Buddy Benches have been adopted by schools around the U.S. to promote student friendship and to discourage bullying. As a member of the Bend Lions Club, Steve Olson of Steele Associates Architects arranged for a Buddy Bench to be purchased for Elk Meadow Elementary in Bend. Steve asked Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company President, Jeff Deswert for help with installation and the bench has been installed at no charge to the School District or the Bend Lions Club. KNCC, employees Don Houk and Bob Snyder are pictured placing the Buddy Bench at Elk Meadow School.
About Kirby Nagelhout Construction
Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company (KNCC) was founded in Bend, Oregon in 1986 and has grown to become one of Oregon’s largest contractors, consistently in the DJC’s top 15. In 2014, KNCC expanded across the state with permanent ofﬁces in Portland and Pendleton. Our staff of over 150 employees works on more than 75 projects a year throughout the state. We are well-versed in Oregon public contracting with active CM/GC, Design-Build, and Lump Sum projects always in progress. When it comes to construction – quality, safety, and successful budget management will always be our top priorities.