BYC Trains Over 100 Ambassadors How to Conduct Virtual Construction Outreach at Recent Summits

BYC Trains Over 100 Ambassadors How to Conduct Virtual Construction Outreach at Recent Summits Build Your Career recently hosted our last of two virtual Ambassador Summit meetings for 2020.  Almost 100 BYC Ambassadors representing 42 Carolinas AGC member companies and over a dozen industry partners attended these online meetings to learn how they can continue safely and virtually promoting construction …

Virtual BYC Ambassador Summit a Huge Hit!

Recent BYC Virtual Ambassador Summit a Huge Hit! Earlier this month, the Carolinas AGC Foundation’s Build Your Career program hosted its first virtual Ambassador Summit meeting.  Almost fifty BYC Ambassadors attended this online meeting to learn how they can continue virtually promoting construction career awareness to Carolinas region K-12 students in response to COVID.  At this well-timed Summit meeting, BYC …

“Be Pro, Be Proud SC” Mobile Skilled Trades Workshop to Launch This Fall!

“Be Pro, Be Proud SC” Mobile Skilled Trades Workshop to Launch This Fall! Carolinas AGC  is proud to be the only commercial construction association involved in successfully pushing for state funding for a critical skilled trades initiative. It won’t be long before South Carolinians begin to see a tricked-out 18-wheeler that serves as a mobile skilled trades workshop, rolling down …

Congrats to Trident Construction, BYC “Ambassador Company of the Quarter” for Q1, 2020!

Congrats to Trident Construction, BYC “Ambassador Company of the Quarter” for Q1, 2020! Build Your Career is pleased to announce our Ambassador Company of the Quarter for Q1, 2020.  A hearty congratulations goes out to Trident Construction of Charleston, South Carolina—longstanding Carolinas AGC member since 1982.  Over the last two years, Trident has been a huge supporter of the BYC …

NAWIC Celebrates Women in Construction Week!

NAWIC Celebrates Women in Construction Week! The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is gearing up to celebrate Women in Construction Week, March 1st through March 7th, 2020.  The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as visible and viable components of the construction industry. WIC Week also provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the …

CAGC Members Pledge Nearly $123,000 at Convention to Support New BYC 50/50 Program!

CAGC Members Pledge Nearly $123,000 at Convention to Support New BYC 50/50 Program! At the recent Carolinas AGC Annual Convention in Aruba, our attending members enjoyed hot, sun-filled Caribbean days, cold island drinks, delicious local Aruban cuisine and a jam-packed, yet very entertaining, agenda.  We had much to celebrate in this tropical paradise—the 100th anniversary of CAGC, our prestigious 2019 …

Congrats to the BYC Biltmore Experience Raffle Winner, Mike Hall of Hall Contracting Corporation!

January 27, 2020:  Build Your Career recently held an end-of-year holiday fundraiser raffle online where our members and supporters had the opportunity to purchase tickets to enter a raffle drawing for a chance to win a fabulous customizable Biltmore experience valued at $1,550.  Up for grabs in the BYC holiday fundraiser raffle as the prize was a $1,250 gift card …

BYC Thanks Our Raffle Sponsor, D. R. Reynolds, Inc.!

BYC Thanks Our Raffle Sponsor, D.R. ReynoldsCompany, Inc.! Build Your Career would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our 2019 holiday fundraising raffle sponsor, long-time Carolinas AGC member D.R. Reynolds, Inc. of Star, North Carolina.  D.R. Reynolds has been a CAGC member since early 2001 and over the past year the company has been a major supporter of …

BYC Dec ’19 Contractors in the Classroom Profile: A Year in Review

BYC Dec ’19 Contractors in the Classroom Profile: A Year in Review The Build Your Career “Contractors in the Classroom” program is designed to place our BYC Ambassadors directly in schools throughout the Carolinas region. The goal of this program is to educate students, their parents and teachers on the many amazing benefits of pursuing a career in the construction …

Goosie Kennedy, PM with D.R. Reynolds, Urges More CAGC Members to Become Active BYC Ambassadors

Goosie Kennedy, PM with D.R. Reynolds, Inc., Urges More CAGC Members to Become Active BYC Ambassadors My name is Goosie Kennedy and I am a Project Manager with D.R. Reynolds, Inc.  I have been part of the Carolinas AGC for the past few years. 2019 was my first year taking part in the CAGC Young Leaders and I have enjoyed …