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NWFA Education & Research Foundation creates Virgil Hendricks scholarship

St. Louis—The NWFA Education & Research Foundation has established a scholarship fund in honor of Virgil Hendricks. Hendricks is considered the founding father of the NWFA and served as its first president. He was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 1990. Hendricks was also the owner of Lockwood Flooring and president and owner of Mid-West Floor Co. in St. Louis. Earlier this year, a fundraising campaign was launched by

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Greater New York Floor Coverers Industry Promotional Fund awards scholarship winners

Commack, N.Y.—The Greater New York Floor Coverers Industry Promotional Fund has released this year’s recipients of the 33rd annual Francis J.P. McHale Scholarship and Greater New York Floor Coverers Industry Promotional Fund Scholarship awards. A luncheon to award the recipients will be held at The Water Club on June 8. The winners of the Greater New York Floor Coverers Scholarship are Sonja Meberg, Casey Morrow and Amy Kappel. The Francis

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NWFA awards Wood Studies Scholarship

St. Louis, Mo.—The NWFA has awarded Rachel Nation, a high school senior in Florida who is planning to study Forestry with a concentration in Environmental Conservation at Mississippi State University, the organization’s 2017 NERF Wood Studies Scholarship. This $1,000 nonrenewable scholarship is awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come. The NWFA Education &

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    Applications open for NTCA’s 2017 Tom Ade Ceramic Tile Scholarship

Applications open for NTCA’s 2017 Tom Ade Ceramic Tile Scholarship

Jackson, Miss.—The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2017 “Tom Ade” Ceramic Tile Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship is available to children or grandchildren of NTCA contractor members or their employees who are currently in good standing with the association. The scholarship will be presented at Coverings 2017 in Orlando, Fla., on April 6. Tom Ade is a former NTCA regional

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    Call for Entries: Certified Installation Manager Scholarship

Call for Entries: Certified Installation Manager Scholarship

Glassboro, N.J.—Install, in collaboration with the FCICA, is offering a unique educational opportunity for installation managers to elevate professional skills. The Install Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Training Scholarship ($1150) will enroll the chosen candidate to successfully complete the training. Submissions are due by this Friday, Dec. 9, and the winner will be announced on Dec. 14.        

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Dal-Tile provides jobs for work-study program

Dallas—Dal-Tile Corporation recently held a luncheon to celebrate several of Dallas Cristo Rey High School students who work at the company’s headquarters as part of an innovative corporate work-study program.

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Mohawk Industries releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has released its 2017 Sustainability Report online, which outlines how business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility have resulted in great dividends for the company, its customers,

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William M. Bird expands commercial product offering

Charleston, S.C.—William M. Bird has expanded its commercial product offering to include American Tile, InstaFloor and Centaur Floor Systems. The new products will be available throughout William M. Bird’s entire

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