17May/19

Industry Gathers to Celebrate 2019 Scholarship Winners!

On Thursday, May 16th, the Steamfitting Industry Scholarship Program held a reception for the six Scholarship Winners of 2019. Members of the industry gathered at the New York City Fire Museum for an afternoon of pleasant camaraderie while acknowledging the academic promise of our future generations. Each recipient will receive $10,000 over two years to be applied to their tuition. This year we have winners going to Hofstra, James Madison University, Felician University, and other prestigious schools.

Including the 2019 winners, our Promotion Fund has to date awarded over three hundred scholarships, at a total value of OVER ONE POINT 5 MILLION DOLLARS! This is a truly outstanding achievement for our industry. We’d like to congratulate our winners and wish them luck as they continue to excel in life.

09May/19

MSCA National Chairman Kip Bagley Visits New York

MSCA Board of Managers and VP of Service at MESA Energy/EMCOR, based in Irvine, CA. Kip and his wife Trish were on hand to join our Service Contractors aboard North River Lobster Co. as we took a short trip up and down the Hudson River. Mr. Bagley took some time to discuss the latest MSCA events and industry initiatives, as well as preview all that will be offered at the 2019 MSCA Conference in Colorado Springs this October. The event brought our MSCA of NY contractors together for the first time in 2019, and it provided a great opportunity for members to network and catch up before entering a busy summer.

02May/19

Members Head to Citi Field for May Event

Over 120 MCA members took to Citi Field for our May 1st membership event to catch the NY Mets hosting the Cincinnati Reds. Though the Reds ultimately put up the game’s lone run in the 9th inning, members still enjoyed the chance to mix and network with contractors and associate members throughout the evening.

27Mar/19

MCA Thanks Outgoing President Timothy Bowe at Annual Meeting

MCA New York’s Annual Meeting took place on March 26th at the LaGuardia Marriott. The meeting kicked off with MCA Executive VP Anthony Saporito providing the Annual Treasurer’s report for 2018. Additionally, members updated on upcoming seminars and events as well as the ongoing changes related to Local Law 196’s safety training requirements.

Mr. Saporito then thanked the 2019 Nominating Committee and announced that Anthony Bell of Martin Associates, William McMorrow of Phoenix Mechanical, Thomas Mitchell of Sirina Fire Protection, Inc., and Michael Russo of Fresh Meadow Mechanical Corp. have all been nominated and elected to serve on the MCA Board of Directors. Mr. Saporito then thanked Timothy Bowe of ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corp. for his service and dedication to the industry as the Association President for the last two years and as a Board member for the last six years. Additionally, Mr. Bowe was recognized for his ongoing work in various roles on behalf of the industry, including as an Education Fund trustee and as a leader in negotiating on behalf of sprinkler contractors. A brief tribute video recognized Mr. Bowe’s ongoing involvement and contributions to the MCA.