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Owen-Ames-Kimball’s Steven G. Richards named president of the Lee Building Industry Association

2016-11-08T15:00:39-04:00December 13th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company (O-A-K) announces that vice president Steven G. Richards has been elected president of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA) for the year 2013. The Lee BIA is comprised of more than 300 area builders, contractors, designers and industry businesses. Previously, Richards served as first vice president and on its board of directors. [...]

Local company provides free service to local family in need

2016-11-08T15:01:18-04:00July 27th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

John Penna, 57, has suffered with colon cancer since the early 1990s. Most recently, John has developed a major bacterial infection caused by the extreme heat within his home. Despite his struggles, Penna maintained his construction business up until a few years ago. His health and mobility continued to worsen and the heat was contributing [...]

Builders Care reaches $1 million milestone with launch of latest renovation project

2016-11-08T15:01:19-04:00June 7th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

A massive home renovation for an elderly woman living in Dunbar will begin next week as volunteers with the Lee Building Industry Association’s Builders Care launch their largest project of 2010. The project marks a milestone for the nonprofit – providing $1 million in services since its inception in 2006. The group has provided 52 [...]

BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser raises more than $15,000 for Builders Care

2016-11-08T15:01:22-04:00April 29th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $15,000 at its first annual BBQ, Bands and Brew event last weekend at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The monies generated from the event will be used to further the organization’s mission of providing emergency construction services [...]

Local builders provide free ramp to Lehigh Acres couple in need

2016-11-08T15:01:22-04:00April 12th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Betty Lamy, 71, has several medical issues leaving her bed ridden and wheelchair bound. Her husband and partner of more than 50 years, Charles, is her full-time caregiver. Charles had to carry his wife to the car in order to get her to and from doctor’s appointments. On April 8, volunteers sponsored by Builders Care, [...]