Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association Donates $4,625 to the Salvation Army


Kutztown, PA – 2/15/18 – The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association (BSOHA) donated $4,625 to both the Berks and Schuylkill County Salvation Army on Thursday, February 15, 2018 with each Corps receiving half of the total donation. Since 2006, the BSOHA annual charitable donation has directly helped the heating needs of local residents to a total contribution of $60,090.

Ted and Sharon Tressler – Reading Corps and Brad Harris – Pottsville Corps of The Salvation Army Pottsville Corps were on hand to accept the presentation from BSOHA President Kevin Steele of H.B. Steele & Son, Inc., Orwigsburg and BSOHA Secretary/Treasurer, Chris Crooks of Talley Petroleum, Grantville, PA.

“We are very pleased to make this donation to the Salvation Army. Our membership is always willing to step forward and help those less fortunate,” stated Kevin Steele President of BSOHA.

Donations for the annual fundraiser were received from the following member companies of BSOHA: R.W. Beckett Corporation, Boston Environmental, Buckeye Energy Services, Carroll Motor Fuels, Earl R. Martin Inc., Elite Fuel Services LLC, F.M. Brown’s Sons, Inc., H.B. Steele & Son Inc., Hafer Petroleum Equipment Ltd., Jack Rich Inc., Lucknow-Highspire Terminals, LLC, Pennsylvania Petroleum Association and Santilli Oil Co. Inc.

As an organization comprised of independent heating oil distributors and dealers, and associated industries, The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association exists to promote and educate current and prospective heating oil customers as to the benefits of oil heat and to support local oil companies, providing a wide range of products and services to enhance their customers’ satisfaction. To find a member dealer or to learn more about the Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association log onto: www.bsoha.org.

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church with its own distinctive governance and practice. Its doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God’s saving purposes. To learn more about the Salvation Army log onto: www.salvationarmy.org .

Pictured (L-R): Kevin Steele – President BSOHA (H.B. Steele & Son, Inc., Orwigsburg, PA), Brad Harris – Salvation Army, Ted Tressler-  Salvation Army, Sharon Tressler – Salvation Army, Chris Crooks Sec/Treas. BSOHA (Talley Petroleum, Grantville, PA)