On The Scene
| || Hearts and Hammers |
HEARTS AND HAMMERS DALlAS, a nonprofit agency dedicated to refurbishing homes for low-income residents, celebrates its 25th anniversary in North Thxas this year. During the last 22 years, Turner Construction employees have dedicated nearly 10,000 hours to the Hearts and Hammers cause.
On Sept. 17, employees began working on three homes in the Dallas Love Field neighborhood, donating labor and building materials.
Pictured above is one of the homes that crews of Turrner employees and volunteers helped repair. At left, Turner employee Brian Chester paints a house that belongs to an elderly couple who have been unable to maintain the exterior for several years.
Upon completing these three homes, Turner tallied about 800 volunteer hours to Hearts & Hammers in 2011 alone.
Hearts and Hammers provides guidance to group leaders while teaching volunteers how to make repairs that weathelize and beautify) homes. Volunteers also learn the steps needed to bring older buildings into compliance with city codes.
Photo Courtesy Of Turner Construction
| Haley-Greer |
Employees of curtain wall and specialty glass contractor Haley-Greer, Dallas, meet former President George W. Bush at the Topping Out Party for the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the SMU Campus in Dallas on Oct. 3. Both Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush met with the Haley-Greer field team and gave autographs. Haley-Greer is performing curtain wall, glass and glazing work for the 226,565-sq-ft project.Designed by Robert A.M. Stern, the project aims to achieve a LEED Piatinum rating following completion next year.
Photo Courtesy Of Haley-Greer
| Warrior Group |
Golf enthusiasts joined celebrities on the greens of The Tribute Golf Course in The Colony, Texas, on Sept. 12 in support of Warrior Group’s Heart of a Warrior (HOAW) Foundation. The fomth annual HOAW Celebrity Golf Tournament raised money for the foundation's Young Warriors Learning lnstitute. An eight-week academic enrichment program,the Young Warriors Learning Institute is designed to bridge the achievement gap and provide a safe environment for low-income children during the summer months. Pictured in front row (left to 1ight), Gall Warrior,CEO of Warrior Group, DeSoto, Texas, and Betty Floyd, CFO of Warrior Group. Celebrity players in back row (left to light): Scooter McGruder, Dee Williams, Sam Perkins, Walt Garrison and Ken Jolly.
Photo Courtesy Of Warrior Group