The mikeroweWORKS Foundation, in partnership with SkillsUSA, is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity for SkillsUSA members who have competed and placed first in their state association competition. Read More...
To raise scholarship money for skilled trades students, former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe has launched a new initiative through his mikeroweWorks Foundation called C.R.A.P., short for Collectibles Rare and Precious. As part of the new program, Rowe is auctioning off a number of dirty mementos he collected from his time hosting the show, including fossilized polar bear poop.
By: Chad Brooks
Business News Daily
After nearly a decade of hosting the popular television show “Dirty Jobs,” Mike Rowe has seen his fair share of “crap.” Now, he’s parlaying his reputation as a man who’s not afraid to get his hands dirty into charitable efforts aimed at raising scholarship money for skilled trades students. Read More...
Mike gives you a “Dirty Update” on the guys from the Dirty Jobs High Rise Window Washer episode. World Wide Window Cleaning’s donation gives you the opportunity to own the SRT mechanism that gave cameraman Troy Paff a close shave.
Signed by Mike and Dino Pertzoff owner of World Wide Window Cleaning
Mike Rowe signed certificate of authenticity is included.
UPDATE: SOLD $407! BIG thanks to Johnny for bidding and winning this great Dirty Jobs item!
The proceeds of selling Mike’s C.R.A.P. (Collectibles Rare and Precious) will benefit the mikeroweWORKS Foundation and help fund scholarships for those who take the time to learn a skill and master a trade.
Bid on eBay – HERE
By Lori Rotenberk
For 56-year-old Tammy Burnell, who lost everything she owned in the 2008 Iowa floods, it’s the freedom to stand in the verdant fields of Burnell Farms in Royston, Ga., and call out to the heavens — and know no one can hear her. Read More...
Bryan Walsh, TIME – interviews Michael Levi to find out the truth about environmental and energy changes and if we are really making any headway.
May 10, 2013
(TIME) — Michael Levi is my favorite energy wonk — and not just because we both had to endure waiting for hours in the cold outside the 2009 United Nations climate-change conference in Copenhagen. (Though he got in first.) Read More...
Due to circumstances beyond my control, this week’s episode of C.R.A.P. will not involve a video. Apologies. Instead, I will – against my better judgment – make this LA Kings towel available to the highest bidder. Perhaps it will bring them luck in tonight’s Game 7 playoff? Perhaps not.
UPDATE: SOLD $400! Big thanks to all who bid and congratulations to wwaring0329.
So I was in Springfield (Illinois) yesterday, and took a tour of a trade school called MTI. These guys have something like an 85% job placement rate for graduates, and I wanted to see what they were all about.
I’m glad I did.
Halfway through the tour, a group of guys approached me to say thanks. I didn’t know what they were talking about, but said “you’re welcome” anyway, because well … it’s polite. Read More...