Bring STEM to Life - Go Red for Women

| June 18, 2019

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Each year, the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women movement presents Bring STEM to Life, which is aimed at empowering high school girls to explore continued education and careers in the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics.

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Taco Comfort Solutions

Taco Comfort Solutions is a third generation, family-owned American manufacturer of high quality, high-efficiency heating, cooling, plumbing, and irrigation products. Headquartered in Cranston, RI, Taco is global in scope with manufacturing facilities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Ontario, Vietnam, and Italy. Its skilled employees produce precision pumps, valves and controls, air-dirt separators.

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Taco Comfort Solutions

Taco Comfort Solutions is a third generation, family-owned American manufacturer of high quality, high-efficiency heating, cooling, plumbing, and irrigation products. Headquartered in Cranston, RI, Taco is global in scope with manufacturing facilities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Ontario, Vietnam, and Italy. Its skilled employees produce precision pumps, valves and controls, air-dirt separators.

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