The ninth annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Lee Building Industry Association took place at the Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral the weekend of May 6-7 and raised a record of $14,234.46 for Builders Care during the live auction held in conjunction with the tournament. The donation will go toward the nonprofit’s efforts in providing emergency repairs and construction services to those in need.
The tournament saw 237 registered anglers on 70 boats competing for cash prizes. First place prize of $5,000 was awarded to Team Titos (Mitch Williamson, Kyle Potts, Michael Williamson and Christopher Magnano), second place prize of $3,000 was awarded to Team Better Buildings (Eric Carstensen, Mike Carstensen and Miles Meredith) and third place prize of $2,000 was awarded to Team Entegra Roofing (Dustin Parker, Brent Ferguson and Cliff Utt).
Sponsors and partners of the Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament include: Five County Insurance, Builders Insurance Group, Better Buildings Inc., Cape Coral Plumbing Inc., Wayne Wiles Floor Coverings, Minto, Harbourside Custom Homes, Boatmaster, Mohawk, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Haines, Shoreline Flooring Supplies, Stevens Construction, Sulf Tile, Wallace International Trucks, Argos, FineMark National Bank & Trust, Entegra Roof Tile, Daltile, Raymond Building Supply, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, SC Custom Homes LLC, Lee Mar, Barraco and Associates Inc., Southern Premier Realty, Coastal Building Materials, Hooters, Nervermind Awesome Bar & Eatery, Bass Pro Shops, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Wicked Dolphin, Suncoast Beverage Sales, Lydon’s Bricks & Stones Inc., Service Painting of Florida, Shaw Floors, International Wholesale Tile LLC, Cape Pool Construction Inc., Dream Weaver, Juniper Landscaping, NAC Applied Construction Products and Southern Soffit, Inc.,
About Builders Care
Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $3.8 Million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Certified Building Partners include Stock Development and Minto Communities. Major supporters include Cape Coral Plumbing, Ferguson Enterprises, Nilles Design Group, Priority Marketing of Southwest Florida, Sunset Air and The Aubuchon Team of Companies. Builders Care is headquartered at the Lee BIA offices at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Suite 118 in Fort Myers. The Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net ) is a 50-year-old association affiliated with National Home Builders Association and Florida Home Builders Association to serve the local building and related industries to strengthen our community by advancing a professional building industry through advocacy, education and services. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org, or to the Builders Care general fund at BB&T Page Field branch at 4959 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.