The Tile Council of America Inc. (TCA) and its members participated in a special tiling project for Give Kids the World (GKTW) during Coverings 2003 in Orlando.
TCA members Interstyle Ceramic and Glass Ltd., Burnaby, British Columbia; Michelle Griffoul Studios Inc., Buellton, Calif.; Oceanside Glasstile Co., Carlsbad, Calif.; and United States Ceramic Tile Co. -- Laufen Ceramic Tile, East Sparta, Ohio and Tulsa, Okla.; designed, manufactured and donated colorful tile for concrete benches and planters. Laticrete International Inc., Bethany, Conn., another TCA member, donated installation materials, while the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation arranged for installation tools.
Installers Michael Byrne, Scott Fleming and Scott Brothers donated time to set tile on two planters and two benches that were donated to GKTW. The non-profit organization aids children with life-threatening illnesses to visit one of Orlando's world-famous attractions.