Poettker Construction Company (Poettker) along with its business partners donated $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois (BBBS) from proceeds raised at the 2017 Poettker Construction Golf Classic “Building For Heroes”, which was held on July 28, 2017 at Governors Run Golf Course in Carlyle, Ill.
“We sincerely appreciate the support we received from our friends, business partners, sponsors and participants of this event! This annual event gives us a chance to give back to the community which we have been a part of for 37 years”, said Kevin Poettker, BBBS Board Member and Director of Business Development for Poettker Construction Company.
Proceeds from the tournament will be used to support BBBS’s mission to help children realize their potential and build their futures. Since 1980, BBBS of Southwestern Illinois has provided mentors for more than 500 youth facing adversity in Clinton, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters has a strong presence within the Southwestern Illinois community,” said Natalie Jablonski, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois. “We are honored to recognize our volunteer mentors and youth they serve through this generous ongoing partnership with Poettker Construction.”
To learn more about BBBS of Southwestern Illinois, visit www.bbbsil.org/<http://www.bbbsil.org/>.
Founded in 1980, Poettker Construction Company of Breese is a second generation family-owned business that focuses on building strong relationships while providing construction management, design-build, and general contracting services.
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Natalie Jablonski, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois, Kevin Poettker, BBBS Board Member and Director of Business Development for Poettker Construction Company