JUNE 1, 2021
GBCA Member Spotlight
The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia formed in 1724. They are the nation’s oldest trade guild which now consists of the region’s leading architects, builders, and engineers. The Company will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2024. They are preparing for a major preservation project to get ready for this milestone and have launched The Campaign 300 to fund this work.
CLC Networking Event:
Business Development is a Conversational Sport
June 10, 4pm - 7pm, Workhorse Brewing Company
The city is opening up, so let's get back to networking! Join us for a workshop on communicating to get business, and stay and network with other construction professionals!
GBCA "Down the Shore" Happy Hour
July 30, 4pm - 7pm, Icona Avalon Resort, NJ
Join GBCA for a casual networking Happy Hour down the Shore. A chance for members to connect, kick back and enjoy summer. Full bar and food stations are included in the ticket price. Spouses and Guests of Members are welcome. Tickets are limited.
Thank You Down the Shore Happy Hour Sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Anne Liberto at aliberto@gbca.com.
Congratulations to the National AGC Safety Awards Winners!
Congratulations to the GBCA members honored by the 2020 National AGC Safety Awards Program! We will recognize and celebrate these winners at the Safety Awards Reception on July 15!
Submit for a GBCA Project Safety Award Today!
Deadline: June 25, 2021
Showcase your firm's exception safety record through the GBCA Project Safety Awards program! We will recognize and celebrate the award recipients at the Safety Awards Reception on July 15!
City of Philadelphia Lifts Most Restrictions
Starting on Wednesday, June 2, the City of Philadelphia will end its Safer at Home restrictions, with the exception of the indoor mask mandate and the 11pm last call for dining order.
OSHA Stops Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine Reactions Records
OSHA has issued a new guidance that no longer requires that employers record all adverse reactions to employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccinations.
CLC Coffee Chat: Philip Radomski, Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc.
Thanks to Philip Radomski, President of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc., who discussed with the CLC the value of being a Master Builder, how his motivation to care for his family brought him home for dinner every night, and why we should sponsor CARP and CAPP apprentices.
Hands on Field Crane Instruction and Signaling
June 24, 8am - 12pm, Thackray Crane Rental
Join us for a basic rigging training that will cover general rigging practices, terminology, and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. During the training, Mark Thackray of Thackray Crane Rental, will take attendees outside to demonstrate and provide an opportunity for attendees to get hands-on experience. 
Focus Four & More: Digging into Safety
June 8, 11am - 6pm, Diggerland
For Trench Safety Month, join GBCA, Med-Tex Services, Inc., United Rentals, SADV, SCA, MACSC, and OSHA for a family-friendly safety event at Diggerland. This FREE event will allow safety professionals and construction workers to see and discuss safety demonstrations, as well as network.
Don't Miss GBCA'S 2021 GOLF OUTINGS!
SOLD OUT! Golf Outing I: June 14, Philadelphia Cricket Club
Golf Outing II: August 26, 11am - 8pm, Greate Bay Country Club
The June 14th Golf Outing is SOLD OUT but there are still a few golf packages for the August 26th outing available. Dinner-only tickets are also very limited. DON’T WAIT: REGISTER TODAY! 
Thank you GBCA Golf Outing Sponsors!
More Upcoming GBCA Events
Improve Your Marketing Strategies to Meet Today’s Business Goals
Temple University’s Fox School of Business is offering a professional development program is designed to teach participants about key digital marketing channels and available strategies. GBCA members get a discount on this course!
Excavation and Trench Safety Resources
June is Trench Safety Month. GBCA and the PA One Call System have collaborated to create toolbox talks about trench and excavation safety.
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Safe Digging on Construction Sites
GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk:
Identify and Mark Utility Lines Before Digging
More Excavation and Trench Safety Resources
Focus Four Fatal Facts Safety Training
This month, we're continuing our focus on fall hazards. This week's featured toolbox talk discusses general requirements and responsibilities regarding fall protection safety.
Fatal Facts Toolbox Talk:
Unprotected Section of Trench Collapse
Focus Four Fatal Facts Toolbox Talks
AGC Webinar: 2021 Construction Economic Mid-Year Review
June 3, 2pm - 3pm, ONLINE
Join this webinar to hear our experts explain construction data, jobs reports, and what has happened so far in the industry in 2021. The experts will discuss trends in construction activity across the county, what sectors and verticals have been impacted most, and what this means for the remainder of 2021.
Sponsor and Attend the ACE Mentor Program Scholarship Breakfast!
June 23, 8:30am, ONLINE
It's the 20th Annual ACE Mentor Program Scholarship Breakfast! Help support and encourage students interested in entering careers in the building industry: architecture, construction, and engineering.
Carol Horne Penn Honored by The Philadelphia Tribune
On May 17, the Philadelphia Tribune honored 17 women, including Carol Horne Penn, VP of Business Development & Corporate Relations of Clemens Construction Company, who have unwavering commitments to success.
Carepnters Unity Day
July 3, 3pm - 7pm, Keenans Irish Pub
The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is holding a Unity Day event, bringing together members of the construction industry and raising funds for Marlee’s Mission.
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