Category: Community

Gillece Services was proud to lend out it’s 30 by 60 feet flag to the Mt Lebanon football team September 18 for their military appreciation night. The school celebrated and honored military members and their families for the sacrifices they made serving our country. The military appreciation night was a success, raising $800 for the […]

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Gillece Services is proud to partner with the Mt. Lebanon Athletic Department and the Mt. Lebanon Touchdown Club for their Military Appreciation Night at September 18th Friday night football game versus Baldwin. All proceeds from the fundraiser go to the Wounded Warrior Project. All Army, Navy Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard veterans are invited […]

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Local Korean War veteran Jesse McDonald recently received a brand new furnace thanks to the Free Furnace Program, which provides furnaces to veterans in need. The program is made possible by a partnership between Gillece and the western Pennsylvania VFW. In January, shortly after McDonald’s furnace in his mobile home stopped working, he was hospitalized […]

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For veterans returning home and looking for a career with a promising outlook, there are a number of opportunities available in the trades. Through specially designed programs, veterans can apply to to receive assistance under the GI Bill, attend school and receive paid training, all leading to a job offer. Gillece is part of two […]

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Entrepreneuring Youth visited our office as part of an objective to explore real-world entrepreneurial opportunities in the Pittsburgh area. A group of several middle school students from a summer program took a tour of the Gillece Services facility and learned about our day-to-day operations. Starting in the Customer Service Department, the students observed the process […]

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South Hills-based robotics team, Team RobotiX, is working to promote robotics in schools for both students and teachers and began a summer workshop series in June. CMU professor and mom Dr. Kim Hyatt started the team as a middle school robotics competition team. Team RobotiX went on to compete in a FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament, […]

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We are excited to have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Veterans Affairs, as an authorized plumbing training school for veterans. Veterans will have the opportunity to receive hands-on training through a plumbing apprenticeship with Gillece. The Gillece Veterans Training Program allows for students to apply for assistance under the GI Bill in […]

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Back in September, Gillece became a sponsor of a FIRST Tech Team in the South Hills, team Tech-No-Logic, comprised of eighth and ninth grade students who came together to learn about robotics and design one of their own for competitions. Students throughout the area attended a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) in August where Tech-No-Logic was […]

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