Our WFD works with Northside ISD Construction Careers Academy. Our WFD works with the Construction Science & management program at Alamo Community College, St.
The Marek Companies teams up with Adams Insurance Service to serve as Underwriting sponsors for the AGC’s Apex Awards celebration recognizing project excellence. The event is held every other year in even years and Marek projects have been consistent winners in the Finishes category, and participants with clients on winning projects in the GC categories as well. Approximately 700 contractors, owners, and architects gather to celebrate the accomplishments of the AEC community for the previous 2 year period
Marek supports the annual Rise N’ Shine 5k/Family festival, and had 69 participants register for the event in 2011. As a sponsor Marek offers free admission for family and friends. Event co-ordinators for Marek are Kenny O’Brien (Supt.-Finishing Department) and Yesenia Espinoza-(Corporate WFD). Rise and Shine benefits: The Rise School of Houston, a nationally recognized pre-school for children with and without Down syndrome and other disabilities. All proceeds from the run go directly to benefit the children who attend the school.
Marek employees Scott Vlasek and Jorge Rodriguez have been integral in the planning for the annual Texas Hold’em tournament, and Marek has hosted the event at our facility for the past 2 years. Funds raised are contributed to the YMCA’s annual Partners of Youth scholarship campaign for underprivileged youth and families. 2010 event raised $ 15,000. The 2011 Tournament is scheduled for Thursday, July 21st at the Marek offices.