BIA Construction Team to be Recognized with Community Service Award

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina will be recognized with the REGAL Award for Community Service sponsored by the State Newspaper. “We are proud to have recognized industry members offering generous support of our community for the past 32 years and very pleased to recognize the BIA Construction Team for Camp Cole as the recipient of the 2020 REGAL Award for Community Service”, said Michelle Long representing The State Newspaper.
Camp Cole and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina have been working together to create a safe, accessible, and inspirational gathering place where groups can connect, share, encourage and shine.  Camp Cole is building a camp and retreat for children, teens, and adults with illnesses, disabilities, and life challenges.  The campus will be completely accessible for all abilities and equipped with a state of the art medical facility. With a large 40-acre campus on Garners Ferry Road, Camp Cole will be able to provide safe sleeping quarters for over 200 children and adults while still staying just 15.6 miles from Prisma Health Hospital- Midlands. 
Members of the BIA have been extremely valuable to Camp Cole in a vast variety of ways. Mark Hood, Michael Nieri and Eddie Yandle participate on Camp Cole’s Board providing deep knowledge and guidance in regards to the planning and construction of Camp Cole. 
Members of the Construction Team Providing labor and/or materials and services include Builders First Source, CS Exteriors, Capital Concrete Company, Clarks Termite and Pest Control, Cox and Dinkins Inc., Concrete Supply Company, Dominion Energy-Gas Sales,  84 Lumber, Echerer Painting Contractor, Inc., Fogle & Sons Electric,  Garden State Tile, Gateway Supply Company,  Great Southern Homes, Hood Construction, International Construction Services,  Joye Roofing, KB Kitchen & Bath Concepts,  Knights Redi Mix, L&W Supply,  Lending Path Mortgage, Lucas Insulation,  Piedmont Plumbers of Columbia, Rite Rug, Saluda Hill, Inc., Sherwin Williams, Spring Valley Air Conditioning, SRI Cutters Insulation, Stier Supply, Stonequarters, TEC Grills, US Brick, Watertight Systems, Inc., and others have provided in-kind services, sponsorships for events and volunteers.
 Many other Members of the BIA have provided financial support and each and every dollar donated is greatly appreciated.

“Camp Cole is deeply appreciative of the diversity of industries that participate in the Building Industry Association.  Their knowledge helps elevate our mission to provide a more accessible and safe place for our community” said Camp Cole Founder and Executive Director, Kelsey Carter.
Congratulations to all that are making this dream come true - The Members of the BIA Construction Team for Camp Cole.

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