Pinchin Tails $25,000 check presentation

HomeAid Benefits from Annual Pinchin’ Tails Charity Fundraiser

Terry Swenson Charity Projects, HomeAid Houston, Member News

Pinchin Tails $25,000 check presentation

L to R: Cindy Hinson, Lennar/Village Builders; Greg Tomlinson, Builders Post-Tension; Tasha Steiner, OnTarget Marketing; Bette Moser, HomeAid Houston; Terry Swenson, HomeAid Houston; and Greg Madrey, Builders Post-Tension

HomeAid Houston has for the third consecutive year, been the beneficiary of the DPIS Engineering charity crawfish boil called “Pinchin’ Tails for HomeAid Houston.” The event raised over $25,000 for HomeAid’s mission, “to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach.”

“The DPIS Pinchin’ Tails for HomeAid event is becoming legendary for its family fun and out-of-this-world flavors. HomeAid is honored to be selected as the beneficiary for the past three years.”Bill Dalton, President of HomeAid Houston

The heat rose several degrees as the fiery recipes for boiled crawfish, jambalaya, etoufee and cocktail sauce were savored by the 1,400+ attendees. Over 1.5 tons of crawfish was consumed in addition to hot dogs, fajitas, hamburgers, desserts and beverages. Entertainment included a live band and numerous family-friendly games.


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“The DPIS Pinchin’ Tails for HomeAid event is becoming legendary for its family fun and out-of-this-world flavors,” said Bill Dalton, president of HomeAid Houston. “HomeAid is honored to be selected as the beneficiary for the past three years and we can’t thank enough DPIS, Brannon King, the event chairman and his assistants, Kathy Seaman and Jamie Holder, and all of the sponsors, cooking teams and volunteers who made it so successful.”

Sponsors of the event were, On-Target! Marketing, Builders Post-Tension, Centerpoint Energy, Trus-Joist by Weyerhaeuser, Toll Brothers, Sunbelt Rentals, IES Residential, James Hardie, Castlerock Communities, Chesmar Homes, Hyphen Solutions, Jet Waste, Newmark Homes Houston, Dow Building solutions, McCurdy Tire, The Stevenson Group/One Digital, Prime 1 Consulting, Suncoast Post-Tension, Drees Custom Homes, Weatherization Partners, Colina Homes and co-sponsor 84 Lumber, Design Tech Homes and First Source Loan Service.

“We are honored to be a part of HomeAid Houston and its mission,” said King, vice president of sales and marketing for DPIS. “We support this great organization because of the work it does in providing the homeless dignified housing while they work to get back on their feet. We could not think of a better organization to support within our industry.”

The cooking teams were: IES Residential, Design Tech Homes, Builders Post-Tension, On-Target! Marketing, DPIS Builder Services, Lennar Homes/Village Builders, Woodforest National Bank, Colina Homes/84 Lumber and Tyvek/Weatherization Partners.

 

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Terry Swenson

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A writer and a photographer, Terry Swenson is GHBA's Director of Public Relations. She is also the founder of the PictureThis Project, which puts cameras in the hands of Houston's homeless and allows them to share their story, through their lens.

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