“The kindness that Venture Construction Group has demonstrated to the military overall is a testament to the patriotic spirit that keeps our country strong,” says Elvis Nolasco, Commander for the rear detachment of Delta Company 1st Battalion 124th Infantry Regiment, Florida Army National Guard.
ORLANDO, Fla (PRWEB)
September 14, 2017
Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) wins Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association, Inc. (FRSA) S.T.A.R. Award for Community Service. S.T.A.R.—Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing is an annual awards program designed by FRSA to recognize members’ unique and outstanding projects completed in the state of Florida. Awards were presented at the 2017 S.T.A.R. Awards Dinner on June 23 at 6:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando. Leading contractor companies were recognized for unique projects completed in the state of Florida in six different categories: Low Slope, Steep Slope, Specialty Metal Fabrication and Installation, Sustainable, Community Service Project/Charity Roof, Unique/Miscellaneous.
The Community Service award entails non-profit roof installation that involved a whole or partial donation (minimum 50% free materials and/or labor). Through the Owens Corning’s national Roof Deployment Project in partnership with Support Our Troops®, VCGFL provided a 2,800 square feet amber shingle roof replacement to a disabled Army veteran in West Palm Beach. The U.S. Army disabled veteran had purchased his first home while deployed in Afghanistan. After enduring an IED explosion and returning back home, the veteran learned that his roof did not pass windstorm mitigation inspection, causing his mortgage and insurance premiums to double. The inspection initially passed when he purchased the home. VCGFL stepped in to get the veteran’s restoration work completed, free of charge.
“Throughout the installation of the roof, the Venture team was very descriptive on every detail of materials and process. This provided me with valuable knowledge needed to correctly assess and remediate problems in the future. The Venture team provided me with a better understanding of the steps needed to file an insurance claim with my insurance provider and potential…