S. M. WILSON’S ‘SWINGING FORE DREAMS’ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $36,000 FOR THE DREAM FACTORY OF SAINT LOUIS

St. Louis, Mo., June 26, 2019 – S. M. Wilson’s Annual Swinging Fore Dreams Golf Tournament raised $36,000 for the Dream Factory of Saint Louis. More than 150 players participated in the 13th annual event at Glen Echo Country Club on May 13, 2019.

S. M. Wilson has been hosting the tournament for 13 consecutive years with all proceeds benefiting children with chronic illnesses and disorders and their families. The event was also supported by S. M. Wilson’s charitable giving program, #SMWill, which launched in August 2018 with the mission of “investing in the community through partnering with organizations focused on supporting the health and education of children.”

COO, Mark Cochran, has been an active part of the tournament since it’s beginning in 2007 and served as the emcee for the event. “A huge thank you to everyone who participated. We had 36 teams on the course this year and filled all of our sponsorships for the first time in the tournament’s history. Without you, we would not be able to provide dreams to the children in our community,” stated Cochran.

Over the years, S. M. Wilson has helped raise $401,000 for The Dream Factory of Saint Louis and granted the dreams of more than 70 children and their families.

The Dream Factory of Saint Louis was founded in 1983 — one of 36 non-profit Dream Factory chapters around the country. The Dream Factory is the only children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain. To learn more about the Saint Louis Dream Factory, visit http://dreamfactoryinc.org/chapters/saintlouis/.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. For nearly 100 years, S. M. Wilson has provided a complete range of services and has become one of the leading general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The employee-owned company is dedicated to going above and beyond expectations for their clients by putting people first. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.

 




S. M. WILSON’S ‘SWINGING FORE DREAMS’ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $30,000 FOR THE DREAM FACTORY OF SAINT LOUIS

St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 2018 – The 12th Annual Swinging Fore Dreams Golf Tournament sponsored by S. M. Wilson & Co. raised $30,000 for The Dream Factory of Saint Louis on May 14, 2018 at Glen Echo Country Club. The total amount raised includes $25,000 from entry fees and sponsorships and an additional $5,000 through day-of events including a silent auction.

More than 50 construction-related companies and organizations supported the event, which helps children with critical and chronic illnesses to realize their dreams.

Since 2007, S. M. Wilson has helped raise $365,000 for The Dream Factory of Saint Louis through the Swinging Fore Dreams tournament.

“Due to the strong support from our partners and subcontractors, we have been able to help grant more than 70 dreams to area children,” stated Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson. “This is a staple event for our company. It allows us to go Beyond the Build to enhance our community.”

The Dream Factory of Saint Louis was founded in 1983 — one of 36 non-profit Dream Factory chapters around the country. The Dream Factory is the only children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain. To learn more about the Saint Louis Dream Factory, visit http://dreamfactoryinc.org/chapters/saintlouis/.

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. For nearly 100 years, S. M. Wilson has provided a complete range of services and has become one of the leading general contracting and construction management firms in the Midwest. The employee-owned company is dedicated to going above and beyond expectations for their clients by putting people first. In 2017, S. M. Wilson posted $230 million. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.




S. M. WILSON’S SWINGING FORE DREAMS 2016 GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $20,000 FOR THE DREAM FACTORY OF ST. LOUIS

dream_factory_2016_IMG_3499St. Louis, Mo., June 20, 2016 – The 10th Annual Swinging Fore Dreams Golf Tournament sponsored by S. M. Wilson & Co. raised $20,000 for The Dream Factory of St. Louis on May 16, 2016 at Glen Echo Country Club.  More than 50 construction-related companies and organizations supported the event, which helps children with critical and chronic illnesses to realize their dreams.

“Since 2007, S. M. Wilson has helped raise more than $319,000 for The Dream Factory of St. Louis,” said Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson.  “This annual event underscores our core commitment to serve and enrich the community with passion and inspiration.”

“The St. Louis Chapter of Dream Factory would like to thank S. M. Wilson for once again holding their annual golf tournament to benefit our chapter,” said Mike Gaterman, President of Dream Factory of St. Louis. “We are so grateful for the donation year after year; with your help, we are able to continue to grant dreams to critically and chronically ill children ages three to eighteen. The money you raise stays in the St. Louis area to benefit local children.”

The Dream Factory of Saint Louis was founded in 1983 — one of 36 non-profit Dream Factory chapters around the country. The Dream Factory is the only children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain. To learn more about the St. Louis Dream Factory, visit www.dreamfactoryincstl.org .

S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $305 million in 2015 revenues, and ranks 220th in Engineering News-Record’s 2015 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson .com.