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AmazonSmile & New C.R.A.P. Auction!

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Wow! This Amazon Smile thing is no joke. The Foundation just got another check today. Awesome. Thank you all so much. If you still want to register and thereby painlessly transfer a portion of every Amazon purchase to the mikeroweWORKS foundation, go here and register with all due speed. Their gift guide is also worth…


2014 Scholarship Winner Benjamin Ferreira Offers His Appreciation

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Benjamin Ferreira was one of the winners of the 2014 Work Ethic Scholarship. He attended the Universal Technical Institute in Norwood, MA where is trained to work in the diesel and industrial industry.  Grateful for graduating debt free Benjamin sent us a card thanking mrW. Here is an excerpt from Benjamin’s application essay. I’ve always…


Thank You from 2014 mrWF Scholarship Recipient Jon Block

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mrWF Work Ethic Scholarship recipient Jon Block is on the road to becoming a Diesel Mechanic Tech and he was nice enough to send us this thank you. Here is an excerpt from the essay he wrote to us when he applied for the scholarship. I have chosen to pursue a career in the diesel…


Mike Responds to Jennifer Foit on Facebook and a New Welder is Born!

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mikeroweWORKS recently received this letter from Jennifer Foit, a single mom, following up on what has transpired since her July, 2014 Facebook post to Mike.   Read Jennifer’s initial post and Mike’s response in his blog – OFF THE WALL: Bucking the Odds.   Dear Mike, I wrote to you on Facebook a few months ago…


You Have One New Message – “The Grinch Song” for Samantha

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Samantha Romano writes, “Mike – Last year, you recorded the Grinch song on your answering machine. If you do it again, while wearing your bathrobe, I’ll send your foundation $500. If you can get Freddy to howl along some harmony, I’ll make it a thousand. Merry Christmas!” Hi Samantha That’s very generous of you. Please…


Cat Dealer Technicians: The opportunities are endless

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  Don’t just make a career choice—choose a choice career. As a Cat dealer tech you can work all around the world, earn a great wage and have opportunities for advancement. And it all comes with working on the biggest, toughest and most technologically advanced machines in the world. Do you have a vision for…