CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --ÌýÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) today announced of York, Pennsylvania as this year's winner of the ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½/NRCA Community Involvement Award. The Community Involvement Award honors the outstanding acts of charity performed for their communities by NRCA members.
As winner, Double 'D' Roofing & Sheet Metal received a $7,500 monetary donation from ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ to be bestowed to its charity of choice. The organization selected , which provides a variety of services for the mentally, emotionally and physically challenged individuals and finds meaningful work for them.
"ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ recognizes and values the pride, passion and dedication of roofing contractors, and we are proud to recognize Double 'D' for selecting and partnering with Shadowfax to make a greater impact beyond what Double 'D' could accomplish on its own," said Aaron Kock, Assistant Vice President and Industry Leader, Underwriting for Construction, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Commercial.
Double 'D' Roofing & Sheet Metal launched itself to the top of this year's outstanding applications due to its strong community partnership with Shadowfax. Double 'D' Roofing & Sheet Metal's manufacturer, Firestone, ships screws and metal insulation plates to Shadowfax for its community to pre-assemble and re-package. Once complete, Double 'D' Roofing & Sheet Metal installs those screws and metal insulation plates as part of the Firestone rubber roof systems.
The award was presented February 7 in New Orleans during the Awards Ceremony and Reception at NRCA's 131st International Roofing Expo, the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to roofing contractors' success. Second and third place awards were also given out to Action Roofing Hawaii LLC of Kapolei, Hawaii and O'LYN Roofing of Norwood, Massachusetts, respectively, Action Roofing Hawaii LLC received a $5,000 monetary donation for its nonprofit partner, Kahauiki Village, and O'LYN Roofing, received a $2,500 monetary donation for its nonprofit partner, The Home for Little Wanderers.
"Each year, the roofing industry shows such tremendous generosity by giving back to their communities in so many wonderful ways," said Reid Ribble, Chief Executive Officer, NRCA. This award allows us to shine a light on the strong giving spirit that exists within our industry, and I am proud to be a part of it."
ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ has been the for more than 48 years, and offers comprehensive, flexible insurance programs that address the specialized needs of roofing contractors. "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ is committed to keeping roofing contractors safe, ultimately so they can return home to their families each and every night," Kock added.
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