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Extreme Talk of the Bay...Bios

December 22 thru January 14 – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – Bay Area

The focus of this project is on the family receiving the dream home.  They are the reason we are all here.  However, we thought it might be fun for you to get to know some of the folks behind the scenes. 

We’ll cover folks on the Build Team, Trade Partners, photographers and just about anyone else that dedicated their time, skills, materials and heart to this project.
Blu Shields Construction - Energy Solution Homes

Energy Solution Homes
The Builder

Blu Shields Construction is a division of Energy Solution Homes and is proudly made up of all family members. Blu Shields Construction (Blu and Pat Shields, Andrea and Oscar Urbina); Energy Solution Homes (Patrick Henderson); Bay Area Landscaping (Mike Weekly and Patti Henderson). They are deeply committed to the design and construction of quality, high-energy efficient homes built within the remarkable timeframe of 30 to 45 days – homes that are affordable and generate low monthly electric bills. read on...

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ATA Associates    www.ATAAssociates.com  
Bob Swint    281.480.9847

Sometimes being a Rocket Scientist is just not enough! CEO of ATA Associates, Bob Swint, is pleased to put his company’s many video production skills to work for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Swint spent twenty-five years with the NASA space program before founding ATA.
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Kim Christensen Photography

Kim Christensen Photography
Kim Christensen

After graduating from SMU with a major in Journalism and a minor in Art, Kim Christensen began to pursue her career in photojournalism covering features, news, photo stories, sports and portraits. She has worked at several newspapers with the last stop being the Houston Chronicle. learn more...

Lisette Templin

Templin Photography
Lisette Templin

Lisette Templin of Templin Photography is thrilled to be a part of the photography team. Her background is in architecture from Texas A&M with a masters from UH. She practiced in the field of architecture for 15 years and has now taken the route of photography. Her architecture background has shown her how to embrace the absolute chaotic process of seeing something appear from nothing to a vibrant 3 dimensional structure that holds the many memories to be made by the human interactions that are inside. more...

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Putnam Tree Service 
Leif Putnam    281.850.2231

Putnam provides many services including: tree trimming, removal, and stump grinding. They are also in the demolition, house moving and lifting/leveling of homes. The Putnam crew will be removing 13 trees on the project property. Their involvement is important as it gives them a chance to give back to the community. It is their pleasure to do so!

M&M Roofing, Siding & Windows    www.mmroofsiding.com
Michael McCollom

As Southeast Area Manager for 10 years, McCollom has extensive knowledge and experience in the roofing industry, as well as Hardi siding and window replacement. Their company logo is: “A Different Kind of Contractor.” M&M Roofing takes pride in having satisfied customers, and this is mainly due to owner Doug Moncure who makes a personal phone call to each customer after a job is complete. Moncure thanks them for their business and makes sure they are thoroughly satisfied. M&M Roofing got involved in the EM:HE project because they wanted this opportunity to help a local, deserving family.

EH Systems    www.ehsystemsllc.com
David Densford  

EH Systems is a full service manufacturer of Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) located in Central Texas. They have been in business for approximately five years and have a 103,000 sq. ft. state–of–the–art SIP manufacturing facility in New Braunfels, TX. They offer both machine and manual fabrication of panels, both 4’ wide and 8’ wide jumbo panels, assembly services such as lumber installation, and lumber packages. more...

EH Systems    www.ehsystemsllc.com
Paul (Pepper) Kidd

Kidd has been the lead on over one hundred SIP homes. As a master builder, he is also a builder’s service rep. Kidd goes to the jobsite, trains crews and also acts as consultant during design. EH Systems volunteered Kidd for this project, and he sees it as a great opportunity to help a family rebuild their lives after disaster.

Nueces Contracting 
Chuck Glass    713.882.6272

Glass has been in the demolition business since 1991. His business also includes dirt work, and construction (residential, commercial and environmental). It is his heartfelt desire to assist with the recovery of Hurricane Ike victims and in this case, an extremely deserving family.

Matt Owen, Inc. 
Matt Owen    281.850.0362

Matt Owen, Inc. is a masonry and foundation company whose expertise is foundation and paving (concrete) and bellbottom pier drilling. They have been in Galveston County since 1958. They are happy to be volunteering for this project.

