Trunnell Electric Chooses RTMC to Receive Cardinal Bank Community Grant
Rebuilding Together Montgomery County extends its congratulations to longtime partner Trunnell Electric for being honored by the Washington Business Journal with a 2016 Family Owned Business Award. On behalf of Trunnell Electric, WBJ event sponsors Cardinal Bank will be making a $500 grant to the Trunnell’s charity of choice: Rebuilding Together Montgomery County.
“We are ecstatic about Trunnell’s award and grateful for both Trunnell and Cardinal Bank for their investment in Rebuilding Together Montgomery County,” says executive director Christina Betancourt Johnson. “Trunnell’s long-standing engagement with RTMC is only one facet of their multi-dimensional commitment to our community and we’re proud to call them partners.”
Trunnell Electric is a family owned business that has been around for eighty years, opened in 1936, under the direction of brothers, W. K. Trunnell and Leroy B. “Dutch” Trunnell. They made a name for themselves providing services to Montgomery County and Washington DC. The company is now owned and run by the 2nd and 3rd generations of the Trunnell family. In 1946 they opened a showroom on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, becoming a part of the community. Over the years the company grew as Montgomery County expanded and through the mid-1960’s became responsible for the electrical wiring of over 65% the new homes built in Chevy Chase, Bethesda and the Upper Northwest in the District. During that time Trunnell Electric also added commercial clients to their extensive list of customers served, eventually this lead to a move to Rockville. Trunnell Electric has been a mainstay in the community ever since and the family looks forward to providing excellent service for many years to come.