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From the monthly archives: March 2015

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Parker Lumley, ABC CVC Student win at National Craft Competition

3/23/2015 3:11 AM
Several members of the Cumberland Valley Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) along with ABC CVC President Will Seilhamer and ABC CVC Education director Kathy Gress recently attended the Workforce Development Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, in March. The Workforce Conference consists of the ABC National craft competition; the Excellence in Construction banquet; educational seminars and professional development for ABC staff. ABC CVC was recognized at the conference and received the following awards; membership retention and membership growth.   ABC CVC also received an award for three years certification.  We are very proud of these awards and could not have received them without our members support. Parker Lumley, an HVAC/R student of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Barr Construction Institute in Hagerstown participated in the ABC National Craft .During the National Compeititon held March 3– 6, 2015 at the Greater Fort Laud ... Read the rest of entry »

ABC CVC members attend Maryland legislative reception

3/6/2015 9:25 AM
On Wednesday, February 25th the four Maryland Chapters of ABC held a legislative reception at Governor Calvert House. The night was a huge success with over 130 members in attendance. The event gives  members the opportunity to meet with key members of the General Assembly and  leaders to network and discuss any pressing issues. Newly elected Governor Larry Hogan was also in attendance and briefly addressed the crowd. Thanks to all who attended the event as well as our CVC sponsors; Ellsworth Electric, Inc.; Morgan Keller Inc.; RW Warner Inc. and Tri County Pump.

Callas Contractors, Inc.

3/1/2015 11:05 PM
Tim Campbell, Callas Contractors Inc. Callas Contractors, Inc. was formed in Hagerstown, Maryland in 1958 by Michael G. Callas as a general contractor for the construction, repairing, and remodeling of buildings and public works projects.  Callas is a charter member of the ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter, which also was formed in 1958.  Mike Callas was a faithful supporter of ABC and would later become ABC national president in 1973 and 1974.  His primary objective was to make a terror-free, harmonious and competitive construction workplace in America. Mike Callas was a civic leader, merit shop icon, an outstanding contractor and was the longest tenured member of ABC’s national board of directors.   Callas once stated, “America’s greatest resource is not material things like wood and coal and fertile farmlands but the magic of independent people working together in a free enterprise society.  We are the envy of the whole world.& ... Read the rest of entry »



Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction
 industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 21,000 members.
 Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 Chapters help members
 develop people, win work and deliver that work safely,  ethically and profitably
 for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.