Ideal Group

Ideal Group Gleaners

29 Apr , 2016  


Gleaners hosted their 3rd Annual Women’s Power Happy Hour at the MGM Grand-Detroit on April 7, 2016. Hundreds of powerful women came together to help kick off their Million Meal Match to help feed hungry children this spring. Linzie Venegas was a Co-Chair for the event, along with Paige Lustig, Renaissance Media, Dee Dee McKinney Odom, and MGM Grand Detroit. Employees from Ideal Shield, Ideal Group, and Ideal Contracting attended the happy hour event. Guests enjoyed sips, savories, and a wonderful silent auction. More…

Ideal Setech

Ideal Setech Share- The-Spare in the Community

29 Apr , 2016  

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As a part of the Ideal Setech commitment to support community projects, the Ideal Setech Share-The-Spare team and GM partners volunteered at the Howell Gleaners Community Food Bank and Forgotten Harvest.

They volunteer at Gleaners every second Tuesday of every month. In April alone, the teams sorted 2,463 pounds of food. Their continuous support makes it possible for Gleaners to distribute more than 45 million pounds of food to people in need throughout southern Michigan. 40% of Gleaner recipients are children. More…

Ideal Contracting

And the Award Goes To… Ideal Contracting!

29 Apr , 2016  


Ideal Contracting deserves a round of applause for their outstanding safety. They received multiple accolades this past month based on their 2015 safety performance. The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC), Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan, and The Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) all cited Ideal Contracting for exceptional workplace safety. From TAUC, they received the TAUC 32nd Annual Thomas J. Reynolds Safety Award. The AGC of Michigan presented Ideal Contracting with the Michigan AGC Division V Gold Michigan Outstanding Safety Performance Award (MOSPA). More…

Ideal Shield

A Growing Family!

29 Apr , 2016  


In recent months, Ideal Shield has added three new members to their team. Ideal Shield welcomes Toni Lesatz, Richard Grove, and Laurence Buckley, and would like to give you the opportunity to get to know them as they settle into their new roles.

Ladies first! Please welcome Toni, added to the team as a Sales and Marketing executive, as well as the chief content writer for the Ideal Shield blog and marketing materials. With an extensive background in sales and marketing, she is a great addition to the Shield team. More…

Ideal Surplus

Ideal Surplus Spotlight

29 Apr , 2016  


Ideal Surplus’s Keith Porter has become an asset to the warehouse over his 10 years at Ideal Group starting with Ideal Setech in 2006 and later transferring over to Ideal Surplus in 2015. Noting that he appreciates the opportunities he has received during his time here, Keith enjoys the diversity offered throughout all of the Ideal companies. Beginning as a warehouse specialist, he oversaw the shipping and delivery of parts for Warren and Ypsilanti. Recently taking over as Surplus’s warehouse manager, Keith now carries an abundance of new duties. More…


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!

29 Apr , 2016  


Spring has officially begun! Linda Rhodes, Sarah Clark, Yesi Ramos, Sylvia Gucken, and our Garden Madrinas have come together to bring you a calendar full of events for the summer.  Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt Street and Scarcyny Park offer a wide range of fun and rewarding events.

Join us now, and help build and reveal the pride and resilience of Southwest Detroit!