NRCA and CNA, Chicago, have announced Showalter Roofing Service Inc., Naperville, Ill., as the grand prize winner of the CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award, which honors charitable works performed by NRCA contractor members between Jan. 1, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2018.
Showalter Roofing Service created A Roof Over Your Head, a 501(c)(3) organization that helps homeowners in need of household repairs, such as exterior decking, porches, stairs, railing repairs and cleaning, fence and gate repairs and more. In 2018, Showalter Roofing Service provided A Roof Over Your Head with material, labor and equipment for 69 projects. CNA awarded Showalter Roofing Service with $7,500 for its charity. In addition, NRCA dedicated the proceeds of its Cyber Monday sale in November 2018 to the winning charity. The sale generated $533, and all the proceeds will be donated to A Roof Over Your Head.
The second-place winner was Legacy Restoration, Plymouth, Minn., for its charitable efforts to Volunteers of America, which included making 100 tie blankets by hand for foster kids and families in transition; packing 150 lunch meals for children lacking a nutritious afterschool snack and individuals experiencing homelessness; and adopting 21 families for Christmas and providing gifts, among other efforts. CNA awarded Legacy Restoration with $5,000 for its charity.
The third-place winner was Core Contractors, Roofing Systems, Denver, for its work with The Other Side Academy, a training school that teaches pro-social, vocational and life skills and is available as an alternative for individuals facing long-term incarceration and those seeking change from the life they chose in the past. Core Contractors co-founder Andrew Schmidt spearheaded an effort to raise funds for TOSA Denver. CNA awarded Core Contractors with $2,500 for its charity.
Additionally, the winner of the People's Choice category was chosen via online voting. Beldon Roofing Co. Inc., San Antonio, won the People's Choice Award for its work with Susan G. Komen San Antonio; Beldon Roofing raised $181,800 for breast cancer research. CNA awarded Beldon Roofing with $1,500 for its charity.
The awards were presented Feb. 12 at NRCA's Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception, which was held during NRCA's 132nd Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn.
Watch CNA's video featuring Showalter Roofing Service.
For more information about the CNA/NRCA Community Involvement Award, contact Ambika Reid, NRCA's vice president of communications and production, at (800) 323-9545, ext. 7555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.