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JC&A Receives Community Involvement Award

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Quincy, MA  – J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A) was recently recognized at the 13th Annual Family Business Awards for business success, contributions to the community and industry, and innovative business practices and strategies and took home the Middlesex Savings Bank Award for Community Involvement.

The award was created to acknowledge a company that has had a notable positive impact on the local community.

JC&A gives back in various ways to charities and organizations that are meaningful to its employees and creates many opportunities for collective volunteerism.  The company has supported the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Champions for Children’s, United Way and The Jimmy Fund to name a few.

It also co-founders a nonprofit, Team IMPACT, with a mission to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.

Team IMPACT children are drafted onto local college athletic teams and invited to become official members of the team from Draft Day through graduation.  Since its inception in 2011, Team IMPACT has over 2,000 children at more than 600 colleges and universities across the country!

CEO Jay Calnan accepted the award on behalf of the company and stressed the importance of having a strong community and how instrumental its community has been to the success of both JC&A and Team IMPACT.

“The people of JC&A have a keen understanding of how much help we received from our community in our 20+ years of business,” said Jay Calnan, Chief Executive Officer of JC&A. “We have successfully grown from a start-up company to an industry leader and are extremely cognizant of how instrumental our community has been in helping us to realize our goals.  Our community continues to inspire us every day to be the very best we can, and we feel strongly that it is our obligation to return that support in every way we can.”

JC&A has consistently been recognized for its work in the community.    The Boston Business Journal has ranked it among the top charitable contributors for the past 12 years and in 2014,  JC&A and Team IMPACT were recognized by as Partners of the Year for their continued work to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening illnesses by matching them with college athletic teams.

Click here to watch Jay’s speech. 

 

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JC&A Ranked Among Top Charitable Contributors for the 10th Consecutive Year; Ranked #5 For Average Employee Volunteer Hours

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QUINCY, MA – September 9, 2016 – For the 10th consecutive year, J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A) has ranked among the top corporate charitable givers in Massachusetts according to a recent report by the Boston Business Journal. The company was recognized for its charitable giving and for the contributions made by JC&A employees. Additionally, they ranked #5 overall for average per-employee volunteer hours with 39.45/employee.

The announcement was made recently at the eleventh annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit held at the Artists for Humanity Center which was attended by nearly 1000 leaders representing a wide range of local and national companies with a presence in Massachusetts as well as many non-profit organizations.

“The people of JC&A have a keen understanding of how much help we received from our community in our 20 years of business”, said Jay Calnan, Chief Executive Officer of J. Calnan & Associates. “We have successfully grown from a start-up company to an industry leader and are extremely cognizant of how instrumental our community has been in helping us to realize our goals. Our community continues to inspire us every day to be the very best we can and we feel strongly that it is our obligation to return that support in every way we can.”

In 2014, JC&A and Team IMPACT were recognized by the Boston Business Journal as Partners of the Year for their continued work to improve the quality of life for children facing life threatening illnesses by matching them with college athletic teams. JC&A has maintained its important work with Team IMPACT and is proud to report that they have matched over 1,000 children at more than 445 colleges and universities across 45 states!

J. Calnan & Associates also continues to give time and financial resources to organizations like The United Way, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Children’s Hospital, Scholar Athletes, International Rett Syndrome Foundation, On the Rise and the Jimmy Fund. JC&A has also had the opportunity to grant a Make-A-Wish child his wish of having a pirate ship themed tree house; build a new bakery for the St. Coletta and Cardinal Cushing School of Massachusetts and convert a basement into a handicapped accessible living area for a child involved in a hockey accident.

About J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.

J. Calnan & Associates is a leader in providing construction management and preconstruction services in the Academic, Corporate, Healthcare and Science & Technology markets in the Northeast. For 20 years, our strategic thinking, proactive approach and commitment to clients and the communities in which we live has made us a leader in the industry and attracted high-profile clients including Boston Properties, Biogen IDEC, Atlantic Management, Children’s Hospital, PTC Inc, Adidas, Shire Pharmaceuticals, The Park School, New England Sports Network (NESN), Philips, Constant Contact, The MathWorks and General Electric to name a few. Among recent awards, JC&A has received a Boston Business Journal Citizenship award for its philanthropic efforts ten years in a row; CoreNet Global New England Chapter has recognized JC&A as “Regional Service Provider of the Year” two times and the Commercial Brokers Association named them Collaborating Professional of the Year. More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.

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Maureen Rystrom
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J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.
617-801-0258
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