Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Mrs. T's Employees Celebrate Ted Twardzik Day

Last week, the employees of Mrs. T's Pierogies commemorated the life of their company's founder on his birthday.

In 2016, Shenandoah's Mayor Andrew Szczyglak, Pennsylvania House Representative Neal Goodman, and Pennsylvania State Senator David Argall declared September 7th,  as an official holiday in honor of Ted Twardzik, the founder of Mrs. T's Pierogies which is based in Shenandoah.

Each year, the company and the borough do something special to celebrate the holiday.

This year, Twardzik's birthday landed on Labor Day, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the employee's of Mrs. T's celebrated internally on Tuesday, September 8th.

Because of Twardzik's commitment to the community, the company made monetary donations to organizations that were close to Ted's heart.  Each associate was able to select one of those organization and a donation was made in their name.

The companies donated to included the Schuylkill United Way, the Greater Shenandoah Area Historical Society, the Schuylkill County Society for Crippled Children, and the Schuylkill County Fire Fighters Association Training Academy for a collective total of $2,500.

During their celebration, Ateeco Inc. President, and Ted Twardzik's son, Tom Twardzik celebrated along with his employees in Shenandoah and said “You remember and honor my dad, Ted Twardzik, Sr., every day you come to work and do your best to live up to the reputation that Mrs. T’s has with our fans. Our reputation began in 1952 and you add to it every day. Thank you!"

(Submitted Photos)

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