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Quality time for the children

SAN ANTONIO – SWT Quality Fasteners Inc. employees and friends once again stepped up for the company’s 8th annual Washers For A Cause washer tournament on Oct. 15.  A total of 109 individual players took part, as well as lots of other family and friends who came out to the event.  Between the players, the silent auction, the raffle, and sponsors, Quality Fasteners raised $15,000 for the San Antonio Children’s Shelter. Overall, the compan...

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11/29/2016 17:43:00 | Viewed: 0
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Raising them right

SAN ANTONIO – Bartlett Cocke General Contractor’s Russell Harder is raising the kids right – by example! Harder and his two boys love to get outdoors and do some fishing! –cw...

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11/29/2016 17:40:00 | Viewed: 0
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Outsmarted!

SAN ANTONIO – After three weeks of pursuit, David Jones, CEO of RL Jones LP Construction, finally outsmarted this south Texas typical 6x9 mammoth that carried 203 6/8’s inches of antler to his credit.  Jones was guided by son, Josh Jones, on a CH Wildlife Services ranch just outside of Pearsall.   –cw...

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11/29/2016 16:26:00 | Viewed: 0
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European escape

SAN ANTONIO – Blaine Beckman, F.A. Nunnelly, took a European vacation with his wife, Mimi, that featured beautiful sites, history and a lot of walking....

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11/29/2016 16:23:00 | Viewed: 0
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Running with a purpose – Submitted by Jason Wiederstein, Drash Contracting Company, LLC

SAN ANTONIO – This past weekend, I participated in the 41st Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. My entry was free, and I partnered with a charity and agreed to raise $650. I raised more than $7,000 for Autism research, with most of it from subcontractors. I think the lifeblood of a successful project is the subs; having mutual respect and a good relationship....

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11/29/2016 16:20:00 | Viewed: 0
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Bay it forward

SAN ANTONIO – SpawGlass had its 12th annual Bay Fishing Tournament on South Padre Island on Oct. 1.  Proceeds benefit Walk for Women, UTRGV, Easter Seals, and Texas A&M Construction Science Program. Congrats to the winners! –cw...

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11/29/2016 16:18:00 | 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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