Cintas Shows Appreciation of School Custodians During Nationwide Contest
CINCINNATI - Feb. 3, 2020 - Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) is now accepting nominations for its seventh-annual Custodian of the Year contest, which honors the best-of-the-best amongst school custodians. Nominations are being accepted at http://www.custodianoftheyear.com/ until March 2, 2020.
Created to celebrate custodians who go above and beyond to support school cleanliness and student well-being, the contest awards $10,000 to the winning custodian and $5,000 in Cintas and Rubbermaid products and services to the winner’s school. The winner’s school will also receive a comprehensive training and development package from ISSA, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, valued at $20,000. An additional nine finalists will receive $1,000 each and free tuition to one ISSA Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) training event, valued at $1,500.
“By maintaining school facilities, custodians provide students, staff and visitors with a clean and healthy environment that supports learning,” said Christiny Betsch, Marketing Manager, Cintas. “Many are also the backbone of their school community, going the extra mile in everything they do. This contest highlights the important work custodians do each day.”
The Cintas Custodian of the Year contest is open to all elementary, middle, high school and university custodians who have worked at their school for at least two years. Nominations must be 500 words or less on why the nominee is deserving of the award and submitted by March 2. Cintas is announcing the top 10 finalists on March 16. The public can vote for their favorite custodian through April, and the finalist with the most votes will be crowned Custodian of the Year.
“Custodians do much more than clean,” said John Barrett, Executive Director, ISSA. “They protect children in schools, elderly in long-term care facilities, guests in hotels, visitors in stores and so much more by creating clean, healthy and safe environments. ISSA is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning, and we are honored to help Cintas recognize dedicated custodians across the country.”
Rubbermaid Commercial Products’ Vice President of Marketing, Marta Aebischer, added: “We are proud to partner with Cintas to showcase the 2020 Custodian of the Year. We realize how important their hard work is to our communities and we are committed to providing innovative solutions that make their jobs easier and safer.”
For more information regarding Cintas’ Custodian of the Year contest, please contact Jessie Koerner at [email protected]. A Custodian of the Year logo is available via email or Dropbox at https://www.dropbox.com/s/njrarsdrwbb39ui/COTY2020_Logo_CMYK.JPG?dl=0
About Cintas Corporation
Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes get Ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.
With more than 9,300 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners, and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, the association has regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Parramatta, Australia; Whitby, Canada; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China. Visit issa.com, join the discussion with ISSA’s LinkedIn group, and follow ISSA on our Facebook page and Twitter account. For more information, visit issa.com, or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.
About Rubbermaid Commercial Products
Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), headquartered in Huntersville, N.C., is a manufacturer of innovative, solution-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide. Since 1968, RCP has pioneered technologies and system solutions in the categories of food services, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport and away-from-home washroom and safety products. RCP, an ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer, is part of Newell Rubbermaid’s global portfolio of leading brands and continues to develop innovative products. Visit www.rubbermaidcommercial.com.