Category Archives: Giving Back

Golfing with Style?

Alpha’s Team at the 22nd Annual AIA Dallas | Acme Brick Golf Tournament was the four “J’s”: John Greenwald, Joshua Rogg, Jacob Wadlington, and Jeff Wilt.  The team expected to have a somewhat high score, and to celebrate that expectation, Team Captain Rogg elected to have a high thread count as well.

After the event, Rogg stated, “Well, we certainly were trophy bound, finishing last.  But let’s not forget we finished first in fashion!”  Maybe so, maybe not!

Click here for more information on the tournament, and thank you AIA Dallas and Acme Brick for an awesome afternoon!

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CANstruction Update!

The Archer Western, HNTB, and Alpha Testing team won the Canstruction Most Cans International Award this year, using 16,045 cans in our display! For more about this year’s entry, click here, and you can check out all the winners here!Alpha Testing

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The Cold (and Rain) Never Bothered Us Anyway!

Team Alpha braved the elements last Saturday for the Form Follows Fitness 5K, benefiting the Dallas Center for Architecture! Even with the less than ideal conditions, it was a great event, with a course that took us past some of the best architecture in Dallas. Thanks to everyone who came by our booth (manned by Jacob Wadlington), and congrats to Junior Hernandez, Hannah McAdams, Allison Merecka, and Marianne Stanton for battling through the rain to get those awesome medals! Want to see more pics from the race? Check out https://www.facebook.com/FormFollowsFitness/. Can’t wait to do it again next year!

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Redeem the Stream

Alpha TestingAlpha’s Alberto Flores and his wife gave their Saturday morning to help clean up the Trinity River at the Redeem the Stream: Dallas River Cleanup, put on by the North Texas American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT). Volunteers paddled and hiked their way around the Green Belt of the Elm Fork – a floodplain area of the Trinity that is a collection point for trash. In just one morning, volunteers freed the Green Belt from 5,580 pounds of trash and debris! Now that’s redeeming.Alpha Testing

Sporting Clays

Alpha TestingIt has to be a good Wednesday when your Outlook calendar says “clay shoot” on it. Alpha sponsored a team at the Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management (TAHFM) Sporting Clays Tournament. Alpha’s Sean Bowman was one of the four in the group at the Westside Sporting Grounds in Katy, TX. The annual event included two courses, an awards ceremony, a raffle, and BBQ to end the day – all in support of TAHFM membership scholarships for professional development.

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TEXO Clayshoot

Alpha TestingAlpha was the Title Sponsor at the TEXO Clay Bird Shootout in September, benefitting the TEXO Foundation. Six lucky staff members got to join in the festivities on Thursday as volunteers or clay shoot participants. Decked out in Alpha gear, our volunteers worked the stations and gave away all kinds of goodies throughout the event.

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Taking a Bite out of Hunger

Did you know we have CANstruction in San Antonio too? This year, Alpha sponsored Kimley-Horn and PBK to design and build “NOTABURGER”. The CANstructure took 3,800 cans to create and included Sloppy Joe sauce, black beans, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, and green beans. NOTABURGER won the Best Meal award, given to the structure made up of the most versatile and nutritious combination of canned food. The CANstructures will be displayed at the North Star Mall until September 23, then all cans will be deCANstructed and donated to the San Antonio Food Bank. Make sure to vote for NOTABURGER for the People’s Choice Awards!

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