Archive by Year: 2015

PREFERRED JOINS PURPLE HEART HOMES IN VETERAN PROJECT

Sep 20 2015

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The Florida Panhandle of Preferred Materials Ready Mix is proud to announce its involvement in a new project with Purple Heart Homes.  Purple Heart Homes is a non-profit organization who helps find housing for disabled veterans. The veteran in this instance …Read more

PREFERRED MATERIALS RECEIVES INDUSTRY OF THE YEAR AWARD

Sep 4 2015

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On September 3rd, Preferred Materials received the Industry of the Year Award for Manufacturing – Category 2 (26+ employees) at the 2015 Pasco Economic Development Council Annual Banquet. More than 600 people gathered to recognize the Pasco County companies that have demonstrated exemplary growth in the 2014/2015 year. The 29th Annual Banquet was emceed by Tammie Fields, news anchor from WTSP 10 News. …Read more

PREFERRED MATERIALS NOW OFFERING LUNCH & LEARNS

Aug 31 2015

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Preferred Materials, Inc. is now offering “Lunch & Learns” to educate its customers and potential customers on its product line for both concrete and asphalt. Included with the product presentation is a guided plant t our, demonstrations made by Preferred’s Quality Control Technicians and Operations Department, complimentary lunch, and a Question & Answer Session. Attendance is complimentary, accommodations are made for small or large groups, and the programs are customized to meet each company’s specific interests. …Read more

PREFERRED MATERIALS MATCHES ACAF SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Jul 2 2015

From Left to Right: Greg Baier, Ashley Turner, Rick Jarvis, Melissa Jarvis, Michael Jarvis, Robert Spillman, and Nat Fisher.

From Left to Right: Greg Baier, Ashley Turner, Rick Jarvis, Melissa Jarvis, Michael Jarvis, Robert Spillman, and Nat Fisher.

On June 13, 2015, during the 58th Annual ACAF Convention at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida (ACAF) awarded Gulf High School senior, Michael Jarvis, with the Carroll Lance Memorial Scholarship (CLMS). The 2015 CLMS was available to any Florida resident that is a graduating high school senior in 2015 whose parent(s) or legal guardian is a member or is employed by a firm who is a member of the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida. Rick Jarvis, father of the scholarship recipient, has been a South Region Accountant with Preferred Materials, Inc. and a member of ACAF through Preferred since 2004. Honored to help, Preferred Materials used this opportunity to present Michael with a matching donation towards his education. …Read more

PREFERRED MATERIALS PARTNERS FOR WARRIORS

Jun 1 2015

From Left to Right: Stuart Bozeman, Matthew Masingill, Dozer (dog), Marcus McInarnay

From Left to Right: Stuart Bozeman, Matthew Masingill, Dozer (dog), Marcus McInarnay

Construction of K9’s For Warriors facility in Pondre Vedra began in mid-2014 and was the brainchild of Shari Duval whose son Brett returned from a 9-month deployment in Irag in 2005 showing signs of PTSD. K9’s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of military service post 9/11. Stuart Bozeman, Sr. Account Manager for Preferred Materials, was approached by Marcus McInarnay, President of Vallencourt Construction, and asked if we would like to participate by donating asphalt for the parking lot and entry road to the new facility. Of course, we were honored to help. …Read more