Bill Howe Plumbing Honored at Third Annual Community Service Awards
Well-known San Diego Plumber, Bill Howe and Tina Howe Accept Coveted Award for their “Pay-it-Forward” Spirit
June 10, 2013 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. is one of the largest family-owned and operated service companies specializing in plumbing, restoration and flood services, and heating and air conditioning. San Diego has been home to Bill Howe since 1980 and they have been recognized for the third year in a row for their continued dedication to their community. The San Diego plumber, grown to a family of companies, is proud to accept first place in the 2013 Rotary Club’s San Diego Heilbron Community Service Award in the medium sized business category, sponsored by the San Diego Business Journal.
The Heilbron Awards, named after Carl Heilbron, first president of the San Diego Rotary Club 33 in 1911, recognize small, medium, and large public and private companies that exemplify the “pay-it-forward” spirit and give of themselves and their professional expertise to advance the well being and success of others in the community. San Diego Rotary Club 33 is one of the largest in the country and among nearly 30,000 Rotary Clubs now active globally. The third Annual Heilbron Award ceremony took place on June6, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. In the Heilbron Award’s inaugural year, Bill Howe Plumbing won first place, they were recognized in second place in its second year and for the third year, they have been honored with first place for the great philanthropic work they do each year.
Bill Howe Plumbing was recognized for their many efforts in strengthening their community and industry through outreach programs such as their partnership with San Diego Job Corps. The San Diego plumber first partnered up with the at-risk youth program over ten years ago and has since been a pioneer in the industry mentoring young adults in need of career training. Bill Howe Plumbing is currently the only service company that trains students from the Job Corps alongside seasoned plumbers and drain technicians. For the 2013 year, they have also opened up the same program for transitioning military in need of a new career path.
In addition to fostering youth programs aimed at elevating industry standards in the san Diego community, Bill Howe Plumbing has a dedicated volunteer team that has been donating their time to the San Diego Food Bank for the past four years as well as numerous community events such as the American Heart Association’s Annual Heart Walk and several beach clean-ups each year.
“It is great to see our employees exude the same spirit of giving that we have tried to cultivate within the company,” said Tina Howe, Vice President of Bill Howe Plumbing. “It is a team effort and volunteering our time and resources to give back to the San Diego community has become second nature company wide.”
For more information about the Bill Howe Family of Company’s services in plumbing, restoration and flood, and heating and air conditioning, San Diego residents should visit www.billhowe.com, or to speak with Bill or Tina Howe regarding this announcement contact Bill Howe Marketing Director, Julie Riddle at [email protected]
About Bill Howe Family of Companies
Bill Howe Family of Companies is comprised of Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc.; Bill Howe Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.; Bill Howe Restoration & Flood Services, Inc. The family-owned and operated company began in 1980 with the plumbing division and has grown into San Diego County’s largest low-cost one-stop-shop for service, repairs and installation, offering both residential and commercial services. 9085 Aero Drive, Suite B, San Diego CA 92123. Call 1-800-BILL-HOWE because We Know Howe!