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Winners of CISCO’s Pride in Construction Awards Recognized at Annual Meeting
About 230 guests were on hand during CISCO’s Annual Meeting on February 13th to see winners of the 2014 Pride in Construction Awards (see story below).  Guests convened at Maggiano’s restaurant in Schaumburg as CISCO recognized three individual winners and six project teams.







In addition, keynote speakers Mike Magnesen, Director of Operations for 3Points, LLC, and Matthew Hunt, Vice President of Hunt Insurance spoke to the audience about protecting yourself and your organization from cyber/electronic fraud.  Pictured above are (from left) Matthew Hunt, Hunt Insurance; Mark Maher, CISCO Board President; Mike Magnesen, 3Points; and Dan Allen CISCO Executive Director.  To view more of the pictures from the Annual Meeting, click here.

CISCO Announces Winning Projects for its 2014 Pride in Construction Awards

111-duskCompetition was stiff and all the projects were stellar, giving CISCO’s Board of Directors the enviable task of choosing winners in 6 different categories.  Congratulations goes out to the following:

New Construction Chicago (Above $20m) – Back of the Yards Campus: Chicago Public Schools/Library.

New Construction Suburbs (Above $20m) – Universal Technical Institute.

New Construction Chicago/Suburbs (Under $20m) – Carol Stream Park District Fountain View Recreation Center.

Infrastructure – Chicago Loop Track Renewal.

Rehabilitation – William Howard Taft High School.

Residential – OneEleven (111 W. Wacker).

To learn more about the winning projects, click here and to view photos, click here.














2015 Scholarship Applications Available

CISCO is now accepting applications for its 2015 Scholarship Program.  The three different program categories enable a wider range of the children of both building trade union members and union contractor employees to apply.

Just click on either of the three links below to download 1) Four-year scholarships for high school seniors; 2) Two-year awards for seniors planning to attend a community college; or 3) Two-year continuing education awards for union members or contractor employees.

All applications and accompanying documents must be postmarked by February 27, 2015 to be eligible for consideration.  For more information, please contact CISCO at 630-472-9411 or visit www.cisco.org/scholarships/.

Underground Contractors Association Offers Scholarships

The UCA has begun to accept scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year.  If you are an immediate family member affiliated with the UCA, you are eligible.  To download the application, click here.  The deadline for submission is March 13, 2015.  For more information, contact UCA at 630.467.1919.

2014 Annual Report

CISCO is proud to unveil the 2014 Annual Report.  Copies will be available at the February 13 Annual Meeting, or just click here to download your own copy.

Construction News Briefs: Feb. 26, 2015

Please read the latest issue of CISCO’s e-newsletter.  Just click here to download your own copy.









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