Howard S. Wright Golf Tournament Raises $45,500 for CHI Franciscan Health Systems

Oct 15, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Press Release

SEATTLE, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Howard S. Wright, the Washington state division of Balfour Beatty Construction, helped raise $45,000 for the CHI Franciscan Health System through the division’s 11th annual golf tournament. The tournament was held on September 25 at The Golf Course at Newcastle, and was attended by 144 golfers plus 15 employee and business partner volunteers.

Proceeds from the golf tournament will assist CHI Franciscan Health System’s enhancement of St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) Cancer Care services that includes the expansion and renovation of their pathology lab. In addition, the funding will help support a larger area for work stations, additional equipment, and increased area for specimen receiving and handling.

“We are very thankful to Howard S. Wright for their generous support of CHI Franciscan Health Cancer Care Services,” said Shelley E. Harris, director of special events for CHI Franciscan Health System. “It is an honor to be selected as the beneficiary of their charity golf tournament for the second consecutive year. The company has made an invaluable impact on our mission to provide compassionate healthcare and create healthier communities.”

The golf tournament can now be included as part of Howard S. Wright’s long history of community support in the Puget Sound region. In addition to raising funds for the CHI Franciscan Health System, the company regularly supports a number of charitable organizations including American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, Rebuilding Together, and NAIOP Community Enhancement program.

Golf Tournament Sponsors:
Host/Title Sponsor: Howard S. Wright; Platinum Sponsors: American Mechanical Corp, Anning Johnson Company, Auburn Mechanical, Cal Portland, Cobra Building Envelope, Cochran, Division 9 Flooring, Hermanson, Holaday Parks, Holmes Electric, MacDonald-Miller, McKinstry, Mehrer Drywall, Northshore Sheet Metal, PCI, Precision Electric Group, Prime Electric, Prime Electric, PSF Mechanical, Smith Fire, Titan Elevtric, VECA Electric, Walters & Wolf, Washington Commercial Painters, Sequoyah; Gold Sponsors: Tri-Mechanical and Western Tile & Marble; Event Donations: Hillard’s Brewery and United Reprographics.

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About Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company
Howard S. Wright was acquired by Balfour Beatty Construction Services US in 2011. Both companies enjoy a long history providing general contracting, at-risk construction management, and design-build services for a wide variety of markets, serving clients in both the public and private sector. Howard S. Wright operates in the Pacific Northwest with offices in Seattle and Portland. The company serves numerous market sectors including public agency, healthcare, technology, mission critical, education, and multi-family housing. The company has been cited as a Top 10 Domestic Building Contractor and Top 10 Green Builder by Engineering News-Record. The company is part of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY), a global infrastructure services business operating in more than 80 countries.

 

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