information, and refreshments.

Also, check out the affinity program at TD Bank. By proclaiming WEC as your affinity program, you can support the company without giving any of your own money. If you are not already a customer at TD Bank, you may be eligible to receive $25 for opening a new account. Contact Jamie for a copy of the flyer.

April 30, 2010 at 7:12 pm Leave a comment

Great Weekend for Eco-Charities

The comedy show was amazing. Wheaton Village was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the comedians were hilarious. Great work Jamie, and thank you to all who participated. Jamie also volunteered at a park clean up in Deptford, NJ this weekend.

Stay tuned for coming events and fundraisers.

April 26, 2010 at 2:23 pm Leave a comment

Dirt, Food, and Laughter

Good morning, and Happy Earth Day!!

Yesterday, Wastewater Eco-Charities participated in a Park Clean Up in Millville, NJ. Jamie and Joe, along with other volunteers, spent the morning beautifying a local jogging trail by planting bushes and laying mulch. Check out the article in the Daily Journal.

All The Volunteers

Jamie playing in the dirt.

Joe,executive director, at the clean up.

Jamie, executive assistant

Yesterday was also the Chili’s fundraiser. To help raise money for Wastewater Eco-Charities, a group of us enjoyed a girls night out. All of the food was amazing, and the service was great. Wastewater Eco-Charities would like to thank everyone who participated.

April and Jamie

Jamie and AprilThe Girls

The Girls!

Tomorrow night is the Comedy Show at Wheaton Village in Millville, NJ. Tickets are still for sale. Join us for dinner and hilarious entertainment featuring Johnny Lampert and Brad Trackman from Headline Entertainment. Contact Jamie Wilson for more information.

On Saturday, April 24, Wastewater Eco-Charities will be participating in a stream clean up in Deptford, NJ. The clean up will be from 9am- 12pm. Sponsorships, donations, and volunteers are appreciated.

April 22, 2010 at 3:05 pm Leave a comment

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