Batmobile Lives on for Charity through Foddrill Construction

How many people can say they own a replica of the 1966 Adam West Batmobile? Foddrill Construction (FC) owner, Leonora Foddrill can. Leonora and her late-husband, Jimmy Foddrill, made the decision to purchase the vehicle from Fiberglass Freaks with the intention of donating the vehicle for photo opportunities for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society events. Two years after, Jimmy was diagnosed with Leukemia. “I had no idea when he first requested it [the Batmobile]. This is why it’s so important to me to get the car out there, especially for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to really make a difference for charity.” Shares Leonora. After his passing, Leonora has kept the vehicle and donates it to charities such as Relay for Life, Bark for Life, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Children’s charities, among others. Actor Burt Ward, who played Robin in the Batman television series opposite Adam West, signed Foddrill’s vehicle […]

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Landsea Lighting, Irvine

Lighting up the darkness in Irvine, Ca. In this project, for the Landsea residential development, we installed street lights, small tree lights, bollards in the park and gazebo lighting. We did all of the conduit work and installed pedestals with controls for lighting.  

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Foddrill Construction Lit the Night

Foddrill construction recently participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light the Night in honor of Leonora’s late husband, Jimmy Foddrill, who passed away in 2014. Over 5,000 participants joined together at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. “It was a commitment on my part to continue to fight for those who are still fighting the battle and to support those caregivers and family members who are still going through the battle, and fight with them.” shares Leonora Foddrill, founder of Foddrill Construction. Lanterns during the event are representative of where someone is in their battle with cancer. Red symbolizes supporters, Gold is symbolic to those who have passed and white lanterns represent those who are currently battling or are survivors. Foddrill takes pride in bringing community, staff, and families together to walk in celebration of those who are fighting and to show support for caregivers and their families. […]

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Foddrill Construction’s Employee Safety Training Benefits Clients and Community

Safety is First for Foddrill Construction 2018 has been a year of growth and opportunity for Foddrill Construction (FC), which has driven the leading construction company to further invest in employee safety and occupational hazard training. We’ve covered the importance of safety on the job and how important it is for employees to receive proper training on specialized equipment, expert fleet equipment, traffic safety and more. If you’ve stayed current on our blogs, you already know that safety training for employees occurs each year, and 2018 was no exception. Proper training reduces the number of work injuries, especially in high risk companies like ours. But have you considered that safety training also benefits your community and family in more ways? When Passion Meets Chance “We’re really passionate about what we do and about taking care of each other,” says Leonora Foddrill, owner of Foddrill Construction. This mindset has made its […]

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Founder of Foddrill Construction’s Dying Wish: Care for my Work Brothers and Sisters

For 26 years, Foddrill Construction has strived to bring their workforce together as a family unit. “My late husband’s dying wish was for me to keep the business going and to take care of his work brothers and sisters,” shared Leonora Foddrill, owner of Foddrill Construction. “I’ve taken that promise and taken it really personally to see these men…three-quarters of my workforce have been with me 15-plus years.” With a high retention rate and family-oriented workforce, Foddrill construction does anything and everything to do with streetlights, covering all of Southern California. Every employee is treated as a member of the Foddrill Family, as Leonora confides that she considers some of the younger crew as her kids. “No one messes with my kids,” she shares. As a testament to her maternal mentorship, Leonora divulges that as her work family grows and reaches new milestones, she shares in their excitement and joy. […]

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Foddrill Employees Put Their Safety Training to Work

What started out as an investment in the safety and wellbeing of the entire field workforce at Foddrill Construction, turned into two very real life scenarios that potentially saved the lives of two strangers, counties apart. Two separate incidents occurred on the same day – not one week after Foddrill’s guys completed a series of safety trainings intended to prepare them for Rigging, Traffic Control Safety provided by A Cone Zone, complete OSHA 30 training and more. “My guys put safety and quality first. I am a widow – and I am passionate about keeping our families together so other spouses don’t go through that. We are safety conscious and I invested in my team to prepare them for the work that they do inside and outside of work,” shares Leonora Foddrill, CEO of Foddrill Construction Corp. “Because of the safety training, my guys were prepared for real situations and […]

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Meet the Woman that Lights Up a Man’s World

9% Only nine-percent of women hold positions in construction – and even fewer occupy positions in leadership, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For Foddrill Construction, having a diverse staff of both women and men, as part of a dynamic team, is not only a common business practice – but is a typical day in the field. Even better? An influential and visionary CEO who is paving the way for growth, continued quality service and demonstrated interest in giving back to her community. You read that right! With 26-years of experience as a full-service Street Light Installation Company, Foddrill Construction takes pride in delivering outstanding service to clients across Southern California. Certified by the Supplier Clearinghouse as a Minority Women Business Enterprise, Leonora Foddrill makes a concerted effort to excel as a team by keeping clients satisfied with their craftsmanship, safety protocols, efficiency and strong attention to detail. So, […]

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Chino Valley Fire Department

At the Chino Valley Fire Department we replaced their old outdated lighting with brighter more energy efficient lights. If you need your lighting updated contact Foddrill Construction! Fill out the Get A Quote form below.

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Monrovia Project

Foddrill Construction has installed lighting for cities across Southern California. Take a look at these photos from from when we installed and lit this eye catching city sign for Monrovia in California.

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