Construction companies help raise funds for enhanced living conditions
MIAMI Fla.— As a long-time supporter of homeowner advocacy, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), VCG International (VCGI), and VCG Consulting (VCGC) sponsored the Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade Fishing Tournament on June 1. The tournament started at 5:30 a.m. with weigh-ins starting at 4 p.m. Over 20 boats participated and the event raised over $34,100. Rebuilding Together relies on volunteers and donations to be successful. The Rebuilding Together Fishing Tournament continues to grow each year and over the past 9 years they have raised over $128,130 in contributions.
With the support of local businesses, residents, and corporate sponsors, Rebuilding Together repairs homes, revitalizes communities, and helps rebuild lives. The charity also eliminates unsafe and deplorable living conditions for low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly, veterans, and those with disabilities.
“We are truly blessed to have so many supporters in the community like Venture companies. Venture’s support and sponsorship will help provide the ability to take care of many families in need,” says Stephanie Cochran, co-chair, Rebuilding Together.
Rebuilding Together started in 1973 with the simple act of neighbors helping neighbors. Rebuilding Together’s local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. The organization works with community partners to provide critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homes and community centers at no cost to service recipients. The impact extends beyond the individuals served, to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across the country.
“The work that Rebuilding Together does on a local and national level is truly amazing. Our team had a fantastic time at the tournament and we’re proud to be a sponsor,” says Sandra Lawson, director of operations, Venture Construction Group of Florida, VCG International, VCG Consulting.
VCGFL is a local leader in commercial and industrial construction, renovations, custom design, property management services, cleanups, storm damage restoration and emergency services. VCGI specializes in commercial and industrial construction, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the Bahamas and the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. VCGC specializes in 3rd party consulting and inspections. A major advocate for giving back, Venture companies sponsor numerous organizations throughout the year.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is a licensed general contractor and 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 commercial projects, VCGFL assists property management companies, condo associations, multi-family structures, hi-rises, retail/business plazas, government facilities, hotels and resorts with comprehensive general contractor services, restoration, mitigation, specialty construction, historical restoration, remodels, property repairs and rebuilds due to fire, flood, water, wind, hail, and hurricane damage. VCGFL holds leading industry awards including the Roofing Alliance MVP Award, Coatings Pro Contractor Award, Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40 Award, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. CEO Stephen Shanton is a proud member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Naples, Orlando, Panama City Beach, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. 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. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
About VCG International
VCG International (VCGI) is a global leader in commercial and industrial construction, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the Bahamas and the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. With over 30 years of experience and the world’s leading industry accreditations, VCGI leads the way in best practices throughout the globe. Learn more at www.VCGInternational.com.
About VCG Consulting
With over 25 years of experience in construction, restoration, and large scale claims, VCG Consulting (VCGC) provides expert consulting services to businesses throughout the nation. Specialties include 3rd party inspections, property damage inspections, and construction and restoration assessments. Learn more at 1-866-459-8351.
About Rebuilding Together
For over 25 years, Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade (RTMD) has provided home repair and modification services for Miami-Dade county’s most vulnerable homeowners. As the only local organization addressing this particular need, we have built the expertise and infrastructure to tackle critical home repairs; securing safe and healthy housing for those most in need. Since inception, RTMD has rehabbed over 800 homes and donated over 9 million dollars in market value work to the community. Learn more at www.RebuildingTogetherMiami.org.
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