3D Professional Contracting to sponsor the 20th Annual Good News Open

3D Professional Contracting is proud to take part in this great opportunity to help support the work of Good News Ministries via the Good News Open. The charity golf tournament, scheduled for June 6, will help raise funds for Good News Ministries which will be used to bring aid to the homeless. This is the 20th year that Good News Ministries has been hosting their charity gold tournament. The event consists of an 18-hole round of golf with great food throughout the day, topped off with awards and even apparel giveaways. A silent auction will also be held at the event and 100% of the proceeds will be used to directly help the homeless in Indianapolis.

The registration deadline is May 30th for any interested parties who would like to participate in this unique opportunity! Please visit www.goodnewsministries.com for more information about their organization and to register for the tournament.

Project Receives Attention from American Libraries Magazine

The Library Design Showcase 2011 included several excerpts highlighting the Monroe County Public Library located in Bloomington, Indiana. 3D Professional Contracting completed the renovation project last fall, which included updated finishes throughout the facility, such as the Children’s Department, Circulation department, and Open Library area.

The project, located just off the campus of Indiana University, presented many challenges for the construction team. This particular library, due to its location, is one of the busiest branches in Indiana. The library director, not wanting any of the patrons to miss out on the benefits of the library, requested the work be completed without closing the library. 3D Professional Contracting, along with subcontractors FCS Group, Engineered Flooring, Certified Floorcovering, Shepco Commercial Finishes, Woods Electric, and Heflin Industries successfully relocated both the stacks and the patrons while upgrading the finishes and furniture throughout.

Crosspointe Dedicates New Facility

Three years ago Crosspointe Baptist Church relocated from a more inner city location to the western edge of Indianapolis. This relocation left the church in a much smaller facility than they had been used to and 2010/2011 was time to expand and regain the much needed space. The church again trusted 3D Professional Contracting, (following the 2008 fast-track renovation of the building located at 220 Country Club Road) to take the lead with the design and construction of their new Dafoe Family Life Center. The 30,000sf facility that houses (9) new Classrooms, a Teen Chapel, a Missionary Apartment, Gymnasium, and support space was dedicated on March 20, 2011. Students and church members enjoy the use of their new classrooms, lockers, and restroom facilities, and anxiously await the completion of the wood athletic floor that is scheduled for completion by the end of May.

Adding to the History of IU’s HPER Building

Prior to the current project, the HPER Building, named for the IU School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, was a grouping of three structures: the Men’s Gymnasium built in 1917, the Wildermuth Intramural Center built in 1928, and an addition built in 1961. The manner in which the three buildings became one left the facility with an unusable courtyard. This past year, in need of auditorium and office space, the University set out to expand once again by enclosing the courtyard. The HPER Courtyard Enclosure project consisted of ground floor offices and conference center, a one hundred seventy four seat auditorium, and additional offices on the first floor, second floor shell space, upgraded restrooms, and new elevator and stairwells.

3Dpro was a perfect fit for a complicated project like this. The general approach by many would have been to lift all materials up and over the existing two story building, but feeling that would be more difficult as well as have certain safety implications, 3D Professional Contracting chose to create an access way through the building using the existing loading dock. Large equipment was driven into the courtyard to allow excavation, concrete work, and steel erection. Once equipment was pulled out and the access way was no longer needed, the existing limestone façade was reconstructed. This is the type of forward thinking that separates 3D Professional Contracting from many other general contractors.