ABC NH/VT News

ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire, Denron Trade Scholarship awarded

The ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire is an after-school program designed to engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering. The Denron Plumbing and HVAC Trade Scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior who exhibits exceptional engagement in each year’s program in addition to submitting a very well written essay and application. The ACE Mentor Program of New Hampshire announced that Winnacunnet High School Student, Ashleigh Trimarco, was selected to receive the 2020 Denron Plumbing and HVAC Trade Scholarship.

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NCCER Looking for Subject Matter Experts

NCCER is looking for Subject Matter Experts (SME) with an understanding of the Superintendent role to provide feedback on draft materials for a new Superintendent Education Program.

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ABC YPG Honors DECCO’s Tim Barton with Donation to MY TURN

The Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT Chapter’s Young Professionals Group (ABC YPG) has donated $1,000 in honor of Tim Barton to MY TURN, a Manchester youth services organization focused on serving the “forgotten half”.

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Free Entry for 2020 Excellence in Construction Awards 

This year it is free to enter the Excellence Awards! Participants will be limited to three projects each and entries will be vetted by a panel of judges like always. Finalists will be notified by September 4 that they have won an award; however, the big reveal of “Excellence” or “Merit” and “Chairman’s Award” will be announced on the live-streamed event on October 22.  The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7.

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Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Grants

The U.S. DOL announced $4.1 million in grants available to community organizations to recruit, mentor, train and retain more women in quality apprenticeship programs, and to help those women pursue successful careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, cybersecurity, healthcare and other industries.

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Another Successful Swing Into Spring Golf Event!

Thank you to all the golfers and sponsors who turned out on the most beautiful day of the season for this year’s golf tournament. We welcomed 146 golfers and 12 generous sponsors. A fun day was had by all!

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Contractors Association Delivers $34,000 to Food Banks in New Hampshire and Vermont

Associated Builders and Contractors, New Hampshire / Vermont Chapter (ABC NH/VT) delivered over $34,000 in relief to help the food banks of New Hampshire and Vermont fight hunger in our communities.
 

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Five-Figure Tax Deduction Possible

The NH DOE specifically indicated that industry partners who prepared for and participated in last year's NH Construction Career Days (NHCCD) are entitled to the tax credit associated to RSA 188-E9-a.

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Congratulations FLiC Class of 2020

The FLiC program has been developed recognizing that the future of your company and the construction industry is dependent on effective leadership. FLiC is designed as an interactive exchange to develop results-oriented leadership for the emerging leaders of the construction industry.

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COVID-19: Mitigating the Risk of Material Price Escalation

The following is a recording of a free webinar ABC NH/VT offered on April 1, 2020 related to COVID-19 and the impact on material price escalations and business.
 

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