Schloegel Design Remodel Goes to the Extreme for the American Stroke Foundation

Home Remodeling Company's Staff Pitch In To Spruce Up Not-for-Profit’s New Kansas City Headquarters

(PRWEB) June 3, 2005 -- Ty Pennington and the “Extreme Home Makeover” crew aren’t the only ones who’ve been busy putting their construction skills to work for a good local cause. This past Saturday, a group of 20 employees from Kansas City, Mo.-based Schloegel Design Remodel, together with their families, descended on the new Kansas City headquarters of the American Stroke Foundation to help the not-for-profit agency prepare the new facility for its mid-July opening.
   
The 3,000 square-foot facility, located at 5900 Swope Parkway, will offer a complete range of services for stroke survivors, their caregivers, and members of the health care and research community. In preparation for opening, the Schloegel team donated more than 200 man-hours to the remodeling project. Schloegel obtained donated sinks, faucets and paint, relaminated kitchen cabinets, moved partitions and painted the entire space.
   
“We’re so grateful to the entire Schloegel Design Remodel team — and their families — for taking the time and energy to make our new Missouri headquarters a warm and inviting space for our stroke survivors and their caregivers,” said Rita Griffith, executive director, American Stroke Foundation. “We are very blessed to have corporate partners like Schloegel supporting our efforts.”
   
According to Schloegel Design Remodel, Inc. Founder and President Jake Schloegel, community projects such as this week’s work for the American Stroke Foundation are an important element in his company’s business philosophy. “We are always on the lookout for ways to give back to the community,” he said. “When we learned about the opportunity to pitch in for the American Stroke Foundation, our team didn’t hesitate.”

The 2004 recipient of the Kansas City Business Ethics Award, Schloegel Design. Remodel, Inc. is a 22-person firm that specializes in residential remodeling and design services. Founded in 1979, the company is based at 311 West 80th Street in Kansas City.
   
The American Stroke Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides post-rehabilitative services to stroke survivors. Activities include speech, post-rehabilitation, occupational classes, reading, writing, activities of daily living, professional development, support groups and caregiver services. For more information, contact the American Stroke Foundation at (913) 649-1776 or on the Web at www.americanstroke.org.

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