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Awards 08/12/14

Three Local San Diego Plumbers Receive Scholarships

Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. employees awarded scholarships to assist in PHCC Journeyman Apprenticeship

August 12, 2014 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. has grown into one of the largest family-owned and operated service and repair companies in San Diego offering customers a one-stop-shop in home care services. Since opening their doors in 1980, they have been dedicated to quality services and workmanship in their own company as well as improving the plumbing industry through their support of the local Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors of San Diego (PHCC-SD). Both owners have served on the board as President, and Bill Howe has served as Secretary and Treasurer in past years.

The PHCC Educational Foundation has awarded three San Diego plumbers with Bill Howe scholarships (funds available up to $2500) this year to assist in the educational journey. David Sadin, Eric Montalvo, and Steven Winsett were notified this month about the assistance for their upcoming year. David and Eric are both in their first year with the PHCC journeyman Apprentice program; Steven is entering his fourth year.

Bill Howe Plumbing has been sending their plumbers in San Diego through the PHCC Journeyman apprenticeship program since 2008. Additionally, they were instrumental in launching a two-year HVAC training school. Bill Howe Plumbing pays for 100 percent of their employees’ education, including books, materials and on the job training. They encourage all employees to further their education and host several training courses and seminars for the company throughout the year as well.  In addition to students, Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. also has two of its employees in teaching roles at the PHCC. Dana Parks teaches the second year students, and Andrew Chapman teaches the third year students. Since 2008, Bill Howe Plumbing has had nine graduates from the PHCC Journeyman Apprenticeship Program and has 19 current students.

“Bill and I are proud to belong to the PHCC,” said Tina Howe, 2013-2014 ChapterPresident off the PHCC-SD. “We would like to ensure all of our plumbers in San Diego are licensed, trained and able to provide only the highest quality of service and work for our community.”

For more information about the Bill Howe Family of Companies San Diego plumbers, or services offered, 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!

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