Today Fetters Construction supports Elevatus Architecture and their efforts to eliminate child poverty…ONE RED NOSE AT A TIME!!
Fetters representatives attended the Made By Me Career Fair this month to show 300 junior and senior high school students in Allen County what the construction industry has to offer.
Donald Studebaker, a Fetters Construction Bricklayer, is part of the BAC 4 IN/KY Apprenticeship & Training Program in Fort Wayne. Donnie, as most people call him, participated in the 2018 State Apprentice Contest and took first place in the Apprentice 2nd Year Division for the Fort Wayne Chapter. All of the contestants from across the state of Indiana competed for cash prizes. Donnie and the other first place winners throughout the country will come together to compete at the Masonry Skills Challenge in Las Vegas 2019. Congrats Donnie!!
Here is a clip of Donnie during the competition: https://www.facebook.com/bac4apprenticeship/videos/885138281657979/?t=23
Dekalb County is sponsoring “Pink Out” May 17th for early detection and education for Breast Cancer. Multiple events will take place in Auburn this day including a band, parade, luncheons and more!
Classic City Cookies is donating ½ of all cookie order proceeds (orders are due by 5/11) and by eating at Mad Anthony’s in Auburn May 8th, 15% of your bill will also be donated to Dekalb County Pink Out.
Fetters Construction teamed up with 11 students from DeKalb High School to plan, design and construct a CanStruction project at the Glenbrook Mall. The theme for this year’s program is Generations and the students decided to display a hand holding an Ipod Generation 1, as they were assigned the decade beginning with the year 2000. Over 4,000 cans of food were used and they will all be donated to the Community Harvest Food Bank when the structure comes down Sunday April 29th. Many members of the Fetters Construction team helped on the project including; Tim Ehlerding, Samantha Dunn, Amber Souder, Austin Conrad, James Watson, George Mouchaham, and Denise DeMuyt.
Superintendents and Project Managers attended a Silica training from a Hilti representative at the Fetters Construction office. It is important to the entire team to understand and comply with the OSHA regulations.
Corporate Construction, Division of Fetters Construction recently completed a 3,400 square foot build-out for Salsa Grille. The new location is in Northeast Fort Wayne, Indiana off of St. Joe Center Road. The project began on August 1st and was completed in time for opening on December 13th.
Fetters Construction participated in a book drive with the Dekalb County United Way. Books were collected in the office lobby and then distributed to students in need in DeKalb County. The Fetters team was eager to make an impact on our local community and went above and beyond collecting for the book drive.
The Friday before Christmas, some of the Fetters Construction staff participated in an Ugly Sweater Competition. Food was brought in and fun was had! Though there was no "prize" for a winner, a few people claimed bragging rights.
Carl Swalls has joined the Fetters Construction team as our Safety Director. Carl has a Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Management from the ABET accredited program at Indiana State University. With over 15 years in the construction industry and ASP certification, Carl brings great experience and knowledge to the team. We are excited to have him with us!