St. Louis Construction News & Review: KWAME shares insight into Recreational Facility Projects

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St. Louis-based design and construction firms are prioritizing recreational facilities’ users to make sure that what they are creating aligns with the owners’ goal of mirroring the communities they serve.

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Kwame Building Group Hires Huzefa Jawadwala as a Construction Management Intern

ST. LOUIS, MO – Huzefa Jawadwala has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Construction Management Intern. Huzefa’s responsibilities include supporting scheduling, estimating and conceptual design for featured KWAME projects and conducting constructability and pay app reviews.

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KWAME staff complete the FOCUS St. Louis® Spring 2020 Emerging Leaders

Kwame Building Group team members Ashlee Cooksey and Michael Thompson are among just 33 young professionals to be selected for and graduate from the Spring 2020 FOCUS St. Louis® Emerging Leaders program.

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Kwame Building Group CEO named to the inaugural St. Louis Small Business Monthly Hall of Fame

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) CEO Tony Thompson has been named to the St. Louis Small Business Monthly Hall of Fame. The inaugural award honors the accomplishments of nine area executives who have made lifetime contributions to St. Louis business.

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The Kwame Foundation cancels annual golf tournament

  
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Images from 2019 Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament

Fundraising continues for first-generation, college-bound students

ST. LOUIS, MO — Because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Kwame Foundation has canceled its 17th annual golf tournament, which raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for scholarships for first-generation, college-bound students. The Kwame Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, is fundraising online so they can continue to help students. Donations can be made at www.kwamefoundation.org/donate 

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Kwame Building Group profiled for their work on the Washington State Convention Center Addition

Anthony Thompson

From the Washington State Convention Center Addition Website & Newsletter

Quality control is important for any large-scale job. When it comes to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project, which will create 6,000 jobs during construction, that project management assistance becomes even more critical. Luckily, Anthony Thompson and his team at KWAME Building Group are up to the task.

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St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium Workforce Construction Update

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As part of the construction of the new St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium and district, the ownership group is committed to engaging the community and creating opportunities for minority-owned businesses in St. Louis and the surrounding area.

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Kwame Building Group Hires Courtney Prentiss as a Construction Management Intern

ST. LOUIS, MO – Courtney Prentiss has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Construction Management Intern. Prentiss’ responsibilities include assisting the construction project manager on project responsibilities, including scheduling, cost estimating and other aspects of project performance.

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Bill Smothers Joins Kwame Building Group as Chief Estimator

ST. LOUIS, MO – Bill Smothers has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. as Chief Estimator. His responsibilities include compiling project estimates in support of KWAME’s role as an owner’s representative.

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Little Bit Feeding Hope Program Provides Meals During COVID-19

We are calling on the community to join us in helping fund the Little Bit Feeding Hope program run by the Little Bit Foundation.

Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Little Bit Feeding Hope program brings fresh and shelf-stable groceries, along with hot meals, directly to their doorsteps. For families identified as the highest risk, Little Bit assesses needs on an ongoing basis and connects them with organizations that can assist them with other resources.

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