You’re Invited to NADRA’s Northeast 2016 Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again!  We are planning our annual NADRA Northeast Holiday party.  Please bring your family and join us!  We ask that everyone bring a dish, whether it is an appetizer or a dessert.  Please list what you are bringing when your RSVP.  We can’t wait to see you all there!

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Simpson Strong-Tie Presents FREE Training Workshop

Simpson Strong-Tie Presents a FREE Training Workshop with CEU’s in King of Prussia, PA

Tuesday, October 27th at 7:00am

Deck and Porch Workshop:

This FREE workshop is designed for those Engineers, Architects, Building Officials, Contractors, Distributors, Deck Builders, and Home Inspectors interested in learning about bringing structural safety to deck building.

Continuing Education Credits: 

  • 6 Professional Development Hours (PDH) awarded
  • Continued Education Units (CEU) 6 contact hours, are offered to those who meet our workshop completion requirements. You must also attain a passing grade on the online test association with this workshop, if you are required to earn CEU’s.
  • Please contact your certifying licensing organization or agency directly to inquire if they accept CEU’s from IACET providers or require PDHs, only.
Class Outline Topics: 
  • Discuss how to provide a Continuous Load Path for a Deck and Porch based on the American Wood Council’s DCA6, International Residential Code and International Building Code.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • Fasteners for Outdoor Applications, Deck Ledger Connections, Framing, Guard(rail) Connections, and Corrosion Considerations
To register for this workshop online, obtain more information or find more course listings, visit: www.strongtie.com/workshops

Download the form HERE

Location and Time:

Valley Forge Casino Resort:

1160 First Ave.

King of Prussia, PA 19406

Workshop Hours: Registration & Breakfast: 7:00am – 8:00am

Workshop: 8:00am – 3:30pm

Lunch will be provided

*For questions, please email kmyers@strongtie.com or call her toll free: 800.999.5099 – Extension: 4016

Extreme Home Makeover Update

Hamburg, PA – August 12, 2010 | The Extreme Home Makeover show of Berks County, PA is almost complete. The build started approximately on 7/28/2010 and should be completed on 8/04/2010.

Reason for the rebuild was the husband had just graduated with his PHD and was diagnosed with a brain tumor shortly after. His wife was pregnant at this time as well. After extensive surgeries, medical bills were into the hundreds of thousands for them. On the day of his child’s birth, the husband went out to feed the animals, collapsed, and died from a heart attack. The new family has struggled to survive ever since.

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