The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Now Accepting Nominations for MVP and Gold Circle Awards

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced it is accepting nominations for two major awards programs—the 2018-19 Most Valuable Player (MVP) and the 2019 Gold Circle Awards.

MVP Awards

In its 19th year, the MVP Program honors leadership in the field. Roofing contracting firms can nominate any field roofing worker, foreman or superintendent. No more than three nominations per company branch will be accepted. Distributors and supplier firms may nominate up to five warehouse employees, warehouse foremen, drivers or equipment operators. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Individuals can be nominated for their outstanding on-the-job performance and/or workmanship, outstanding performance or other outstanding contributions outside the workplace.

A maximum of 10 outstanding roofing professionals will be honored. One winner will be chosen as Professional Roofing’s Best of the Best, an honor co-sponsored by OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass. The Best of the Best winner also is featured in an article in Professional Roofing.

Entries may be submitted by completing an official entry form, providing detailed descriptions of specific attributes, activities and other factors that make individuals noteworthy or unique. All entries must be submitted by Nov. 16, 2018.

Gold Circle Awards

The prestigious Gold Circle Awards honor outstanding contributions and unique roofing-related jobs and services. National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) members are encouraged to submit their best work in the following categories: Outstanding Workmanship; Innovative Solutions; and Safety Preparedness and Performance.

Entries should include detailed descriptions of the project and examples of what made it challenging, working conditions and materials used. See The Alliance website for complete rules and entry preparation details. Deadline for entries is Oct. 12, 2018.

All entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges within the roofing industry. The highest-ranking entries will determine the winner.

MVP and Gold Circle Award Winners will be honored during NRCA’s 132nd Annual Convention held Feb. 11-13, 2019, in Nashville.

For more information, visit www.roofingindustryalliance.net.

DryHome Is Accepting Free Roof Nominations

DryHome Roofing and Siding in Sterling, Va., has begun to accept nominations for the annual Free Roof for the Holidays program.

This is the thirteenth year the company will provide a roof for a Northern Virginia individual, family or nonprofit in need of the repair. The roof will be awarded based on nominations DryHome receives from customers and the community through Dec. 1.

Nominations may be made online or by email at info@dryhome.com. Nominators should include their name and phone number as well as the nominee’s name, address, phone and reason why they are being nominated.

The Free Roof for the Holidays program is intended to thank DryHome customers and the community.

MidSouth Construction LLC Is Accepting Nominations for Roof Campaign

MidSouth Construction LLC announced it is accepting nominations for its No Roof Left Behind Campaign. This nationwide program provides free roofs to local community members in need.

Nominations are being accepted at RoofingbyMidSouth.com now through Dec. 31, 2016. The process is simple. Anyone can participate and nominate a friend, neighbor or family member in need of a new roof. Everyone is encouraged to get the word out and nominate those in need! From the submissions, four finalists will be selected for the final online public voting campaign.

The four finalists’ stories and photos will be displayed on Midsouth Construction’s No Roof Left Behind homepage. A direct link to this page will also be placed on their main webpage to ensure access for everyone. Starting on Jan. 15, the public will be able to vote for the finalist they feel is most deserving. The winner will be revealed online on Feb. 25, 2017.

Nominees must own the home they are living in and be a resident of Davidson or Rutherford County. Also, the free roof recipient must be current on his/her mortgage payments. Nominees will be accepted until Dec. 31, 2016. A team of local volunteers will review all the nominees and four will be selected as finalists. 

Midsouth Construction LLC joined the No Roof Left Behind initiative as a way to give back to the Davidson and Rutherford County that has brought them success as a roofing contractor headquartered in Nashville. Owner Austin Burton had this to say about the program. “We are proud to be part of No Roof Left Behind. The positive impact this initiative has on members of the community is something that can’t be described. It is an honor to be able to launch this here. We look forward to seeing our neighbors and customers come together to help one of our own in need.”

Other local businesses are invited to participate as sponsors or volunteers. “No Roof Left Behind is a great way to rally the community together,” said Austin Burton. “There is something for everyone to play a part. You don’t have to swing a hammer or even get dirty to help out. Whether looking to donate services, products or time just give us a call and we’ll find a place for you.”  

