Happy Holidays from Van Pool!
We would like to extend our warmest regards and happiest wishes during this 2011
holiday season! We wish safe travels to all and are looking forward to seeing
you all again after the New Year!
Congratulations to the Naval Academy!
We here at Van Pool would like to congratulate the Naval Academy Midshipmen on
their victory over the Army Black Knights! It was a close game but the
Midshipmen pulled off the "W" with a score of 27-21. We hope they continue their
winning streak to 11 next year! Go Midshipmen!
a thanks for our employees and all the hard work they do year round, Managers
and Office Staff at Van Pool made over 400 Thanksgiving gift baskets, one for
each driver and monitor! Each basket contained a whole Turkey and all the
fixin's. A big "Thank you!" goes out to everyone who helped prepare & deliver
View Photos >
Van Pool Appreciation Day!|
On August 24th, 2011,Springfield Mayor Domenic J.Sarno officially proclaimed the
day "Van Pool Appreciation Day" in honor of Van Pool's hard work and help during
the tornadoes that touched down on June 1st. A small group of drivers joined
President & CEO Kevin Hinkamper and Regional Manager Franco Indomenico to
receive the proclamation.
Check it out! >
PMC 2011 a Smashing Success!!|
We would like to thank everyone who came out and volunteered! Although it did
rain at the finish line, everyone made it in safely and we still had a wonderful
time. Great job riders! See you next year!
Countdown to PMC begins!|
On August 6th and 7th, bikers from near and far will gather in Massachusetts to
compete in the 32nd Annual Pan Mass Challenge! Van Poolwill be continuing its
tradition this year of volunteeringvans and staff at this great event! To find
out how to volunteer, visit www.pmc.org. We
hope to see you there!
Van Pool welcomes Westfield Public Schools!|
Van Pool is happy to announce that starting July 1st, we will begin transporting
students in the Westfield Public School District! We look forward driving those
students this coming summer and fall!
Tornado Shelter Closing in Springfield|
Watch the video below about the shelter at Mass Mutual Center closing in
Springfield. Notice anything familiar? (Courtesy of WWLP-TV)
Van Pool Annual Company Picnics|
We would like to thank all of the employees who joined us for our annual picnics
this year! For those of you unable to attend, on June 23rd, we held
our picnic and cookout at Saima Park in Fitchburg for our Fitchburg area drivers
and on June 30th, we held our picnic at Pulaski Park in Palmer for
our Wilbraham area drivers. We had a blast and we hope you did too! Photos can
be viewed in the galleries in the employee section.
Pioneer Valley Red Cross Aids Tornado Victims|
Watch the video below to find out how the Red Cross has been helping out those
affected by the recent tornados. (Courtesy of WWLP-TV)
Tornados strike Western Mass!|
We would like to give a special thanks to all the brave drivers who drove
students home during the storms! We appreciate all that you did to make sure
everyone got home safely!