Philanthropy

The employee-owners of PC Construction announced that the company raised $52,682 for United Way of Northwest Vermont's annual campaign. This year marked PC Construction's 54th annual United Way campaign. In the 1966 inaugural year, the company donated a total of $213 to the organization.

In honor of its fifth full year of giving back to the nation's farmer veterans, from the showroom floor at National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation announced major enhancements to its Geared to Give program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC).

On Jan. 24th — with warm intentions and cold breezes — a stouthearted Stertil-Koni team of 28 strong jumped into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay, all in support of the Special Olympics of Maryland. Stertil-Koni "plungers", in glowing orange attire, helped brighten spirits for Special Olympics of Maryland.

Southern Nevada's leading construction companies will hold the 3rd Annual Construction vs. Cancer Event on Satuday, Feb. 29, 2020 on the grounds of the Silverton Casino. General admission for the event (between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) is provided free of charge to the public.

The American Cancer Society is partnering with construction professionals in Southern California for a unique fundraising event that caters to the boundless fascination of children toward large construction machinery. The 2nd annual Construction vs.

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is seeking qualified students for its 2020-21 "Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program." Applications are due by April 17 and can be found online at www.artbatdf.org.

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program — a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management — announced the following list of items that have been donated for its annual auction at World of Concrete.

Mack Trucks donated a 2019 Mack Granite Axle Forward model to the 15th annual Concrete Industry Management (CIM) auction, taking place Feb. 5 during World of Concrete 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. "Mack is proud to help support future professionals within the concrete industry through our donation of a Mack Granite model to this year's CIM auction," said Tim Wrinkle, Mack construction product manager.

Throughout the month of February, the American Heart Association (AHA) is asking the nation to rally together and donate for all the reasons that make life precious. For the fourth year in a row, LBX Company, Lexington, Ky., will support the Life is Why We Give campaign by giving $500 to the AHA for every Link-Belt excavator, forestry machine or material handler retailed in February in North America.

Liebherr USA Co. 's construction equipment division is the 2020 recipient of the Associated Equipment Distributors Foundation Partner Award. First presented in 2017, the award recognizes the distinguished service of a manufacturer or service provider that has offered significant contributions to the professional education goals of the AED Foundation.

Messick's Christmas Light Show in Elizabethtown, Pa., raised a total of $42,704.56 from 4,352 cars that attended the event. The light show display ran each evening from Dec. 1 through 30 with the help of volunteers who run the show and collect donations for local charities.