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    Big laughs for Houston charities at Balfour Beatty Construction’s 9th Annual Night of Comedy

    August 26, 2014

    HOUSTON –  By day, Balfour Beatty Construction comics are mild-mannered construction professionals but by night, they emerge as comedic warriors, determined to get laughs. On August 5-6, 2014, Balfour Beatty held its 9th Annual Night of Comedy at Houston’s Improv Comedy Showcase and Restaurant. This event was attended by more than 900 guests and raised a record breaking $110,000.00 for local charities.

    Since the show’s inception in 2006, Balfour Beatty’s Night of Comedy has raised close to a million dollars for Houston charities. The annual event is sponsored by numerous Houston-area A/E/C firms. This year’s King of Comedy sponsors included Highrise Electrical Technologies, Inc., Karsten Interior Services, East Texas Precast, Big City Access, Inc., and MLN Company. Proceeds benefit the Memorial Hermann Medical Mission and the Faith in Practice charitable organizations.

    “A favorite saying in the Houston office is: people first, success will follow. We are always looking for ways to have fun, create memorable experiences, and give back to the community in which we live and work. Thank you to everyone involved in making this event such a huge success,” stated Steve Mechler, Houston division president.