PBM is getting more social

Project Build Minnesota is getting a lot more social. PBM teamed up with Red Wing Shoes for their Labor Day campaign. The campaign goal was to re-focus the annual day off into a day dedicated to helping Americans find work and getting people back to work. With each post to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, viewers … Read more PBM is getting more social

Kusske Receives MUCA Scholarship

Minnesota Utility Contractors Association (MUCA) Awards and Scholarship Committee granted Nicholas Kusske a scholarship. It is one of four scholarships MUCA awarded in 2020 to students going into MUCA-related fields. Kusske headed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth to study mechanical engineering. He has been working in the field and in the ditches for the past … Read more Kusske Receives MUCA Scholarship

President’s Perspective September 2020

Often, I find in the world of nonprofits, we don’t take time to celebrate our victories. There’s just too much to do and immediately upon achieving one goal, we move to the next. With that in mind, I want to stop this month and celebrate our first-ever Project Build Minnesota golf fundraiser. It was an … Read more President’s Perspective September 2020

PBM’s First Golf Tournament A Success

Over 70 golfers representing a wide variety of contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and construction industry professionals participated in the first-ever Project Build Minnesota Annual Golf Tournament held Tuesday, August 25 at Willinger’s Golf Club. The event featured lunch sponsored by Robert Thompson Homes, beverage cart sponsored by Frattalone Companies, and dinner sponsored by Viking Demolition … Read more PBM’s First Golf Tournament A Success

Giebenhain Awarded MUCA Scholarship

Minnesota Utility Contractors Association (MUCA) Awards and Scholarship Committee granted Connor Giebenhain a scholarship. It is one of four scholarships MUCA awarded in 2020 to students going into MUCA-related fields. Connor plans on attending Central Lakes College’s heavy equipment operations and maintenance fast-track program. Connor graduated from Maple Lake High School with a 3.59 GPA … Read more Giebenhain Awarded MUCA Scholarship

Face To Face Offers Internship Program

Interested in helping to develop the next generation of professionals? Want to support a young person in building their career skills and planning for their future? Face to Face is looking for partners to serve as internship sites for a new Workforce Program. The Workforce Program specifically seeks to provide high-quality, 5-week paid internships, as … Read more Face To Face Offers Internship Program

August 2020 President’s Perspective

  Over the past several months, we’ve completed a number of critical initiatives here at Project Build and we wanted to share those. First, we’ve developed two virtual presentations that instructors can use in their classrooms to share information about careers in the industry. Thus, in spite of COVID-19, we still have an opportunity to … Read more August 2020 President’s Perspective

This is Our Moment

Earlier this month, Harvard announced that education this fall semester will take place entirely online, and the school will invite no more than 40% of its incoming freshmen to campus. Those students will not attend live classes, but will isolate in their single dormitory bedrooms and take all courses online. Despite this, the school will … Read more This is Our Moment

Thomas Albrightson receives MUCA scholarship

Thomas Albrightson was one of four students award a scholarship from Minnesota Utility Contractors Association (MUCA) Awards and Scholarship Committee. MUCA is a PBM supporter. The Baldwin-Woodville High School graduate will attend Iowa State University in the fall, majoring in construction engineering with a highway heavy emphasis. He plans on continuing to work for the … Read more Thomas Albrightson receives MUCA scholarship

Dalton Burns awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship

Dalton Burns, a Dakota County Technical College Construction Management student is one of the Housing First Minnesota and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship recipients. The groups gave out $16,000 in scholarship for 2020-2021 to help further their education and career goals within the residential home building industry. Between taking PLTW Construction Trades courses and … Read more Dalton Burns awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship