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ABC Houston’s Political Action Committee Raises Over $21,000 from the 2017 Christmas Party

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Pictured: Emily Burelsmith, Robert Burelsmith with E.E. Reed Construction; William Sanchez with Oxford Builders, and Matt Thompson with Cokinos|Young

HOUSTON – Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) held its annual Christmas Party on December 6 at Karbach Brewing Company. The ABC Political Action Committee (PAC) hosted the event and funds collected throughout the night will go to the PAC for future events and fundraisers.

“We raised over $21,000 at the PAC Christmas Party, which will be used for our political endeavors in 2018,” said Brandon Mabile, Business Development Manager at Performance Contractors and PAC President at ABC Greater Houston. “The Political Action Committee visits Washington, D.C., Austin, and city hall, as well as hosts committee meetings and sponsored events with elected officials. The funds from the Christmas Party will help cover the costs and meet the PAC goals for the upcoming year.”

Over eighty members attended the Christmas Party, including public officials Council Member Jack Christie, State Representative Wayne Faircloth, and State Representative Dwayne Bohac.

As December draws to a close, ABC is looking forward to its Inaugural Celebration on January 11, which will recognize incoming ABC Greater Houston board members and committee chairs. The event is expected to receive local media attention and discuss plans for 2018. Members of the Political Action Committee will also be in attendance at the event.

To learn more about ABC Greater Houston and the Political Action Committee, visit www.abchouston.org.

To join the ABC Houston PAC, please contact Callie Fields.

ABOUT ABC GREATER HOUSTON

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members nationwide. Locally, ABC Greater Houston was founded in 1969, and today serves several hundred commercial and industrial contractors, suppliers and construction associates in the Greater Houston area. Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston represents the interests of merit shop contractors and its employees in the policy-making process of the government, protects and enhances the free enterprise system within the construction industry, and provides educational, marketing, and informational programs for the benefit of members and their employees.

ABOUT ABC GREATER HOUSTON’S POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

ABC of Greater Houston’s Political Action Committee (PAC) is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the PAC Membership, with trustees serving for a two-year term. The ABC Greater Houston PAC Board of Trustees work alongside the PAC Chairman, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer and chapter leadership to promote political involvement and assist in raising PAC funds. Trustees also approve all disbursements to candidates based on well-established guidelines such as voting records of incumbents.

Lauren Harrell
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Lauren Harrell is the Marketing Coordinator at Associated Builders and Contractors Greater of Greater Houston, a full-service trade association representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, associates, and suppliers. Lauren develops and writes various content for ABC Greater Houston and Build Houston Magazine, manages digital media for ABC and its affiliate Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), markets and maintains the Build Houston Online website, manages the ABC Houston mobile app, and coordinates trade shows.
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