The New York Tri-State Chapter of the NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) awarded Jennifer Pawluk-Brodowski "Best Kitchen Design of 2015"
Her winning design, pictured below, incorporated Crystal Regent Cabinets with a Frosty White Finish. The builder on the project was Bill Stratton Building Company.
Jennifer was also the 2014 winner of "Best Bath Design of 2014".
Jennifer has a BFA from RIT with a Major in Interior Design and has nine years of design experience that includes custom cabinetry design, interior design and commercial design. You can contact Jennifer at Herrington's Hillsdale, NY Kitchen & Bath Design Center. She'll work with you to develop a beautiful design with form and function in mind so you can realize the kitchen or bath you've always wanted. 518.325.3131.
Herrington's Kitchen & Bath designers offer in-home consultation, the latest in quality cabinet construction and countertop options, 20/20 design drawings and more.
Ed Herrington, Inc. has been a member of the NKBA since 1993.
Tom Bartram named "2015 Lumber Person of the Year" by the Lumber Dealers Association of CT.
Tom Bartram began his career in the LBM industry after taking a part-time summer job in college, and he never looked back.
That initial part-time position at Community Lumber & Hardware in Lakeville, CT would be followed by a 42-year career in the industry. Today, Tom is the Lumber Dealer Association of Connecticut's 2015 Lumber Person of the Year...
...Tom's mentors include Mike Turnure, of Community Lumber & Hardware, and Ed Herrington of Ed Herington, Inc. Tom became a full-time employee at Community in May of 1976 and worked in store sales, as a branch manager, yard manager/dispatcher, and eventually in contractor sales... the company was purchased by Herrington's where Tom continued in contractor sales and eventually moved to his present position as an Architectural Representative and Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR)...
Tom says "I developed a strong work ethic from both of my parents. I enjoy working for an independent, family-owned business," ...
...Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Lowell Technological Institute (now UMass Lowell). Continuing as a student, he took the very first engineered lumber course provided by the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association. Other studies include building materials estimating and energy conservation courses.
"Take advantage of education, stay current and be knowledgeable, as competition is keener than ever" Tom says.
Tom is a life-long resident of Sharon, CT where he lives with his family. His achievements and milestones include serving as chief of the Sharon Fire Department from 1988-1991, presently serving as a Litchfield County Fire Coordinator, assisting eight local departments and serving as president of the Sharon Fire Department. He continues to be involved in fire department training as an instructor for the county fire school....
Giving back to the community is one of Tom's passions. He currently serves on the Town of Sharon Board of Finance and was a town selectman during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Tom presently serves on the Salisbury-Sharon Resource Recovery Authority, providing joint municipal solid waste and recycling services for the two towns. Other areas of Tom's service include sitting on the Sharon Day Care Board of Directors and serving as a trustee at St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church.
Says Tom " I am grateful for all those who have helped me personally and professionally along the way and I hope I can do the same for those that follow."
Thanks to Donna Berger, Event Coordinator of the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association for use of this article. Ed Herrington, Inc. has been a NRLA member since 1966.