May 18 2016
Preferred Materials was proud to sponsor a water station at the 10th Annual Miles for Moffitt event located at the University of South Florida campus in support of raising funds for Cancer Research at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. Preferred employees volunteered at the sponsored water station to pass out waters and cheer on 10K and 15K runners. The event was claimed to be an overwhelming success with a total of $573,000 raised.
May 14 2016
On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Angie McElroy, Chief Estimator for Preferred Materials Asphalt and Southeast Regional Director of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), led the 2016 NAWIC Southeast Region Forum over two days in Orlando, FL. …Read more
Sep 24 2014
In June, Oldcastle Materials employees in Odessa, Fla., joined by the OMG Environmental Best Practice Group, planted 2,500 flowers, trees and shrubs, resulting in a pollinator garden with more than 90 different species of native plants. This is the first wildlife habitat site by the Preferred Materials – Concrete Division as part of the 2014 Preferred Materials Wildlife Garden Project. The 8-acre site houses a ready-mix facility where 1-acre will be used for wildlife garden and outdoor learning space. …Read more