Florida construction company leads the way to fight for a cure for ALS in statewide campaign

BROWARD, Fla. – Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is proud to sponsor ALS Association Florida Chapter Broward Walk to Defeat ALS in Davie. The walk was held on April 14 and kicked off at 8:30 a.m. at Vista View Park. VCGFL staff members, family, friends and crew participated in the walk along with the community to raise funds and awareness for ALS research.

VCGFL is an award-winning construction and restoration company committed to giving back. VCGFL kicked off their annual ALS campaign and has sponsored numerous fundraisers throughout the state including the Miami-Dade Walk to Defeat ALS in Miami; the Southwest Florida Walk to Defeat ALS in Estero; the Palm Beach Walk to Defeat ALS in West Palm Beach; and the Broward Walk to Defeat ALS in Davie. In honor of ALS Awareness month, VCGFL is hosting a fundraiser for ALS with Kendra Scott in Mizner Park, Boca Raton on May 17 from 6-9 p.m. to raise funds for ALS. 20% of all sales will be donated to ALS Association Florida. Call 1-866-459-8351 for more details or visit www.VCGFL.com.

“The ALS Association is close to my heart. Having lost my father to ALS, we support the fight for a cure. Giving back is extremely important, and we are proud to support this incredible cause,” says Stephen Shanton, president and CEO of Venture Construction Group of Florida, founder of the Shanton ALS Foundation.

The ALS Association works to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy and strives to empower people with ALS and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. Funds raised through annual fundraisers support people living with ALS, in addition to ALS research aimed at finding treatments and a cure for the disease. The ALS Florida Chapter is one of more than 39 nationwide chapters providing free services and assistance for persons diagnosed with ALS, their families and caregivers. Learn more at www.alsafl.org.

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 holds leading industry awards including the 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, 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 ALS Association Florida Chapter
Established in 1987, The ALS Association Florida Chapter is fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on all fronts, or as we like to say, “Covering all the bases for people living with ALS in Florida.” We provide patient programs, advocate on behalf of patients with our government leaders, create awareness of the disease, and fund research. In addition, the Chapter provides financial support to our statewide multidisciplinary ALS clinics and research facilities, enabling them to increase patient care. Learn more at www.alsafl.org.

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