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  • Simonton Windows is donating a house full of energy-efficient, low-maintenance windows to the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway in Morgantown, W. Va. Representatives from A&A Homes broke ground in November for the 1,682 square foot, single story home, which will be given away during the summer of 2009 to a raffle winner. Raffle tickets are priced at $100 each and will be available starting April 3... more »
  • Sunrise Windows delivered eight palettes of food to Food for Thought in December to assist the Toledo, Ohio-based nonprofit organization in its efforts distributing brown bag lunches to area needy.The food was collected by the vinyl window manufacturer’s employees for the third year, with staffers turning the food drive into a fun competition amongst each other, breaking into teams and... more »
  • Window World Cares, the charitable foundation of Window World Inc., recently presented a contribution to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in the amount of $160,000. The company also announced that it has committed its’ fundraising efforts exclusively to St. Jude’s. “Even though our country has been experiencing difficult economic times, we remained focused on helping... more »
  • Gorell Windows & Doors LLC has received Green Seal certification for its five replacement double-hung products. The Indiana, Pa., based company points out it is only the second window manufacturer to gain recognition from the organization. Founded in 1989, Green Seal develops environmental certification standards for a wide variety of products. A non-profit organization, Green... more »
  • Andersen Corp. reports its Andersen and Renewal by Andersen brands of wood and wood composite windows and doors have received Forest Stewardship Council chain-of-custody certification. This certification is among the first of its kind in the window and door industry, the manufacturer adds. FSC chain-of-custody certification is awarded to companies that meet FSC standards for... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council presented its Member of the Year award to Roland Temple during its annual fall meeting early in November. Temple is the first recipient of the new award, which recognizes a member's contributions to the fenestration industry through actions that support NFRC's mission. Temple is codes and standards manager for AZS Consulting Inc., based in Florida. He... more »
  • Doug Johnson, vice president for continuous improvement with Truth Hardware, was recently elected to a third term 2nd District Steele County Commissioner in Minnesota. Johnson is one of five county commissioners.  more »
  • Win-Dor Inc. is donated 88 windows for four residential homes in a new Coachella Valley facility designed for abused and at-risk teensr. The vinyl windows supplied for the new Olive Crest Homes & Services for Abused Children facilities are valued at more than $56,000, according to the company. “Over the past 10 years, we have supported Olive Crest and have been... more »
  • Thompson Creek Manufacturing has received a 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland. The award is designed to recognize businesses that exhibit extraordinarily high standards of honesty and integrity toward customers, employees, shareholders and their community. “Thompson Creek Manufacturing has been doing the right thing for the... more »
  • Wincore Windows & Doors celebrates breast cancer awareness every month, not just in October. As part of its their ongoing effort to support charitable organizations, the vinyl window manufacturer has supported Tough Enough to Wear Pink, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and fundraising for breast cancer research, since it opened its manufacturing plant in 2007.... more »