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Barron Heating Offers Two $5,000 Scholarships to Help People Entering Building Trades

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Burlington, WA – Barron Heating & Air Conditioning, a full-service HVAC, electrical and plumbing contractor in Burlington, recently created two $5,000 scholarships that will help people obtain family-wage jobs in the building trades without incurring significant education debt.

The Dan L. Barron Trades Scholarship, named after the company founder, aims to provide opportunities to individuals looking to enter the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, electrical or plumbing trades and begin a successful career journey for themselves and their families. Barron Heating will provide two $5,000 scholarships to Bellingham Technical College: one to a community member and one to a current Barron Heating employee or employee’s family member.

“There is no obligation to future employment with Barron Heating to receive these scholarships — it is simply our way of encouraging and building up the ever important and rewarding trades field,” said John Barron, owner of Barron Heating. His father, the late Dan Barron, founded Barron Heating nearly 50 years ago.

“Barron Heating wants to reinvest in our communities and provide opportunities through the trades.”

Applications for the Dan L. Barron Trades Scholarship may be submitted at www.barronheating.com/scholarship/ now through Jan. 31, 2020.

Barron Heating is one of Northwest Washington’s largest and most respected team of home performance experts with locations in Ferndale, Burlington and Marysville. Approximately 150 employees serve customers in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan and Snohomish counties.

Committed to “improving lives” through its Air Solutions Team and Certified Home Performance Experts, Barron Heating provides a wide range of heating, cooling, solar, electrical, plumbing and indoor air-quality products and services, as well as a large selection of stoves, fireplaces and hot tubs in its Firelight by Barron showrooms.

Barron Heating’s Burlington location is at 560 S. Burlington Blvd., just north of Highway 20. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (360) 424-4962 or visit www.barronheating.com

 

For additional Information, please contact John Barron, Owner,  johnb@barronheating.com

Written and Submitted by Dave Brumbaugh, Brumbaugh Co.  https://www.facebook.com/BrumbaughCo

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