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ABC Announces 2013 Craft Professional and Craft Instructor of the Year

ABC May 3 recognized Michael Arledge, a journeyman electrician for Greiner Electric, Littleton, Colo., as its 2013 Craft Professional of the Year. ABC also announced Anthony Ayotte, craft training manager for the Cianbro Institute, Pittsfield, Maine, as its 2013 Craft Instructor of the Year. The awards were presented during ABC’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala. 
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ABC Congratulates National Craft Championships Winners

ABC May 3 recognized the winners in its 2013 National Craft Championships competition, held at the association’s 21st Century Workforce Development Conference, April 30 – May 3 in Birmingham, Ala. 
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ABC and NCPPP Conference Will Focus on Public-Private Partnerships

As part of ABC’s partnership with the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) to educate lawmakers and the construction industry about the benefits of public-private partnerships (P3s), ABC is sponsoring a conference June 27 at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport Hilton that will address Maryland’s recently enacted law and other state and local laws enabling P3s. Register now and view the agenda featuring Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (D) here:
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AIA Offers ABC Members a Discount on Liability of Construction Managers Webinar

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is hosting a webinar May 21 at 11 a.m. (ET) on the “Liability of Construction Managers,” and is offering ABC members their member rate of $29.99.
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National Craft Championships Voting Contest Supports 2013 Competitors

A new Facebook contest beginning Thursday, April 25 supports the 2013 National Craft Championships (NCC) competitors who are gearing up for the competition, which will be held April 30-May 2. The contest provides an opportunity to vote for one of the 13 crafts represented at the competition. To vote, visit the NCC Facebook page here. The winning craft will be announced at NCC Thursday, May 2.
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ABC Members Get Discount to CFMA Annual Conference and Exhibition

The Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held June 22-26 in San Diego, Calif., at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and ABC members can register for the conference at the CFMA member rate.
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It’s Not too Late to Register for ABC’s Workforce Conference

ABC members that want to participate in training that draws on the expertise of the leading companies and professionals in the business, get tools to improve on-the-job-performance and earn continuing education credits still have time to register for the 21st Century Workforce Development Conference, April 30-May3 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Payroll4Construction Offers Two Webinars on Construction Payroll Reporting

The ABC Business Partner is offering ABC members two free webinars that will cover construction reporting, job costing, and payroll and how to simplify construction payroll and reporting.
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ABC Members Saved $5 Million Last Year With GM Discounts

In 2012, ABC members saved approximately $5 million through ABC’s discount program with General Motors (GM). Now, members can save on most GM 2013 model year vehicles.
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Become a Trimmer Fellow and Support Workforce Development

Four of ABC’s past National Chairs are requesting support for an initiative designed to increase awareness about careers in construction and help curb the impending skilled worker shortage by providing new educational opportunities to ABC members.
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