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RTDC Volunteer, Chris Meyer, Nominated for National Award
Press Release - 09/11/2014 - Dutchess County resident and local business owner, Chris Meyer, has been selected by Rebuilding Together as one of six finalists eligible to receive the National 2014 Tradesperson of the Year Award. The 4th Annual Award honors America’s skilled trades volunteers who use their talents to lend a hand to their neighbors and their communities. The six finalists were selected from applications received from Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide. Meyer, President of Meyer Contracting, is one of Rebuilding Together Dutchess County’s (RTDC) most valued supporters and has been involved with the local non-profit for nearly 15 years. During that time Chris has served in many volunteer capacities with RTDC including Inspector and House Captain, House Selection Committee member and Chair as well as having served on the board for over 10 years.
“Chris has been an integral supporter of RT Dutchess County”, said Executive Director, Christina Boryk. “His contracting expertise contributed greatly to the development of our organization as well as our Rebuilding Day Programs. We are thrilled to learn that such a great friend and community leader is being recognized for his selfless service to better our local community.” Chris continues to volunteer with RTDC as an Inspector and House Captain each year both roles are critical components in evaluating, planning, and executing projects. Chris receives a lot of enjoyment throughout the process, especially the homeowner’s appreciation for the impact he and his crew are able to make on their lives.
Help RTDC say thank you to local tradesperson, Chris Meyer. Chris is someone who donates his time and talent to improving our local community, who is a role model in his industry and is committed to helping others. Rebuilding Together Dutchess County is encouraging local community members to log onto http://rttradespersonoftheyear.com/, and support Chris Meyer by voting daily. Voting ends 9/21/2014.
For more information on Rebuilding Together Dutchess County or how you can support its community efforts, please visit rebuildingtogetherdutchess.org or call 845-454-7310.
Pictured: Chris Meyer, President, Meyer Contracting (right), Christina Boryk, Executive Director of RTDC (middle), and Pleasant Valley homeowners recently served by Rebuilding Together (left)