GTA Construction Report staff writer
Some 130 Niagara Construction Association (NCA) members gathered at Club Roma on Sept. 16 for the association’s membership appreciation day.
Speakers included St. Catharines mayor Walter Sendzik, who described the Greater Niagara Region’s favorable construction outlook. Gary van Boldren, representing the Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA), reported on COCA’s commitment to lobbying the government.
“We were treated to some unbeatable weather, delicious food and of course fabulous company,” NCA general manager Karin Sheldrick reported in the association’s newsletter.
There were 12 booths from members promoting their businesses to their peers.
Bill Gascoigne from D.F. roofing won the grand prize draw, a $500 Fastek gift certificate, contributed by GTA Construction Report.
Other sponsors included: O’Hara Trucking & Excavating Inc., raffle sponsor; Club Roma, event sponsor; Business Development Bank of Canada, desert sponsor; and Performance Mercedes, lunch sponsor.
Sheldrick also reported that NCA members have raised $8,000 to support the Fort McMurray fire recovery effort.