Spence Brothers receives Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce's Corporate Community Service Award
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Spence Brothers was founded in 1893 when brothers Hugh and Matt Spence began rebuilding the east side of Saginaw after a devastating fire. The founders and their sons were dedicated to growing the business and earning the trust of every customer. Working with Spence Brothers meant quality and dependability - a reputation that quickly spread across the state.
Today, the Spence Brothers legacy, as a trusted leader in construction management, design/build and general contracting services throughout Michigan, continues.
An important part of the Spence Brothers corporate vision is to encourage employees to make a real difference by sharing their success with co-workers, families, project partners and the community. Spence Brothers employees can be found working at Riverfront Cleanup Day, construction ramps for handicapped residents, bowling for the cure and living united. The list of service and support is long. As a group, Spence Brothers is dedicated tot he on-going transformation and rebirth of Saginaw.
For the past three years, a team from Spence Brothers has worked to raise funds for the United Way organization beyond their own internal pledges. The have supported a yearly raffle by soliciting prizes, selling tickets and raising funds. In addition, employees gathered items and staged a "trash to treasures" sale to further aid United Way during an economically challenging campaign year.
Longtime members of PRIDE in Saginaw, Spence Brothers has supported the group with construction trailers for use as dressing rooms as well as fencing and labor for the Ice Blast and Friday Night Live events.
Support for the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce has been absolute. Employees are regular participants in the Leadership Saginaw County Program, fixtures at the Annual Golf Outing, and members of the Young Professionals Network. Their selfless support of Chamber initiatives is legendary.
The company is a recognized supporter of education in Saginaw County - from foundation to education. Employees have volunteered their time and talents to improving the school system and making safe, stable and desirable neighborhoods. They participate in the READ program. Their support of summer recreation programs has been instrumental in assisting organizations, such as the Saginaw Art Museum, to provide opportunities for at-risk youth to realize their full potential.
Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region reap the benefits of funding, volunteers, leadership and positive change as current Spence Brothers employees continue the legacy of Corporate Citizenship that began over 100 years ago. For the city, the community and the region, the Spence Brothers message is more than a marketing tool. It is a promise kept. Spence Brothers - Building Trust Since 1893.