Celebrates 20th Anniversary!
a proud statement issued from their company headquarters, Huttinger
Construction Co. announced that 2000 is the 20th Anniversary of the
founding of their business. The
company was started back in 1980, the same year that another more
famous entrepreneur launched a fledgling news organization. Yes, it
was 20 years ago that business tycoon, Ted Turner, began the Cable
News Network (CNN). This proved to be a very successful venture for
Turner, as was his future acquisition of the Atlanta Braves baseball
Else Happened in 1980?
conserve energy and to meet environmental emission standards, Detroit
automakers, Chevrolet, Ford and Lincoln-Mercury, began to produce
lightweight, energy efficient automobiles. These were the first US
produced automobiles that recorded 30 miles per gallon. But the real
question everyone asked this year... Who shot JR? This episode of
Dallas was seen by more US viewers than any other TV program in
history, and then it turned out he wasn't even dead!
when you think about it, things have changed a lot in 20 years. But,
after all this time there are some things which have remained the
same... some things which, fortunately, haven't fallen by the wayside.
good thing is that Huttinger Construction Co. is still around and
thriving after 20 years of hard work and lots of dedication by
tennis player, John McEnroe, had a very successful year as he won his
second United States Open Title. He beat Swedish player, Bjorn Borg.
But Borg took the top spot at the French Open for the fifth time.
athletes made America proud as the US hockey team took the gold and
Eric Heiden took home 5 gold medals at the Lake Placid Winter Olympic
"Freedom" retained the America's Cup 4 races to 1 in sailing
and This Is It might accurately describe our athletic success this
year! Other favorite songs included The Rose, Starting Over, Guilty
and In Memory of a Summer Day.
world mourned the death of ex-Beatle John Lennon, shot by a former
mental patient outside his NY apartment.
Events of 1980
Reagan elected 40th President
St. Helens erupted after 123 years
of the Titanic was found 12,000 feet under the sea
Construction Co. started its first year in business
should we start doing business with
some "Johnny-Come-Lately"? Huttinger Construction Co.
has been successful
for 20 years.