Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 2010?

  • Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing 230,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince
  • Super Bowl XLIV; New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win their first super bowl
  • 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games, first ever Youth Olympics, officially starts in Singapore
  • The Winter Olympics are held in Vancouver, Canada

What was NIBA like?

  • Lightweight conveyor purchased for use in technical seminars
  • The first NIBA training materials were translated to Spanish; The Introductory Guide to Belting was the first, followed by the Heavyweight and Lightweight Training CDs
  • The Russ Agnes Memorial Scholarship debuted:  Four $1,000 scholarships were offered to employees and children of employees of NIBA member companies who made a difference in their communities, churches and schools

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