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 …

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 …

state utility contractors hosts 4th annual equipment rodeo

Long-time Carolinas AGC member, State Utility Contractors of Monroe, NC hosted their 4th Annual Equipment Rodeo held out at Porter Ridge HS in Union County on Tuesday, 05/07/19, from 8:20am-3pm.  Several Union County schools participated in the event, with over 100 students attending.  Groups of students visited heavy equipment stations where they had the opportunity to operate Bobcat mini excavators …

byc spotlight series contract construction

This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Contract Construction, Carolinas AGC members since 1994.  Contract was founded in Ballentine, SC in 1984 and provides construction services throughout the state, with offices in the Midlands, Upstate and Lowcountry areas in South Carolina.  Since it was founded, Contract has been deeply involved in countless community-based outreach initiatives geared toward promoting construction career …

byc re emerge sc works partner to find sc jobs for the formerly incarcerated

Build Your Career is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with REEMERGE, a Midlands, SC area reintegration and employment placement program for the formerly incarcerated, in direct affiliation with SC Works with grant funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce. REEMERGE is a 6 – 12 month comprehensive reintegration program that uses coaching and mentoring, education, employment and entrepreneurship to assist individuals …

contractors in the classroom profile d.r. reynolds company inc

Long-time CAGC member, D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc., is dedicated to promoting construction career awareness to local high school students and helping solve the labor shortage crisis!  Goosie Kennedy, Project Manager at D.R. Reynolds and recent addition to the growing team of Build Your Career Ambassadors, recently participated in the BYC “Contractors in the Classroom” program at Uwharrie Charter Academy (UCA) …

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 …