PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Learn while you earn.

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Team TPC Joins Fight Against MS

Thursday, July 24, 2014

More items for Health & Safety

Comment | More

Employees and friends of coatings industry publisher Technology Publishing Co. joined the fight against multiple sclerosis last weekend, biking 150 miles to raise nearly $9,000.

Technology Publishing Co. (TPC) publishes JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings, PaintSquare News, Durability + Design magazine, D+D News, JPCL Europe and Paint BidTracker.

Team TPC participated in Bike MS: Keystone Country Ride 2014 over July 19 and 20. The bike ride, sponsored by the National MS Society, covered 150 miles from Hollidaysburg, PA, to State College, PA, and back.

Fighting MS

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society aims to advance MS research and to reach out to, and advocate for, those affected by the disease

Team TPC
Photos: Technology Publishing Co.

Team TPC has raised $8,915 in donations for MS research and support programs. Donate here through Aug. 22. Front row, from left: Josiah Lockley, TPC president Peter Mitchel, and Michele Lackey. Back row, from left: Tom Berna, Tricia Chicka, Will Dodds, and Andy Folmer.

MS is an unpredictable, often disabling, disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. About 400,000 Americans and 2.3 million individuals worldwide have been diagnosed with the disease, according to national and international MS organizations.

The U.S. estimate has more than tripled since the early 1980s, according to the National MS Society.

Meet Team TPC

For its first year in the event, Team TPC (Technology Publishing Company) was led by captains Andy Folmer and Tricia Chicka, who both rode in the event as individuals last year.

The team's other riders included employees Michele Lackey, Josiah Lockley and WIll Dodds, and friends Gina Fleitman, Ken Fisher, and Tom Berna.

Bike MS is a personal cause for TPC; the team rode for coworkers who are living with MS.

TPC president Peter Mitchel puts a medal on one of the Bike MS participants.

Team TPC trained almost every Saturday from May until the event.

Donations Still Sought

As of July 22, Team TPC had raised $8,915 in donations for MS research and support programs.

Online donations are still being accepted. Donations may be made through Aug. 22 on the team page.

   

Tagged categories: Donations; Health and safety; Technology Publishing Co.

Comment from M. Halliwell, (7/25/2014, 11:28 AM)

Great to see TPC involved in such a great cause...not to get you our for a road trip to join me for the Ride to Conquer Cancer ;)


Comment from M. Halliwell, (7/25/2014, 11:28 AM)

err...now, that is ;)


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.


able equipment rental
RENTALS | SALES | SERVICE | PARTS

Construction equipment, plus compressors up to 1,800 cfm of air power & a fleet of service vehicles providing repairs to customer owned fleets. 866-468-2666.
www.ableequipment.com


Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Dust - Free Surface Prep
Made EASY!

Efficient-Fast clean/remove
Advanced Containment
Safe - Well Below OSHA
Yes! - Innovative Solutions!
DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.
www.descomfg.com
800-337-2648


Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800


Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint


Park Derochie Coatings Ltd.
www.ParkDerochie.com

Coatings          Fireproofing
Sandblasting     Scaffolding
Metalizing           Insulation

• Shop & Field Services
• SSPC Certified
• NACE Inspectors on staff
• New Construction &
  Maintenance Programs


Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!


Bullard

The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable


Jotun Paints Inc.
Jotachar JF750 - The Time Saving Solution

The only mesh free solution for jet fire scenarios. Jotachar saves installation time and material costs - the next generation of epoxy passive fire protection.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2016, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com