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Motor City Makeover 2017

31 May , 2017  


On Saturday, June 20th, Ideal employees and Southwest Detroit community members came together to participate in helping clean up the community, also known as the Motor City Makeover. More…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

28 Apr , 2017  

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April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month and we are asking everyone to take the pledge to put the phone away and drive without distractions.

Ideal has partnered with Steve Kiefer, of General Motors, to create awareness for this epidemic. If you are not familiar with his story and the impact distracted driving has had on his family’s life, please watch the tribute story about Steve’s son, Mitchel, who lost his life last fall to a fatal car accident caused by a distracted driver. More…

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Governor Snyder Visits Ideal Group

31 Mar , 2017  


On March 10th, Governor Snyder held a Hispanic Round Table meeting at Ideal Group in Detroit to discuss matters of interest to the Latino business and community leaders. The discussion included topics on immigration policy, education funding, workforce development, and business and infrastructure investment. Governor Snyder listened attentively to questions and concerns and has begun to act on many of the action items introduced during the meeting.


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Congratulations Linzie Venegas!

31 Mar , 2017  


Mi Gente Magazine announced this year’s Spirit of Frida Award Recipients and the winner was our very own Linzie Venegas! More…

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February is Heart Month

28 Feb , 2017   Gallery

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During the month of February, Ideal Group participated in American Heart Month. This consisted of all employees coming together to raise awareness and show their support by wearing the color red on February 3rd

This was a great time to remind us to focus on our hearts and encourage all our employees to get their families, friends and communities involved.


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Grand Opening for Holy Redeemer’s STEM Center

31 Jan , 2017  


Holy Redeemer Grade School hosted a grand opening for their newly renovated STEM classrooms on January 4, 2017. Both STEM classrooms aim to cultivate a deeper interest in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects for young students. More…

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Operation Joy

30 Dec , 2016  


Ideal Group companies came together for “Operation Joy” throughout the month of December. Ideal Group, Ideal Contracting, Ideal Shield, and Ideal Steel all participated in adopting a family for the holidays. Ideal adopted a total of six families from LA SED, the Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development, Inc. in Southwest Detroit.


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30 Nov , 2016  

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The Ideal Group, Ideal Contracting, and Ideal Shield headquarters in Detroit has officially moved into their newly renovated facility. Completed in October, the renovation began in early January of this year.

Updates included an office expansion to Building A’s first and second floor, adding approximately 16,275 SF of new working space. We constructed a new floor-to-ceiling CMU fire wall to separate our existing Shop from new office space, increasing the 1st floor by nearly 8,000 SF.


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31 Oct , 2016  


On October 20, 2016, The IHM Sister presented Frank Venegas and Sylvia Gucken with The Theresa Maxis Award. The award recognizes community leaders who embody the values and vision of Theresa Maxis and the IHM community: deep faith, pioneering spirit, service to the poor and commitment to justice.

Held at the Detroit Athletic Club, the reception welcomed friends and family members along with the IHM Sisters. Michael Khoury, President of Detroit Cristo Rey High School, Angie Reyes, Executive Director of Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, Joaquin Nuno-Whelan, Chief Engineer -Full Size Trucks of General Motors each gave remarks on Sylvia and Frank and the impact they’ve had, not only in their life, but within the community. More…

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ADA “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes”

30 Sep , 2016  


“Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” takes place across the country and is the premiere walk event supporting all people living with diabetes. On September 17th, Ideal Contracting and Ideal Group came together to walk “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” at Comerica Park in Detroit.  More…