Patrick Molzahn, Cabinetmaking and Millwork program director, Madison College, Wisconsin; Paul Losavio, Vero Marketing Manager, Americas; and Scott Nelson, WCA President at AWFS Fair 2017.
LAS VEGAS - Wood industry education got a boost at the 2017 AWFS Fair as the Architectural Woodwork Institute, Vero Software and Woodworking Network teamed up to sell T-shirts, with proceeds going to support the Woodwork Career Alliance.
Shirts were emblazoned with the logos of the Architectural Woodwork Institute Vero software brands Alphacam and Cabinet Vision, and the (AWI) have teamed up with the Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA) to raise funds supporting woodworking education and scholarships.
The T-shirt initiative had also be done successfully at IWF and AWFS Fair before. Proceeds from the sales support travel to industry events for educators and students, and provide scholarships for WCA certification at some schools.
The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity actively promoting a skilled workforce for the advanced woodworking industry. Patrick Molzahn is Cabinetmaking and Millwork program director at Madison College in Wisconsin; Paul Losavio, Vero Software Americas Marketing Manager; and Scott Nelson, WCA President received the proceeds at AWFS Fair 2017. Losavio, Americas Marketing Manager for Vero Software, has raised thousands of dollars for WCA and was named a 2017 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Award winner for such efforts. Molzahn, a director for the Woodwork Career Alliance Education Committee, was named 2008 Educator of the Year in the WMIA Wooden Globe Awards.
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