Golf Tournament Raises Awareness for Recruitment Efforts in the Construction Industry
For Immediate Release
ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER’s Build Your Future (BYF) initiative hosted its fifth annual Scramble for Skills Recruitment Drive and Golf Tournament on Aug. 2 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, prior to the 2015 Construction Industry Institute (CII) Annual Conference. The focus of the event was to highlight the need for the construction industry to strengthen its recruitment efforts and promote construction careers to eliminate workforce challenges.
Participants included 50 golfers representing 31 industry and educational organizations. Back Tee Sports provided individualized instruction from PGA professionals and hosted a demonstration clinic prior to the start of the tournament, which was held at Pinehills Golf Club. Participants also enjoyed a long-drive exhibition hosted by two-time world long drive champion Jamie Sadlowski. A reception and awards presentation followed the tournament.
BYF would like to thank this year’s event sponsors for their contributions: Hargrove Engineers and Constructors, Victaulic, CII, ISNetworld, NCCER, Judgment Index, Go Build, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Yates Construction, Zachry Group, Fluor, Construction Labor Market Analyzer, Cianbro and Symplicity.
For more information on BYF, visit byf.org or follow BYF on Facebook at facebook.com/BYFcampaign and on Twitter @BuildYourFuture.
About Build Your Future – Build Your Future (BYF) is NCCER’s national image enhancement and recruitment initiative for the construction industry. Its mission is to recruit the next generation of craft professionals by making career and technical education a priority in secondary schools, shifting negative public perception about careers in the construction industry and providing a path from ambition, to training, to job placement as a craft professional. BYF provides a number of resources to assist industry, education and military organizations in achieving these goals. For more information, visit www.byf.org.
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