DEWALT Contribution to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Provides Additional Support for SkillsUSA Scholarships in 2015

Assistance for Students to Demonstrate their Skills Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA is pleased to announce that the mikeroweWORKS Foundation is increasing the number of scholarships for SkillsUSA member students to attend the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 22-26. The total amount available for scholarships will increase from $50,000 in prior years to $75,000 because of the very generous recent donation by DEWALT. The contribution by DEWALT is in addition to the other support already committed to the 2015 SkillsUSA competition. DEWALT has been a dedicated supporter of SkillsUSA for over 15 years. This is the fifth Read More

Contractor Magazine: Mike Rowe Joins Home Services Companies to Promote Skilled Trades

Partnership with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will focus on filling the skills gap. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will  donate $100,000 in scholarships to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. Rowe will also work with the three companies to highlight the benefits of careers in the plumbing, electrical and HVAC industries. It was important that the ad campaign, beginning in May 2015, feature real plumbers, electricians and HVAC techs front and center. LAS VEGAS — A first-of-its-kind partnership with Mike Rowe, the creator and executive producer of CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Read More