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Lee BIA hosts 10th Annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament

May 26, 2017
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The Lee Building Industry Association held its 10th annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament the weekend of May 12-13 at Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral. Proceeds will benefit Lee BIA organization operations, as well as provide emergency construction services to elderly and disabled community members in need through the Lee BIA's nonprofit charitable arm, Builders Care.

Through the tournament live auction, the Lee BIA raised $12,500 for Lee BIA Builders Care.

The tournament featured 241 registered anglers on 70 boats competing for cash prizes. The first place prize of $5,000 was awarded to Team Better Buildings (Eric Carstensen, Mike Carstensen, Miles Meredith and Kristin Carstensen), the second place prize of $3,000 was awarded to Team Renegade (Dillon Massie, Brian Harris, Lisa Harris and Keith McMenemy) and the third place prize of $2,000 was awarded to Team Wayne Wiles Floor Coverings (Brian Lynch, Mark Wiles, Jeff Palmer and Darin McMurray).

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Phillip Ford, Lee BIA executive vice president and Lee BIA board members, Dan Beiter, Butch Ritter, Annette Nilles and Frank Jenkins (left to right) present $12,500 donation to Christi Pritchett Sarlo (center), executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care.

About Lee Building Industry Association

The Lee Building Industry Association is a not-for-profit organization representing Lee, Hendry and Glades counties, that serves as a voice for the building industry in the regulatory arena. The Lee BIA is chartered by the National Association of Home Builders and is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association, providing three memberships in one. The association serves its members and strengthens the community by advancing the professional building industry through advocacy, education and service. The Lee BIA's office is at 10501 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Suite 118 in Fort Myers. For more information on membership and its various programs, visit or call 239-936-5525.



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