2015 International Roofing Expo to Participate in New Orleans Community Service Day

by / Friday, 08 August 2014 / Published in Tips & Solution

Roofing professionals participating in the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] are encouraged to give back to the New Orleans community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project. 

Now in its fifth consecutive year, Community Service Day will take place on Monday, February 23, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, with volunteers helping rebuild the homes of families that are elderly, disabled or financially unable to support the renovation. 

“This is a great opportunity for the roofing industry to give back to the New Orleans community,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, Director of the IRE. “The success of this project is attributed to our wonderful volunteers and their dedication to helping those less fortunate.” 

Skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed to help with the renovations. Skilled volunteers will perform a variety of construction disciplines including roofing, interior/exterior painting, flooring and minor carpentry. Unskilled volunteers will help with set up, cleanup and other miscellaneous projects. 

The International Roofing Expo will partner with Rebuilding Together New Orleans, a non-profit, volunteer-based program that repairs and rehabilitates homes and non-profit community facilities, as well as NRCA’s Disaster Relief Committee. 

Community Service Day is sponsored by Canton, MA-based Sika Corporation – Roofing, a leading manufacturer of single-ply vinyl roofing and waterproofing systems known for superior performance with minimal environmental impact. 

“The International Roofing Expo and NRCA are pleased to once again offer this opportunity to help families in need,” said Bill Good, Executive Vice President of NRCA, the show’s official sponsor. “I hope to see many of our members participating in this worthwhile cause.” 

When registration opens in late September, participants can register for this event at the same time they register to attend the show. There is a $25 fee that includes transportation, beverages and snacks. Tax deductible monetary donations can also be made during registration. 

The 2015 International Roofing Expo will be held February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, offering roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a comprehensive preview of the entire roofing construction and maintenance industry. 

For information about the International Roofing Expo, visitwww.TheRoofingExpo.com or call 972.536.6415 or 800.684.5761. Additional show information can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. Twitter users can follow the show using #RoofingExpo or @RoofingExpo. Show photos can be accessed atwww.flickr.com/groups/2520159@N22


About International Roofing Expo 
The International Roofing Expo is the must-attend event for commercial and residential roofing professionals to stay abreast of market directions, trends and cutting-edge technology. Formerly owned by NRCA, the show was sold to Hanley Wood Exhibitions in May 2004. The official show sponsor is NRCA; the official show publication is Roofing Contractor; and the digital destination and official residential publication is Replacement Contractor. 

About Hanley Wood 
Hanley Wood, LLC is the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Utilizing the largest editorial- and analytics-driven construction market database, the company produces powerful market data and insights; award-winning publications, newsletters and websites; marquee trade shows and executive events; and strategic marketing solutions. Visitwww.hanleywood.com for more information. 


Contact:
KRogers@HanleyWood.com 

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