Simon Etzel Named Chair of the Board of The Cove Center for Grieving Children
KBE Building Corporation's (KBE) Principal and Senior Vice President of Procurement, Simon F. Etzel, Jr., has been named the Board Chairman for The Cove Center for Grieving Children. He has been a member of the Board of Truste
September 20, 2013 (Newswire.com) - KBE Building Corporation's (KBE) (www.kbebuilding.com) Principal and Senior Vice President of Procurement, Simon F. Etzel, Jr., has been named the Board Chairman for The Cove Center for Grieving Children. He has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2009.
Previously, Mr. Etzel served as The Cove's 2012 Gala Committee Chair for "A Taste of the Cove", a black-tie-optional event featuring celebrity guests, dinner, music, dancing, and live and silent auctions. For the past several years, KBE has sponsored the annual gala event, as well as the annual "Run for The Cove," a 5K race and two-mile memorial walk event as part of its charitable initiative, 50 Ways to Make a Difference.
A non-profit organization, The Cove Center for Grieving Children is headquartered in Meriden, CT, and provides free grief support services for children and families in need. Opened in 1998, The Cove has expanded its reach across Connecticut through Family Sites in Meriden, Guilford, New Haven, Stonington, West Hartford, and Easton. A seventh Family Site is currently in planning for East Hartford.
The Cove's new Board Chairman and Trustees were installed on July 9, 2013, with terms until June 30, 2015.
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About The Cove Center for Grieving Children: Based in Meriden, CT,
The Cove provides family and school-based programs utilizing the peer support group concept for helping children, teens and families work with their unresolved grief due to the death of someone significant in their lives and other traumatic losses. The Cove also provides professional development and training for adults working with children and teens. The Cove Center for Grieving Children has 7 Family Cove Sites located throughout Connecticut that provide twice monthly peer-support programming for children from September through June. http://www.covect.org/
About KBE Building Corporation
Regionally located in Farmington, Connecticut and Columbia, Maryland, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, federal, corporate, seniors, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade, and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine's top 400 construction companies nationally. Visit the company's Web site at www.kbebuilding.com.