$5,000 Donation to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Awarded in their Honor
Re:Source New Jersey, a one-stop resource for every flooring finish and related service in the New York metropolitan area, was awarded top honors in commercial flooring’s most respected and influential design competition – the 19th annual Starnet Design Awards. The Grand Prize, including a $5,000 check donated to the charity of the winner’s choice, was presented to the company for their work on NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympic Studio in Rio de Janeiro.
An awards ceremony was held at the Denville, NJ headquarters of Re:Source New Jersey on June 9th. During the ceremony, Re:Source New Jersey team members and project partners celebrated their prestigious honor while also presenting a charity donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to help improve the lives of those with Type 1 Diabetes. Peter DeBenedetto, Re:Source New Jersey President, and Steve Poniatowski, Re:Source New Jersey VP Sales, recognized the project team including:
- Studio Designer: Bryan Higgason HDSTUDIO, Principal
- Studio Contractor: Jacob Gendelman blackwalnut, Principal
- Alan Hatton: Re:Source New Jersey INSTALL Certified Installers
- Dan Pevarnik: Re:Source New Jersey INSTALL Certified Installers
Fred Williamson, Starnet Executive Vice President joined Peter DeBenedetto, Steve Poniatoski and Rich Gaydosh, Re:Source New Jersey Project Manager to present the $5,000 donation to Jessica Bakofen, Executive Director of the Central Jersey Chapter of the JDRF.
“We are incredibly honored to win the ultimate Grand Prize at the 2017 Starnet Design Awards,” said Peter DeBenedetto, ReSource New Jersey. “This highly visible project was seen throughout the country and globe, and is something our entire team takes enormous pride in. We are also so grateful to Starnet for making this donation to JDRF in our honor, to help them continue their important work.”
“It was inspiring to spend time with the studio designer, contractor and the Re:Source New Jersey team,” said Fred Williamson, Starnet Executive Vice President. “Their work stands out and we’re proud to recognize them with the 2017 Starnet Design Award. They truly represent the best of the best.”
“The Starnet Design Awards allows us to showcase the collaboration between our flooring contractor members, vendor partners, and architect and design communities, said Jeanne Matson, President and CEO of Starnet. “It’s a team effort that can truly produce some amazing results as seen with the Rio NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympic Studio, and we congratulate all involved in this outstanding project.”
Congratulations to everyone involved in the NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympic Studio.
Starnet Member: Re:Source New Jersey Commercial Flooring
Starnet Preferred Vendors: Amtico, ARDEX Americas, Spray-Lock Premium Eco Adhesives
Studio Designer: HDSTUDIO
Studio Contractor: blackwalnut