HRC IN THE NEWS

HRC Incents Innovation Among Team Members

HRC Incents Innovation Among Team Members Engages Create2Elevate Research Lab to Attract and Develop Millennial Employees DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (April 29, 2019)—HRC (Hughes Ray Company) today announced winners of an innovative in-house competition designed to empower employees. The Shark Tank-style event was held March 27, 2019 at the Centre at Arbor Connection in Douglasville, Ga. Teams […]
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South Douglas Elementary sends winning entrepreneurial team to state

While Aaron McCullough’s day job is vice president at HRC, he prioritizes time to volunteer in the community. Aaron recently served as a judge for InVenture, a competition among fifth-graders at South Douglas Elementary School. Student teams were asked to invent a product or service. The students came up with ideas, did market research and […]
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HRC Acquires Assets of Etowah Engineering & Surveying

Contact:   Nancy Joyce Nancy Joyce Marketing, Inc. njoyce@nancyjoycemarketing.com HRC Acquires Assets of Etowah Engineering & Surveying Business Agreement Assures Client Service Continuity DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (March 26, 2019)—HRC Engineers, Surveyors and Landscape Architects today announced it has purchased the files of Dallas, Ga.-based Etowah Engineering & Surveying. HRC is now positioned to efficiently provide civil engineering, […]
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Douglas Chamber jump starts new calendar year

As always, this year’s Douglas County Chamber Winter Ball was a don’t-miss event for members. Held Feb. 9, 2019, the Winter Ball celebrated the transition of leadership. HRC’s Howard B. Ray (pictured above, left) took over the reins at the annual event from outgoing chairman Kara Pearson (pictured above, right) of GreyStone Power. Ray now […]
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Engage members, evolve recruitment, encourage start-ups

The newly installed chairman of the 2019 Douglas Chamber of Commerce has big plans for the West Georgia county. Howard B. Ray, who also serves as president of civil engineering, land surveying and landscape architectural firm HRC, was featured in a Feb. 15, 2019 article written by Tom Spigolon in the Marietta Daily Journal’s West […]
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Chamber Chats, Featuring HRC’s Howard B. Ray

The Douglas County Chamber recently sat down with Howard B. Ray, president of HRC, and 2019 chamber chair. HRC’s been involved with the chamber the better part of 10 years, and Howard now serves as chair. When asked what he appreciates most about his job, Howard replied, “What I love most is helping my clients. […]
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Real Solutions to Homelessness in Douglas County

Sanctuary Village is a new development designed to provide housing to people currently living in tents in the woods. The project converts donated double-wide trailers located at the landfill into efficiency apartments, providing a haven to those in need. Hughes-Ray Company is committed not only to helping our clients be successful, but to making the […]
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Shaye Ray named to Tanner Medical Foundation Board of Trustees

HRC’s director of finance, Shaye Ray, has been named to the Tanner Health Systems board of trustees, an organization that provides giving opportunities directly benefiting the patients who live and work in our community, including the Tanner NICU fund, cancer care, heart care, behavioral health, mammogram assistance, women and maternity, hospice and charity care.
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Howard Ray Featured in Citizen Architect

Howard Ray on Organic Marketing – See pages 20 & 23 in the article below to read. Read the article here.
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Landscape Architects Outline Blueprint for Healthy Communities

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has released the report of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Climate Change and Reliance, outlining key perspectives by the professional association, including: Designing and planning in concert with natural systems promotes resilience, capitalizes on the benefits of natural systems and provides greater long-term return on investment. Key strategies […]
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Small Business of the Year

HRC Engineers, Surveyors & Landscape Architects were named the Small Business of the Year by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, at the organization’s annual Winter Ball. Howard Ray, president of HRC, accepted the award at the Feb. 10, 2018 event, attended by 400 people. View the announcement in its entirety.
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2017 Small Business of Excellence

The Douglas County Chamber is proud to recognize the important role small businesses play in the county and its economy. The Chamber and the Douglas County Sentinel have named HRC (Hughes Ray Company) as one of 10 winning businesses. HRC was also named a Small Business of Excellence in 2014, 2015 and 2016. View the […]
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Atlanta Business Chronicle

HRC PROJECT FEATURED IN ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE FOR EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN LCI ACHIEVEMENT We’re proud to announce our landscape architecture project for the City of Jonesboro was recently featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Each year, an award is present to a community that is making strides in the implementation of its vision crafted through […]
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HRC is Awarded 2016 Small Business of Excellence

HRC was awarded by the Douglas County Sentinel as a 2016 Small Business of Excellence! We are proud to announce the Douglas County Sentinel has awarded HRC as one of the 2016 Small Businesses of Excellence. The 10 winning businesses are recognized for successful operations and growth as well as service in their community. To […]
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