Author: Lisa Bowman

  • Boo Mountain

    Our Autumn Community Caring activities are some of our favorites!   For the past several years we’ve had teams assisting with the set up for both Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center’s Children’s Halloween Trail and The Pennsylvania State University Arboretum’s Pumpkin Fest. Both of these events are well-loved by our community, especially the kids! It is our […]

  • Get on Your Bikes and Ride!

    On May 29th Blue Mountain celebrated National Bike Month with our 3rd annual Blue Mountain Bike Ride.  State College, PA was recently ranked No. 9 out of 154 cities and communities for 2015, ranking it as “very bikeable” by Bike Score. Two of State College, PA’s townships also received recent recognition.  Ferguson Township and Patton […]

  • Of Mice and Men

    In late April, a team of Blue Mountain employees volunteered with ClearWater Conservancy. We spent a beautiful spring afternoon trekking through 10 acres of brush to check on 2,500 young trees.  We ensured that their supports are strong and the protective tubes are safe for the birds that try to nest in them.  We even […]

  • Happy Earth Day!

    On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, a team of Blue Mountain employees had the opportunity to work with Trout Unlimited and the PA Fish and Boat Commission (PAFBC) on a project to conserve, protect and restore one of our area’s premier trout streams.   Our team planted tree seedlings at Fisherman’s Paradise fishing area.   This area is […]

  • Elves on the Shelves

    Have you ever dreamt of being an elf?  You know, being part of the team working hard behind the scenes to make sure that everything goes smoothly?  Well, many of Blue Mountain’s employees do this type of work every day, but Blue Mountain has a special project in December of each year.  For the past […]

  • Take Me Out to the Ball Field

    Who doesn’t like power equipment?  And who wouldn’t want a chance to trade their office chair for a seat on a skid-steer loader or a compaction roller for the afternoon? That’s exactly what a team of our employees were able to do as they helped prepare a nearby ball field for the upcoming Little League […]

  • Congratulations to Howard Chan

    Congratulations to Howard Chan on his promotion to Business Process Analyst!  Howard has been with Blue Mountain since December 2011 as a member of our Professional Services team. Howard has earned this promotion by working very diligently to obtain and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities of a Business Process Analyst.  Each day he demonstrates his […]

  • It's The Great Pumpkin……Festival!

    Pumpkins were the focus for our community caring events this Fall.   In October, we’ve been able to volunteer with Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center and the PSU Arboretum as they prepared for their Halloween Trail and Pumpkin Festival community events.   In November we will be helping out the Centre County Historical Society at the Centre Furnace […]

  • Going Native

    Blue Mountain team members are passionate about their work; however, they also enjoy getting away from the monitors and keyboards to take on alter egos. Our alter egos become part of the community around us. We dig in the dirt, paint historic mansions, assist in art festivals, cheer on athletes and become experts in toy wrapping.