BYC Updates & Announcements, July 2019

BYC Updates & Announcements: Build Your Career has a few updates to announce: Last month BYC announced our inaugural “Ambassador of the Month,” Meghan Ketterman of Contract Construction.   We will now be announcing an “Ambassador of the Quarter” moving forward for the rest of 2019 and into 2020.  The quarters will run: *For more information on the BYC Ambassador of …

CAGC’s Dave Simpson Checks Off “Bucket List” Item Working for Young & McQueen Grading Company!

Carolinas AGC President & CEO, Dave Simpson, got to spend the day working at Young & McQueen Grading Company!  (Check out the video evidence here) The agenda for the day included Dave Simpson, and BYC Director, Tammy Ford, arriving at the Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) building site on June 5th after the Western District Luncheon held earlier that day. …

BYC & REEMERGE Host Reverse Career Fair in Columbia, SC!

In last month’s May BYC newsletter, Build Your Career announced an exciting new partnership with the REEMERGE prison reintegration program—a strategic solution geared toward providing educational and employment opportunities to formerly incarcerated individuals in the Midlands, South Carolina area (read the full article here).  The program is in direct partnership with SCWorks and is funded by a U.S. Department of …

Simpson’s “New Gig” Working Concrete for Wayne Brothers

Carolinas AGC President & CEO, Dave Simpson, got to spend the day working at Wayne Brothers!  (Check out the video evidence here) The agenda for the day included Dave and BYC Director, Tammy Ford, arriving bright and early at the WB Corporate office in Davidson, NC where they were both greeted by Keith Wayne, President & CEO of Wayne Brothers, …

BYC Contractors in the Classroom Profile: An Open Letter & Call to Action from the BYC Director!

The summer season is upon us and it’s time to enjoy being outdoors on the weekends with friends and family, sporting your flip flops, and relaxing with cool drinks at the end of our hot Southern days.  Now that school is out, it’s also the perfect opportunity to begin thinking about and planning your Contractors in the Classroom visits for …

BYC Needs a Raffle Sponsor For 2019 Summit Fundraiser!

BYC Needs a Raffle Sponsor for the 2019 CAGC Summit!                                           At this year’s 2019 CAGC Annual Summer Summit & Expo, Build Your Career will be conducting a raffle as a fundraiser.  We are selling raffle tickets to purchase for a 1-in-500 chance to win an 8-day, 7-night, all-inclusive, WITH AIRFARE, trip package for 2 to the luxurious Hacienda …

Support BYC, Win A 7-Night, All-Inclusive Trip To Mexico at the CAGC Summit!

Win a 7-night, all-inclusive trip for 2, with airfare and all food and beverage included, to the luxurious Hacienda Tres Rios in beautiful Riviera Maya, Mexico (trip valued at $7,000) at this year’s annual 2019 CAGC Summer Summit and Expo!  Build Your Career will be conducting a fundraising raffle during the Summit with all proceeds generated benefitting the Carolinas AGC Foundation’s …

The NEW BYC Ambassador Toolkits are Available!

At the recent CAGC Foundation’s Build Your Career Ambassador Summit meetings held earlier this month, the highly-anticipated toolkits and marketing resources were revealed. The new BYC toolkits contain a multitude of necessary resources designed to equip our volunteer Ambassadors with all the tools they need to successfully conduct construction-related outreach efforts in their local schools and communities. Contents of the …

BYC Launches Contractors in the Classroom

Recently the Carolinas AGC Foundation Build Your Career (BYC) workforce development initiative launched its “Contractors in the Classroom” program at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, SC in partnership with long-time CAGC member firm, Trident Construction. Contractors in the Classroom is a program designed to place our BYC Ambassadors directly in schools throughout the Carolinas region. The goal of …

BYC Hosts Springs 2019 Ambassador Summits

Earlier this month, the Carolinas AGC Foundation’s Build Your Career workforce development initiative hosted its Spring 2019 Ambassador Summit Series meetings. Meetings were held in Columbia, SC at Mashburn Construction and also in Raleigh, NC at the American Institute of Architects building. More than 60 CAGC Build Your Career (BYC) Ambassadors, our volunteer “boots on the ground” industry professionals, attended these meetings. …