Barnhart Balfour Beatty, a full-service general contractor commonly recognized for being one of the largest builders of schools in the United States, has built a well-earned reputation as a leader within the construction industry. Complementing this, Barnhart Balfour Beatty has also established and maintained a tradition of contributing to and being active within the communities it serves in a lasting and meaningful way. As a sustaining benefactor of Sharefest and a multi-year participant in Sharefest’s Annual Workdays, Barnhart Balfour Beatty has shown exceptional commitment to local communities within the South Bay area of Los Angeles and continued support for the vision of Sharefest.
It is imperative that we all understand Sharefest as more than just ONE day. It is community stepping out and making a difference in the world around us.
– Brian Williamson, Barnhart Balfour Beatty Superintendent & Project Team Lead
Through the partnership with Sharefest in the 8th Annual Workday on May 14th, Barnhart Balfour Beatty has adopted multiple projects for a number of schools, and will be providing materials, manpower, and expertise for several projects. These include the installation of a natural outdoor reading space, mural paintings, the upgrading of an amphitheater, playground improvement, and many other projects.
Towers Elementary School (Torrance, CA) is just one of the TEN schools for which projects have been adopted by Barnhart Balfour Beatty. Workday activities at this particular location will include restoring previously painted murals and the addition of new ones, redesigning the teacher’s lounge, cleaning the bathrooms, and the design and installation of a garden with an irrigation system.
The contributions made by Barnhart Balfour Beatty in previous years and in the upcoming Workday have been invaluable in helping Sharefest achieve new levels of success in fostering community-based volunteerism and the implementation of projects that improve the lives and experiences of those living within the South Bay and Harbor areas. Speaking about Barnhart Balfour Beatty, Chad Mayer, Executive Director of Sharefest Community Development, says,
Partnerships like this are the heartbeat of Sharefest’s Annual Workdays, empowering and building community by rallying businesses, churches, local governments, civic organizations and local residents to take ownership and leave a positive imprint in their own neighborhoods.
Sharefest is also grateful for the consultants who have donated their time, energy and efforts in making the Workday projects under the leadership of Barnhart Balfour Beatty a reality. Sincere thanks to:
Sharefest, Barnhart Balfour Beatty, and several other projects are looking for more volunteers to get involved with the activities taking place on May 14th. Support in the form of donations, labor, and equipment are needed. Register now for Sharefest’s 8th Annual Workday.