Foundation News

  • 01.18.22

    Focus Newsletter Winter 2022 Cover

    Foundation Focus Newsletter – Winter 2022

    In this Issue of the Foundation Focus Newsletter: • Back in Action, Face to Face Plumbing & HVAC National Apprentice Contests • You Were There For Them! Meet Our Scholarship Winners • The Path Best Chosen Aligning Our Course Offerings • 2022 Construction Management Workshops • Familiar Faces New Members to the Board of Governors • Generous Donors Honoring Those Who Invest Today to Build a …

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  • 01.12.22

    Dick Irwin

    The Man Behind the Foundation’s Creation

    From the July 2007 edition of the Foundation Focus Newsletter In 1987, the PHCC National Association Educational Foundation came into existence because of the vision and commitment of a coterie of exceptional leaders, leaders who persisted despite initial reluctance, who after the first resolution for a foundation was tabled, redoubled their efforts, gathered support, often individual by …

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  • 01.12.22

    Scholarship Winners

    2022 Scholarship Season is Here!

    Get Help With Training Costs for New Apprentices Need help with recruiting and covering the costs of training new apprentices? The Foundation's Scholarship program can help! This year the PHCC Educational Foundation has $160,000 up for grabs through 61 scholarships. Who is Eligible to Apply? • Plumbing or HVAC apprentices who are working full time for a PHCC contractor member. • Trade school or …

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  • 10.27.21

    2021 Plumbing Apprentices

    2021 National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

    The PHCC Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the national plumbing and HVAC apprentice contests, held October 21st & 22nd in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.27.21

    Jim & Sandy STack with Kevin & Kathy Tindall

    Jim and Sandy Stack Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    Jim and Sandy Stack have been named to the PHCC Educational Foundation's Board of Governors. This distinguished group is responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.

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  • 10.27.21

    Jonathan Moyer and Kevin Tindall

    Jonathan and Susan Moyer Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    Jonathan and Susan Moyer have been named to the PHCC Educational Foundation's Board of Governors. This distinguished group are major donors to the Foundation and responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.

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  • 07.28.21

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   “Every dollar we spend on pre-construction planning will return $4 to $6 in additional profit.” That simple statement from instructor Kirk Alter at the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation …

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  • 07.08.21

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at PHCC Workshop

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at the PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   The attendees of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation’s recent Super Foremen Workshop were surprised to learn just how much time is wasted on a typical construction project. In the workshop, attendees used a …

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  • 03.24.21

    Live from the Studio – the PHCC Project Management Class

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • 11.10.20

    Kirk Alter Teaching the Essentials of Project Management Class, Nov. 2020

    PHCC Project Management Boot Camp Goes Online

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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