PHOENIX - The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association, Arizona Chapter (SMACNA Arizona) visited Urban League Manor with box fans for residents of the senior center. The association donated 100 fans to the Area Agency on Aging, for distribution throughout Maricopa County to seniors in need. The effort is part of SMACNA Arizona's annual Cool Air Project which helps needy seniors stay cool during the hot summer months is something member companies do on a daily basis.

Pictured at right are: (l-r) Coleen Neely, case manager for Maricopa County's Senior Adult Independent Living Program; Laraine Stewart, chief operating officer, Area Agency on Aging; fan recipients (seated) Delores Crowder, Annie Eliserio, and (seated) Lorine Cardwell; Carol Goguen, executive director, SMACNA Arizona; Kathy Kingsland of Kinetic Systems Inc. and SMACNA Arizona's president; and Nick Ganem of Metro Mechanical and a member of SMACNA Arizona's board of trustees.

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Publication date: 08/21/2006