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NEW! Text Message Updates – 474747

We get it. The RED Feed text messages sent from random numbers was a bit confusing. That’s why we’ve enhanced our group texting platform to bring you news in a simple format.

Starting today, all Kent Companies text messages will arrive from “474747.” Save “474747” as a new contact in your phone named “Kent Companies.” This will help your phone recognize and deliver legitimate Kent Companies text messages. If you have questions about the RED Feed email or text message newsletter, please email Leah Gradl or call 256-426-5026.

 

Next Week! Annual Employee Appreciation Events 

Important Updates – Lunch – Gifts

We’d like to say Thank You to our entire team at the annual Kent Companies Employee Appreciation Meeting!  A hot buffet lunch is available at 11am.

When you arrive, please make your lunch plate and grab a seat right away! Be there on time! Our program will begin quickly.

We’re giving away CASH! $250-$500-$1000!

Our vendors and suppliers sponsored prizes for our entire team. Winners will be chosen at random. We are thankful to our sponsors for their support.

  • Platinum: Redi-Mix USA, Fabco, Sunbelt Rentals
  • Gold: Martin Marietta, Barnsco, Whitecap HD Supply, A-B Rebar, Arco Contractors Supply, ACT Saw Cutting
  • Silver: Tex-Mix, Lauren Concrete
  • Bronze: Day One, Fastenal

Kent Companies Gives Back:

Bring 1 bag of candy to donate to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County for a chance to win $500 cash. We’ll make a BIG candy delivery just in time for the fall family festival for the children served by the advocacy center. Learn more about each child’s “blue light moment” by clicking here.

Make it Happen Event Details

Austin Team:

Friday, September 27, 2019

11am – 1:00pm

Gather Venues – Monroe

411 W Monroe St, Austin, TX 78704

Dallas Team:

Saturday, September 28, 2019

11am – 1:00pm

Eddie Dean’s Ranch

944 S Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75202

 

An Interview with Foreman Jason Rinaldi

What makes the Kent Companies team great? If you ask Charlotte Foreman Jason Rinaldi, he’ll tell you it’s the people, diversity, and the opportunity to learn something new every day.  The RED Code is our rule book for success. It’s how our leaders at all levels maintain the right perspective and the right practices to make something happen every day.

Blueprint Reading Classes

This quarter, we’re offering blueprint reading classes to our field team. This is part of our commitment to invest in our people first. We want to create opportunities for you to improve your skills and advance in your career. Thank you to our first class attendees!

 

OSHA Focus Four: Struck-By

Submitted by Erie Puga, Safety Manager

Struck-by injuries occur when an object comes into contact with a person with such force that it causes harm. It’s different from a caught in or -between injury because the impact is responsible for the injury. Remember the four common categories of struck-by hazards:

  1. Flying Object
  2. Falling Object
  3. Swinging Object
  4. Rolling Object

Remember to consider weather conditions while working outdoors. Adverse winds, heavy rain and snow can all contribute to objects becoming irregularly mobile and causing injury. Your safety managers are always available to help address job site hazards and to answer questions on your job site.

Go RED!