Rigid Construction Resources
Ethan Nash    409.795.7126

A local company that serves the Houston/Galveston region providing construction services, Rigid Construction Resources completes jobs in a cost–effective and time–efficient manner. They are happy to be participating in this community project.

Giusti Custom Homes & Cabinetry
Johnny Giusti    409.457.3262

Giusti had been doing residential construction, trim and custom cabinets for 11 years before venturing out on his own. That was eight years ago, so this small company brings 19 years of expertise to the table. Giusti enjoys helping people in need and proud to be a part of this project.

Blu Shields Construction    www.blushieldsconstruction.com
Jerry Rosier  

Rosier has been in the homebuilding business for many years. He recently moved to the area from Dallas and is currently a superintendent for Blu Shields Construction whose mission is to build affordable, energy efficient homes in 30 to 45 days.

Blu Shields Construction    www.blushieldsconstruction.com
Patrick Henderson

As the grandson of Blu Shields, Henderson is proud to be the lead construction company for this project. They have been rebuilding Galveston County after the destruction from Hurricane Ike. Known for their ability to build totally energy efficient custom homes in 30–45 days, Henderson also likes to be known for helping others. “This project holds the same values as our company. It’s about teamwork and good people helping good people,” says Henderson.

Blu Shields Construction    www.blushieldsconstruction.com
Gene Geiger

Geiger recently retired from operating boats offshore. He is going to be assisting the Cobra team (general labor). Geiger admires and respects Shields as a man of integrity, and knows firsthand about Shields’ ability to build energy efficient homes in record time. Shields just completed Geiger’s own new home on Galveston Bay in 40 days; first electric bill was $54. Geiger is happy to be helping a deserving family.

Danny Did It
Danny Hillger    281.508.3209

This company has been remodeling homes in the Bay Area for 20 years. Their specialty includes room additions, siding, painting, trim, sheetrock, and doors. Since watching the very first of episode of EM:HE, Hillger has wanted to be a part this sort of build. It is his way of contributing to a good cause.

Petersons Homebuilder  
Pedro Juarez   713.502.4789

A general contracting company in Galveston County, this company specializes in dry wall, painting and framing. They are proud to be giving back to the community.

Saltgrass Demolition LLC    www.saltgrassgc.com
Derek Lechler  

Lechler’s company is involved in residential, commercial, and industrial demolition. They also do land clearing and site work. Lechler enjoys helping people in need.

Turner Bros. Crane and Rigging LLC    www.turnerbros.com
Joe Lind

Turner Bros. was established in 1925. Their company provides lifting solutions, crane and rigging, specialized transportation, engineered transportation, wind farm erection and maintenance. Lind is V.P. of Operations and has been with the company for 30 years. Turner Bros. involves itself in community action whenever possible. Lind wants to give back to the community that has provided his company with opportunities.

Spiros Charalambous Custom Homes & Cabinetry
Spiros Charalambous    409.457.3985

Born and raised in Galveston, Charalambous has been providing services to Galveston & Harris County residents for many years. With 12 employees, they strive for great customer service and quality work. “God blessed me with work, and I always give back to my community,” says Charalambous. “That’s what it’s all about.”

Lampasas Building Components
Dan Claussen    512.556.2180

Established in 1978, Lampasas is a manufacturer of roof and floor tresses. Located in Lampasas, TX, their service area is statewide and consists of 26 employees. They maintain a 30,000 sq. ft. shop on four acres. Owners Dan Claussen and Wilson Neely bought the company in 1998. Claussen is a long time fan of EM:HE and wanted to help someone in a local area.

Kemah Hardware & Lumber
Daniel Boone    281.334.1586

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Nielsen Construction
Mike Nielsen    409.256.1085

Established in 1983, Nielsen Construction does custom framing on Galveston Island and has a reputation for high–end building. They are delighted to have this chance to give back to someone in need. On a personal note, Nielsen is the father of two special needs daughters.

