Recipe for the Season

Teri Kasprzak / November 24, 2010

Consider this variation on your traditional potato dish at tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner!  Enjoy! Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Bananas with Honey (serves 10-12 servings) Prep Time:  20 minutes Cook Time:  1 hour and 5 minutes Ingredients: 5 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed 4 bananas, unpeeled 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temp. 1/4 cup honey Kosher…

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In Good Company

Teri Kasprzak / November 17, 2010

We are thrilled to announce that Rose Paving Company has been named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace for 2010 in the small-sized company category!  One hundred companies, organizations, and agencies were honored at an awards ceremony on November 9 hosted by the Chicago Tribune.  The awards, given for measured qualities including company leadership, career opportunities,…

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Los Angeles Branch Update

Teri Kasprzak / November 10, 2010

Since the opening of our Los Angeles branch office in June 2010, we have experienced great success in Southern California.  This is due, in large part, to the efforts of our sales and operations teams based in the City of Angels. The office operates similarly to our corporate headquarters and the staff strives to ensure…

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Get to Know: Peter Holton

Teri Kasprzak / November 03, 2010

For our first in-depth look at a Rose Paving teammate, we interviewed Peter Holton, a member of our Regional Sales Team.  Below are his answers. 1.  How long have you been with Rose Paving Company? A:  4.5 years 2.  What is your favorite hobby? A:  Working out 3.  What was the last movie you went to see? A: …

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Teri Kasprzak / October 26, 2010

Here in Chicago-land, as we enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and wish the colorful leaves would linger, we realize that Halloween is right around the corner!  Wow, where did October go?  Are you prepared?  Do you have your costume ready?  Are you attending any fun parties?  How about those with little ones – do you…

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My Favorite Job

Teri Kasprzak / October 20, 2010

We interviewed Regional Project Manager, John Garcia, about his favorite job at Rose Paving.  Below are his answers. 1. What has been your favorite job thus far in your career at Rose Paving? A: My favorite job so far was installing brick pavers at Lot L of U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. 2. When…

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Water, Water Everywhere

Teri Kasprzak / October 06, 2010

This week’s post features our first guest employee blogger, Ryan Labuda, Director of Special Projects at Rose Paving.  The following discussion addresses methods for dealing with stormwater management: Water is often taken for granted, especially when it comes to your parking lot.  Water can be a parking lot’s biggest enemy, whether it is standing water creating…

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Walk of Hope 2010

Teri Kasprzak / September 29, 2010

The Rose Paving Family is once again participating in this year’s “Walk of Hope” organized by the Jennifer S. Fallick Cancer Support Center.  The event will take place this coming Sunday, October 3 at Marie Irwin Park in Homewood, Illinois.  The “Walk of Hope” is a community event that brings together family, friends, neighbors, and…

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Networking Partner Profile: Landscape Concepts Management

Teri Kasprzak / September 22, 2010

This week, we wanted to spread the love and write about one of our networking partners.  In today’s business world, no matter what type of venture you’re involved in, it is so important to stay in touch, share ideas, and help your fellow associates.  George Markoutsas, Director of Marketing for Landscape Concepts Management, based in…

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Be Safe When You Pave

Teri Kasprzak / September 15, 2010

Paving a busy parking lot can pose a dangerous situation to drivers, pedestrians, and even workers if the proper precautions are not taken.  Rose Paving requires that all of our team members complete safety training each year and we reinforce what we learn during “tool-box” talks on a biweekly basis.  Before starting a paving project…

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