FUN FACTS ABOUT AUGUST
- The birthstones for August are the peridot and the sardonyx.
- The zodiac signs for August are Leo (July 23 – August 22) and Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
- The birth flowers for August are the gladiolus and the poppy.
- On August 1, 1876, Colorado, also known as the Centennial State, became the 38th state of the United States.
- On August 2, 1909, the Lincoln penny was issued.
- On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage across the Atlantic.
- During the Civil War on August 5, 1864, the Battle of Mobile Bay was won by the Union forces.
- On August 6, 1926, Gertrude Ederle successfully swam the English Channel.
- On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb was used in warfare on Hiroshima, Japan.
- On August 7, 1942, the U.S. troops landed on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during World War II.
- On August 9, 1974, Richard M. Nixon resigned from office, making him the first United States president to ever resign from office.
- On August 12, 1877, the phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison.
- On August 12, 1898, Hawaii was annexed by the United States.
- National Family Fun Month
- National Peach Month
- National Golf Month
- National Picnic Month
- Romance Awareness Month
- Friendship Day – first Sunday of August
- August 26 – Women’s Equality Day
WELCOME TO THE TEAM!!!
- Derrick Howell – Driver
- Andrew Mauney – Driver
We want to say goodbye to our long time driver, Lonnie Hudspeth, who has been such a dedicated driver for us. He has decided to retire and enjoy the rest of his life with his loving wife. You will truly be missed by your Beck Trucking family. We love you Lonnie!
- Eddie Hamilton, Jr. – Aug. 17 – 5 years
- Steven McCoy – Aug. 26 – 1 year
- KEVIN POINDEXTER – Aug. 5
- DARRYL BLEDSOE – Aug. 9
- BRAD INMAN – Aug. 25
CONGRATS TO THE QUARTERLY BONUS WINNERS!
- Rocky Brooks
- Kyle Butz
- Charles Church
- Brandon Goins
- Van Guilliams
- Eddie Hamilton, Jr.
- Jeffrey Haynes
- Brad Inman
- Chuck Johnson
- Jimmy Kelly
- Robert Lane
- Steven McCoy
- Kenon Pruitt
- Landon Souther
CONGRATS TO THE GOOD INSPECTION WINNER!
- Chuck Johnson
- Ralph Gifford – DOT physical expires on 8/5/20
- Eddie Hamilton, Jr. – Annual review due on 8/17/20
- Steven McCoy – Annual review due on 8/26/20
COMPANY UPDATES & REMINDERS
- We are continuing to grow! Two more trucks have been added to the fleet!
- Be on time for your pickups and deliveries always!
- Make sure you are clear on your schedule for the week so you can prepare accordingly!
- We have Beck hats for sale! $15 ea.
- Please make sure you are turning in paper logs every trip if you have them!
- Please continue to use proper precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19!
AS ALWAYS WE APPRECIATE WHAT YOU DO EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR BECK TRUCKING!
“ITS ALL ABOUT ATTITUDE”