Tag: Community

Popular Cookie Exchange Client Event Returns to Spokane and Boise

For the past eight years, GeoEngineers has hosted an annual holiday “cookie exchange” for partners and clients near our Spokane, Washington office. In addition to Spokane, this year GeoEngineers is partnering with KPFF to host a cookie exchange event in Boise, Idaho. It’s a great chance to see our friends in the A/E/C industry, share […]

Light up Your Ride, Tacoma!

On November 3, GeoEngineers is sponsoring a “Light Up Your Ride” event to distribute free bike lights to the Tacoma, Washington community. The annual event is hosted by Downtown On The Go, an organization advocating for alternate transportation in downtown Tacoma, and a longtime friend of GeoEngineers. GeoEngineers has sponsored this event for the past seven […]

Marquee Science Building Breaks Ground in Boston

Last month, contractors broke ground on FORUM, a state-of-the-art life science building at 60 Guest Street, Boston. Stan Sadkowski, Pat Malone, and Heidi Cashman are part of an integrated geotechnical, environmental and construction design team for the project, and they were all on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony on September 22. Global real estate investment […]

Join us at the Whitworth President’s Leadership Forum

GeoEngineers is sponsoring two tables at Whitworth University’s upcoming President’s Leadership Forum, and we hope to see you there! This annual event brings influential leaders and artists to Spokane, Washington, and this year it features retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis as keynote speaker. Visit Whitworth University’s event page for more information and to pre-register […]

GeoEngineers Staff Volunteer to Support Environmental Non-Profit

Some of GeoEngineers’ Boston environmental staff have teamed up with an environmental justice non-profit to support the development of a riverside park in Chelsea, Massachusetts—and they’re doing it for free! The new park is being developed by GreenRoots, a local organization advocating for environmental justice for low-income communities in Chelsea, MA, and the surrounding area. […]

Gerry Frank Amphitheater Recognized by Oregon DJC

The Gerry Frank Amphitheater project in Salem, Oregon was recently recognized at the 2022 Oregon DJC TopProject Awards. A GeoEngineers team led by Julio Vela (Salem) and John Lawes (Portland) provided geotechnical services for this new marquee attraction in the city’s Riverfront Park.  In 2017, the Rotary Club of Salem, Oregon announced a plan to […]

We Are on Your Side

The recent Supreme Court ruling regarding abortion rights will have lasting impacts for generations to come. Among these is that rules for women’s reproductive rights will differ from state to state. We also know from existing research that these changes will disproportionately affect people of color. These changes are not neutral—they will have a direct […]

Boston Attorney General Sues PFAS Manufacturers for Damages

Widespread remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) came one step closer last week as Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sued 13 PFAS manufacturers for damages to public health. PFAS are synthetic fluorine compounds commonly used in consumer products for their ability to repel water and oil. Because of their popularity and persistence, PFAS have […]

Innovative Center for Allied Health Education in Tacoma Wins ASCE Award

Last week, the Tacoma-Olympia Section of the ASCE recognized the newly opened Center for Allied Health Education (CAHE) with an Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award. The CAHE is a state-of-the-art medical education and community healthcare facility at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Washington, and it celebrated its grand opening just last month. A GeoEngineers […]

Improved Ballinger Park Shoreline Reopens

On Saturday, the City of Mountlake Terrace, Washington, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen Ballinger Park’s improved shoreline. With the only accessible shoreline in Mountlake Terrace, the park is popular with the community. The $1.5 million project renovated park amenities and replaced an aging wooden dock, used for both fishing and non-motorized boating, with a […]

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