To Celebrate October as Careers in Construction Month, BYC Announces Upcoming Cabarrus County “Touch-a-Truck” Event!

To Celebrate October as Careers in Construction Month, BYC Announces Upcoming Cabarrus County “Touch-a-Truck” Event! As Carolinas AGC  joins in with other states to recognize October as ”Careers in Construction” month, there are events and activities occurring all across the Carolinas geared toward promoting construction career awareness to students of all ages.  Build Your Career is proud to partner with …

BYC Sept ’19 “Spotlight Series” Member: Barnhill Contracting Company

BYC Sept ’19 “Spotlight Series” Member: Barnhill Contracting Company This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Barnhill Contracting, Carolinas AGC members since 1950.  Robert E. Barnhill, Sr. and R.W. Long founded Barnhill & Long Construction in 1949 using surplus army equipment and machinery purchased from the government after WWII.  In 1952, Robert Barnhill, Sr. purchased his partner’s stock and established …

BYC Sept ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Register Your Company for a Personalized Ambassador Orientation!

BYC Sept ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Register Your Company for a Personalized Ambassador Orientation! Now that summer is over and another school year is back in session, there’s no time like the present to begin participating in the BYC “Contractors in the Classroom” program!  Last month’s Workforce Windup newsletter included a “Quick Start Guide” on how BYC Ambassadors …

BYC Receives a Donation From the CFMA Charlotte Chapter

BYC Receives Generous Donation From the CFMA Charlotte Chapter On Thursday September 19, 2019, the Charlotte Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association hosted their 24th annual “Building a Better City” awards banquet.  At this year’s event, scholarships were awarded to ten deserving students pursuing construction-related degrees at local colleges.  CFMA presented scholarships to two Rowan Cabarrus Community College students …

BYC Aug ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: A Quick Start Guide

BYC Aug ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: A Quick Start Guide It’s hard to believe that our summer is almost over and school is already back in session.  Now that tomorrow’s workers are back in school today, there’s no time like the present to start planning your school and classroom visits as a BYC Ambassador! To make this process …

BYC “Spotlight Series,” August 2019: J.A. Croson

BYC Aug ’19 “Spotlight Series:” JA Croson This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on JA Croson, Carolinas AGC members since April 2019.  JA Croson was founded by Jim Croson in Columbus, OH in 1959 and established a Florida division in 1979.  The company is a family-owned and operated plumbing and HVAC specialty contracting firm and provides public, private and federal …

BYC Updates & Announcements, August 2019

BYC Updates& Announcements, August 2019: Build Your Career has a few updates to announce: In last month’s BYC newsletter dates to remember, we announced an upcoming “Apprenticeship 101 Workshop”  in late Fall of 2019.  However, we will be pushing these workshops out to February 2020 because we are inviting several other entities and constituents to partner in with us on …

Congrats to the BYC Raffle Trip to Mexico Winner, Ben Bishop of Sloan Construction!

Build Your Career held a fundraiser raffle at the 2019 Summer Summit where our attendees had the opportunity to purchase tickets to enter a raffle drawing for a chance to win a fabulous all-inclusive vacation package for two.  Up for grabs in the BYC fundraiser raffle as the prize was a fabulous 7-night, 8-day trip for 2 adults to the …

BYC “Spotlight Series,” July 2019: Triangle Grading & Paving

BYC “Spotlight Series,” July 2019: Triangle Grading & Paving This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Triangle Grading & Paving, Carolinas AGC members since 1991.  Triangle G & P, established in Burlington, NC in 1965, was founded by the late R.G. “Ronnie” Kirkpatrick and has operated under its corporate name since 1984. Triangle is a family-owned and operated complete site …

Contractors in the Classroom Profile: How You Can be a Champion for your Industry

My Fellow BYC Ambassadors and CAGC Members, The summer season is is quickly nearing its end and before we know it, school will be back in session. Now is the perfect time to begin planning your Contractors in the Classroom visits for the Fall 2019 school semester!  Over this past year, BYC has been building relationships with K-12 schools and …