Centric Chronicle: A Builder's View

Helpful Steps for Gaining Control of the Rebuild Process

Posted by Tim McDonald

Oct 27, 2017 1:15:00 PM

The continuous images of devastation left by the recent fire are more than stunning. The extent of the damage can only be described as historic and will remain in our memories for a lifetime. The reality is that the effort to rebuild will require efforts that extend well beyond our local communities and it will take time. It will not be easy but our community is strong and resilient; we will get through this together.

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Topics: community relations

The Mariposa Butterflies Take Flight at Cope Family Center

Posted by Tim McDonald

Dec 10, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Recently, we had the distinct honor of installing the Mariposa Mural Project at the Cope Family Center in downtown Napa. While we played a minor role in helping the Mariposa Mural Project, it is rewarding to be a part of this community cause. In order to help facilitate a dialog about the community arts project, we are sharing the Mariposa story with you.

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Topics: Centric General Contractors, community relations, social responsibility

Rebuilding Napa After The Valley Fire

Posted by Tim McDonald

Sep 25, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Summer has officially ended.  However, there is no end in sight for California’s fire season.  The Valley Fire and lingering drought conditions have been a wake up call to our greater Napa Valley communities. While our firefighters work tirelessly to control the fire, many have already suffered loss – our community must come together to rebuild. 

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Topics: community relations

Reasons to Kick Off the New Year Building Community Relations

Posted by Tim McDonald

Dec 20, 2013 7:10:00 AM

By nature, we are social beings. It is important for us to be surrounded by people in order to feel happy, safe and secure.  Even when we are around family and friends, it is not enough.  In order for us to thrive, we need to engage with our local community. 

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Topics: Best Practices, community relations, social responsibility