The UA and the Roofers Create a Partnership to Address Our Water Crisis
By UA General President William Hite
This past summer, many of us watched helplessly as California burned. The people of that state have endured wildfires before, but the fires that spread across the state this year were made so much worse by the drought that has plagued the West for the past decade. In fact, this drought has been almost as bad as that of the famous Dust Bowl era of the 1930s, when crops shriveled and tens of thousands of families were displaced. This past spring, almost 40 percent of the U.S.was suffering from at least a moderate drought. Full article here.
Leadership Lessons from a Fourth-Grade Catcher By Mark Breslin
I started training as a CEO at nine years old. I just didn’t know it. When I was a kid, my uncle was the manager of the AAA minor league team of the San Francisco Giants. As a result, I got to visit the 1968 Giants’ clubhouse. I met Willie Mays, Jesus Alou, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Bobby Bonds (Barry’s dad). I watched them ice down, joke around and (some of them) smoke cigarettes. They gave me autographed balls and told me to practice hard and play well. So, being a kid, that is precisely what I did. And what came of it were the first CEO lessons I ever learned. Read more....
Countdown Has Started for Unity 2016
The hotel deadline is Jan. 22 but please do not wait until January to book your rooms. The block is limited and our conference is in peak season so the hotel will sell out fast. And as of today our block is 50 percent full. Find all conference information here.
PHCC “CONNECT 2015: New Horizons” Conference In Review
Provided by the PCA Midwest
Plumbing contractors, industry representatives and association executives gathered in Hollywood, Florida at the Diplomat Resort Hotel Sept. 30-Oct. 2 to attend the PHCC CONNECT 2015 national conference. Click here to read more.
Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program:
2nd Fort Sill Graduation
Seven soldiers who participated in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Fort Sill graduated from the sprinkler fitting program. This is the 2nd VIP class graduating from Fort Sill. Story here.
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