David Lomnychuk receives Boscov Community Leader Award

Jim Boscov, left, presents David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award.
Jim Boscov, left, presents David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award. SUBMITTED PHOTO

In memory of Albert Boscov, founder of the Pennsylvania Community Development and Finance Corp., Jim Boscov recently presented David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award. David Lomnychuk owner of David’s Cleaning Service, highlights many benefits over other local cleaning businesses while showing passion for making a difference in social, civic and entrepreneurial effort within the community.

“David is an entrepreneur not only establishing his business, but taking a business and making it excellent...having an idea and a picture of what it takes to make it something better than what the competition is doing, I can tell you Albert would be very proud of,” said Jim Boscov, nephew of the late Albert Boscov. “David is originally from Reading, he left the community got an education and came back to Reading. I think that is an important element…He has taken it further and is involved in the community through a number of organizations that help people who need the help. Giving back to the community is another essential element that I think Albert would be very proud of.”

David’s Cleaning Services, located in Reading, services the Southeast region of Pennsylvania offering commercial cleaning as well as residential services. On the commercial side, David’s Cleaning understands that cleanliness in a commercial setting has a significant impact on how a company is viewed by its visiting clients, and the employees’ productivity, performance and well-being. On the residential side, David’s Cleaning clients can expect luxury like services which includes complimentary piece of chocolate on their pillow after a cleaning.

Mr. Lomnychuk’s community commitment includes and is not limited to the following:

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Community supporter offering 20 hours of free David’s Cleaning Service’s for cancer patients: Lomnychuk explains that these clients are treated no different than any of their other clients, except they do not have to pay for the service. The 20 hours of complimentary cleaning services include special projects, bathroom, fridge, and freezer, dusting. If there is anything that David’s Cleaning Service can do to help assist their needs during the time of their journey to recovery – Lomnychuk wants to be help.

2017 winner Festival of Trees Fundraiser benefiting Berks Visiting Nurses: During this annual event Lomnychuk donated a decorated tree as part as fundraising efforts for Berks Visiting Nurses. His tropical themed decorated tree was inspired by his recent trip to Florida during Hurricane Irma. His top fund-raising tree donated $1,650 to the Berks Visiting Nurses – he then matched this fundraising effort with a $1,650 business donation to Hurricane Irma relief efforts. http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/trees-auctioned-at-reading-gala-benefit-visitng-nurse-association

Leader for Hope Mission: Lomnychuck is a key fund raiser for Hope Mission’s men’s homeless shelter to renovate and upgrade their existing shelter laundry facility. The shelter currently has residential washers and dryers which are in need of upgrading. Current fundraising efforts will provide for improvements to the laundry area, new commercial washers and dryers to better accommodate the large amounts of clothes and sheets. In addition, Lomnychuck will facilitate a new laundry procedure in which the residents will retain the responsibility. https://www.hopeforreading.org/donate/

Saint Frances Home champion: St. Francis Home is dedicated to providing comfort and compassionate care with dignity to people with a terminal illness in a loving, faith-based environment, regardless of ability to pay. Lomnychuk offers cleaning services to this shelter and has stocked their shelves with donated cleaning and janitorial supplies.

Inspirational Mentor and Speaker for Hope Rescue Mission and Opportunity House: As a guest speaker Lomnychuk serves as a motivational enthusiast discussing topics such as work ethics, resilience, and courage.

Giving back to the community was an element that the late Albert Boscov embraced. It is clear that Mr. Lomnychuk emphasis a true community hero.