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GulfShore Mustang Club makes donation to Lee BIA Builders Care

March 2, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Special to The Breeze

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The GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida has donated $5,822 to help the Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, provide free emergency repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners in Lee County.

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The GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida donated $5,822 to Lee BIA Builders Care. From left are, Annette Nilles, board president of the GulfShore Mustang Club; Dan Beiter, board president of Lee BIA Builders Care; Christi Pritchett, Lee BIA Builders Care executive director; and Michael Reitmann, Lee BIA Builders Care board member.

"We are proud to work with Lee BIA Builders Care by volunteering and fundraising in support of their help of our neighbors in need," said Annette Nilles, president of the GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida. "We are thrilled to grow our club and contribute a greater amount each year. We hope to continue this trend for years to come."

As GulfShore Mustang Club's largest annual contribution to Lee BIA Builders Care to date, the gift is a result of funds raised throughout the year at multiple events hosted and attended by the Club. Since 2014, the Club has donated more than $15,000 to Lee BIA Builders Care through these events and activities, and members also regularly serve as volunteers at a variety of Lee BIA Builders Care events.

GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida, founded in 1999 and chartered by the Mustang Club of America, is made up of Mustang enthusiasts of all types. The nearly 150 members share knowledge and appreciation of Mustangs through various activities including helping the community along the way.

About Lee BIA Builders Care

Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.5 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care enlists the volunteer services of Lee BIA members and leverages grants and donated materials to provide construction and remodeling services to qualified homeowners throughout Lee County. Builders Care and the Lee BIA are headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org, or to the Builders Care general fund at BB&T Page Field branch at 4959 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at Facebook.com/LeeBuilders Care or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.

 
 
 

 

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