SpiriTrust Lutheran presented their annual Cornerstone Award to the Rutter and Hartman family, which acknowledges remarkable generosity of leadership, charitable support, and volunteer service of York County individuals.
Scott Hartman, president and CEO of Rutter’s Farm Stores, Todd Rutter, president of Rutter’s Dairy, and Tim Rutter, president of M&G Realty, accepted the 2016 Cornerstone Award on Thursday, April 14 at the Cornerstone Dinner. Throughout 2015, Rutter’s donated over $235,000 to central Pennsylvania charities. Over the past decade, the donations have elevated the company’s charitable giving total to over $5 million, primarily to organizations focused on improving the lives of local children. Through programs like Rutter’s Rewards Schools and Vote with your Dollars, Rutter’s has donated to countless organizations such as Children’s Home of York, Crispus Attucks, YMCAs in the York region, the Jewish Community Center, and Make a Wish.
During the awards dinner, Rutter’s featured a video showcasing their history. The video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrzUYo3_yGk&feature=youtu.be.
“We are honored to be receiving this award. Giving back to the community is something we are very passionate about. Supporting children to grow up healthy, happy, and well educated enhances the community for all of us. Receiving this award makes us proud because we know we were able to impact the lives of many others,” said Scott Hartman, president and CEO of Rutter’s Farm Stores.
Rutter’s is widely recognized as an industry leader in food service, innovative technology and customer service. Rutter’s was the first U.S. convenience store chain to win the coveted “International Convenience Retailer of the Year” award in 2014. With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 269 year history makes it the oldest vertically-integrated food company in the United States. It is guided by the family’s 3rd generation of leadership with Scott Hartman president and CEO, Todd Rutter as president of Rutter’s Dairy, and Tim Rutter as president of M&G Realty.