Advanced Lifts    www.stairliftstore.com
Debbie and Peggy Stanford

Established in 1998, Advanced Lifts installs and services stairlifts (chairlifts), elevators, porch lifts, dumbwaiters and vehicle lifts. Initially, they began selling and servicing scooters, power wheelchairs and vehicle lifts. As their business grew, they begin to offer stairlifts and elevators. They take satisfaction knowing they have made life easier for thousands of families in the upper Texas Gulf Coast region. “The products we sell are economical solutions to keeping loved ones in their homes,” says Stanford. They are happy to join with so many others to make a difference in a family’s life.

Josh Murff Construction
Josh Murff    409.370.4488

Murff is a one–man company that does extensive remodeling. He does employ laborers to help him as the job requires. He is a big fan of EM:HE and always wanted to be a part of it. Now is his chance.

Windstorm Plus Engineering, Inc.    
Hollis Baugh    281.339.2182

A graduate of University of Houston, Baugh’s construction experience dates back to 1953. He is a TDI windstorm approved engineer who has been a business owner since 1992. Baugh’s company does structural and civil engineering in Galveston and Brazoria Counties. He is pictured with his daughter, Denise.

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Windstorm Plus Engineering, Inc.    
Loren Walding    281.339.2182

Walding has been working in the construction industry for most of his adult life. He enjoys helping others when given the opportunity.

Justin Pfeifer

Champion Window, Inc.    www.championwindow.net
Justin Pfeifer

Founded in 1975, Champion Window’s goal is to “excel over all others” in their field. Today, they still insist on high quality, not only in materials and manufacturing, but also in energy efficiency. As manufacturers of aluminum and vinyl windows and patio doors, they build the best products available to the building industry at competitive prices. They are delighted to be able to give back to their neighbors in need at a time like this.

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Lavell's Made 4 the Shade of Texas, LLC.    www.lavellsm4ts.com
Teresa Lavell

Lavell's Made 4 the Shade of Texas, is a family owned and operated design/build construction company serving Houston and surrounding cities. They specialize in creating custom decks, outdoor kitchens, pergolas, patio covers, gazebos, glass sunrooms, screen enclosures and decorative/stamped concrete. They started the company with a specific goal in mind – set the bar as high as possible for their customers. the rest... 

Joanna Patton

J. Renee Interiors    www.jreneeinteriors.com
Joanna Renee Patton

J. Renee Interiors treats each project as a totally new challenge that is driven first and foremost by the client’s needs and desires. Whether designing an entire new house, doing a remodel or revamping individual rooms, their method is the layering of materials, furnishings, accessories and art in support of each other. The goal is to create a canvas of subtle, varied tones and textures. Patton says she is happy to have this opportunity to become more involved in her community and help a deserving family.

Sue Mayfield Geiger

Sue Mayfield Geiger    Writer/Editor
281.770.8989

Sue currently is editor for Change magazine (www.changemagazine.net). She also does freelance writing/editing/proofing and lives on Galveston Bay. Blu Shields recently rebuilt her home after hurricane Ike and she is happy to be back home. Sue and husband, Gene, are both involved in EM:HE and glad to be able to help.

Kurt Sauers

Bay Area Fencing, Decking & Lawn Service, LLC
Kurt Sauers    281.684.5414

Sauers and his wife were both born and raised in the Bay Area. They started their company over seven years ago, specializing in commercial and residential fencing as well as custom decks and lawn service. They are honored to be a part of this project and give back to the community. www.bayareafencingdeckingandlawnservice.com

Quality Insulation & Fireplaces, Ltd.    www.qualityinsulationltd.com
Jason Smith

Based in Conroe, TX, Quality Insulation has five other locations around Texas to best serve their customers. They are proud to work directly with homeowners, commercial property manager and building professionals. Their partner company, Quality Fireplaces, Ltd., has trained courteous and knowledgeable staff that can assist you with any home or commercial fireplace problem. Quality Fireplaces is also a leading provider of Lennox Hearth products, Monessen Hearth Systems and Bull Grills & Outdoor Kitchens. “We are happy to be involved in this project in order to pay it forward,” says Smith.

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Third Coast Protective Systems, LLC
Dale Armstrong & Jeremy Pace    832.373.8145

Armstrong started a fire alarm company in 1989 as Armstrong & Company. After being in business for 18 years he decided to form a corporation and took on a partner – Jeremy Pace. Their company provides fire alarm systems for commercial applications such as schools, hospitals and high rise buildings. “We are always interested in giving back to the community,” says Armstrong. “There have been times in my life where our family needed assistance and when we were helped we were so thankful. This is a golden opportunity for our company to repay some of the debt I feel we owe to the community. Thanks for letting us share in this wonderful program.

