Membership Recruitment Contest!

Get a member, get a LOT (of really cool stuff!) GRAND PRIZE*: One night stay and dinner for two at the SAGAMORE PENDRY BALTIMORE HOTEL!    Here’s how it works: Recruit ONE Contractor: $100 Amazon Gift Certificate Recruit a 2nd Contractor: $100 Amazon Gift Certificate PLUS… One Year Subscription to …

ABC Apprenticeship Program Celebrates Record-breaking Year

On Monday, September 11, ABC Baltimore’s apprenticeship program welcomed its largest class of first year students to date. A record-breaking 210 students are enrolled in their first year of apprenticeship where they will study and practice the trades alongside mentors. Chris Hadfield, ABC’s Director of Education is thrilled about the …

Project JumpStart Testifies Before Congress Ways & Means Committee

Mike Henderson, ABC, and Tyrone Ferrens, Project JumpStart, were invited to testify before a congressional subcommittee seeking answers on how to address declining employment among working-age men. Henderson pointed to the chapter’s Project JumpStart, a highly-regarded workforce development program which trains workers for high-paying construction careers.   “We believe there are thousands of men in …

Labor Day Photo Contest

In honor of the men and women who are Building Baltimore, ABC is sponsoring a Labor Day Photo Contest. The contest will begin Wednesday, August 30th at 12 pm and will end midnight on September 5th! The photo with the most likes at the end of the contest wins! GRAND PRIZE: YETI COOLER …

What to Know about OSHA’s Final Rule on Silica Exposure

Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals. When it becomes respirable through activities such as chipping, cutting, drilling, or grinding, it can have serious health effects on both the pulmonary and renal systems. Consistent exposure to respirable silica can result in shortness of …

WABC Awards Design/Build Scholarship

The Women in ABC (WABC) committee works each year to raise funds for the ‘Women in ABC Design/Build Challenge Scholarship.’ The 2017 scholarship winner is Ashley Cook from Landsdowne High School. Ashley was awarded $3000, which was partially funded on behalf of Maureen Bands with Lewis Contractors, for her design …

Construction Law Listing: Kearney, Drechsler & Awalt, LLC

Kearney, Drechsler & Awalt, LLC 1104 Kenilworth Drive, suite 400 Towson, Md. 21204 Contact: Mitchell Kearney, Esq. 410-821-3779 Email: jmk@kdattorneys.com www.kdattorneys.com Kearney, Drechsler & Awalt represents businesses, business leaders and individuals throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Our practice ranges from retail to construction, health care to real estate, commercial lending, …

Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille, P.C.

10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 200 Columbia, Md. 21044 Contact: Ken Sorteberg, Esq. 410-720-0072 Email: sorteberg@constructionlaw.com www.constructionlaw.com Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille, P.C. limits its practice exclusively to construction law, both public and private, and to the representation of its clients involved in the construction industry. Firm lawyers also hold degrees …

Professional Development Program 2018

The ABC Young Leaders Professional Development Program is a six month-long program designed to provide a series of educational seminars, network opportunities, mentoring and community service projects for the developing young professional. Through this program the participant will: Further their leadership skills and professional development. Grow in their understanding and …

Project JumpStart’s Tyrone Ferrens Visits Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos

Project JumpStart Graduate and spokesperson, Tyrone Ferrens, ABC team members and representatives of member companies, met with the U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos during ABC’s 2017 Legislative Week. The goal of the meeting was to highlight the urgent need to fill over 500,000 construction jobs through apprenticeship and additional …