“We are proud to participate in events such as this and to continue to support our schools,” said Neal Communities’
In addition to the money raised from the Golf Challenge, Neal Communities also donated $5,000 for SunShades on the playgrounds. An additional $5,000 was donated by a parent group who wishes to be anonymous. Proceeds from the after-school care program (Gator Care) supplied the remaining $7,500. These structures help protect students from the sun and keep the equipment cooler to the touch.
“Gullett Elementary is privileged to be a part of Neal Communities’
“The parents love this school,” said PTO President, Jan Timney. “With parents, school administrators and businesses joining forces, we have an unbeatable team.”
Neal Communities is recognized for its philanthropy in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. The company’s President, Pat Neal, has also received the Legislative Service Award, the Audubon Society Legislative Award, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance’s “Sandie” for Business of The Year, the Award for Meritorious Public Service, The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Humanitarian of the Year, and many other awards and recognition for service and philanthropy. Neal Communities is ranked #94 nationally based on sales by BUILDER Magazine, and #1 locally by HBW Inc. based on number of permits issued in 2010 and by Metrostudy and Hanley Wood Market Intelligence based on number of home sales. With more than 8,0000 homes built in Southwest Florida, Neal Communities’
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Neal Communities is Southwest Florida’s largest, most established locally owned and operated private company. Its commitment to responsible development, innovative home building, and design excellence serve as the benchmarks for the company’s success.