Lee BIA Builders Care names 2019 board of directors

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Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has announced its 2019 board of directors, led by president Dan Beiter, vice president P.J. Anzalone, treasurer Annette Nilles and secretary Justin Thibaut. Other members selected for the 2019 board include: Wendi Carroll, Phillip Ford, Frank Jenkins, Steve Krystyniak, Randy Leferink, Michael Reitmann, Nathan Ritter, …

Lee BIA Builders Care honors outstanding volunteers, partners during annual awards event

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Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted its annual awards event honoring several community partners and volunteers for their service and commitment to Southwest Florida’s needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners and their families. The 2018 awards include: Volunteer of the Year, presented to Trevor Taulman of Taulman Pest Control; Volunteer Company of the Year, awarded to Ferguson Enterprises; Outstanding …

Lee BIA Builders Care’s Burly Wine Experience raises over $125,000 for three deserving needy families in Lee County

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Lee BIA Builders Care recently hosted the food and wine fundraiser known as the “Burly Wine Experience,” bringing the building industry community together to raise money for three deserving needy families in Lee County. Over the course of the evening, $50,000 was raised in donations and services valued over $75,000 were donated from national homebuilder, Lennar Homes. As the nonprofit …

Lee BIA Builders Care’s 2nd Annual Charity Clay Shoot raises $34,000

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Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), raised more than $34,000 during its second annual Charity Clay Shoot on Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club in Punta Gorda. Funds raised will support Lee BIA Builders Care efforts to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled …

Lee BIA Builders Care welcomes Becky Swift as new executive director

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Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has announced the appointment of Becky Swift as its new executive director. In her new position, Swift will oversee Lee BIA Builders Care’s efforts to provide emergency construction services at no cost to homeowners who are elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged and cannot complete home …

Ferguson Enterprises donates $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care

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Ferguson Enterprises has generously donated more than $11,255 to Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). Funds were raised through its 10th annual golf tournament held at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, June 15. Funds will support Lee BIA Builders Care’s efforts to provide emergency repairs and construction services at no cost …

Lee BIA Builders Care to host 2nd Annual Charity Clay Shoot

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Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its 2nd Annual Charity Clay Shoot on Friday, Nov. 30 at Bermont Shooting Club, 40571 Bermont Road in Punta Gorda, where individual shooters and teams will navigate a 14-station course. Registration and check-in begins at 9 a.m., and the tournament starts at 10 a.m. …

11th Annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament Raises $20,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care

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The eleventh annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament hosted by the Lee Building Industry Association took place at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva on June 2 and raised $20,000.00 for Lee BIA Builders Care through the tournament’s live auction on Saturday evening. The donation will go toward the nonprofit’s efforts in providing emergency home repairs and construction services to those in need. …

Lee BIA Builders Care pushes to repair hurricane-damaged roofs, install A/C systems as summer approaches

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Every afternoon, when unbearable heat and drenching rainstorms curtail our outdoor activities, many of us retreat indoors to take cover and relax in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes. Not everyone in Southwest Florida has that luxury. Hurricane Irma damaged the roofs of many elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged residents, and they do not have adequate funds to repair or …

9th Annual BBQ, Bands & Brew nets $75,000 to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care

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The ninth annual BBQ, Bands and Brews fundraiser was a huge success, with the help of generous supporters in the local community. This year, Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), netted $75,000 from the ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event at Centennial Park on Sunday, April 8. Over 10,000 people attended …