I’d like to take a moment and thank the editor at The Raw Story for revising their recent headline.
Howdy kids. How’s your weekend going? I’m going to take a wild guess and assume you’ve been pursuing the headlines over at The Raw Story.
Mr. Rowe! Your organization mikeroweWORKS is affiliated with SkillsUSA, who is part of this sad situation.
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
As many of you know by now, someone with a very generous heart (or a deep-rooted, dungaree fetish,)
I’ve always been ambivalent about trophies and plaques and various other tokens of accomplishment designed to live forever on walls and mantles. Unless the memento in question falls into the “major award” category – like The Leg Lamp from A Christmas Story – I prefer to display and cherish my various keepsakes in the garage. Last Friday though, I was honored by my friends at Skills USA, and received from them the rarest kind of souvenir – the kind I will actually show off. It’s called The Torch Carrier Award, and as I told the audience that watched me receive Read More