Create 3-Dimensional Spreadsheets, Use Logical Formulas & Create Charts! Learn the skills and concepts necessary to create and use three-dimensional spreadsheets and use logical formulas. Use Excel’s database functions and create charts. This is an interactive, hands-on learning experience! Course prerequisite: Must have Excel – Basics or equivalent experience.
It’s that time of year again. Almost as exciting as the holidays. It’s STEP season. Okay, I can hear the groans and the eye rolls, and it reminds me of my wife or our girls as they respond to one of my comments. But it truly is an exciting time for ABC with the approaching STEP application deadline of July 1 for recognition at the Safety Recognition Breakfast on August 16. STEP is an extremely important time for us, and the data that is collected helps us to accomplish two of our missions: protecting employee total human health and advocating for your businesses.
Stephanie Larkin Accepts Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) Paul J. Hoh Life Improvement Award on Behalf of ABC Keystone
Manheim, Pa, April 19, 2022—ABC Keystone is pleased to announce the Chapter was recently nominated and selected by the Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) award committee to receive the Paul J. Hoh Life Improvement Award. The Paul J. Hoh Life Improvement Award recognizes an individual, organization or employer that has furthered the mission of BCPS by improving the lives of incarcerated individuals, reentrants, and their families. Paul Hoh, the award’s namesake, is one of BCPS’s founders and was the first board president. The award was presented at the Annual Life Improvement Breakfast on April 19, 2022.
This month we want to focus on Workforce Development. The Workforce Development Committee is tasked with showcasing careers in construction and the talents of our members. They are to build bridges between the industry and educators on skills needed and careers available for K-12 and post-secondary students. The committee and staff liaison have been hard at work for many years building those bridges.
Manheim, Pa, April 8, 2022— The Associated Builders & Contractors, Keystone Chapter is pleased to announce Cindy DeWire (Elizabethtown), Director of Apprenticeship, received her 30-Year Service Award at ABC National’s Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 17.
Manheim, March 18—Associated Builders & Contractors, ABC Keystone is pleased to announce that Keystone Chapter member United Rentals (Lancaster, with Headquarters in Stamford, CT) is one of four recipients of a National Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence Award, an annual recognition of ABC members that display exemplary IDE leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and training and mentoring programs. The winners were honored at the 32nd annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 16.
Manheim, Pennsylvania, March 18—Associated Builders & Contractors, Keystone Chapter is pleased to announce that three Keystone Chapter member contractors have received Excellence in Construction® Awards during the ABC National Convention in San Antonio. The EIC awards are the construction industry’s leading national competition that honors general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe and innovative construction projects from across the Nation.
Manheim, Pennsylvania, March 18—ABC Keystone is pleased to announce two of the Chapter’s top apprentices won bronze medals in the trades of Carpentry and Electrical at the ABC National 2022 National Craft Championships (NCC). Award winners were announced at the Careers in Construction Awards ceremony during ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 17. The 33rd annual competition held March 16 showcased the skills and expertise of more than 175 of the nation’s top-performing craft professionals.
The pandemic has changed how people view their personal and professional lives. A description used to describe our current time is “The Great Resignation.” People are changing careers, where they live, and some are even deciding to retire early.
ABC Keystone to Host Construction Project Management Institute Taught by Nationally Recognized Subject Matter Expert
Manheim, PA, March 2, 2022—Associated Builders and Contractors-Keystone Chapter is pleased to announce the Chapter has been chosen to host ABC National’s prestigious Project Management Institute (PMI) during the weeks of May 16 and July 19, 2022. The intensive, two-week Project Management Institute is developed by experienced contractors and Kirk Alter, professor emeritus at Purdue University and president at Fast Management, Inc., Indiana. Mr. Alter is a nationally recognized subject matter expert with decades of construction project management experience. Today’s contractors face unique challenges, and this education experience is tailored to provide tangible tools to improve profitability, productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction.
One of the things I hear from ABC Keystone members is, “What is ABC National doing about the Federal mandates?” I’d like to share a timeline and updates from our National organization.
(MANHEIM, Pa.) The Merit Shop Training and Research Center (MSTRC) invites applicants for its Merit Shop Construction Scholarships – awards dedicated to assist individuals seeking to further their education in careers in construction. On average, 10-12 scholarships are awarded each year.