A member of the National Association of Home Builders, Ernest Grotsky has dedicated more than three decades to the field of construction management. Ernest Grotsky also contributes to community initiatives, such as the nonprofit Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA).
PVA hosted its 2015 Mission: ABLE Awards in October. The secretary of veterans affairs was in attendance to deliver the keynote address, which discussed the organization’s ongoing effort to support former military servicemen and women living with spinal cord injuries and health conditions. The event honored advocates of PVA who have shown unwavering commitment to funding its programs. Among the six award recipients were ManTech International Corporation and Penske Truck Rental, which received the Employ: ABLE Award and the Achieve: ABLE Award, respectively.
The Mission: ABLE Awards ceremony also serves as a fundraising platform. The 2015 event garnered $614,000 in corporate donations. PVA intends to allocate the funds to rehabilitative sports services and employment assistance programs that are provided to veterans free of charge.