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Capital Region’s Lauren Dennison Presented With Power of Our People Award

The Capital Region’s lead construction administrator, Lauren Dennison, was recently commended for her work leading a team in the creation of the Danforth C.A.R.E. program. Steve DiRaimo nominated Lauren for the Power of our People Award, saying she went “above and beyond her normal duties…to improve Danforth’s community involvement in the Capital region.”

Schalamont Middle School receives school supplies for students

Lauren is lead construction administrator for Danforth’s operations in eastern New York and has been with the company since 2015. Having made it a personal goal to increase Danforth’s community involvement in the region, Lauren recruited the team of fellow employees that eventually founded the Capital Area Recognizes Education (C.A.R.E.) program. The program provides opportunities to the students of the Capital Region who are striving to improve their community through higher education. Thus far, C.A.R.E. has raised over $5,000 to purchase supplies-filled backpacks for schools in various local districts. Eventually they hope to award scholarships for local students pursuing degrees in mechanical engineering.

Danforth's C.A.R.E Team Members

Danforth is proud to have C.A.R.E. team members as our employees and look forward to seeing future accomplishments of the program.


About the Power of Our People Award

Danforth has been an industry leader since 1884. We have strategically invested in physical assets such as office space across New York State, over 100,000 ft² of fabrication space, a large vehicle fleet and state-of-the-art tools to deliver the highest quality projects to our customers.

Our most important asset is our people.

The Power of Our People Award is given to those who go beyond the call of duty day-in and day-out. Without our people and their commitment to excellence, Danforth would not be a best in class contractor that it is known as in the market. At Danforth, we believe in the Power of Our People and recognizing our employees for their hard work and dedication. We are committed to investing in our employees to develop them professionally and personally so that the legacy of our founder, John W. Danforth, can live on for the next 132 years and beyond.

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