On April 29th Montgomery County Emergency Services District #8 broke ground on Fire Station No. 3 located on Robinson Road in Montgomery County, Texas. The new two story facility will contain 4 drive through apparatus bays, a gear room, a laundry room, a storage area and administrative offices. The fire station is to house 6 full time personnel.
On May 8th Alvin ISD broke ground on the new Manvel Junior High School. The new 172,000 sq ft Junior High Campus will have a capacity of approximately 1,000 students. For additional photos, please follow this link.
Durotech and cre8 Architects teamed up for the 2014 Sandcastle Competition this year in Galveston. The theme for our sandcastle was Shellfie. Rain threatened to halt the event but everyone was set on getting this sandcastle built! By early afternoon the sun was shining brightly, the beach was packed with spectators and fun was had by everyone.
MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) broke ground on May 7, 2014. Mayor Annise Parker, Ann Stern, President of Houston Endowment and arts leaders, donors and friends were in attendance. The 59,000 square foot facility will have a large theater, performance spaces, open air lobby, practice rooms/classrooms, a spacious gallery, coffee shop and wine bar and 6,500 square feet of office space for resident arts organizations. For more information, please visit matchouston.org.
Conroe ISD had their 21st Annual BBQ Cook-Off on May 2nd and May 3rd. Thank you to Hector Camacho and the Wild Style Cookers for cooking and all the Durotech employees who helped to make it a successful event! Durotech won First Place for Ribs, Second place for chili and beans. The Wild Style Cookers entered a cake in the cake auction and raised $700 for Conroe ISD.
The 2014 AGC 23rd Annual BBQ Cook-Off was held on March 28th/March 29th! Thank you to Frank Marshall and BBQ & Brew Crew for cooking and all the Durotech employees who helped to make it a successful event! A big thank you to all our sponsors as well! Texas Electrical Solutions, Inc., Crawford Electric Supply, A G E Construction, Spring Glass & Mirror, Ltd., Compliance Safety Consulting City Masonry, Inc., Starkey Plumbing Company, Chief Fire Systems, Inc., Griesenbeck Architectural Products Inc., Young & Sons Drywall, LP, Convergint Technologies, Sunbelt Rentals, Houston Number One Cleaning, USA Building Service, Texas Signs by Design.