Date: April 2, 1996

Chaney Enterprises Wins Coveted National Award

Waldorf, Maryland— Chaney Enterprises President, Francis H. Chaney, II, was recently presented with the National Aggregates Association Excellence in Community Service Award. Chaney Enterprises was the unanimous winner of this prestigious award in light of their unique interest and exceptional participation in community affairs. Chaney Enterprises was presented this award at the National Aggregates annual convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 24th.

The National Aggregates Association is the largest international trade association in the world representing companies engaged in the direct production of sand, gravel, crushed and broken stone. Member companies produce in excess of 375 million tons of material per year. The National Aggregates Association has assumed a leading role in protecting and advancing interests of the aggregate industry, developing engineering and research programs to improve the use of the products of the industry, and working with public and private organizations on the development and the establishment of reasonable standards for after-treatment of mined areas.

Chaney Enterprises is a family owned and operated business, which was founded in 1962, and is the leading supplier of Concrete, Sand, Gravel, and Concrete Block in Southern Maryland. Commensurate with Chaney Enterprises commitment to be the best in their business is their commitment to the communities in which their employees live and work. One of Chaney Enterprises seven corporate goals is "To Be Good Neighbors By Demonstrating Community Involvement." Chaney Enterprises has provided financial support to more than one hundred eighty non-profit, cultural, medical, environmental, educational, youth, community organizations and events. In addition, each year Chaney Enterprises employees donate thousands of hours of their time to the active support of these and other community activities.

Chaney Enterprises strives to be a welcome neighbor in their communities. This is evident in their commitment to adding quality to life in the communities in which they live and work. Winning the National Aggregates Association Excellence in Community Service Award is evidence that Chaney's community involvement is well directed and recognized by its peers on a local, national, and international level.