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“Because I’m a Tech…” Coming soon!
Because Im a Tech endslideThe FutureTech Success® campaign’s annual “Because I’m a Tech…” Labor Day promotion (Aug 25 – Sep 2) is right around the corner!

“Because I’m a Tech…” provides FutureTech Success partners an opportunity to showcase and value their workforce and reminds the public that our country depends upon its technicians. If your company would like to join the FutureTech Success campaign in time for “Because I’m a Tech…” contact Tina Smith at this link>>

Help students compete at TMCFutureTech 2019
TechForce is now accepting donations to sponsor students for the 2019 TMCFutureTech skills competition. You can make a difference in the lives of young people who want to join the transportation industry. Read more>> to learn how.

STEM Center at Barrett-Jackson’s Northeast Auction 6/26 – 6/29
The TechForce Foundation STEM Center, presented by Shell and powered by Pennzoil, debuts next week at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction 6/26-29. The STEM Center will connect teens, young adults and technician students to hands-on STEM experiences. Read more>>

Join the FutureTech Success campaign for a conversation at Women in Automotive Conference

Are you attending the Women in Automotive Conference? Don’t miss TechForce Foundation’s back to back keynotes on how we’re working with Ford, Great Dane and more to address the technician shortage, change the stigmas about the trade, and what you can do to help. Read more>>

Brienne Davis Scholarship Awarded
Congratulations to Brienne Davis Memorial Scholarship recipients Lizbeth Rocha and Nikita Fletcher! Both women will begin their technical education on strong footing this summer, with tuition support from this memorial fund. For additional scholarships and resources visit the FutureTech Resource Hub>>

TechForce Foundation receives matching grantJohn and Bernadette Heenan sponsors of TechForce challenge grant
TechForce Foundation Treasurer John Heenan and his wife Bernadette Heenan (pictured right) recently issued a donation matching challenge to TechForce Foundation supporters. TechForce would like to thank both Sunstate Equipment and Nissan for contributing $25,000 each.

If you are interested in joining this challenge to inspire, support and connect the next generation of technicians, contact Tina Smith at this link>>

Thank you to all FutureTech Success partners!


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