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July 24, 2018, Sheri Aceto

LCS Facility Group Joined Dutchess County in Celebrating 27th Annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival at the Rhinebeck, N.Y. Dutchess County Fairgrounds

Hudson Valley Balloon Festival

Reflecting on the 27th Annual Balloon Festival and the role LCS played as official sponsors for the weekend of July 6 – 8, 2018, it is incredibly difficult to think of and speak on just one amazing moment, especially when there are so many to talk about and highlight! The hot-air balloons were clearly the highlight of the weekend bringing hundreds of thousands of spectators to see over 100 launches combined over the 3-days in the morning and evenings – the Rhinebeck sky illuminated in colors that weekend to say the least! Morning launches were breathtaking as the balloons drifted away filled with passengers with the morning sunrise humbly making its appearance behind them, and the laughter and sounds of …

July 23, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Employees Complete Management Training Program, Receive Industrywide Custodial Certification

Ten LCS managers graduated, completing the 12-week professional development course POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 23, 2018) — Ten employees of LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, recently completed a 12-week-long management training program. The course was offered through LCS University, the company’s continuing education program for new and existing employees. The LCS managers celebrated their professional achievements with a graduation brunch at Blue Collar Brewery on Monday, July 9, 2018. “LCS University was created to show our staff that the company is invested in them and their future,” said Angela M. Gervino, Director of Organizational Development at LCS Facility Group. “As we continue to grow as a company, equipping our staff with the skills …

July 2, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Continues Commitment to Revitalizing Dutchess County with Purchase of Cottage Street Property

LCS purchased Cottage Street property in Poughkeepsie.

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (July 2, 2018) — LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, recently acquired the partial corner property to the east of its Cottage Street headquarters in Poughkeepsie. The company plans to use the existing building and land to support commercial businesses in the area and accommodate parking for its growing staff. The Cottage Street property includes a vacant 9,000-square-foot warehouse and approximately one acre of land which will be converted into commercial condos and a 35,000-square-foot parking lot. LCS Landscapes, a division of LCS Facility Group, has begun excavating and re-grading the land. “Acquiring this property has countless benefits for the local community. LCS was able to purchase the land and our …

May 30, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Names Efrain Herrera Regional Director of Operations – California

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (May 30, 2018) — Efrain Herrera has been named Director of Operations – California at LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions. Herrera will lead the company’s cleaning and facility management services in California. In this capacity, Herrera will provide operational leadership, working collaboratively with team members to design and execute key strategies to support, enhance and grow LCS operations in the State of California. LCS expanded its operations in the Napa, California area two years ago and currently has more than 60 employees. Herrera will help identify new business opportunities in conjunction with the sales and business development department. Following the execution of new contracts, he will also direct the start-up …

May 2, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group to Sponsor 27th Annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival

hot air balloon

The family-owned company joins Dutchess County in celebrating this annual summer event POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, announced its official sponsorship of one of the Hudson Valley’s signature community events: The Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival. This weekend-long festival is scheduled for July 6-8, 2018 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Celebrating its 27th year, the Balloon Festival has continued to evolve and attract visitors from across the globe, drawing a crowd of more than 25,000 last summer. Earlier this year, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership with the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, where this year’s festival will be held to accommodate the influx …

April 27, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group’s Joe and Maria Lepore Named Family of the Year by Family Services

Joe and Maria Lepore, owners of LCS Facility Group

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (April 27, 2018) — Joe and Maria Lepore, owners of LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, were selected as the recipients of Family Service’s Good Neighbor Award. The couple was honored at an awards dinner on April 26, 2018 at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie. Joe and Maria were selected by Family Services for the Good Neighbor Award in recognition of their outstanding community service. The annual award recognizes a recipient who embodies the ideals of Family Services, which seek to provide hope, improve lives and strengthen the community. The Lepore family has long supported local organizations, such as the Arc of Dutchess, the United Way, the Dave Clark Foundation, the Italian …

April 16, 2018, LCS Facility Group

Sheila Tahmin Named Director of Human Resources at LCS Facility Group

Sheila Tahmin

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Apr. 16, 2018) — Sheila Tahmin of Patterson, N.Y., has been named Director of Human Resources at LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions. As Director of Human Resources, Tahmin serves as a strategic business partner to the leadership of LCS Facility Group by providing support to the company’s executive team regarding human resources-related issues and initiatives. In her new role, Tahmin also oversees the development of HR policies and procedures, and acts as “Recruiter in Chief,” championing and managing the sourcing of talent to meet the Company’s needs. Tahmin comes to LCS with a strong background in employee relations, organizational development and recruitment. Prior to joining LCS, Tahmin served as a …

March 28, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Selected as 2018 Family-Owned Business Honoree by Westchester Business Journal

Joe Lepore and Sons of LCS Facility Group

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Feb. 8, 2018) — LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, has been selected as a 2018 Family-Owned Business honoree by Westfair Communications Inc. LCS will be recognized at the organization’s awards ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Family-owned businesses significantly impact the economy, both locally and nationally. They account for 64 of the nation’s gross domestic product, 36 percent of all employment, and 78 percent of all new job creation, according to the Conway Center for Family Business. Westfair Communications Inc., publisher of the Westchester County Business Journal, has been recognizing outstanding family-owned businesses for five years through its Family-Owned Business competition. After a lengthy review process, a panel of judges …

March 22, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Awards Scholarships to Three CIA Students

Family-Owned Hudson Valley Company Supports Culinary Institute of America Students POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (March 22, 2018) – LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions, recently awarded scholarships to three students at the Culinary Institute of America, the world’s premier culinary college. The recipients of the 2018-2019 Giuseppe and Maria Lepore Scholarship are Olivia Allen, Dominick Miller and Bruna Parmezan. “LCS is proud to salute these three talented and passionate CIA students,” said LCS Facility Group Owner Joe Lepore. “We are proud to continue our support of the Culinary Institute of America and its students as they work to achieve their culinary dreams.” The Giuseppe and Maria Lepore Scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing an …

February 19, 2018, LCS Facility Group

LCS Facility Group Names Brian Bundy as Client Service Manager

Brian Bundy

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Feb. 19, 2018) — Brian Bundy of Hopewell Junction, N.Y., has been named Client Service Manager at LCS Facility Group, the region’s most experienced and largest provider of facilities solutions. As the Client Service Manager, Bundy will support LCS’ multi-facility maintenance and janitorial operations, serving as the interface between the company’s clients and its account managers. In this role, Bundy will focus on ensuring clients’ needs are met proactively, while providing operational support and guidance to LCS’ managerial staff. Bundy is a long-standing member of the LCS team, starting his career with the company more than six years ago. His contribution has been critical to the success of launching and maintaining a number of LCS’ multi-site clients with …