In recognition of his generosity and service, Advanced Roofing Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, received the ninth annual CNA / NRCA Community Involvement Award sponsored by the National Roofing Contractors Association and CNA, one of the largest US commercial real estate Accident insurance company.
The award recognizes non-profit work by NRCA contractors.
Advanced Roofing was recognized for its community service efforts relating to Enterprise Palm Beach Inc., Delray Beach, Florida for the Bahamas Strong Foundation. The foundation was established after Hurricane Dorian hit the islands in September 2019, causing $ 3.4 billion in damage and leaving 70,000 people homeless. Rob Kornahrens, President and CEO of Advanced Roofing, coordinated the repair of 30 homes in the Bahamas in 2020 and raised more than $ 500,000.
CNA awarded Advanced Roofing with US $ 7,500 given to Enterprise Palm Beach for the Bahamas Strong Foundation. Additionally, NRCA donated the proceeds from the sale on Cyber Monday November 2020 to Enterprise Palm Beach for the Bahamas Strong Foundation.
In addition, runner-up Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, California, received $ 5,000 in support of the American Red Cross – Southern California Area, San Diego. When 19,000 blood donation drives in the US were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Antis Roofing & Waterproofing made sanitary office space available on the Antis campus to host a series of blood donation drives. Since April 2020, Antis Roofing & Waterproofing has carried out 19 blood donation drives with 491 donors and 449 units of blood collected to save 1,347 lives.
The third place winner was Celoseal Roofing Inc., Orange, Calif., For their work with Amp’d on Life, an online community that provides people with limb loss or limb disparity resources to help them reach their full potential. Celoseal Roofing donated $ 45,000 to Amp’d on Life for launching events and helping design the website, internet service, and computer hardware. CNA has awarded Celoseal Roofing $ 2,500 to charity.
In addition, Central Roofing Co., Minneapolis was the winner of the People’s Choice Award, selected through online public voting on the NRCA website. Central Roofing received $ 1,500 for working with Fraser.
The awards were presented on March 5th during the virtual ceremony of the NRCA Industry Awards.
Further information is available at www.nrca.net.