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Introducing Young People to the Profession: PHCC of Long Island Plumbers Work with Local Boy Scouts on Plumbing Skills and Theories

PHCC of Long Island was first introduced to the Boy Scouts of Nassau County in the Spring of 2017. The members of our association met thousands of young scouts and their parents at the 100th Anniversary Jamboree at Eisenhower Park and were able to demonstrate basic plumbing skills. The success of that day was well documented and set the stage for future activities with the Scouts.

Jerry Katz, Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of Boy Scouts, and PHCC LI came up with a unique idea last fall. Traditionally, the Boy Scouts travel to their summer camp for a full week where they participate in many scouting activities including earning merit badges. Katz explained that one of the merit badges offered at camp was a plumbing merit badge. It didn’t take long for several members to enlist, and the project took off. Click here to continue reading!

Nov 19, 2019

Boy Scouts Training

The PHCC of Long Island (PHCC LI) was first introduced to the Boy Scouts of Nassau County in the Spring of 2017. The members of our association met thousands of young scouts and their parents at the 100th Anniversary Jamboree at Eisenhower Park and were able to demonstrate basic plumbing skills. The success of that day was well documented and set the stage for future activities with the scouts.

Jerry Katz, Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of Boy Scouts, as well as the PHCC LI, came up with a unique idea last fall. Traditionally, the Boy Scouts travel to their summer camp for a full week where they participate in many scouting activities including earning merit badges. Jerry explained that one of the merit badges offered at camp was a plumbing merit badge. It didn't take long for several members to enlist and the project took off. We were able to get the plumbers of PHCC LI to travel upstate to Livingston Manor to work with the scouts on plumbing skills and theories.

Read MoreSep 11, 2019

Boy Scouts of America, Theodore Roosevelt Council - Plumbing Merit Badge

It was a pleasure working with the Theodore Roosevelt Council BSA in helping the Scouts earn their Plumbing Merit Badge! #phccli #boyscouts

Read MoreJul 15, 2019

The Power of One Advocating on Behalf of the P-H-C Industry, These Members Prove That Even a Single Voice Can Make a Difference

PHCC of Long Island Past President, Joe Cornetta, was featured in an article from PHCC's Solutions Magazine! Click here to check it out!

Jul 11, 2019

PHCC of Long Island Leadership Making a Difference on Capitol Hill

At the recent 2019 PHCC Legislative Conference on Capitol Hill (Washington, DC) PHCC of Long Island leaders (Joe Cornetta and Hunter Botto...along with other leaders at PHCC) met with US Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) to encourage his support of critical legislation that would expand Association Health Plans.  The result of the meeting - Congressman Thompson is now a cosponsor of the legislation!  Congressman Thompson is a senior member of the US House of Representatives and serves as Co-Chairman of the US House of Representatives Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus.

Read MoreJun 24, 2019

Need for State-Level Plumbing Licensing Requirements

The PHCC of Long Island recently sent letters to several newly elected New York State officials, including Governor Andrew M. Cuomo,  to raise the issue of a statewide plumbing license. Click here to read that letter.

Mar 14, 2019

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