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Jim Fitterling 2020 Honorary Chair

ABC Cares Hosts 35th Annual Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish® Foundation MIDLAND, Mich., March 12, 2020 – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Greater Michigan Chapter, is pleased to welcome chief executive officer of Dow, Jim Fitterling, as this year’s honorary chair for the ABC Cares fundraiser supporting Make-A-Wish® Foundation. The April 17th, 2020, event is open to […]

New Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter Board of Directors Member

Lansing Michigan, February 2020 – Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter (ABC/GMC), announces new Board of Directors member Mike Tenniswood from American Plumbing! Mike started his plumbing career at the age of 18 by assisting in the prefab warehouse and sweeping floors. Over the next 20 years, Mike obtained his Masters & Contractors Plumbing […]

ABCGMC Appoints New Leadership to Board of Directors

Midland, January 2020 – Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter (ABC), announces new Board of Directors leadership for 2020. The incoming offers are as follows:Chairman – Ken Misiewicz, Pleune Service CompanyVice Chairman – Shawn Pnacek, Great Lakes Bay ConstructionSecretary – Brian Stadler, Wolgast CorporationTreasurer – Mike Laundra, Alloy Construction Service, Inc.Immediate Past Chairman – […]

Associated Builders and Contractors Celebrate At Founders Dinner.

Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Celebrates Trifecta of Wins and Member Anniversaries At Founders Dinner. Midland, Michigan, November 2019 – ABC Greater Michigan Chapter held its annual Founders Dinner on November 1st at the H Hotel.    ABC Greater Michigan Chapter honored 5 critical people as the “Champions of ABC’s Trifecta” who received a […]

NLRB Advice Memo Recommends Exterminating “Scabby the Rat,”

In good news for merit shops, the General Counsel’s office of the National Labor Relations Board (the “NLRB” or the “Board”) released an Advice Memorandum on May 14, 2019 that may signal the approaching extermination of “Scabby the Rat.” The National Labor Relations Act (the “NLRA”) prohibits a union from threatening, coercing, or restraining others […]

2019 ABCGMC Honors Members at Awards Dinner.

Freeland, Michigan, September 2019 –ABC Greater Michigan Chapter held its annual awards presentation event on Thursday, September 12th at Apple Mountain in Freeland, MI. Keynote speaker for the event was Associated Builders and Contractors National Chair of 2019, Tony Rader. Rader spoke of Workforce and stressed its importance which followed smoothly with the theme of […]

DEADLINE Extended to July 15 – Craft Professional of the Year

ABC Greater Michigan Chapter Members, We very excited to announce our first ever Craft Professional of the Year competition at the local level. ABC/GMC has assembled a panel of judges that will score each of the nominees in three categories; Overall Performance, Safety Performance, and Leadership Community and Industry Service. Nominations will be accepted until […]

ABCGMC Appoints New Board of Directors Chairman

Midland & Lansing Michigan, June 2019 – Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter (ABC/GMC), announces new Board of Directors leadership! Board members set an organization’s strategic direction by establishing policies and goals to guide the chief executive and other leadership in accordance with the bylaws of the organization. The votes are in and a […]

Get to Know – Blain Anderson

Associated Builders & Contractors’ Ambassadors act as the goodwill, public relations arm of ABC by reaching out to existing members to encourage participation at ABC events, support the organization by educating businesses on member benefits, give feedback to staff on the needs of members and assist at various events. We appreciate our ambassadors and the […]

Get to know – Steve Puvalowski

Associated Builders & Contractors’ Ambassadors act as the goodwill, public relations arm of ABC by reaching out to existing members to encourage participation at ABC events, support the organization by educating businesses on member benefits, give feedback to staff on the needs of members and assist at various events. We appreciate our ambassadors and the […]