For more information about MidSouth Construction LLC and the No Roof Left Behind program, please call 615-712-8893 or visit here

Stanley Seeks Nominations for “BUILD YOUR AMERICA 2016” Contest

Active Heroes Retreat Center is the first grand prize contest winner.

Active Heroes Retreat Center is the first grand prize contest winner.

STANLEY has launched its “BUILD YOUR AMERICA 2016” contest where participants nominate and vote for a USA public charity or private foundation to be one of three grand-prize winners that will receive $10,000, and an assortment of Stanley Black & Decker products valued at $1,000 for use in completing a community project. This is the third year in a row in which Stanley has sponsored a contest to give back to the community. 

To enter, participants are asked to describe in 500 characters or less how they would like to honor their community by nominating a charitable organization to receive the grand prize. Participants and nominees are encouraged to share their stories to drive votes for their projects. 

“STANLEY BUILD YOUR AMERICA 2016’s” grand prize winner for the July entry/nomination period is Active Heroes Retreat Center of Shepherdsville, Ky. Active Heroes Retreat Center is where veterans, active duty military, and their families come to heal through outdoor activities. 

“Active Heroes is excited to win the first Build Your America contest from Stanley Tools,” said Troy Yocum, founder of Active Heroes. “We will be able to use this cash donation and Stanley tools to help develop our welcome center at the Active Heroes Retreat Center to help thousands of visiting veterans and their families.” 

Active Heroes will be using their prize to build a new welcome center as an uplifting check-in destination and where visitors can be connected with additional resources during their stay.  

The contest has one entry/nomination period remaining (all times shown below are in USA Eastern Time):

  • Entry/Nomination Period – Nov. 1, 2016, at 8:59 AM – Nov. 22, 2016, at 4:59 PM
  • Voting Period – Nov. 22, 2016, at 5:00 PM – Nov. 29, 2016, at 4:59 PM

To be nominated in this contest, the charitable organization must be a public charity or private foundation that has qualified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. 

Participants interested in learning more about STANLEY and the “STANLEY BUILD YOUR AMERICA 2016” contest are encouraged to visit the website, STANLEY Tools Facebook page for more information and Official Rules of the contest.   

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Is Accepting Nominations for MVP Award Program

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced it is accepting nominations for its 2015-16 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award program. In its 16th year, the MVP Program honors a maximum of 10 outstanding roofing workers. One winner will be chosen as Professional Roofing’s Best of the Best, an honor co-sponsored by OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass. The Best of the Best winner also is featured in an article in Professional Roofing.

The MVP Program recognizes leadership in the field. Roofing contractor firms can nominate any field roofing worker, foreman or superintendent. No more than three nominations per company branch will be accepted. Distributors and supplier firms may nominate up to five warehouse employees, warehouse foremen, drivers or equipment operators. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Criteria by which nominees will be evaluated include outstanding on-the-job performance, on-the-job safety performance, contributions to a team effort, community service and volunteerism, and other noteworthy contributions and activities.

Entries may be submitted by completing an official entry form, providing detailed descriptions of specific attributes, activities and other factors that make individuals noteworthy or unique. All entries must be submitted by Nov. 20, 2015.

MVP winners will receive two complimentary airfares and two nights’ hotel accommodations during NRCA‘s 129th Annual Convention in Orlando; one complimentary conference registration and exhibit hall pass to the 2016 International Roofing Expo; two complimentary tickets to the NRCA Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception where winners and their companies will be formally honored; a $100 American Express gift card; recognition in Professional Roofing magazine, NRCA’s For Members Only newsletter and on The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress website; and recognition in a press release sent to local media and industry trade press.

Visit the Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress’ Most Valuable Player Awards Web page for more information or to submit a nomination, or contact Bennett Judson, the Alliance’s executive director at 800-323-9545, ext. 7513. Entry forms may be downloaded online and mailed to The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress MVP Awards Program, c/o National Roofing Contractors Association, Attn: Bennett Judson, 10255 W. Higgins Road, Suite 600, Rosemont, IL 60018-5607.