Proceeds benefit ALS Association Florida Chapter
BOCA RATON, FL– Stephen Shanton, president of Venture Construction Group, hosts a holiday sale event with Kendra Scott to raise money for ALS research. The Kendra Gives Back Party takes place on Dec.10 from 6-9 p.m. at Kendra Scott, Mizner Park at 411 Plaza Real, Boca Raton 33432. The event is open to the public. The Kendra Gives Back Party will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to the ALS Association Florida Chapter on behalf of Shanton. For more information, please call 1-866-459-8351.
“The ALS Association leads the way in research, care services, public education and public policy—giving hope and help to those facing ALS,” said Kim Hanna, executive director of the ALS Association Florida Chapter. “We could not serve our patients and families in Florida to the extent that we do without the help and support of our sponsors like Venture Construction Group of Florida.”
ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that progressively paralyzes its victims, attacking nerve cells and pathways in the brain or spinal cord. Patients are robbed of the ability to walk, eat, speak, and eventually breathe. Upon diagnosis, patients are given just two to five years to live. ALS can strike anyone at any time, and although there is no known cure, recent scientific breakthroughs provide hope for the future. Military veterans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ALS. The connection is currently unknown.
“We really love getting involved in the community, and creating these partnerships to expand awareness and outreach to the masses, while raising funds for charities like ALS,” says Stephen Shanton, president of Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Giving back to philanthropic charities and helping others is an integral part of the company’s mission. In addition to providing construction, renovation and restoration services nationwide, Venture Construction Group of Florida helps property owners recover quickly after storm events such as hail, tornadoes, hurricanes, wind, fire and flood. Venture Construction Group of Florida has sponsored and donated tens of thousands of dollars to numerous charities and community events throughout the state. In 2015, company sponsorships include the Little Black Dress event for Friends in Pink in Stuart to raise breast cancer awareness, Hurricane and Storm Damage Awareness seminar in Stuart; Walk to Defeat ALS in West Palm Beach; the ARC of Martin County Hurricane Stock Up Party in Stuart; the Jrc Foundation Golf Tournament to Benefit SafeSpace in Palm City; the ARC of Martin County Fishing Tournament in Stuart and throughout the St. Lucie, Jupiter, Palm Beach inlets; the Walk to Defeat ALS in Miami-Dade County;
and the Ride to Defeat ALS in Tampa.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Venture Construction Group of Florida is a leader in residential and commercial construction, renovations, insurance restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the state of Florida. We are a full-service general contractor and assist residential and commercial property owners with all of your construction and restoration needs. Operational excellence is our mission in every project we undertake, and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service. Venture Construction Group of Florida is proud to be an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center preferred contractor, a certified contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council, and a member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors. Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida services commercial and residential properties throughout the state. For more information call 866-459- 8351 or visit us online at www.vcgfl.com.
About The ALS Association Florida Chapter
The ALS Association Florida Chapter offers care to ALS patients living in Florida and funds research to find the cause and cure for ALS. We are part of a nationwide network of local chapters with the same vision – a world without ALS. Through care, advocacy, research, education and support, we work to empower those with ALS to live fuller lives. Every year, we invest millions of dollars in research conducted by the best and brightest scientists in the world. As the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS, we give help and hope to those facing a devastating disease. For more information, visit www.ALSAFL.org.
About Kendra Scott
Kendra Scott is a leading fashion accessories brand sold at premiere retailers including Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and over 600 specialty boutiques worldwide. The brand boasts a thriving web business and 38 namesake stores across the country. You may have seen us in leading fashion publications like InStyle, Glamour, Marie Claire, and WWD. We have also become a favorite of Hollywood starlets such as Selena Gomez, Brooklyn Decker, Taylor Swift and Jessica Alba, to name a few. Everything Kendra Scott does emphasizes three pillars – Fashion, Family & Philanthropy. In the past 12 months, the company donated $1M and 50,000 pieces of jewelry while working with over 1,000 local and national organizations. What Matters to You, Matters to Us. Learn more at www.KendraScott.com.
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