Spahn & Rose Blog

Bruce Hurda Goes Above & Beyond Every Day

Sometimes Bruce Hurda’s day begins in the wee hours of the morning, about a half hour north of the Spahn & Rose store in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin.“I live north of the store and there are a lot of contractors in my area,” says Hurda, who has been a Spahn & Rose employee since 2000. “Sometimes I’ll bring orders with me and meet the contractors at 4:30 in the morning so they can get their material before the workday. I like being able to take care of the contractors and it saves them a lot of time.”

CRESCO’S CHATFIELD RECEIVES AUGUST ABOVE & BEYOND AWARD

One board. Just one single board short. One Friday afternoon, a customer who had ordered decking material from the Cresco, Iowa, Spahn & Rose location had an oh-so-nearly-finished deck that was just one handrail board short of being complete. The contractor had already left, and the homeowner had planned to christen the deck with a party the following day.

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DUBUQUE LOCATION’S PATRUM RECEIVES APRIL ABOVE & BEYOND AWARD

Whether he’s behind the wheel of a delivery truck or behind the counter of the Dubuque Spahn & Rose location, Inside Sales Representative Jim Patrum shares his positive, can-do attitude with customers and coworkers every day, especially as Spahn & Rose continues to contend with the changing business practices engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

Dubuque Lumberyard Driver Hillery Receives Above & Beyond Award

Many times a month, at the Dubuque Spahn & Rose lumberyard, a contractor or builder customer will need some wood custom cut. To get those customers back to their jobsites, Colton Hillery will use the panel saw to make quick work of any custom request. A frequent contractor and builder request for Hillery: cutouts for stairs. (more…)