Penn Brad Oil Museum to Honor Frederick W. Fesenmyer

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – May 23, 2016 – The Penn Brad Oil Museum will hold its second annual Yellow Dog Award dinner on June 4, 2016 at the Pennhills Club in Bradford, PA. A cocktail reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m.

This year’s awardee is Frederick W. (Fred) Fesenmyer, President and CEO of Minard Run Oil Company. The Yellow Dog Award is presented annually to a recipient selected by the museum Board of Directors for outstanding service to the museum and the community at large.

Frederick W. (Fred) Fesenmyer, President and CEO of Minard Run Oil Company

Frederick W. (Fred) Fesenmyer, President and CEO of Minard Run Oil Company

Headquartered in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Minard Run Oil Company (MROC) has been continuously owned and managed by a single family. Established by Senator Lewis Emery Jr. in 1875, as Emery Manufacturing, incorporated in 1907 as Minard Run Oil Company. MROC is currently led by Emery’s great-grandson, Frederick W. (Fred) Fesenmyer and remains under the ownership, operation and management of Emery’s fourth and fifth generation descendants.

Fred began his journey with Minard Run Oil Company on August 1, 1976. After the passing of his father in February 1976, Fred was asked to run the family company. Forty years later and still going strong, he is president and chairman of the world’s oldest, family-owned, independent oil company.

Fred’s oil roots extend to the Penn Brad Oil Museum too. He has been an active member for the past 40 years. He has served that organization for the past 10 years as vice president of the Board of Directors. In addition to serving the Museum, Fred currently serves on several local and industry boards.

Dinner Reservations are available by email: pennbradmuseum@icloud.com or by
telephone: 814 366-3985.