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October
2017

Diversity Construction Group Completes
State of the Art Tutorial & Academic Success Center

Cheshire, CT, November 10, 2017– Diversity Construction Group recently completed renovations to the Tutoring and Academic Success Center at Three Rivers Community College. The ribbon cutting ceremony on October 30th was attended by many team members that made the project achievable along with CSCU President Mark Ojakian and Three Rivers President Mary Ellen Jukoski. President Jukoski praised Christopher Williams Architects and Diversity Construction Group for completing the project ”on time, under budget, and ready to go for the Fall semester.” 


(l-r) From left to right: Student and Peer Tutor Tina Woodall; CT State Rep. Kevin Ryan; Chris Williams, Christopher Williams Architects, LLC; President Mark Ojakian, CSCU; Project Manager Mark Pozzi, Christopher Williams Architects, LLC; President Mary Ellen Jukoski, Three Rivers Community College; Tutoring Center Coordinator Matt Burbine, Three Rivers Community College; Director of Facilities Arnie Delarosa, Three Rivers Community College; Norwich Alderman H. Tucker Braddock; Director of Finance Gail O'Neill, Three Rivers Community College; Norwich Alderwoman Stacy Gould; Project Manager, Mike Daigle, Diversity Construction Group

Diversity Construction Group (DCG) is a commercial construction company located in Cheshire, CT. DCG is a full service general building contractor, specializing in public and private projects. DCG was founded in 2011 and has an extensive number of completed contracts that we are proud to showcase. These include school renovations, historical renovations, ADA improvements, and athletic field construction.

DCG employs a highly skilled workforce and our employees have extensive experience in all areas of commercial construction, from pre-construction to close out. DCG is committed to employing a culturally diverse workforce and actively seeks our minority and women-owned subcontractors to be part of our team.  Visit us at www.diversitycg.com


August
2017


Diversity Construction Group Foundation
Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipient

Cheshire, CT, August 23, 2017– Diversity Construction Group Foundation on Thursday, August 10th presented the Foundation’s 2017 scholarship to Ms. Catherine Dimon, a 2017 graduate of Seymour High School. Ms. Dimon will utilize the $2,500 scholarship to expand her studies in construction management at Central Connecticut State University in the fall.

“We are very pleased to be able to support Catherine in her pursuit of a career in our industry,” said James A. Keaney, Jr., Diversity Construction Group President.

A nonprofit founded in 2016, Diversity Construction Group Foundation is committed to promoting diversity in the construction industry. The Foundation seeks to provide scholarship opportunities to minority or female high school students looking to pursue a career in the construction industry.

Diversity Construction Group Foundation will hold its second fundraising golf tournament on September 25th at Wallingford Country Club. Please contact the foundation to participate or donate at 203-699- 8387 or DCGF 2017 Golf Tournament Information

(l-r) From left to right: Dale Dimon, Assistant Principal Paul Lucke, Monica Dimon, Catherine Dimon, DCGF President James A. Keaney Jr.; Principal Jim Freund.

Diversity Construction Group Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established in 2016. The Foundation was created for charitable purposes, primarily for providing education scholarships to high school seniors. The Foundation is focused on the issue of racial and gender capacity in the Construction Industry. Our goal is to provide encouragement and financial assistance to high school students that wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a major that will lead to a career in the field of Construction.

Diversity Construction Group (DCG) is a commercial construction company located in Cheshire, CT. DCG is a full service general building contractor, specializing in public and private projects. DCG was founded in 2011 and has an extensive number of completed contracts that we are proud to showcase. These include school renovations, historical renovations, ADA improvements, and athletic field construction.

DCG employs a highly skilled workforce and our employees have extensive experience in all areas of commercial construction, from pre-construction to close out. DCG is committed to employing a culturally diverse workforce and actively seeks our minority and women-owned subcontractors to be part of our team.


May
2017


James A. Keaney, Jr. invited to present at ABC National
Legislation Week: Diversity & Inclusion Summit

Cheshire, CT, May 25, 2017 – Diversity Construction Group (DCG) of Cheshire, Connecticut, today announced that DCG President James A. Keaney, Jr. has been invited to speak at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Legislative Week: Diversity & Inclusion Summit from June 19 to June 20, 2017.

Keaney conveyed, “I am excited to share our passions and values that have led us, our partners and subcontractors to promoting diversity and inclusion in our industry. DCG is committed to making a difference in the construction industry.”

Diversity Construction Group (DCG) is a commercial construction company located in Cheshire, CT. DCG is a full service general building contractor, specializing in public and private projects. DCG was founded in 2011 and has an extensive number of completed contracts that we are proud to showcase. These include school renovations, historical renovations, ADA improvements, and athletic field construction. DCG employs a highly skilled workforce and our employees have extensive experience in all areas of commercial construction, from pre-construction to close out. DCG is committed to employing a culturally diverse workforce and actively seeks our minority and women-owned subcontractors to be part of our team.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org

To learn more about ABC’s diversity programs visit abc.org/diversity


March
2017


Diversity Construction Group Receives Diversity Excellence Award From Associated Builders & Contractor


(l-r) ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric Inc.; James A. Keaney, Jr., President of Diversity Construction Group/photo credit: Jerry Thompson

Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 1, 2017– Diversity Construction Group of Cheshire, Connecticut, today announced that it has been awarded National Diversity Excellence Award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). James A. Keaney, Jr. accepted the award on March 1 at ABC’s 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during the association’s Workforce Week ‘17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Diversity Construction Group for their commitment to processes that embrace diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of their business,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric Inc., Indianapolis. “Diversity Construction Group has created a competitive advantage by creating a framework that attracts and retains top talent from a wide variety of backgrounds into the construction industry. ABC looks forward to working with this year’s National Diversity Excellence Awards winners and its Diversity Resource Groups to continue to lead the industry forward in unlocking the full potential of every individual who chooses a career in construction.”