Hurricane Construction

 

 

Hurricane Construction
Joe Collett    281.338.1260

Hurricane Construction has been in operation for 17 years, headed by Collett. He saw the need for a company to install hurricane clips and straps in the TX Gulf Coast area. Collett’s company has since expanded their scope of work to include framing, cornice, spray foam insulation and the erection of metal buildings. The decision to become involved was easy for Collett. “I believe in paying it forward,” he says. “Someone helped me when I needed it and I intend to do the same for others.”

Marin Custom Paint & Construction, Inc.
Miguel A. Marin    281.922.6279

In business for 24 years, Marin stated out as a wallpaper hanger, but began painting for 15 of those years. He likes to help people in the community and feels that the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is a great way to do it, plus is great experience for him.

NAMC, Inc. – Greater Houston    www.namctexas.com
Darryl Samuels  

Samuels is the Executive Director of the National Association of Minority Contractors, Inc. (Greater Houston Chapter). They are a non–profit trade organization that initiates, develops and maintains relationships between project owners, major contractor suppliers and the minority construction community. He is involved in this project because he cares about the community and its people.

R. Pollack Homes

 

R. Pollack Homes
Robert Pollack    409.682.8323  

A former full–time Deputy Sheriff, Pollack went into reserves to help Blu Shields and Galveston Service Company with rebuilding Galveston County. When Blu asked him to help, it was a no–brainer. Pollack asked, “Where, and when do you need me?” Helping others in need is always a good cause, according to Pollack. 9839

Sal’s Painting
Salvador Galicia    409.457.1349

Coming from a family that has always been in the painting business, Galicia enjoys seeing the finished product. He takes pride in what he does; is always dependable and provides quality work. He enjoys watching Ty on EM:HE and always said if they ever came to town, he would be willing to help.

Kenny G’s Painting  
Kenny Glancy    832.425.2538

Glancy has been in business for two years, but has been painting for 12 years, working for different contractors and various school districts. Business has been good since he went out on his own. He has been looking for a chance to help a family and considers this a great opportunity.

L&L Painting Partners
Fred Molina    281.222.9817

Molina has been in business over 20 years. He enjoys the EM:HE show and likes to help people. He is glad to be involved.

Action Gypsum Supply    www.actiongypsum.com
Juan Carlos Salinas

Action Gypsum is a distributor of gypsum board, metal studs and acoustical ceilings. Delivery and stocking is one of their main concerns for the Houston/Bryan/College Station area (commercial and residential construction). Salinas says his company is happy to give back to the community.

Cool Testing, Inc.    www.cooltesting.com
Daniel Blanco

This company provides both over door infiltration testing and duct leakage testing. They perform HVAC load calculations, equipment selection and duck work design. Their motto: “Others assume anything goes when nobody knows. We believe in testing, not guessing.” Blanco says his company likes to help out in the community. They have tested many homes for air tightness and energy efficiency with the SIP structures, and they are comparing different construction technologies.
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David Miranda Drywall
David Miranda    409.443.1257

Miranda is a local contractor in Galveston County. During the summer he works for Texas City Independent School District where he helps out with charity projects. He is happy to help in any way he can for this project.

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Cruz Aguayo Drywall
Cruz Aguayo    713.240.5107

Aguayo’s company takes pride in their work ethic. They work hard and offer quality results. His goal is to always please. He is glad he can help with this project.

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Armor Coverings    www.armorcoverings.com
Felix Deleon

Deleon is the owner of Armor Coverings and has been in the construction business for 20 years. After Hurricane Ike, Armor Coverings expanded from just tile to now laminate and hardwood flooring. Using only the best local talents, Armor Coverings gets the job done right the first time. Deleon has firsthand experience in needing help. He lost his job and vehicle to Hurricane Ike, but the Shields helped him grow his business. He is glad to have this opportunity to give back – with pleasure.

