Southwest Opportunities Center extends our thanks to these donors and supporters of the SunGarden Greenhouse employment project. Their support is greatly appreciated!
ORC Industries, Inc. of LaCrosse, WI, is a non-profit manufacturing, logistics and assembly company dedicated to providing U.S. made products of exceptional quality along with creating employment opportunities for people with disabilities. ORC employs nearly 1000 people at its four manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and Texas. ORC was the SunGarden Greenhouse’s first major donor. We cannot thank them enough for their belief in our mission and their significant financial contribution. Please take a moment to learn more about ORC’s example of American hard work, ingenuity and vision.
Grant County Economic Development Corporation
The GCEDC works with the communities of Grant County to promote the growth and retention of business and industry, and to enhance the quality of life for the county’s residents. The low interest revolving loan that GCEDC made to SunGarden Greenhouse helps to facilitate this mission while encouraging job creation.
Wisconsin Knights of Columbus State Council
The Knights of Columbus are a charitable organization whose activities encompass an almost infinite variety of local, national and international projects. From international charitable partnerships with Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission and Habitat for Humanity to our own Food for Families and Coats for Kids projects and other purely local charities, the work of the Knights of Columbus is vital to countless individuals. The Wisconsin Knights of Columbus made a generous grant to purchase operating equipment and furnishings for SunGarden Greenhouse.
Thanks to these contractors for their work in the construction of our greenhouse!
Midwest Builders, General Contractor for the Greenhouse
Midwest Builders, Inc. is a family owned and managed commercial construction company located in Fennimore Wisconsin. Their superior work is evident in important community projects like the new Lancaster Library and the Eckstein Wing at Southwest Opportunities Center. Midwest Builders acted as the general contractor on the SunGarden Greenhouse.
Cleary Building Corporation
Cleary Building Corp. is firmly committed to bringing Clients lasting quality at affordable prices. The headhouse building of SOC was manufactured by Cleary. While Cleary Building Corp. is large enough to handle large clients’ building needs they maintain a culture that ensures the personal service that Cleary Building Corp. Clients deserve.
For over twenty years, United Greenhouse Systems has taken great pride in creating, customizing, and constructing state-of-the-art greenhouse facilities. Incorporated in 1986, United Greenhouse has become an industry leader providing innovative engineering and design in over forty states and countries.
Zimmer Design prides itself in generating a variety of high quality architectural solutions, for many different clients. Working with home owners, builders, developers, architects, interior designers, engineers and private companies. Zimmer design worked closely with SOC to integrate the structures of greenhouse and headhouse into a combined structure providing both optimal growing and working space.