Expert Storm Damage Restoration Company Leads the Fight For a Cure to Beat ALS
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — To support those affected by ALS and their caregivers, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is proud to sponsor the Jacksonville Walk to Defeat ALS® event hosted by the ALS Association Florida Chapter. The vehicle parade was held on April 17 and started at 10 a.m. at at Seven Bridges Grille in Tinseltown. The event raised $234,284, reaching 78 percent of its $300,000 goal. The event is still accepting donations.
“We are grateful for sponsors like Venture Construction Group of Florida who make this possible, getting us closer to our ultimate goal and a world without ALS,” said Cal Brooks, vice president of development, ALS Association Florida chapter.
Money raised from annual ALS fundraisers supports people living with ALS and funds ALS research to find treatments and a cure for the disease. The ALS Florida chapter is one of more than 39 nationwide chapters providing comprehensive patient services and support to the ALS community. Through global research and nationwide advocacy, the ALS Association aims to empower people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives with compassionate care and support. Learn more or donate online at www.alsafl.org.
“We are committed to raise awareness of ALS and raise money for a cure. We are so grateful for the amazing work that the ALS Association is doing. We remain strong in the fight against ALS,” said Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL).
VCGFL is a renowned Florida restoration company dedicated to giving back to the community and is a recurrent supporter of the fight against ALS. Venture kicked off their annual ALS campaign earlier this year. Events include the Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS in Orlando on March 20; the Broward Walk to Defeat ALS in Davie on April 10; the Jacksonville Walk to Defeat ALS on April 17. As the premier statewide sponsor, VCGFL will also support upcoming events including the Sarasota Walk to Defeat ALS on April 24; the Greater Tampa Bay Walk to Defeat ALS on May 1; the ALS Ring of Honor Golf Classic in St. Augustine on May 10; the Southwest Walk to Defeat ALS on May 15; the Tampa Bay CEO Soak on May 21; the Orlando CEO Soak on June 24, the South Florida CEO Soak in Dania Beach on August 26. More events in the fall will be announced. Learn more, donate, or get involved at https://www.als.org/florida.
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 residential, industrial and commercial projects, VCGFL assists homeowners, property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels, and business complexes with general contractor services, roofing, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Naples, Panama City Beach, Orlando, 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 has earned leading industry awards including the Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA) Silver PRISM Award for Safety Team of the Year, GCBA Gold PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, GCBA Silver PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, Owens Corning Pinnacle Award for Safety, 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. Shanton is a certified member of the WindStorm Insurance Network™ and is a WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, and WIND Certified Fellow®. VCGFL carries advanced accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor and Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors. VCGFL is a proud member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA); Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA); Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA); Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA); National Association of Environmentally Responsible Mold Contractors (NAERMC); National Association of Home Builders (NAHB); National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA); NRCA Qualified Trainer; Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB); Restoration Industry Association (RIA). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading manufacturer 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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