AGC of California Honors Firms at Annual Awards Program

Excerpt from AGC California Article

An Asian elephant exhibit in Santa Barbara and a seismic retrofit of the Golden Gate Bridge were among this year’s six winners.

The winning projects, along with all of the Constructor Awards finalists named in this year’s competition, were honored on April 9 during the 2005 Awards Banquet and presentation at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach in Huntington Beach. The event was attended by nearly 200 people from construction firms throughout the state.

AGC also presented its annual achievement awards.

John C. Shimmick of Hayward-based Shimmick Construction Co. Inc. received the Contractor Achievement Award, honoring his more than four decades service and achievement in the industry.

Dave Garese of Sacramento-based Excel Bonds & Insurance Services Inc. received the Associate Achievement Award, honoring his extensive career of service to the industry and within AGC.