Brasfield & Gorrie Sponsors National Veterans Day in Birmingham
November 8, 2013
Company supports nation’s oldest and largest Veterans Day celebration
Birmingham, Ala. (Nov. 8, 2013) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that it will sponsor National Veterans Day in Birmingham, the largest and oldest celebration of its kind in the U.S.
The company will participate in the observance that will feature a series of renowned events including the annual Veterans Day parade, World Peace Luncheon, a memorial service, and the National Veterans Award Dinner at which the Tuskegee Airmen will be honored. The events are organized by National Veterans Day in Birmingham, a non-profit 501 (c) (4) corporation founded in 1945.
On Monday, November 11, Brasfield & Gorrie employees are expected to participate in a special team outing to view the parade. The company also will communicate a special greeting via its internal networks to acknowledge its own veteran employees for their military service.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,900 employees, and its 2012 revenues were $2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 31 among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2013.