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Wear Pink for Breast Cancer

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Wearing pink for a purpose! In support of our mission and values, Berg Construction is proud to partner with Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County (BCSS) for the month of November. 
BCSS is a non—profit organization that provides hope, information, and emotional support to everyone affected by breast cancer. BCSS has supported Berks County for 26 years.

BCSS of Berks County has fallen short of their $175,000 fundraising goal for 2020. Please join us in supporting Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County with a donation this month by clicking the link below to donate.

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We were honored to meet with Nina Rowley, a member of BCSS’ Board of Directors and chair of BCSS’ Community Awareness Committee. Nina is a survivor as well and is passionate about what they do at BCSS. BCSS offers over 30 programs, counseling assistance, a telephone support line available in English and Spanish, free educational seminars, support groups, comfort bags, lunch & learns, an extensive lending library and so much more.

To learn more about this great organization, volunteer or become a sponsor, visit their website here.

Ford Berg Interview on Dirt Talk Podcast

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Berg Construction CEO Ford Berg was recently the special guest on the Dirt Talk podcast, hosted by BuildWitt‘s Aaron Witt. Below are the show notes and the link to the podcast:

“Listen, we don’t expect you to know all this stuff. Ask — there are people with much more experience here who are here to support you. But the minute you say, ‘I got this, and I know this,’ you own that. And if you can’t do that, then that’s a problem. We want you to ask for help and give you whatever support we can, but if you try to be too confident and it doesn’t work, then there’s a different conversation that has to be had.”

From a young age, Ford Berg and his siblings napped in the family camper as their parents tirelessly worked together to grow their logging business. Home-school, hard work, and family-time were blended day in and day out, forging a deep understanding in Ford about what it takes to get the job done right and on time.

While at Temple University, Ford followed in his parents’ footsteps and launched his first business, performing environmental tests in residential developments between classes with his younger brother Luke. During the winters, when construction would slow, he began chasing snow removal jobs to keep a steady cash-flow.

As the business quickly grew, Ford ended up leaving college just three classes short of graduation to focus on building Berg into what it is today. Sixteen years later, Berg Construction handles heavy civil construction, municipal utility work, commercial and residential site development, road construction and asphalt paving, as well as landfill construction projects. And wouldn’t you know, the entire family – including Ford’s parents – all work for the company.

The Berg model is simple — find incredibly talented people with prior business ownership experience and let them run with their divisions. Berg Construction supports four different divisions, with talented leadership teams and a field of committed people.