The ABC National Diversity Excellence Awards recognizes members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices, and training and mentoring programs. Diversity Construction Group won in the small and emerging contractor category.
Diversity Construction Group President, James A. Keaney, Jr stated “We are excited to be recognized by the ABC for our efforts to promote diversity in our industry.  I want to express my extreme gratitude to the many subcontractors, vendors and volunteers that helped make the 1st Annual Diversity Construction Group Foundation Golf Tournament such a success in the spirit of promoting diversity in our industry.”
To learn more about ABC’s diversity programs visit abc.org/diversity.

Diversity Construction Group (DCG) is a commercial construction company located in Cheshire, CT. DCG is a full service general building contractor, specializing in public and private projects. DCG was founded in 2011 and has an extensive number of completed contracts that we are proud to showcase. These include school renovations, historical renovations, ADA improvements, and athletic field construction.
DCG employs a highly skilled workforce and our employees have extensive experience in all areas of commercial construction, from pre-construction to close out. DCG is committed to employing a culturally diverse workforce and actively seeks our minority and women-owned subcontractors to be part of our team.
Visit us at www.diversitycg.com

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at www.abc.org

February
2015

Legislators approve $3.6 million grant in Vinal Tech

MIDDLETOWN >> Democratic state Sen. Paul Doyle and Danté Bartolomeo joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last week to announce an investment in Vinal Technical High School in Middletown. Funds, earmarked at $3,627,740, were approved at the meeting of the State Bond Commission and will allow for various infrastructure improvements and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant renovations. --> Read More

February
2015

Cheshire council awards $697,000 contract for locker room project

CHESHIRE >> A local construction company has been awarded a $697,000 contract to upgrade locker rooms at Cheshire High School. The Town Council voted 7-2 Tuesday to award the contract to Diversity Construction Group, located at 531 Cortland Circle. . --> Read More

January
2014

Hinsdale Elementary School, Winsted Connecticut
News Alert- “Project completed on schedule! Project completed right!”

Diversity Construction Group won bid to perform code renovation updates to over 10,000 square feet of this school’s facility. This was part of Winchester 2011 to 2013 School Improvement Plan. Construction began in October 2013 and will be completed in January 2014.

January
2014

Boyle Stadium, Stamford Connecticut
News Alert- “DCG performs Historic Renovation”

Historic 76 year-old Boyle Stadium has been restored to the way the original stadium was built. Started in 1935 during the depression and completed in 1937, Boyle’s Stadium is a significant landmark in City of Stamford. Diversity Construction Group performed superior masonry restoration to the polygonal-cut, rock-faced granite walls, built new bathrooms, demolished old press-box, and constructed a new press-box on the west side of the stadium. DCG also added handicap access and replaced doors and hardware. The project began in April 2013 and was substantially completed in December 2013.

January
2014

Elmwood Community Center, West Hartford Connecticut
News Alert- “Where City Style Meets Village Charm”

"Where City Style Meets Village Charm", is Elmwood Community Center's insignia. DCG kept this in mind as they beautifully upgraded this multipurpose facility.

Handicap Accessibility was high on the list as an "Area of Refuge System" was installed in the stairwell. The work also included bathroom and hardware upgrades. The Result: Both client and residents alike were overwhelming pleased with the results.

January
2014

Whiton Memorial Branch Library, Manchester Connecticut
News Alert – “Whiton Memorial Branch Library scheduled for ADA Renovations”

Diversity Construction Group has won coveted contract to perform ADA Renovations to Whiton Memorial Branch Library. Upgrades will include the addition of a new elevator, installing a handicap ramp in the basement and renovating bathrooms.

DCG is excited to be partnering with the Town of Manchester on this project! Work is scheduled to begin in March 2014 and be completed in Summer 2014.

January
2014

Solid Waste Division Office Building, Stamford Connecticut
News Alert- “Recycling and Waste Disposal Center gets Impressive Update”

Diversity Construction Group is once again working with the City of Stamford. This time DCG has been selected to provide code compliance upgrades and building improvements to the solid Waste Division Office Building.

Renovations will include building new locker and shower rooms, building a new kitchenette and performing masonry repointing.

Renovations are scheduled to begin Summer 2014.

January
2014

Bethel Public Library, Bethel Connecticut
News Alert – “Diversity Construction part of Landmark Renovation”

Built in 1909, the Bethel Public Library encompasses approximately 13,000 square feet.
Renovating this century old building required Class 5 Finish to restore the classic interior, and breathe new life into each distinctive space. A total of 9 colors were intricately and skillfully applied to access walls, seamlessly complimenting the beauty and architecture of this landmark.

January
2014

Town of Canterbury, Canterbury Connecticut
News Alert- "DCG Awarded Contract to Reconstruct Baseball Field and Soccer Field"

Diversity Construction Group, (DCG) has been selected to perform renovations to the Soccer and Baseball Fields at Robert Manship Park in Canterbury Connecticut.

Renovations to the baseball field will include earthwork, fencing (metal and wood), field equipment, dugouts, backstop and stone dust track.

Renovations to the soccer field will include earthwork, re-grading and repairing concrete drywalls, as well as wood fencing.

Repairs are scheduled to begin early spring and end early summer.

January
2014

Hilton C. Buley Library, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven Connecticut
News Alert- "Buley undergoes $21M Renovation"

DCG is excited to be a part of this extensive project as the 5 floor library undergoes complete renovations. As a subcontractor, Diversity Construction Group will perform site concrete.

Renovation is scheduled to begin in March 2014 and end in August
2014.