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

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 Partners of the Year, recognizing Ad-Ler Roofing and Thread Source; Contributor of the Year, presented to HONC Industries; President’s Special Recognition Award, awarded to Mike Dannenhauer; and the Presidential Award, recognizing 2018 board president Dan Beiter.

“Whether they’ve helped build a wheelchair ramp, fund a life-changing project, or volunteer at a fundraising event, our community partners and volunteers go above and beyond to make Lee BIA Builders Care and our mission possible,” said Becky Swift, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. “These individuals and companies truly exemplify the meaning behind “Builders Care,” and we are so grateful for this year’s honorees and all of our valued partners for their selfless support and passion for our community.”

Becky Swift, Mandi Wray, Dan Beiter and Trevor Taulman, Volunteer of the Year
Ferguson Enterprises 2018 Volunteer Company of the Year. From left to right: P.J. Anzalone of Ferguson Enterprises, Becky Swift, Mandi Wray, Dan Beiter, Chuck Thornton of Ferguson Enterprises.
Ad-Ler Roofing and Thread Source were recognized as Lee BIA Builders Care’s Outstanding Partners of the Year. From left to right: Becky Swift, Mandi Wray, Gloria Gropelli of Ad-Ler Roofing, Dan Beiter.
Becky Swift, Dan Beiter and Mandi Wray with Steve Honc to present HONC Industries with the 2018 Contributor of the Year Award.
Dan Beiter presents Mike Dannenhauer with the 2018 President’s Special Recognition Award.
Dan Beiter receives the 2018 Presidential Award. From left to right: Lee Building Industry Association board president Richard Durling, Dan Beiter, Becky Swift, Mandi Wray.




















About Lee BIA Builders Care

Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA). The mission of Lee BIA Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.5 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. Builders Care and the Lee BIA are headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. The Lee Building Industry Association (www.BIA.net) is a 64-year-old association affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and Florida Home Builders Association that serves to promote, protect and preserve homeownership, private property rights and affordable housing by advocating for balanced laws, regulation and fees through member education and outreach. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.