|The Department of Wood Science and Forest Products at Va Tech would like to express special thanks to our co-sponsor, the Virginia Forest Products Association. We couldn't have done it without your help!|
Audrey Zink-Sharp, AZ-S Associate Professor & Wood Magic Show Coordinator receives 1998 sponsor check from J.R. "Randy" Bush, Executive Director, Virginia Forest Products Association.
Timber Truss Housing Systems
Hardwood Forest Foundation
Lancaster County Timber Frame
Lancaster County, PA
Frank Chervan, Inc.
B. A. Mullican Lumber
B C Wood Products, Inc
J.E. Jones Lumber Company
Trus Joist MacMillan
Williamsburg Millwork Corp.
Dept. of Forestry
Morgan Lumber Company
Red Oak VA
Augusta Lumber Company
North Carolina Forestry Association
USDA FS - Jefferson Nat'l Forest
So. Lumber Manuf. Assn
Forest Park, GA
Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Assn.
USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station
Northeastern Research Station
Blacksburg Rescue Squad
Augusta Forestry Center
American Forest & Paper Assn.
Merillat Industries, Inc.
Coastal Lumber Company
Bruceton Mills, WV
Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc.
High Point, NC
Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation
Hardwood Manufacturers Association
Hardwood Forest Foundation
Nottoway Lumber Sales
College of Natural Resources, Va Tech
In addition to our co-sponsor and the generous monetary contributions of those on the previous list, the following specific gifts have been made:
Supplies for the wood sandwich event were donated by WoodTech Company, Bluefield, WV, and Dyno Overlays, Hayward, WI
Pulp fiber for the paper making was donated by Westvaco, Covington, VA
Laminated strand lumber apples were gifts to the teachers from TrusJoist MacMillan Corp., Boise, ID
Merillat Corporation, Atkins, VA donated various items as gifts to teachers and event prizes
Truax books were donated for each child and teacher by Stuart Flooring, Stuart, VA
Coloring books (2) were provided for each child and teacher by the USDA Forest Service, Roanoke, VA, and by the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, Forest Park, GA
a Forest Resource Fact Book was donated for each teacher by the Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association, Restin, VA
National Forest Products Week packets and recycling folders were donated for each teacher by the American Forest & Paper Association, Washington, DC
Environmental education packets were donated for each teacher by Westvaco Corp., Covington, VA
the book "History of Papermaking" was donated for each school by International Paper, Stuart, VA
eastern redcedar disks, maples cubes, TAPPI coloring pages, wood pencils, and bubbling bazookas were provided by the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products and the Virginia Forest Products Association
And, of course, a special thanks to the faculty members and students whose time, energy and ideas brought the show together!