Category: RCI-IIBEC Foundations

Foundations Board of Directors

Foundations Announce New Board Members

April 21, 2022

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada elected new board members at their recent meeting in Orlando, Florida. Ted Sheridan, RBEC, RRC, REWC, RWC, PEng; Scott Hinesley, F-IIBEC, RRC, PE; Richard Voyer; and Patrick Banning were nominated and elected to serve.

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Day Four Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 20, 2022

Attendees of the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, hit the trade show floor Sunday, March 20, and continued to learn about the latest products and services from more than 120 exhibitors gathered for the annual IIBEC event. Later, at the Awards Luncheon sponsored by Sika Corp., IIBEC President Ted Sheridan […]

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Barrett Makes First Stock Donation to RCI-IIBEC Foundation

February 03, 2022

By Rick Gardner Tim Barrett loves creating winning situations. As the end of 2021 approached, he saw the possibility to create another winning opportunity. Barrett made the first donation to the RCI-IIBEC Foundation stock brokerage account. His donation was directed specifically to the Joe Hale Library in Fort Chiswell, Virginia. “Tim has always been generous […]

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Herb Fishman, July 30, 1928–December 19, 2021

January 26, 2022

Herbert B. Fishman, a former member of IIBEC and owner of HB Fishman & Co. Inc. (HBF), died December 19, 2021. A family obituary said Fishman had battled Parkinson’s disease for 17 years. IIBEC member and president of HB Fishman & Co. Inc. John Wooten remembered Fishman as a mentor to each HBF team member, […]

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2022 Foundation Scholarship Process Opens

January 20, 2022

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada application process for the Robert W. Lyons and the RCI Lewis W. Newlan scholarships is now open. These academic scholarships are available for college, university, and trade school students who are studying architecture, engineering, or building and construction sciences in the U.S. and Canada. Applications for the 2022–23 […]

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Foundations Offer Student Sponsorship for 2022 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show

January 11, 2022

By Rick Gardner The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada are pleased to announce that they will be providing funding for up to 25 full-time college students to attend the 2022 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show, March 17–22 in Orlando, Florida. Through the recently renamed Joe Hale Student Sponsorship Fund, convention registration, hotel, and travel […]

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RCI Foundation Canada Receives Special Gift on Giving Tuesday

January 07, 2022

On  Giving Tuesday last year November 30, 2021, the RCI Foundation Canada received a very special gift in support of the student convention fund from John Petrachek with Atlas-Apex Roofing Inc. in Etobicoke, Ontario. Petrachek and his company made a gift to the foundation for $50,000 specifically to support the students from Canada attending future […]

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Jury of Fellows Presents Joe Hale Portrait to Friends of Fort Chiswell Library

November 17, 2021

Members of the IIBEC Jury of Fellows presented the Friends of the Fort Chiswell Library a specially painted turkey feather portrait of Joe Hale for the new Joe Hale Library of Fort Chiswell. The jury also donated $6,350 to the group in Joe’s memory. Attending the presentation were past IIBEC presidents and current IIBEC members […]

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