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Morris County-based Suburban Propane signs agreement with the U.S. Army’s PaYS Program

Partnership to match service members with employment opportunities

WHIPPANY, NJ (Morris County) – Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, signed a partnership agreement with the United States Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program, a strategic collaboration between the U.S. Army and a cross section of corporations, companies, and public sector agencies which guarantees soldiers an interview and possible employment upon completion of their service.

As a PaYS partner, Suburban Propane can also participate in recruiting functions, community events and various outreach initiatives.

Four representatives from the PaYS program, Colonel (Retired) Walter R. Nall, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Suburban Propane President and CEO Michael Stivala and over 100 employees, and Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey’s 11th congressional district were on hand for the partnership signing agreement ceremony held at Suburban Propane’s headquarters in Whippany, New Jersey on Friday, September 17.

(Photo: Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, of New Jersey’s 11th congressional district, speaking at the Suburban Propane-PaYS partnership signing ceremony/Courtesy

Suburban Propane is the proud employer of 321 military veterans, 15 of whom are based in New Jersey.

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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