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Hound for the holidays

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Progress Lighting’s Pamela Tresp had cause for paws Dec. 17 when she hosted a Christmas open house in her home for a favorite charity. In lieu of hostess gifts, guests brought donations of cash or goods such as dog food, beds, toys and blankets to help Cody’s Friends, a local dog rescue....

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12/29/2016 17:35:00 | Viewed: 0
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Motorcycle makeover

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – If you remember the article we ran in our Mar. 2014 issue about Matt O’Neill’s 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, you’ll want to see the $25,000 motorcycle makeover he gave the Glide....

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12/29/2016 17:33:00 | Viewed: 0
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Buck-aneer

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – AJ Rodriguez didn’t pass this buck on by! The Castro Roofing of Texas vice president braved the cold to score the deer on a recent hunting trip. AJ harvested the buck that scored 150 in. in Knox County, TX. on Nov. 21.–mjm...

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12/29/2016 17:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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Girls gone fishing

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – For the past few years, Kelsey Howell of Howell Crane & Rigging Inc., Brianna and Rose Brett, (wife and daughter of Moore Erection’s Kenny Brett, respectively) and Lisa Moore have lined up with other women to reel in cash and trophies and contribute to a worthy cause....

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12/29/2016 17:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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A pheasant trip for all

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Architects, engineers and roofing contractors took to the field for a pheasant hunting trip in southwest Kansas Nov. 11-13. C-CAP’s Ben Gromatzky, Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing’s Larry Johnson, GDA Architects’ Bennett Foster, Charles Gromatzky and T.R. Richter, Schmidt & Stacy’s David Schmidt and Strider Steele, Sterling Roof Systems’ Todd Davenport and Sun Commercial Roofs’ Richard Bass and Hector Cas...

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11/28/2016 20:57:00 | Viewed: 0
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Got muttin’ better to do

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – “Take Your Dog To Work Day” came recently for Vector Constructors’ Brayton Rowe. The senior project manager’s mutt Zoe rode shotgun as he delivered materials to a San Antonio job site so that a certificate of occupancy could be secured. No doubt Zoe couldn’t wait to get back home to her balls (she has a stockpile of about 10) and her own bed, which Rowe says must always must be on top of the couch. –mjm...

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11/28/2016 20:21:00 | Viewed: 0
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Accounting - Estate and transition planning, the S Corporation

AUSTIN - S Corporation ownership transition planning must be carefully followed in order to balance the needs of the owners and preserving the S Corporation’s status. A few examples here will show methods using trusts that elect to hold S Corporation stock, using voting and nonvoting stock and a cancelling note....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Insurance - When should I bond my subcontractors?

AUSTIN - As a general contractor, the margins are tight and pretty much any extra expense is too much to bear, but there are times when bonding just a single subcontractor may be worth doing. Years ago, many large general contractors used surety bonds as their primary risk management tool. Today that has largely changed with the widespread use of Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI). However, even though SDI has started to become available for s...

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Helping your lawyer help you in 2018

AUSTIN - As we begin a new year, I want to get you thinking about making the most out of your attorney relationship. Consider these thoughts throughout the year as you work with your attorneys....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Outreach training program OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards

AUSTIN - The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific hazards of their job as noted in many OSHA standards. A list of standards re...

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