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The Signature Group    www.ts-grp.com
Todd Wommack

The Signature Group is a disaster restoration company that specializes in large loss recovery projects. They provide turn–key services that include structural drying and dehumidification, debris removal, demolition, environmental remediation and reconstruction. Wommack says they have profited from hurricane damage for many years and feel fortunate to be able to give back at this time to such a deserving cause.

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Air Repair A/C & Heating    www.airrepairac.com
Ralph Blanco

Air Repair has been an HVAC contractor in the Galveston County area since 1989. They specialize in indoor air quality and comfort, and are a Lennox premier dealer. Air Repair is a member of the Comfort Institute, BBB, Board Member of Galveston Builders and Remodelers Association, Greater Houston Builders Association and a Chamber of Commerce member. “Giving back is a heartwarming feeling,” says Blanco. “We love working to accomplish tight deadlines and like the opportunity to meet other folks who like to give back.”

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Wallpapers, Inn, LLC    www.wallpapersinn.com
Patti Mitchell & Steve Wood

Mitchell has worked in residential and commercial installation, accumulating over 30 years experience. She predominantly subcontracts with Village Homes and Friendswood Development. Formerly with Wallpapers to Go in Webster, she opened her own shop after they closed. Mitchell has always been active in her community, is on the City Parks Board, involved with scouting and church. This is her way of giving back for the many blessings she has received.
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BMS Construction    www.bmsconstruction.net
Jason Hernandez

Hernandez is the project manager over new construction and restoration projects. His company is smoke, water and fire restoration certified. “Our company is based in Galveston County,” says Hernandez, “and we care about our community. We are glad to help when the need is there.”

Surman Electric    www.surmanelectric.com
David Bookout

Bookout has been in the electrical trade business for 20 years and is shop foreman at Surman Electric. He loves to give back whenever possible. He is happy to be working on this project with all of the Surman field staff.

Buccaneer Plumbing
Lee Franku    281.538.0908

Franku has been in the plumbing business for 15 years. Buccaneer Plumbing is a family owned and operated business that prides themselves in being a service and new construction plumbing company. They are insured and bonded, and also do residential and commercial remodeling. They are happy to be able to give back to the community.

All About Plumbing    www.noahsallaboutplumbing.com
Noah Espinoza & Crystal Espinoza

Obtaining his Master’s Plumber’s license at age 25, Espinoza has been a plumber for 12 years. All About Plumbing is a family owned and operated business serving residential and commercial customers. They are glad to be a part of this project.

S&H Electric
Samuel Dees    281.667.5846

Dees has been in the electrical business for 26 years, starting his own company in 1999 in Dickinson, TX. “To help others is a good thing,” he says. “To be a part of something wonderful and have it come from the heart.”

Lilley Electric  
James Lilley    281.334.0185

Lilley has been an electrical contractor in Kemah since 1983. His company does residential, commercial and marine work. He was asked by the City of Kemah to get involved in this project and he considers it a good cause.

Guaranteed Roofing

Guaranteed Roofing    www.southhoustonroofing.com
Jeff Prouty

Prouty is a residential and commercial roofing contractor doing business in Galveston and Harris Counties since 1981. He is glad to have this opportunity to contribute.

Audio Video Design    www.avdtexas.com
Danny Reegan

Reegan is the new owner of Audio Video Design that opened in Galveston in 1979. His company does audio and video installations of all sizes. They have done pro–bono work for many Galveston charities.

Audio Video Design    www.avdtexas.com
Mickey Ouellet

Mickey Ouellet works with the new owner of Audio Video Design that opened in Galveston in 1979. His company does audio and video installations of all sizes. They have done pro–bono work for many Galveston charities.

Island Imaging
Lynn Nielsen    409.256.1272

Island Imaging specializes in all photography: weddings, children, pets, pregnancy, special events, etc. Nielsen has been Assistant Director of a contemporary art gallery in Galveston for the last 10 years. She says her heart is about service and helping others; her passion is photography.

 

Builders Choice Installations    www.BCinstalls.com
Jason Bagwell

Bagwell is a licensed appliance installer for distributors and home builders. He enjoys helping others who are not as fortunate as himself.

