Project B.E.S.T. donates funds to United Way

Members of Project B.E.S.T. presented the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley with a check. Among those participating in the donation were, from left, Nick Karras, Karras Painting; Bengy Swanson, Ironworkers Local 549; Mike Carl, H.E. Neumann Co.; George Smolder, executive director of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley; Jessica Rine, associate director of the United Way; Ginny Favede, co-chair of Project B.E.S.T.; and Don Teichman, Cattrell Cos. Inc. — Contributed

Members of Project B.E.S.T. presented the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley with a check. Among those participating in the donation were, from left, Nick Karras, Karras Painting; Bengy Swanson, Ironworkers Local 549; Mike Carl, H.E. Neumann Co.; George Smolder, executive director of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley; Jessica Rine, associate director of the United Way; Ginny Favede, co-chair of Project B.E.S.T.; and Don Teichman, Cattrell Cos. Inc. — Contributed

WHEELING — Project B.E.S.T. has donated $2,500 to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley.

“Our organization receives numerous donation requests from wonderful organizations throughout our community,” said Ginny Favede, co-chair of Project B.E.S.T. “We wanted to consolidate our giving and partner with the United Way so they can distribute our resources to worthy organizations.”

“The United Way is always proud to partner with organizations like Project B.E.S.T.,” said Jessica Rine, associate director of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley. “Funds raised go to programs inside of local agencies focusing on the health, education and financial stability.”

Project B.E.S.T. is a consortium of more than 400 building contractors, the Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council and more than 6,000 building trades craftsmen and apprentices of the Upper Ohio Valley Building and Construction Trades Council. Project B.E.S.T. represents labor and management working together to promote and advance the construction industry in the Upper Ohio Valley.

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