Help Wanted: PBM seeks volunteers

Are you comfortable talking to students and community groups? Project Build Minnesota is looking for volunteers. While COVID-19 has changed how we do outreach, PBM is still reaching out to community groups. PBM is working with BestPrep, Minnesota-based nonprofit organization that provides educational programs to students in grades 4-12, to create video and livestream presentations. … Read more Help Wanted: PBM seeks volunteers

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

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

Celebrate National Golf Month with PBM

Come celebrate National Golf Month with Project Build Minnesota (PBM) Aug. 25 at Willingers Golf Club. Willingers Golf Club provides golfers with a challenging course with wetlands, water hazards, shapely bunkers, and a mature forest. While appreciating the golfing and the wonderful landscape, you will be supporting PBM’s mission to bring more young people into … Read more Celebrate National Golf Month with PBM

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