Ochoa Construction

Ochoa Construction  
Robert Ochoa    281.851.7077

Ichoa has been in business for more than 35 years working in the Houston–Galveston–Clear Lake area. “I like to help people who are less fortunate,” he says, “and this is a good opportunity to do just that.”

 

Coastal Building and Remodeling
Mike Ziegler    832.561.1845

Coastal Building prides themselves in providing quality and dependability on all their jobs. They strive to give every customer the same pride and quality. They got involved in this project as they feel it was a calling from God.

Designs by Paula
Paula Ozymy    409.256.1253

Paula Ozymy has over 25 years of experience in interior design. Since 1996 she has owned and operated Designs By Paula, on Galveston Island, Texas.  She services both residential and commercial customers. She offers consultations for customer interiors, draperies, bedcoverings and accessories, shutters, blinds, shades and more. Paula was invited to join this wonderful project by Blu Shields. there's more ...

D A Paulissen Photography    www.dapaulissen.smugmug.com
David A Paulissen    281.337.2441

I have lived in the Galveston Bay Area since 1961. I have been shooting photographs since about age 8. I took some photography in college and worked in black and white then. Over the years I shot transparency film, color film and black and whites. I now shoot exclusively in digital. I use Canon photography equipment include bodies and lenses. My publications include local papers, and on the cover of a statewide utilities magazine. I have had my work hung and two recent Art Alliance Center of Clear Lake exhibitions. I have worked full time for local government for the last 30 years or so. Also I have sold work in local shows. I love wildlife, architectural and fine art photography. I am the organizer of the League City Photography Meetup Group as well.This project lets me grow as a photographer and lets me use my construction and photography skills to provide a great perspective to the Makeover project.

Glacier Exteriors
1017 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah TX    281.736.5791

Glacier Exteriors is a general contractor with over 20 ears expeience in the building industry.  Our primary goal is to treat every customer as if they were our only customer.  We take pride in a long standing 'A' rating with the BBB.  And being involved in our local community whenever possible. 
Being a builder, you understand that your sales depend on your community so any chance to give back, we feel is the least we can do.

Morrison Supply Co.    www.Morsco.com 
713.554.8500

I am 40 yearsold, and have 22 years experience in the HVAC business.  I have worked for Morrison for 4 months.  Morrison supply co. has approximately 85 locations across the Southwest and distributes quality products for both the HVAC and plumbing industry. 
We want to help the family and to promote Morrison Supply as a premier HVAC and plumbing supply co.

CenterPoint Energy    www.CenterPointEnergy.com

Tom Standish is CenterPoint Energy’s CenterPoint Energy’s Group President of Regulated Operations and a registered professional engineer who actively supports his community. He is the immediate past chairman of the board of directors for the Greater Houston Area American Red Cross, a current member and past chairman of the Salvation Army Houston Area Command, a member of the board of directors for the University of St. Thomas and Rebuilding Together Houston (formerly PSI Homesavers), and a former board member of the Houston chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. there's more...

Catseye Design, Interior Design and Photography
Marcia Friedman    409.739.0319

Catseye Design originated in New York City in 1994. A native New Yorker, and living in Galveston Texas since 1997, photography has been my passion since I was a little girl. My first camera, was a Brownie Instamatic. When I was 16, I received my first SLR Nikon Nikkormat camera where I have been shooting nature, animals, children, artists, musicians, architecture and art photography ever since. I have combined interior design and photography. I am honored to be a part of a wonderful group of people that believe in making a difference and giving back to the community

White Knight Technologies    www.whiteknighttech.com
Robin Huff Stowe    281.535.1958

White Knight Technologies designs, develops and supports interactive web sites for individuals, businesses, and organizations, providing a full range of services, including competitive web hosting and email services. White Knight Technologies is dedicated to providing personal service and excellence in web design, while remaining affordable to its customers. read on...

Texas Roadhouse    www.texasroadhouse.com/store–sites/restaurant–detail/tx–friendswood/
Tony Bloomfield

Bloomfield has been the Managing Partner of the Texas Roadhouse in Friendswood, Texas for eight years. They like to lend a helping hand, and do their best to stay involved and participate in community events. They continually donate food for different organizations in the surrounding area. more ...

