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Giving Back to “His Hope House”

Community Service comes from the heart and boy does this one touch our hearts. His Hope House is located where in the home where the movie "My Girl" was filmed in Bartow, Florida. They are a non-profit to help women have another option in raising their children. The goal of this 1-year stay will help empower and equip these women to be self-sustained and giving their child a different life than they had. Through the community [...]

2023-09-06T13:35:44-06:00By |

Suncoast Roofers Supply Visit & Demonstration

On Tuesday, May 16th the NWiR Tampa Council met at Suncoast Roofers Supply’s new Tampa location for a Polyglass hands-on demo. Polyglass partnered with Delta Rep Group to provide Securock for the council to do a hands-on demonstration of installing Polyflex G torch cap sheet to Self-Adhered Polyflex SA V Base over Securock. Certified Polyglass installer, Steve Rush, demonstrated the safety procedures, necessary PPE, as well as proper technique. In addition to learning torch application and [...]

2023-06-02T11:18:50-06:00By |

Financial Wellness

The NWiR Tampa Council met on April 26th for a lunch meeting on financial wellness sponsored by CertainTeed. Guest speaker Erin Hoffman, a NWIR member, and New Jersey Council Board Member, is a Financial Advisor with Certified Financial Services. She takes a holistic approach to finances, which focuses on achieving financial balance. She covered topics from budgeting and retirement savings to financial protection and the importance of cash flow. Erin shared that women having confidence in [...]

2023-05-08T11:44:54-06:00By |

Combatting Period Poverty

Gulfeagle Supply hosted the NWiR Tampa Council January meeting. Jill Buhler-VP, Human Resources at Gulfeagle, started off the meeting by introducing herself and sharing her “How I got into Roofing Story.” She is truly a strong, inspiring woman. The meeting focused on a donation drive benefiting The Junior League of Tampa’s Alliance for Period Supplies. Together the group donated over 20,000 period supply products making a huge difference in our community combatting period poverty in Hillsborough [...]

2023-02-06T15:12:42-07:00By |

1st Quarter Events

January 19, 2023, at 11 am-1 pm Gulfeagle Supply is hosting a lunch community service event collecting period supplies partnering with the Junior League of Tampa. Please bring period supplies to Gulfeagle Supply located at 2900 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605. Questions please contact Jen Richardson, National Marketing Director for Gulfeagle Supply 813-636-9808 ext 204 February 24, 2023 Lunch Meeting/Education Session from 11 am-1 pm IUEC Local 74 headquarters located at 7805 Professional Place, Tampa, [...]

2023-01-03T13:24:00-07:00By |

How Roofing Found Us & More

Eagle Roofing Products hosted the NWIR Tampa Council for an education session and plant tour in November. It was great to meet all the women on their customer service team led by Stacey Seidenstecker; see how concrete tile is made and better understand their strategies to keep lead times from extending out any further due to Hurricane Ian. Hawk Kinney turned the tables on us and asked us to educate them on NWIR’s background, mission, and [...]

2022-12-02T10:01:22-07:00By |

FRSA & Self-Care September!

NWIR celebrated with the FRSA on their 100th year anniversary in Daytona Beach. The very first FRSA Convention was hosted in Daytona Beach. Thank you to all the ladies who helped set up, work and take down the NWIR trade show booth. We had two special guests-Michelle Boykin with Rackley Roofing our very own National Chair and Ellen Thorp with Meridian Consulting our Executive Director. Thank you to everyone who came to the FRSA NWIR Session: [...]

2022-08-30T14:50:36-06:00By |

CPR Certified & Upcoming Events

Are you CPR certified? The Tampa Council had the opportunity to get CPR certified in June. Thank you to Jamie Wetherington with Springer Peterson Roofing & Sheet Metal. He provided our members with hands-on dynamic CPR-certified training. Join the Tampa Council Board of Directors meeting Thursday, July 14, 2022, at  11:30 AM. Contact Christina Smith if you are interested in joining the board - Sign up to volunteer for the FRSA NWIR booth #lobby4 July [...]

2022-07-05T10:26:02-06:00By |

Smashing the Industry

NWIR Tampa Council did a food drive for kidsPACK Tuesday, May 10th in conjunction with a fun event at the Smash Roof of Tampa Bay. Thank you to our sponsor Eric McKenzie with Siplast. Our members were able to get out a lot of built-up aggression…see photos! Thank you to our generous members for bringing all the non-perishable food to donate to kidsPACK. KidsPACK hope and charity for children is a non-profit organization supported by community [...]

2022-05-26T12:51:51-06:00By |
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