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Join the American Heart Association and TEXO for the 2020 Hard Hats with Heart Campaign Launch at a special networking tent for construction companies' employees, families, and friends. The launch will be hosted by TEXO President & CEO Meloni Raney and JQ Engineering CEO & Campaign Chair Steve Lucy. This is a free, family-friendly, and dog-friendly event!
 
Dallas Heart Walk – Saturday, Sept. 14 at the base of Reunion Tower
  • 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. – Stop by the Hard Hats with Heart Networking Tent
  • 9 a.m. – Walk begins!
  
Registration continues for the 2019 Construction Leadership Council Leadership Development Conference (LDC) held September 11-13 in Philadelphia, PA! LDC brings together emerging construction leaders from across the country in various construction sectors to network, learn and share. AGC of America has partnered with the General Building Contractors Association to build a diverse program, offering construction professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and obtain information on CLC best practices and how to grow local CLC groups.
  
Applications are now live for the following awards through ABC National. Questions? Contact us at texo@texoassociation.org.
 
Excellence in Construction (Sponsored by PeopleReady Skilled Trades)
Project Registration Deadline: Friday, Oct. 25 (intent to compete)
Project Submission Deadline: Friday, Nov. 22
 
National Diversity Excellence Awards (Sponsored by United Rentals)
Nomination Deadline: Friday, Oct. 25 (nominations are not required)             
Submission Deadline: Friday, Nov. 22
 
Application Deadline: Friday, Sept. 20
   
Rental One
      
Griffith Davison, P. C.
   
   
Slates Harwell LLP
      
Reliable Paving, Inc.
   
What's Happening at TEXOWhat's Happening at TEXO
  
Forums play an integral role in bringing TEXO members together to discuss common issues, learn new solutions, explore new opportunities, share best practices, network and build relationships. Please join us Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 11:30 a.m. for the Safety Superintendent's Forum when we will learn about the new Crane Operator Certification.
  
This is an instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid for sudden illnesses, injuries and protection from blood-borne pathogens; choking relief and sudden cardiac arrest for adults. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.
  
Discover how to mine the gold you already own your experience, background and personality to become your "best self" during any leadership role. Use proved techniques to channel the nervous energy of old fears into exceptional presentation skills. Since 1997, this proven program has met the professional development needs of over 11,750 project managers, owners, business developers, superintendents and suppliers.
Clean your shotguns and pack your hearing protection! Next Thursday is the 2019 TEXO Foundation Clay Shoot, the fourth event of our 2019 Challenge Cup competition, presented by Procore. Team spots are FULL and sponsorships are filling up fast, so click below to sign up today.
 
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 12 | 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Dallas Gun Club | 3601 S. Stemmons Fwy., Lewisville, TX 75067
 
For any questions, please contact Jenny Jernigan at jenny@texoassociation.org.
 
  
Join us for an evening of fun, fundraising and networking on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at MYX Blend Bar in Dallas. Network for a cause with a portion of MYX's sales during the event being donated to Genesis Women's Shelter, whose mission is to provide safety, shelter and support for women who have experienced domestic violence, and to raise awareness regarding its cause, prevalence and impact. All are welcome, so register today! 
  
TEXO’s Women’s Executive Leadership Program is a nine-month program designed for high-potential women to equip them with skills to better navigate the business landscape, as well as develop and leverage their talents to prepare them to step into roles of greater influence. Registration closes this Friday, Sept. 6, so click below to learn more and register today.
  
Seating is limited for these free classes, so register now! AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry. Falls account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, especially among small businesses and businesses with Hispanic workers. In addition, fall protection violations continue to be among the most cited standards in the construction industry. 
 
TEXO Challenge CupTEXO Challenge Cup
Platinum Sponsor: Procore 
Gold Sponsors: Humphrey & Associates, Marek, Mogul Wealth, Prime Controls, TDIndustries
Silver Sponsors: Austin Commercial, Brasfield & Gorrie, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Cokinos, Hill & Wilkinson, Lee Lewis Construction, McCarthy Building Companies, Ridgemont Commercial Construction, SEDALCO, Skiles Group, Turner
Bronze Sponsors: Beck, Byrne Construction, Core Construction, Dee Brown, Northstar Builders, PCL Contract Bonding Agency
Title Sponsor: BakerTriangle
Golf Cart Sponsor: Alpha Testing
Lunch Sponsor: EyeSite Surveillance
Breakfast Sponsor: George-McKenna Electrical Contractors
Shotgun Shell Sponsor: Osburn Contractors
Prize Sponsor: Rogers-O'Brien Construction
Flurry Sponsor: Buyers Barricades
Shooting Station Sponsors: Daniel Steel & Radius Security
Drink and Snack Sponsors: CORE Construction & Gray Reed
 
Want to see your name here? Additional sponsorships are still available. Click below to secure yours today!
Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs

Enterprise Fleet Management would like to offer an innovative program that drives value for every customer by including best possible pricing and special incentives on vehicle acquisition; providing a separate line of credit; creating a cycling strategy to achieve optimum performance and best resale value — all while reducing the total cost of ownership. Contact Billy Backus today.

AGC of America and Willis North America are proud to offer a new, dynamic and cost-effective way for AGC member firms to offer quality health insurance and other employee benefits. The AGC Alternative is an employee benefits program built exclusively for AGC members. Receive a quote by calling 1-800-210-5290.

Sam Pack's Chevrolet and Ford offers service discounts to TEXO members as well as additional offers. Check these TEXO specific offers out by clicking here.