Wondercide    www.wondercide.com
Stephanie Boone    281.532.2458

Wondercide LLC is a women owned & operated small business located in Seabrook, TX. The company was founded after toxic pesticide exposure caused serious illness to a lifelong animal companion, an Akita-Husky named Luna. Understanding the need for safe and effective alternatives to toxic pesticides, Stephanie founded Wondercide and became an advocate for natural solutions. In 2008, Wondercide launched its non toxic, organic product lines for pets, people and property only days before Hurricane Ike hit the Texas Gulf Coast, devastating the operation and inventory.
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Third Coast

Third Coast Protection Systems LLC

Third Coast Protection Systems is owned and operated for Dale Armstrong and Jeremy Pace. The two owners together have more than 50 years of experience in commercial and residence security and fire alarm installation.

Dale Armstrong is married has four children and five grandchildren.  He and his family have lived in Galveston County for 15 years. They are know for giving back to the community as shown in this project. learn more...

Sherwin

Sherwin Williams   www.sherwinwilliams.com
Carlos Cameron and Clayton Williams

Sherwin Williams is the company that is donating all the paint and wallcovering supplies for the house. They have been the Texas City managers for 27 combined years in paint sales. Sherwin Williams is over 100 years old and going strong. There are over 50 stores in the Houston area to serve any needs. Cameron and Williams were excited to be able to participate in this project: “This project will not only allow us to get painters together to help, but also allow our company to be a part of a great cause for the community.”

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NashRigid construction Resources

Our company provides a wide range of construction services that are cost-effective, as well as the resources and strategies that result in time efficient, successfully completed projects. Ethan Nash- 409.795.7126 Jeff Cameron- 409.996.9246

The Old Parsonage Guest House   www.SeabrookAccommodation.com
1113 Hall Street & 1109 Hardesty    713-206-1105  

These professionally designed guest houses each feature a living room, fully-equipped kitchen, utility room, two spacious bedrooms with queen-size beds and one large bath. The beautifully landscaped yards are home to squirrels, birds and butterflies and the covered porches offer comfortable rocking chairs and a scenic view of the Back Bay. read more ...

Gulf Coast Limestone

Gulf Coast Limestone   www.gcli.com
1402 3rd St Seabrook     281-474-4124

Gulf Coast Limestone prides itself for having superior quality products such as aggregate, limestone, sand, crushed concrete, and other high quality building materials all of which meet and exceed industry standards.  All of our trained personnel are committed to our customers and their satisfaction.  more ...

JED Construction LLC

JED Construction LLC   
John Askew (Jed)    832-885-4619  


JED Construction LLC is a national storm recovery specialist and a division of Flat Creek Home improvement. His company has been in operation for 20 years. JED Construction provides all types of siding applications and reconstruction. He has a keen eye for detail and is committed to high quality work and expedient, courteous, service. and ...

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Minuteman Press – Bay Area     www.clearlake.minutemanpress.com
Jim and Jane Sweeney

As owners of the Bay Area’s top award winning graphic design and print communication’s company, Jim and Jane Sweeney have been active members in their community since purchasing Minuteman Press - Bay Area 17 years ago. Both served as Chairman of the Board for the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and were previously honored with the prestigious Men and Women of Heart Award, given for outstanding community service.  Minuteman Press – Bay Area is known for its generous support of the area’s educational and nonprofit community. They like to give back and support their community whenever and wherever they can!

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Lashley & Associates, Inc.  713-462-8888   www.Lashleyinc.com
Randal K. Sutton

Lashley & Associates was established in Houston in 1947 as one of the first manufacturers’ representatives in the nation, for heating, ventilation & air conditioning equipment.  Our company continues to provide preferred named HVAC products to our clientele in Houston as well as the Texas Gulf coasts.  Our business philosophy of being fair, ethical, and honest, continues to make us the favored supplier to our existing and potential customers as we maintain, “Shaping Business Through Partnership”.  I believe we should help each more and we should “pay it forward”, when we can. 

mark putnam

Putnam Builders, Mark 713-884-5096     Kristin 713-478-1220

Putnam Builders has been in business for more than 10 years working in the Houston–Galveston area in providing construction services. Putnam Builders provided many services including construction framing for this project. Their involvement in this project was an important part of giving back to the community. Mark Putnam

   
 
 
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