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Cleveland Brothers’ 15-Year Partnership Honored at Penn College

Randy Fetterolf, a corporate recruiter for Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc., receives a plaque from Mary A. Sullivan, dean of natural resources management at Pennsylvania College of Technology, acknowledging the company%E2%80%99s 15-year participation in the Caterpillar Excellence Fund.An area Caterpillar dealer has been honored by Pennsylvania College of Technology for its 15-year dedication to the School of Natural Resources Management.

During a recent advisory meeting of dealers, held in the Thompson Professional Development Center on the eve of the Spring Career Fair, Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. was presented with a plaque acknowledging “15 years of participation in the Caterpillar Excellence Fund grant to provide student scholarships, instructional materials, technical equipment, curriculum development and faculty development funds in support of the diesel equipment technology programs.”

Accepting the award was Randy Fetterolf, a corporate recruiter at Cleveland Brothers’ Bellefonte office.

“Our partnership with Cleveland Brothers and, in fact, all of the CAT dealers has been such a positive one over the years,” said Mary A. Sullivan, dean of natural resources management. “It’s wonderful to see the continued commitment to our program and its students.”

Cleveland Brothers is one of four dealerships that annually join with the Caterpillar Foundation in contributions to the Excellence Fund, which aims through scholarships, equipment donations and faculty training to prepare students for careers as qualified service technicians in diesel technology, heavy construction equipment technology and on-site power generation majors.

Other partners are H.O. Penn Machinery Inc., Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Alban Tractor Co. Inc., Baltimore; and Ransome CAT, Bensalem. Since the Excellence Fund began in 1994, Cleveland Brothers and its partners have delivered more than $1.65 million to Penn College.

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