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Latest Community Craftsman Stories

2012-06-05 14:21:29

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax®, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, has selected the Michigan Woodworkers' Guild of Royal Oak, Michigan, as the grand prize winner in the 2011 Community Craftsman Award Program. The award is being presented to honor the guild's numerous contributions, over the course of 15 years, to the Detroit Medical Center - Children's Hospital of Michigan. The guild members have used...

2011-11-01 11:52:00

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, announces the last call for entries for the 2011 Community Craftsman Award. Eligible participants include individuals, community groups, schools, associations and woodworking clubs or guilds that promote and participate in the betterment of their communities through woodworking. The grand prize is a $5,000 cash grant, a supply of Minwax products, and a...

2011-05-12 13:00:00

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, has selected Bossier KIDS, Inc., a foster care agency in Bossier City, LA, as the grand prize winner in the 2010 Community Craftsman Award Program. The award was made possible through the contributions of three generous woodworkers - Leon Freeman, Joe McDaniel and Jim Stoval, affectionately known around the agency as the "Crafty Old Men." The volunteers have...

2010-10-26 09:51:00

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, announces the last call for entries for the 2010 Community Craftsman Award. The awards - for those who "Do Good With Wood" - are the cornerstone of a national program that recognizes individuals and groups that improve their community through working with wood, and awards them financial grants and products to encourage continued community service. (Logo:...

2010-05-13 13:24:00

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, has selected the Lancaster High School Carpentry Program of Lancaster, OH, as the grand prize winner in the 2009 Community Craftsman Award Program. Building on past projects in which the students of the carpentry program have enriched their community, the group is being specially recognized this year for building dozens of wooden rocking toys - horses, snails,...

2009-10-05 10:23:00

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, announces the last call for entries for the 2009 Community Craftsman Award. Eligible participants include individuals, community groups, schools, associations and woodworking clubs or guilds that promote and participate in the betterment of their communities through woodworking. The grand prize is a $5,000 cash grant, a supply of Minwax products, and a consultation...

2009-06-01 13:00:00

Greenville Woodworkers Guild Earns Grand Prize by Building Wooden Office Cabinetry and Holiday Toys for The Meyer Center for Special Needs Children UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Minwax, the leading manufacturer of wood finishing and wood care products, has selected the Greenville Woodworkers Guild of Greenville, SC, as the grand prize winner in the 2008 Community Craftsman Award Program. Living up to the guild's motto of "Giving Through Fellowship," the members of the...