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Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Recognizes Halco As April's Business Of The Month

Halco's dedication to strengthening the local community helps in earning the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board's "Business of the Month" award for April 2013.

Phelps, NY - April 1, 2013

Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Executive Director Karen Springmeier presenting Halco President Hal Smith with the April 2013 Business of the Month Certificate.

GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FL WIB) announced today that Halco, is April’s “Business of the Month” recognizing the company’s efforts to build strong community partnerships along with their continuing contributions to the local economy. 

Located in Phelps, New York, Halco is focused on providing high-quality energy solutions to residential and commercial clients. The business started as Halco Plumbing & Heating, a residential plumbing and heating service and installation contractor and has now grown into a  company that designs and builds solar electric, solar thermal, wind electric, and geothermal heating systems for residential and commercial clients.

Halco is also involved with a number of local organizations throughout the Greater Rochester area, including the Rochester Business Alliance and Upstate Green Business Network.   Halco’s President Hal Smith, is the current Chairman of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board and Co-Chair of the agency’s “Finger Lakes Work With Their Hands” program which has enabled thousands of area high school students to experience firsthand, the careers in skilled-trade industry.

“Halco is a shining example of a company that is committed to building a strong workforce by investing in their community, Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, Finger Lakes WIB said.  “The company is dedicated to developing a skilled workforce and works closely with the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board to achieve a high standard of workforce development within their organization.”

For more information regarding the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board.

Halco provides no-cost energy audits and free estimates in Ontario and in nearby areas throughout The Finger Lakes, New York.

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