Mike Talks about the Value of Learning a Skilled Trade October 8, 2014Mike opens up on pay, public office and the ‘skills gap’
“I’d love to see every hard worker paid handsomely, including teachers.” ~ Mike Rowe
(CNN) — Between Mike Rowe’s television work and his philanthropic efforts with the Mike Rowe Works Foundation, Rowe holds true to one central passion: tipping his hat to those who work hard without much fanfare.
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Rowe Roots Orioles & Sings Opera! October 3, 2014
Mike talks about being a native of Baltimore and who his favorite players were when he was growing up.
You gotta see this! Mike shows off his opera skills as he sings with Soprano Chelsea Buyalos before she sang the National Anthem at the playoff game.
OFF THE WALL: A Price Worth Paying September 27, 2014“Mike- you were recently tagged in Glen Beck’s post about being interviewed on his program. Do you realise how many people are upset about this because they despise Glen Beck?! I am disappointed that you did the interview because I want nothing to do with Beck. It’s a travesty.” Posted by Tobey Gloss, 3:20 pm, 9/25/2014
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Mediaplanet USA Today – Manufacturing in America September 26, 2014
Mike’s call to Empower America’s Tradesmen
ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION: ‘We need to nurture mechanical talent in all those who possess it and encourage all forms of learning.’
I have a neighbor named Doris, she’s approximately 130 years old and legally blind. Doris called me on Labor Day and asked if would help her assemble a bookshelf — I said sure. Why ...read more...
Dear Apple… September 26, 2014Fridays With Freddy ~ I’d like to take a moment to publicly apologize for crapping all over your Genius Bar.
Dubiski Career High School & Holt Cat doing their part to Close the Skills Gap September 25, 2014Spent yesterday in Grand Prairie Texas, just outside Dallas. There’s a trade school there called Dubiski. They train kids for jobs that actually exist, and they are without question one of the best facilities I’ve ever seen.
Nearby, there’s a Cat Dealership called Holt. As many of you know, Cat has supported my efforts with mikeroweWORKS for years. Down here in ...read more...