Leading Local Construction Company Supports Local Youth Group Athletics
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. — Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) sponsored the “Frank Gervin Memorial Boxing Show” held by the Marco Island Boxing Club (MIBC). The first match was held Jan. 28 at the JW Marriott in Marco Island. Event proceeds benefitted the MBIC Youth Group. The MBIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhance the future of the youth through sport and the art of Olympic Style Boxing.
The annual “Frank Gervin Memorial Boxing Show” draws amateur boxers from all over the world. Featured participants included boxers from Ireland, Florida and New Jersey. Each year, a trophy is presented to one boxer in honor of Frank Gervin. The event included bagpipes, opening National Anthem sung by Mary Jo Worley O’Regan, a variety of boxing matches of various age and weight classes including a female round, and a silent auction featuring sports memorabilia.
“We are honored to sponsor this exciting event. It is so important to support our youth and our communities,” says Stephen Shanton, founder and CEO of Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Through annual fundraising events and the support of the community, MIBC promotes the sport of amateur boxing and provides an opportunity for the youth of Marco Island to enhance their life skills. MIBC provides youth boxing programs for males and females ages 8-16. Full training includes proper stance and defensive drills, jumping rope, shadow boxing, running and mitt work which involves learning punch combinations and slipping, ducking and pivoting.
“This was by far our best show. I am overwhelmed by the support of our great sponsors and volunteers who made this such a success,” says Rich Stoltenborg, coach and president of Marco Island Boxing Club.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels and business complexes with general contractor services, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. VCGFL won the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, and is the proud recipient of the FRSA S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
About the Marco Island Boxing Club
The Marco Island Boxing Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhance the future of the youth of Marco Island through the art of Olympic Style Boxing by providing the participants exercise, character development, self-discipline, self-confidence, structure, work ethic and friendships, and to achieve competitive excellence. To support amateur boxing and promote and grow the sport of boxing in the US by competing in local, state, regional, national and international competitions. Learn more at www.MarcoIslandBoxingClub.com.
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