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Central Region Green Team Runs in Rescue Run 5K

Apr 6 2017


The Central Region Green Team recently participated in the Rescue Run Corporate 5K in Sanford, FL. For the third consecutive year, they served as a Gold Sponsor benefiting the Rescue Outreach Mission which serves the local homeless population. Five employees / family members from PMI and CYD finished in the top 15 of their category!

Preferred Materials Participates in NAWIC Forum

Apr 4 2017


Last Friday, Preferred Materials celebrated women in construction at the NAWIC Southwest Region Forum as a Platinum Sponsor with Angie McElroy (Chief Estimator and NAWIC Southeast Region Director), along with Chris Bradley (PMI HR Director) and Erin Zimmet (PMI VP of HR).

Southwest Florida Green Team Supports Food Bank

Mar 15 2017


The Southwest Florida Green Team held a food drive to donate dried and canned foods to the Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort Myers, FL! Last year, the team donated 264lbs. This year, the team nearly tripled that amount by donating 838lbs!

Southwest Green Team Donates to Children’s Hospital

Oct 5 2016



On October 5, 2016 The Preferred Materials South West Region Green Team delivered five Chad’s Brackets wagons on behalf of CRH and Oldcastle Materials to Golisano Children’s Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida. The team met with Child Life Specialist for General Pediatrics and Pediatric Intensive Care, Karlie Colwell, and patients.

Colwell said everyone at the hospital was very happy about getting the five wagons with the IV poles. The wagons will be used throughout the hospital for young patients in general pediatrics, pediatric intensive care, pediatric surgery, and pediatric hematology/oncology.

Green Team Captain, Erica Mejia, explained that everyone in the hospital was thankful for Preferred’s generosity and kindness. She said “It is a blessing and a privilege to have the support from my company to make a positive change in someone’s life, and to make a difference in this world”.

Special thanks to Preferred Employees Lorenzo Irving, Robert Pender, David Lantrip and Erica Mejia for proudly representing Preferred and Oldcastle Materials!

Preferred’s Melbourne, FL Asphalt Plant Re-Opens

Jun 25 2016

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Preferred’s asphalt plant in Melbourne, FL, re-opened for business in June 2016; a full month ahead of schedule. Located in Central Brevard County, the plant had been idle since 2011. …Read more