Foundation News

  • 10.10.19

    Rick and Bonnie Whitaker

    Rick and Bonnie Whitaker Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    The PHCC Educational Foundation proudly welcomes Rick and Bonnie Whitaker as the newest members of the Foundation Board of Governors. This distinguished group – composed of leading contractors, manufacturers, and other industry partners who are major donors to the Foundation – is responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.

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  • 10.10.19

    Joel and Renee Long

    Joel and Renee Long Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    The PHCC Educational Foundation proudly welcomes Joel and Renee Long as they join other major supporters in promoting the Foundation’s mission of developing apprentice, journeyman, and business management training programs for the success of plumbing and HVACR contractors, their employees, and the future of the industry.

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  • 10.09.19

    Habitat for Humanity

    Foundation Donates Contest Materials to the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity

    The PHCC Educational Foundation held its annual Plumbing and HVAC Apprentice Contests at CONNECT 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. These contests could not be made possible without the generous support of our volunteers and donors. To continue in the spirit of giving, at the conclusion of the contests the PHCC Educational Foundation donates much of the materials used in the competitions to local charities. This year, the Foundation sought out the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity and provided them with those materials.

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  • 10.09.19

    $113,000 Awarded to the Foundation’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

    The PHCC Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of our 2019 scholarships.

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  • 10.09.19

    2019 Plumbing Apprentice Contest

    2019 National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the national plumbing and HVAC apprentice contests. The contests were held October 2nd & 3rd in Indianapolis, Indiana on the tradeshow floor during the PHCC—National Association’s CONNECT 2019 event. A total of nineteen plumbing and ten HVAC apprentices from …

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  • 09.19.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – September 2019

    In this issue - PHCC CONNECT is three weeks away and we want to see you there! See how one chapter is growing, thanks to some help from online apprentice training. And try out our new, easy way to make a gift - 30 seconds and a cell phone is all you need.

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  • 08.08.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – August 2019

    In this issue - Back to school time is coming fast. Read on to learn about resources for the apprentices and instructors headed back into the classroom. Also, now making a gift is easier than ever - just send us a text!

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  • 07.19.19

    PHCC Educational Foundation Supports Plumbing, HVACR Contests at SkillsUSA Competition

    The PHCC Educational Foundation supports the plumbing and HVACR contests each year. The Foundation’s Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee makes up the majority of the SkillsUSA Plumbing Technical Committee, and members were on hand to set up and help with contest judging.

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  • 07.17.19

    Focus Flash Newsletter – July 2019 Issue

      July 2019 In this issue - Even a tornado can't stop our volunteers, strategic lessons, and a call for HVAC apprentices. Keep cool in that summer heat and remind your younger crew members that hydrating with energy drinks doesn't count! Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor Tornado? Missing Crate? No Problem! Foundation Volunteers Deliver SkillsUSA Championships Foundation volunteers set up, run …

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  • 07.10.19

    SkillsUSA Contestant

    Foundation Volunteers Deliver SkillsUSA Championships

    Tornado? Missing Crate? No Problem! "It's thousands of moving parts!" is how Foundation staff member Maureen Vasquez describes the process of set-up & running the SkillsUSA Plumbing Championships. This annual event gathers together the high school and post-secondary student winners of SkillsUSA state level competitions for national championships. Our contest and over 100 others brought 16+ …

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