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Mary Catona Named One of PA's 50 Best Women in Business for 2008

Mary Catona, CEO of Retriever Waste Management, Honored by PA Governor Rendell as One of Pennsylvania 's 50 Best Women in Business for 2008

For Immediate Release:

Media , PA (Sept 5, 2008) - Mary L. Catona, president and CEO of Retriever Waste Management (www.retrieverwaste.com), was recently named one of Pennsylvania 's 50 Best Women in Business. The award was presented earlier this year in Harrisburg , PA at a ceremony presided over by Governor Edward G. Rendell

Catona is a pioneer in the field of waste and recycling management. In 1990, Catona became the first woman in the United States to own and operate a national waste and recycling brokerage. Catona's insights and methods in the field of waste management have had a marked impact on the industry. Retriever Waste Management's loyal client base spans the market from single location “mom-and-pop” shops to national retail and restaurant chains.

“Being recognized by the Governor and the Commonwealth of PA is a very significant honor for me,” Mary Catona said. “As a business owner in Pennsylvania for the last 10 years, I am pleased that the Commonwealth has chosen to highlight women business owners, furthering its commitment to fostering success among all women in business.”

Best 50 Women in Business winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement, and advocacy for women in business. Recipients must be a female resident of Pennsylvania or employed here in a senior executive management level position.

Catona and other winners have been profiled on the Department of Community and Economic Developments Web site, www.newpa.com with new biographies and pictures appearing each month until next year's ceremony.

To learn more about Retriever Waste Management services, contact Mary Catona at 888-841-4481, or via email at mcatona@retrieverwaste.com.

About Retriever Waste Management
Retriever Waste Management has provided businesses with quality trash management services since 1997. Retriever is proud to serve satisfied clients in a wide variety of business industries, including the retail, restaurant, hotel, motel, health care and real estate management industries. Retriever Waste Management helps clients save time and money and stay in compliance with local and national waste removal regulations. Retriever Waste Management is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE).