La’Shawnda Kendall laughs as she recalls how much time she spent in church each week while growing up.
“I swear, it felt like I had a bedroom at church,” she says.
But her husband, DeWayne, attended church only occasionally during his childhood.
“When we got married 15 years ago,” she says, “we struggled with finding a church home because I was from a Baptist background and my husband was not, and we wanted to find something that fit us both.” Read the full article here.
In the city of Charleston, a construction team from the Birmingham-based company Robins & Morton and subcontractors are hard at work assembling what will become the 625,000-square-foot Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion.
The $385 million hospital is set to open in 2019 and will house technologies and specialized services for women with high-risk pregnancies and medically fragile newborns. Once complete, the facility will be a new addition to Charleston’s downtown medical district, which already includes Roper Hospital and the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
“A hospital is a complex building,” says Robin Savage, Robins & Morton’s president and COO. The privately held, Birmingham-based construction company is the construction manager-at-risk on the project in partnership with two other firms. Read the full article here.