This week, we cover a new hire and a grand opening charity.

CSI® welcomes new Lustra® assistant vice president

DE PERE, Wis. — Cleaning Systems Inc. (CSI) has announced the hiring of Paul Titus to the position of Lustra® assistant vice president, according to a press release.

Based in Houston, Titus is a veteran in the carwash industry, spending the past eight years with AP Formulators out of South Houston as the national sales and general sales manager simultaneously, overseeing accounts in both the tunnel and in-bay segments of the industry across North America, the release continued.

Titus was quoted as saying, “I am really excited to join the Lustra team. CSI has a great reputation and is known to be very progressive in developing the most advanced solutions and chemical dispensing equipment in the industry. I look forward to the opportunity to grow relationships and serve our customers across the Western region.”

Dave Krause, president and CEO of CSI, was quoted as saying, “We are excited to have Paul join the Lustra team. We are confident that with his industry and chemical knowledge, he will be a great asset to our customers. We look forward to his continued success with us.”

Moo Moo Express Car Wash raises $7,542 for dog shelter

COLUBMUS, Ohio — Moo Moo Express Car Wash has announced the donation of $7,542.08 to the Franklin County Dog Shelter, according to a press release.

The donations were collected from Northland Moo customers at the company’s Grand Opening/Free Wash Week, held Feb. 14-20, 2019, the release continued.

During the Northland Moo grand opening, Moo Moo Express offered a free “Crème De La Crème VIP” carwash ($18 value) to every customer in exchange for a monetary donation to the Franklin County Dog Shelter, the release noted; throughout the week-long grand opening, Moo Moo gave away more than 2,200 free carwashes.

Moo Moo also offered discounted retail gift cards with all proceeds donated back to the shelter, the release added.

“The Franklin County Dog Shelter operates as one of the largest animal shelters in the Midwest, and we are grateful that our customers rallied with us to raise a great deal of money for an organization that offers so much to the Central Ohio community,” said John Roush, CEO of Express Wash Concepts and founding partner of Moo Moo Express Car Wash. “This donation is being designated for the Shelter’s ‘SNYP IT, C-BUS Spay and Neuter’ program, an innovative program funded solely from private donations that provides free spay or neuter surgery to eligible Franklin County residents.”

Located less than a mile from the Northland Moo, the Franklin County Dog Shelter rescued, reclaimed or adopted out more than 10,000 dogs in 2018, the release stated.

In addition to providing compassionate care for impounded shelter animals, as well as adoption and lost dog services to the community, the shelter provides educational and community outreach programs, including “Mingle With Our Mutts;” a Community Pet Pantry for pet owners experiencing temporary financial difficulty providing food for their pets; and the SNYP IT, C-BUS Spay and Neuter program, the release noted.

Moo Moo Express currently operates in 16 Central Ohio communities, including Bexley, Clintonville, Dublin, Gahanna, Grandview, Gove City, Heath, Hilliard, Lancaster, Marysville, Newark, Northland, Pickerington, Polaris, Reynoldsburg and Upper Arlington, the release concluded.