Recognitions, Honors, and Awards of Athen Services


Awards of Athen Services

2016 Irwindale presents Business of the Year to Athens

Irwindale presents 2016 Business of the Year to Athens Services was honored as the Joe DiShanni Business of the Year by the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce on January 29, 2016.


Awards of Athen Services

2014 City of West Covina Honors Athens Services

City of West Covina Honors Athens Services on October 2014 Athens Services was honored by the City of West Covina as a sponsor of The Greater West Covina Business Association 2014 Summer Concert Series.

2014 Athens Services Honored by San Gabriel 

Athens Services Honored by San Gabriel July 2014 Athens Services was honored by San Gabriel Mission for their continued annual sponsorship of their Fiesta.

2014 “Always Going to Bat for the Community” Award

Athens Services honored as the “Always Going to Bat for the Community” by the Woman’s Division of the San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Installation Luncheon on June 19, 2014.

2014 Community Star Award presented to Mary McKenrick

Community Star Award was presented to Mary McKenrick, Municipal Sales Manager for Athens Services, by the Woman’s Division of the San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce. This award is to honor a member of the Woman’s Division for a body of volunteerism steady and faithful throughout the years, done with no thought of reward.

2014 Senator Hernandez Honored Women of Achievement

The award Recognizes Extraordinary Women from the 24th Senate District in Salute to Women’s History Month is presented to Mary McKenrick, Honoree for Business. Mary McKenrick is the Municipal Sales Manager at Athens Services & has been with the company for the last 20 years. She has served on various committees and boards including Chairperson for the Azusa Chamber of Commerce & Co-Chair of the Taste of the Town Committee & the Bassett School Foundation Board. She currently sits on the board for The City of Azusa’s yearly golf tournament, Kids Come First, & has been instrumental in organizing fundraising events.


Awards of Athen Services

2013 Winner of the Iron Eyes Cody Award

Athens Services Governmental Affairs Director, James Breitling was honored as the 2013 winner. The Iron Eyes Cody Award salutes an outstanding male volunteer for exceptional leadership in raising public awareness about litter prevention, roadside and community beautification, solid waste issues, and the need for citizens to participate in activities that preserve and enhance natural resources and public lands.

2013 Athens Services Receives Innovation Seed Award

Athens Services was recognized as 2013 Winner of the Innovation Seed Award by SBBEC. Serving a number of South Bay communities Athens Services practices a willingness to adopt out of the box problem solving. With a solid infrastructure for collecting and processing organic discards. Athens Services turned a tragic situation in Redondo Beach into an environmental solution when masses of dead sardines washed-up at the King Harbor Marina. When other waste haulers were apprehensive in handling the dead fish, Athens Services took a proactive stance and transported a total of 175 tons of dead fish to their composting facility. They closed-the-loop by returning the premium quality compost to the City of Redondo Beach for a Compost Giveaway to all South bay residents and businesses. In Addition, Athens Services implemented the first residential curbside food waste collection program in the South Bay for the City of Redondo Beach. Athens Services has proactively made organics a priority.

2013 Athens Presented with Environmental Innovation Award

Irwindale’s Chamber of Commerce presented Athens Services with their Environmental Innovations Award.

2013 Athens Recognized for “Cool Cuts for Kids” Support

The City of Azusa presented an award in recognition of Athens Services’ contributions to “Cool Cuts for Kids”.

2013 Athens Supports “Kids Come First Golf Tournament”

Athens recognized by Azusa City Council for their support of the first “Kids Come First Golf Tournament”.

2013 San Gabriel Chamber presents “Rock Solid Award”

San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce presented the “Rock Solid Award” to Dennis Chiappetta of Athens Services.

2013 Senate Certificate of Recognition

Outstanding Contributions – May 21, 2013 Re-Opening of Perry Park in Redondo Beach

2013 California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition

May 21, 2013 Community Partner Award, Perry Park, Redondo Beach

2013 City of Redondo Beach Commendation to Athens Services

Community Partner Award – May 21, 2013 Perry Park in Redondo Beach


Awards of Athen Services

2012 Azusa Recognizes Athens Services for Business of the Year

Athens Services awarded Azusa Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business of the Year


Awards of Athen Services

2008 Irwindale Recognizes Athens Services for Business of the Month

Athens Services awarded Irwindale Chamber of Commerce 2008 Business of the Month