Venture Construction Group of Florida Makes a Splash With ALS® CEO Soak Sponsorships | News
BOCA RATON, Florida., September 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — As the ALS Florida Association Chapter Premier Statewide Sponsor, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) sponsored a series of ALS CEO Soak events in Tampa, Jacksonville, Orlando, and davie. These corporate versions of the Ice Bucket Challenge incite leadership to get soaked while raising money for ALS. The events encourage local entrepreneurs to come together to raise funds and raise awareness for the fight against ALS.
“We are so grateful to companies like Venture Construction Group from Florida that give back and support our mission to find a cure for ALS. Thank you for raising awareness and being a leader in battle,” said Cal Brooks, vice president of development, ALS Association Florida division.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a deadly, progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. People with ALS often lose their ability to walk, talk, use their arms, and eventually breathe. With no known cause or cure, a person can expect to normally live 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.
“We are honored to support this incredible cause that continues to impact the lives of so many. Having lost my father to ALS, this organization means a lot to me. Giving back is extremely important, and we are committed to supporting research into healing and advancement of ALS treatments,” said Stephen Shanton, CEO and President of Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL).
According to a report by RTI International, an independent research organization, donations from the 2014 viral Ice Bucket Challenge have enabled the ALS Association to increase its annual funding for research around the world by 187 percent. The report noted significant scientific advances, expanded health care programs and increased investment in disease research by the federal government.
VCGFL, a fierce advocate for ALS research and finding a cure, sponsored the Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS in Orlando On 20th of March; the Broward Walk to beat ALS in davie On April 10; the Jacksonville Walk to beat ALS on April 17; the Sarasota Walk to beat ALS on April 24; the Greater Tampa Bay Walk to beat ALS on May 1; the ALS Ring of Honor Golf Classic in St. Augustine On May 10th; the Southwest Walk to beat ALS on 15 May; the CEO of Tampa Bay Enjoy 21st of May; the CEO of Orlando Enjoy 24th of June; the CEO of Jacksonville Enjoy! July 22; the CEO of South Florida Enjoy Dania Beach on August 26.
Upcoming sponsorship includes the virtual Hope & Health Symposium on September 18th; the Tallahassee Walk to beat ALS on Oct 16; the Miami Walk to beat ALS on Oct 30; the St. Augustine Walk to beat ALS on Nov 6; the Palm Beach Walk to beat ALS on Nov 13; the Gainesville Walk to beat ALS on November 20th; and the drive in Florida to beat ALS on December 4.
Read more, donate or participate on https://www.als.org/florida. Participate in your local ALS fundraiser. Virtual options are available.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Venture Construction Group, founded in 1998, Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovation, roofing, storm damage repair and 24/7 emergency services everywhere Florida, Puerto Rico, American virgin islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in residential, industrial and commercial projects, VCGFL assists homeowners, property managers, condominium boards, homeowners’ associations, association councils, hotels and corporate complexes with general contractor services, roofing, special construction, historic 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 property reconstruction after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes and hailstorms. VCGFL has won industry leading awards including Roofing Contractor Magazine’s “Top 100”; Better Business Bureau (BBB) Southeast Florida and Caribbean 2021 Torch Award for Ethics Finalist; 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, Construction Business Owner Award, 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 STAR 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 has 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 Review and Umpire Association (IAUA); National Association of Environmentally Responsible Mold Contractors (NAERMC); National Association of Home Builders (NAHB); National Association of Roofers (NRCA); NRCA Qualified Trainer; Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB); Restoration Industry Association (RIA). VCGFL is a registered contractor of the United States federal government and holds leading manufacturer certifications, including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor, and Duro-Last Certified Contractor. VCGFL credentials are vetted and screened by independent third-party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information, call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at: http://www.VCGFL.com.
About ALS Association Florida Chapter
Founded in 1987, the ALS Association Florida Chapter fights against Lou Gehrig’s Disease on all fronts, or as we like to say, “All bases for people living with ALS in FloridaWe 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 national multidisciplinary ALS clinics and research facilities, enabling them to increase patient numbers. care. More information on http://www.alsafl.org.
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