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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…

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Fiesta del Rio Detroit

31 Aug , 2016  


The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy partnered with The Ideal Group to host the inaugural Fiesta del Rio Detroit on Saturday, August 27. The  one-day event at West Riverfront Park showcased the culture and vitality of Southwest Detroit through live music, dance, food, artisans, vendors and a low-rider car show.

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Ideal Setech and Ideal Contracting’s 2015 Supplier of the Year Award Celebration

31 Aug , 2016  


Ideal Contracting and Ideal Setech celebrated the 2015 Supplier of the Year Award on August 19, 2016. The event took place inside of Ideal Contracting’s Building C and many of Ideal’s employees and friends attended the celebration. More…

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Congratulations Graduates

30 Jun , 2016  


Congratulations to all of the Ideal Group employees/interns that graduated this summer!

“Jasmine Hernandez graduated from Wayne State University – Mike Ilitch School of Business, with a major in Accounting. Jasmine’s plan for the future is to increase experience as a project accountant and embrace the opportunities to learn and develop new skills, as well as take on interesting projects. Jasmine hopes to get her MBA or become a certified public accountant in five years”


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Introducing Dr.Venegas

30 Jun , 2016  

Frank Venegas Jr - Honorary Degree Recipient

Dartmouth College presented Frank Venegas Jr. with an honorary Doctorate degree during its Commencement Ceremony on June 12, 2016 for his philanthropic and entrepreneurial efforts in Southwest Detroit. Mr. Venegas is Chairman and CEO of The Ideal Group, a construction services, manufacturing, and indirect material management company based in Detroit, Michigan. More…