The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association exists to promote and educate current and prospective heating oil customers as to the benefits of oil heat and to support local oil companies, providing a wide range of products and services to enhance their customers' satisfaction.
This includes, but is not limited to:
The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association has strong ties in Berks and Schuylkill Counties as well as some surrounding counties. It is dedicated to serving the needs of the public as well as the industry.
he Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association is a proud sponsor of the Reading Fightin Phils. Providing family-friendly entertainment since 1967, the Philadelphia Phillies' minor league team is one of Reading's main attractions and one of the many benefits of living and working in this community.
The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association is also proud sponsor of the Reading Royals. The Royals are a professional ice hockey team that currently plays their home games at the Santander Arena located in downtown Reading. The Royals serve in the farm system for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. Since 2001, the Royals have ranked among ECHL leaders in regular season attendance thanks to the local fans.
The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association supports local athletics as well. The T-102 Game of the Week is a great platform to showcase local athletes and their schools. The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association is proud to work with T-102 and sponsor The Game of the Week, each week during the fall football season.
We are also pleased to sponsor the Salvation Army in both Berks and Schuylkill Counties. In the past 6-years, BSOHA members have generated nearly $25,000 to help the heating needs of the less fortunate. Our support for the non-profit organization that boasts the motto of "doing the most good" for those who need assistance strengthens our commitment to serving the Berks and Schuylkill County communities.
The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association (BSOHA) donated $4,690 to both the Berks and Schuylkill County Salvation Army on Thursday, February 21, 2019 with each Corps receiving half of the total donation. Since 2006, the BSOHA annual charitable donation has directly helped the heating needs of local residents to a total contribution of $64,780.
Cpt. Sharon Tressler - Reading Corps and Envoy Gina Harris - Pottsville Corps of The Salvation Army were on hand to accept the presentation from BSOHA President Kevin Steele of H.B. Steele & Son, Inc., Orwigsburg and BSOHA Secretary/Treasurer, Chris Crooks of Talley Petroleum, Grantville, PA.
“We are very pleased to make this donation to the Salvation Army. Our membership has always been willing to step forward and help those less fortunate,” stated Kevin Steele President of BSOHA.
Donations for the annual fundraiser were received from the following member companies of BSOHA: R.W. Beckett Corporation, Boston Environmental, Buckeye Energy Services, Earl R. Martin Inc., Elite Fuel Services LLC, H.B. Steele & Son Inc., Jack Rich Inc., Lucknow-Highspire Terminals, LLC, Pennsylvania Petroleum Association and Santilli Oil Co. Inc.
As an organization comprised of independent heating oil distributors and dealers, and associated industries, The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association exists to promote and educate current and prospective heating oil customers as to the benefits of oil heat and to support local oil companies, providing a wide range of products and services to enhance their customers' satisfaction. To find a member dealer or to learn more about the Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association log onto: www.bsoha.org.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church with its own distinctive governance and practice. Its doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God’s saving purposes. To learn more about the Salvation Army log onto: www.salvationarmy.org.
"Thank you for the wonderful dinner, fellowship, and kind donation. This is always a true blessing and helps us to help many more families in need."
- Mindy McCormick, The Salvation Army
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