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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:
ABC Keystone continues to prioritize your safety to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. When you visit Chapter headquarters you will now see CDC-recommended safety precautions in place including COVID-19 symptom screenings, face mask requirements, enhanced cleaning measures and the implementation of social distancing to protect your health. We thank you in advance for your cooperation as we open up under these guidelines. Please enter the building at Door 1 when you arrive.

We can customize classes for you at your site! Customized training at your site is available following a review of the location for the implementation of current CDC recommended COVID-19 safety guidelines. Please reach out to kevin@abckeystone.org (Safety) or barbara@abckeystone.org (Career Development) for more information.

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ABC Keystone Construction Wars – A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 12, 2020

Free – $750

2019 Fall Construction Wars - ABC Keystone

A Middle School Hands-on Career Exploration Event

 

Choose Your Date:
Tuesday, March 10
, or Wednesday, March 11, or Thursday, March 12, 2020
9 am – 1 pm each day

Event held at: ABC Keystone | 135 Shellyland Road | Manheim, PA 17545

The event has filled to capacity! Please contact stephanie@abckeystone.org for more information on Fall 2020 sessions.

 

Your Students are Invited to Construction Wars!

Over the course of three days, 200 area middle school students from our 11-county footprint will be attending this spring’s Construction Wars, an interactive career exploration event that offers hands-on activities with the help of construction professionals and provides students with an understanding of the many possible career paths offered by the construction industry. During this Construction Wars event, students will have the educational opportunity to see our training facility, work with tools, understand safety requirements, and learn more about the skilled trades. Students will be building wood benches, testing electrical circuits, bending sheet metal to make their own tool boxes, and more. Educators will learn what the construction industry needs in its future workforce and how careers in skilled trades are a viable, well-paying alternative to college.


View photos from Fall 2019’s Construction Wars event

Read more about the event – download a pdf


Hear from the Attendees:

“This event was important because we get to choose while we’re young, and we might get ideas on careers. I loved it! It was a fun day filled with working, learning and fun.”
– 2019 Student Attendee

“Great opportunity for students who haven’t had exposure to tools and trades to get their hands on tools and learn opportunities for the future.”
“Excellent way to be exposed to many careers in a day!”
– 2019 Educator Attendees


Volunteer at the Event!

Each year, ABC Keystone members generously volunteer their time to support this event. Inspire the next generation! Contact stephanie@abckeystone.org to sign up or complete the “Volunteer” ticket option below. Download a flyer to learn more.


Thank you to our Sponsors!

Carpentry:

Warfel Construction Company
Wohlsen Construction Company

Lunch:

Conewago Enterprises, Inc.
Conewago Manufacturing, LLC
Green and Spiegel, LLC
Poole Anderson Construction, LLC

Equipment:

H. L. Wiker, Inc.
Flyway Excavating, Inc.

Hardhats:

Benchmark Construction Co., Inc.
Brubaker, Inc.
CB Construction Services, Inc.
Conewago Enterprises, Inc.
Conewago Manufacturing, LLC
Horst Construction Co.
Tradesmen International
Wickersham Construction and Engineering, Inc.
H. L. Wiker, Inc.

Masonry Station:

The Witmer Group

Plumbing Station:

Brubaker, Inc.

Safety Vests:

Aerotek, Inc.
Conewago Enterprises, Inc.
Conewago Manufacturing, LLC
The Premier Resources Group

Sheet Metal Station:

James Craft & Son, Inc.


 

Sponsor the Event!

Please download a flyer to learn more

  • Cash donations will be used towards purchase of plywood for bench project
  • Large logo on welcome signage, event board, carpentry station
  • Company banner in general session room
  • Recognition in press releases, social media coverage
  • Donor may provide logo stickers (or other means of promotion) for use on benches
  • Students, teachers, volunteers receive boxed lunch each day
  • Small logo on welcome sign, event board; signage at lunch
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive a yellow safety vest that they keep
  • Logo placement on safety vests
  • Small logo on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive safety glasses that they keep
  • Text recognition on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage
  • All students receive an adult hard hat that they keep
  • Logo placement on hardhat
  • Text recognition on welcome sign, event board
  • Recognition in press releases and social media coverage

The event has filled to capacity! Please contact stephanie@abckeystone.org for more information on Fall 2020 sessions.

Organizer

Michele Cook
Email:
michele@abckeystone.org

Venue

ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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Phone:
717-653-8106
Website:
www.abckeystone.org