Firestone Building Products Company joined with Eastern Architectural Representatives to donate to the Foundation Friends Program of NEREF. Pictured (from left) are Thomas J. Gunning, executive director, NERCA; Ted Boylan, president, Eastern Architectural Representatives; and Robert Therrien Jr., chairman, NEREF.

INDIANAPOLIS - Firestone Building Products Company and Eastern Architectural Representatives, Woburn, Mass., recently pledged to continue donating $10,000 per year to the Foundation Friends Program of the North/East Roofing Educational Foundation, Inc. (NEREF). This year, the two companies achieved the original goal put into place in 2003 of donating $50,000 over the course of five years. Firestone and Eastern Architectural Representatives presented this year’s contribution to the Foundation during a reception held at the 2007 North/East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) Annual Convention and Trade Show in Boston.

“On behalf of NEREF, we are grateful for Firestone and Eastern Architectural Representatives’ generous donations over the past five years, and look forward to the companies’ continued support to keep the Firestone Platinum Scholarship available to students,” stated Robert W. Therrien Jr., NEREF chairman.