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General Films, Inc, May 16, 2022
Village of Covington, OH Accepts Roy J Weikert Trust Commitment
At the opening Council session on May 16, 2022, the Village of Covington, Ohio, and Mayor McCord announced the acceptance of a commitment by the Roy J Weikert Trust to fund the development of an amphitheater at Schoolhouse Park in the heart of Covington.
President of General Films Tim Weikert and Linda Daniel, the RJW trustee, were present at the meeting and graciously thanked the council. Linda spoke on behalf of the RJW Trust and the Weikert family. Linda talked about Roy’s love for Covington, their family, and especially his love of music. The family was proud to support the amphitheater’s design and construction and look forward to many concerts and happy families that will enjoy this park for generations to come.
General Films, Inc, March 31, 2022
Roy J. Weikert Trust donation to the Covington Fire & Rescue assists in funding a new ambulance
Tim Weikert, President of General Films, Inc., and Linda Daniel, Trustee, visited with the dedicated leadership & members of the Covington Fire & Rescue, pictured here. Chief Bart Weer guided a tour of the firehouse, equipment, crew quarters, and training facilities. Tim & Linda were given a demonstration of the new Medic/ambulance and its impressive capabilities. Linda shared a personal story of the group’s impact on the Weikert family; Wayne Weikert, the co-founder of General Films, was saved by the CF&R after being severely injured in an automobile accident. The new Medic/ambulance was acquired with funding assistance by the Roy J. Weikert Trust.
General Films, Inc. September 1, 2021
Covington Schools and General Films Make a Lasting Community Impact
The Roy J Weikert Trust has funded two major projects with the Covington Schools. Linda Daniel, Trustee, and Tim Weikert, President of General Films, (both CHS graduates) toured the school complex last week to learn first-hand of the gift's impact.
Computers, software, and technology upgrades to the Covington High School Technology Lab.
Showing L/R - CHS Principal Josh Meyer, General Films President Tim Weikert, Roy J. Weikert Trustee Linda Daniel, & CHS Business and Technology Teacher Kristi Home.
Stage lighting and controls for the multipurpose center, including advanced LED lights, elevated positioning cage, & remote controls.
Showing L/R - General Films President Tim Weikert, Roy J. Weikert Trustee Linda Daniel, CHS Principal Josh Meyer, and Schools Superintendent Gene Gooding.
General Films, Inc. August 31, 2021
At General Films everything we do starts and ends with safety
General Films continues to invest in the safety of its associates by asking every associate to attend OSHA 10 training over the course of several weeks. But it didn't stop there. General Films then had all 14 leaders continue with OSHA 30 training to ensure an active and committed effort to the safety program.
“Everything we do starts and ends with safety."
General Films, Inc. November 29, 2020
Christmas Spirit and Innovation Shine at the 2020 Christmas Event
The General Films Christmas party is typically a time for our associates to gather and celebrate the holidays with a festive dinner. Due to the coronavirus, this annual tradition was reformatted to ensure that everyone could stay safe, healthy, and socially distanced. Read More>
General Films, Inc. Updated October 9, 2020
Covington School Board of Education Recognizes General Films for Legacy of Community Service
Covington, OH—October 9, 2020 — General Films was awarded the Ohio School Board Association’s Business Honor Roll at the September 16, 2020, Covington Exempted Village Schools Board of Education meeting.
For 75 years, General Films has been honored to partner with our community on education initiatives. The OSBA Business Honor Roll program recognizes just that—areas where businesses and schools are able to collaborate, ensuring that schools receive the support and real-world experience they need today while businesses are able to share the workforce skills students needs for tomorrow. > READ MORE