Tag: Foundation

Jobs, Internships, and Budding Building Enclosure Enthusiasm: Testimonials on the Impact of Student Convention Sponsorships

April 27, 2022

Thirty university students from all over the United States and Canada attended the 2022 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show thanks to sponsorships from the RCI-IIBEC Foundation (US) and RCI Foundation Canada. After the meeting we reached out to the students for their feedback and to see whether they felt their experiences made an impact on their careers. Were they able to find work in the building enclosure industry because of their attendance in Orlando? Their outstanding results follow.

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Foundation Auction Flyer

Foundations’ Auction to Soak Up the Sun in Orlando

February 10, 2022

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada auction is set for 5:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 20, at the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. The auction is an opportunity to help grow the building enclosure industry by supporting both foundations and their missions to fund research, advance education, and […]

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Foundation Reaches $80,000 Goal on Joe Hale Library Project

February 16, 2021

By Rick Gardner The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada are excited to announce that they have received over $80,500 in pledges and gifts for the Joe Hale Library Project of Fort Chiswell, Virginia. “This is a very special day,” said Joe Hale. “I am tickled to know that the members of this association, the […]

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2021 Foundations Scholarship Process Announced

January 13, 2021

By Rick Gardner The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada application process for the Robert W. Lyons and the RCIF 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 […]

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Tribute to Joe Hale

January 04, 2021

By Rick Gardner What would you tell someone starting out in the industry today? Base your business on integrity and delivering your work product on time. Associate with people you trust and who can give you advice. None of us knows everything about the structure of the enclosure and roofing. Can you tell me about […]

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Joe Hale Honored

December 14, 2020

By Rick Gardner Former Foundation chair and IIBEC member extraordinaire Joe Hale, F-IIBEC, was honored on Thursday, November 12, for his service, dedication, and commitment to the RCI-IIBEC Foundation, IIBEC, and his community in southwest Virginia. At the event held in his honor, the Foundations Board presented the Friends of Fort Chiswell Library a check […]

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Foundations Hold Online Auction

May 04, 2020

With the 2020 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show going virtual, the RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada have adapted to create a very special Denim and Diamonds Online Auction. This virtual auction will be open Friday, June 12 at 8:30 AM CST through Sunday, June 14 at 7:30 PM CST. Auction items may be viewed […]

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