Founded in 2008 by the Global Handwashing Partnership and celebrated every year on Oct. 15, Global Handwashing Day not only seeks to raise awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap, but provides a platform for sustained action at a global, regional and national level.
Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, NAHB and NKBA regretfully announce that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week featuring NAHB’s International Builders’ Show and NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show will no longer be an on-site event.
As global economic disruption accelerates during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in manufacturing, distribution and residential and commercial services are calling attention to overlooked career opportunities.
Thirty students were awarded a total of $55,500 in scholarships funded by the foundation, Gerry Kennedy, Steve and Isabella Schaeffer, Anne Williams, the McGlame-Wordell Scholarship Committee, the PHCC Auxiliary of Texas, the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts and PHCC's Past National Officers; an additional 25 students have received 2020 scholarships thanks to $56,500 in funding provided by several PHCP companies.
This year, the organizations proudly recognized Cory Hoopes of Focus Plumbing in Nevada as the PHCC Plumbing Contractor of the Year, and Ed Zalko, a third-year apprentice with PHCC’s Greater Sacramento Area Plumbing Apprentice Program, as the PHCC Plumbing Apprentice of the Year.