Category: Weigand News

Electric Works – Preconstruction Conference


We’ve got a preconstruction think tank happening at WCI headquarters today! A full parking lot means a full training room of skilled professionals ready to make an impact on Fort Wayne – by putting their expertise to the test on the Electric Works project. ??⚡

Preparing Students for Success with Junior Achievement

One of the causes that we take great pride in supporting is Junior Achievement. Mike Miller, our Business Development Associate for the Michiana area, serves on the board for St. Joseph County and was invited to give his input on how Junior Achievement prepares students for success. Have a look and see what it’s all about!

Weigand Construction & Ash Brokerage – Inspiring Spaces

 


Making our client’s visions come to life. This is what we are about.

We love to showcase our clients and the great relationships we create throughout the process. Check out how we made this happen for Ash Brokerage in downtown Fort Wayne.

Habitat for Humanity of GFW – Service Day

Weigand employees were on hand at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne Fuller’s Landing, assisting with construction and painting. At Weigand Construction, our mission is to support the communities we live and work in. Weigand staff members are encouraged to make volunteer service a priority and each employee is given (2) full days of paid time off per year to volunteer for a 501(c)(3) of their choice.

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Global Leadership Summit 2017 – Leadership Lunch & Learn

Larry Weigand, Weigand Construction’s CEO, was a guest speaker at the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) 2017 at Ash Brokerage. GLS is a worldwide event where leaders from around the world share their experiences, inspirations, and lessons on personal and professional success and motivation. Local leaders from several different industries were invited on the 2017 panel.

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29th Annual Weigand Construction Duck Race to Benefit SCAN

2017 marked the 29th year for the Weigand Construction Duck Race to Benefit SCAN. Each plastic duck represents a raffle number and the top 25 ducks win cash and prizes. Proceeds from the event support SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) in its many programs that support the mission to protect children, prepare parents, strengthen families, and educate the community. This year’s race exceeded SCAN, Inc’s fundraising goals by raising $217,500.

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Building Contractors Association – Excellence in Construction Awards

Weigand Construction was awarded the Safety Excellence Award (General Contractor Over 10,000 Hours) at the Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana’s spring banquet awards. Superintendents Josh Kirchner and Don Lambert were also awarded Supervisor Safety Awards for their outstanding efforts in promoting safety throughout 2016.

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Weigand Construction was also an Excellence in Construction award winner on the Ash Skyline Project and for the work on The Golden and the Embassy Theatre.

Embassy Theatre – Marquee Gala presented by Weigand Construction

The Embassy Theatre held their Marquee Gala presented by Weigand Construction on Wednesday, March 29. This fundraising event, included dinner and an intimate concert with Broadway star Billy Porter. Guests were seated on the Embassy state as the acclaimed Tony and Grammy award-winning vocalist perfomed. The event was capped at 250 to retain the intimacy of the performance.

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Outstanding Philanthropic Business

Weigand Construction was honored as a nominee for “Outstanding Philanthropic Business” at the Association of Fundraising Professional’s National Philanthropy Day awards celebration. Pictured is CEO, Larry Weigand.

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Boys & Girls Club – Konstruction Kraze

Weigand Construction has partnered with Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne on a 4-week program for second and third grade students called, “Konstruction Kraze.” Students learn about the concepts of engineering, how machines work, problem solving and teamwork. Most recently, the students visited our in-progress Cityscape Flats project. The students got to tour the official job trailer and site after-hours, as well as a little hand-on experience with masonry and tools.

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