Off The Clock: Event raises money for Women Build Initiative
The second-annual She Nailed It competition was held at the Holiday Inn Fogelsville. The event, organized by Habitat for Humanity, supported the Women Build Initiative. This year, 16 teams of women from area businesses and organizations competed in the relay-style event, where each team member was required to hammer a nail into a piece of wood in the fastest possible time. To be eligible for competition, each team committed to a minimum contribution of $1,000. The teams were also encouraged to seek donations and sponsorships prior to the event. Pictured are teams Spillman Farmer Framers (left) and two members of the Lehigh Valley Swinger (of Alvin H. Butz Inc.) on the right.
Mack Customer Center in Allentown hosted the technician competition of Ryder Systems Inc. of Miami, Fla., a global provider of commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions. The awards ceremony was held at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem. Of Ryder’s 5,400 U.S. and Canadian-based technicians, eight advanced through three rounds of competition, which included hands-on tests, to earn the trip to the finals. The title of Top Technician, along with a new Corvette and cash prize, was awarded to Stephen Radford of Charlotte, N.C. Pictured from left are Radford and the other finalists: Christopher Barnett, Francis Neil Smerek, Derick Hebert, Radford, Darek Mowinski, Kenneth Bilyea, Trevor Cox and David Berdovich.
This photo was published online on May 29, 2014.
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