CAN DO recently honored former President & CEO Kevin O'Donnell for his 47 years of service with the organization at a retirement dinner at the Valley Country Club where family members, friends, former colleagues, economic development partners and acquaintances were in attendance.
CAN DO Board of Directors Chairman Charles Burkhardt presented O'Donnell with a resolution detailing O'Donnell's many accomplishments and accolades through his nearly five decades at CAN DO.
In addition to Burkhardt, CAN DO President & CEO Joseph Lettiere, former board chairman Donald Pachence, and O'Donnell's daughter Erin Rudalavage all gave speeches honoring Kevin, highlighting his career and outlining the impact he’s had on economic development in Greater Hazleton.
O’Donnell talked about his career and the many economic development officials he worked with over his 47 years. He thanked the CAN DO staff for all they do to help Greater Hazleton prosper as a center for business and industry.
CAN DO would like to extend a special thank you to the following event sponsors: the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, Community Bank, First National Bank, Kiki's Bakery, the Laurels Senior Living Community, Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services, Mid Penn Bank, Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, and Tri-Mountain Ventures.