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One Million and Counting

The week of September 1st 2014, Henderson, Inc. reached a major milestone in company history.  During this week, Henderson employees worked our one-millionth consecutive man-hour without having a lost time injury.  To put that in perspective, the last time we had a lost time injury was August 1, 2010, or 4 years 1 month and 4ish days. 

Beyond the Building Cornhole Tournament

Henderson's Beyond the Building Committee strikes again!  Hot on the heels of our last team building extravaganza, our bowling competition, a cornhole tournament was held in June to build upon the camaraderie and fun!  To beat (some of) the heat, the event was held under a covered laydown yard at our office and Saf

The Importance of Going Beyond the Building in Our Community

There are many various ways that as a company and as employees we at Henderson, Inc. strive to go “Beyond the Building”.  Whether it be something we do in our daily lives, something at work for our projects or something for another individual, it is our motto to make every effort to go above and beyond to make a special impact.

Old Point National Bank Corporate Headquarters Grand Opening

Henderson was proud to be on hand the morning of May 8th to celebrate the Grand Opening and Dedication of Old Point National Bank’s new corporate headquarters.  The new corporate headquarters is a 54,200 SF, six-story building with a corporate penthouse level retreat located in historic downtown Hampton at the corner of Queens Way and Wine Street.  The building is a combination of steel fram

Henderson, Inc. Bowling Extravaganza

Henderson, Inc.’s recent bowling extravaganza in conjunction with a company meeting was a huge success! The event was held on the evening of Thursday, April 17th at The AMF Bowling Lanes in Williamsburg, Va. The camaraderie and team building were evident throughout the evening, no matter what the skill level!

Damage Prevention: A Contractor's Perspective

Henderson’s Safety Director, Dave Thompson, was selected to speak at the 2014 State Corporation Commission Damage Prevention conference held in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dave’s topic was titled, “Damage Prevention: A Contractor’s Perspective.” The theme of that day was “Every Saint Has a Past and Every Sinner Has a Future” – which rang true throughout his presentation.

Brandermill Woods Groundbreaking

Henderson, Inc. was proud to be on site at the official ground breaking for a new 22 bed rehabilitation unit at Brandermill Woods in Midlothian, Va. on February 27th. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide private rooms for short term stays for both resident and non-residents of Brandermill Woods. The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2015.

Fun and Family Spirit!

Henderson’s annual Family Picnic was a hit! On Saturday, August 24th over 200 employees and their family members attended the picnic at the "Edgewood Farm" in Williamsburg. The day was full of family cheer as the children played on the bounce house with painted faces while the adults were either enjoying a game of corn-hole or simply relaxing enjoying the beautiful day!

Henderson Hosts Williamsburg Fire Department

Henderson, Inc. hosted the Williamsburg Fire Department at one of our new job sites on Prince George Street the week of August 19th, where the existing building is set to be demolished soon. Volunteer firefighter and Henderson Estimator Rodney Freeman brought the idea of using the building for training to the building's owner, G Square, Inc. and they gladly gave it a thumbs up.

Henderson Receives STEP Award

We are proud to announce that we were a recipient of an Associated Builders and Contractors STEP (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) Award for 2013, which was presented on July 18th.

The STEP Award is presented to those contractors who have achieved a certain level of safety – both in their ongoing efforts in the development of a quality safety program and their safety ratings. Congratulations to our Safety Director Dave Thompson for his passion in leading our safety program and to all of our employees that make safety our number one goal!

 

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