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Lakeside Alliance Hosts First Career & Training Opportunities Fair

On Thursday, May 3rd at Olive Harvey College (10001 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628) from 2:00 to 6:00PM, Lakeside Alliance will be holding the first of several career and training opportunities fairs to connect community members to construction job and training resources. These fairs are part of Lakeside Alliance’s ongoing community engagement to help […]

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The Excel Center Hosts Grand Opening Event

On January 25, 2018 Goodwill LEADS, Inc. held a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the new Excel center in Hammond, Indiana. The Excel Center is a free, public high school serving students 18 and older with year-round accelerated classes. Powers & Sons provided Design-Build Services for the 1600 SF interior build-out of The Excel […]

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Kelly Powers Baria Co-chairs 35th Annual Black Creativity Gala

On January 27, 2018, the 35th annual Black Creativity Gala was held at the Museum of Science and Industry. This event was a celebration of the heritage, culture, and scientific contributions of African Americans. Powers & Sons Construction’s Director of Business Development, Kelly Powers Baria, co-chaired the event with more than 800 guests who came […]

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Mamon Powers, Jr. Interviews with Black Enterprise

As construction on the $359 million Obama Presidential Center nears, Powers & Sons is honored to be part of this once in a lifetime project. Mamon Powers, Jr.; CEO and Chairman of the board, at Powers & Sons Construction sat down with Black Enterprise to discuss the Lakeside Alliance and their involvement with the Obama […]

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Chicago’s first Culver’s Opens in Bronzeville

January 23 marked the official grand opening of the first Culver’s restaurant in the City of Chicago. Nearly 100 Chicago dignitaries and Culvers associates attended the Grand Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting. Bronzeville franchise owner, Baron Waller; Alderman Sophia King; Kelly Powers Baria of Powers & Sons Construction; Gordon Ziegenhagen of Draper and Kramer; Joe […]

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IU Health and Indiana University break ground on IU Regional Academic Health Center

On January 16, more than 250 people attended the official ceremonial groundbreaking of the new IU Health Regional Academic Health Center on the campus of Indiana University Bloomington. The 700,000 SF complex will include a cancer center, surgical services, a women’s center, neonatal intensive care, physician offices, and a trauma center. A state-of-the-art health care […]

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Lakeside Alliance selected as the construction team for the Obama Presidential Center

Powers & Sons Construction is excited to announce that the Lakeside Alliance has been selected to be the Construction Manager for the Obama Presidential Center. Our team is comprised of a Joint Venture between Turner Construction Company, Powers & Sons Construction, UJAMAA Construction, Inc., Brown & Momen, Inc., and Safeway Construction Company, Inc. “The creation […]

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Kelly Powers Baria Recognized as a Woman Making an Impact in Construction

Kelly Powers Baria, Powers & Sons’ Director of Business Development, was featured in the latest issue of Building Indiana as an incredible woman making an impact in construction. She was recognized for her family-oriented, client service philanthropy that ensures the highest standards of quality, and professionalism in every project. The article also touches on Kelly’s […]

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Powers & Sons Hosts their 50th Anniversary Celebration

On Friday, September 15, 2017, over 300 Chicago dignitaries, friends, business and community leaders joined the Powers & Sons family and team members at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois to celebrate the 50-year mark of Powers & Sons and their journey to success. The night began with a cocktail hour where attendees could mingle, […]

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Powers & Sons Celebrates 50 Years in Construction

Powers & Sons recently held a 50th anniversary celebration at the Adler Planetarium. The Chicago Crusader covered the event which was celebrated by more than 300 guests and included a cocktail hour, speeches by close friends and dignitaries, dinner, and dancing.   To view the story please visit:

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