Vector Marketing Corporation Presents Highest Corporate Honor for Community Service to Two District Managers

Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:33am EST

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  OLEAN, NY, Nov 27 (Marketwire) -- 
Elijah Cheeks and Eric Salzwedel, district managers for Vector Marketing
Corporation, the single-level direct sales division of Cutco Cutlery
Corporation, were presented with the Marty Domitrovich Triple Crown of
Service award at the company's recent Strategic Leadership Conference in
Dallas, Texas. The award is given in memory of one of Vector Marketing's
most esteemed leaders, and is presented each year to the person or
persons within Vector Marketing who have demonstrated a sustained
commitment to improving the world around them through their
service-oriented contributions to their communities. This is the third
year the award has been presented.

    Cheeks, a resident of Catasaqua, Pennsylvania who manages Vector
Marketing's Bethlehem, Pennsylvania office, received the award on behalf
of the numerous contributions he has made within the Lehigh Valley area
community. His many efforts to better the lives of those less fortunate

--  Volunteering at Saint Luke's Neighborhood, a community center for
    at-risk youth in inner city Allentown, Pennsylvania. Cheeks has taken
    his Lehigh Valley sales representatives to the center on numerous
    occasions to tutor, play soccer or just spend time with the children
    and serve as positive role models in their lives. The center services
    children between the ages of 3-12 years old.
--  Raising money with his team to donate to a local church.
--  Volunteering at a soup kitchen in Easton, Pennsylvania.
--  Fundraising for Mike's Lemonade Stand (aka Alex's Lemonade Stand)
    along with his local Applebee's.


Salzwedel is a resident of Janesville, Wisconsin and manages Vector
Marketing's Janesville office. His numerous charitable accomplishments

--  Initiating the Oshkosh MDA Bowl-A-Thon in 2008 while still in college.
    The event has raised more than $20,000. He also serves as current vice
    president of the Executive Committee of MDA for Southwest Wisconsin.
--  Volunteering as a Big Brother for Big Brothers/Big Sisters from
--  Co-founding "Project Volunteers" with the mission of motivating and
    inspiring youth and adults to volunteer in their community.
--  Coordinating the Wisconsin Division fundraiser for "Alex's Lemonade
    Stand Foundation."
--  Volunteering and raising money for the Salvation Army, including
    ringing bells and holding a yearly food drive.
--  Reaching out to individuals in need, including painting the house of a
    woman who broke her back and purchasing gifts for a family whose house
    burned down right before Christmas.
--  Raising money for the Special Olympics in Wisconsin via a Polar


About Cutco Cutlery Corporation and Vector Marketing
 Cutco Cutlery
is a 63-year-old company with headquarters and manufacturing facilities
in Olean, New York. Vector Marketing is the company's sales division,
coordinating all sales for Cutco Cutlery through a national network of
college students who sell products through in-home personal
demonstrations. More than 13 million US households have a Cutco product.


Diana Laverdure

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