Upcoming Events & Post Information
2016 Team River Runner DC Biathlon
Join the SAME-DC Team Sunday October 2nd, 2016
What's involved? Approximately 1 mile of paddling and 3 miles of running. Complete both legs (kayak and run) as a single racer, or complete 1 leg as part of a "racing pair" (one member kayaks; the other runs, or if adaptive, may hand cycle). Awards (kayak gear) and a chili feast will be served after the race. Want to be a part of team competition? Join the SAME-DC team for fundraising and/or racing. All participants will receive a really cool TRR t-shirt, light breakfast, lunch and all equipment will be provided (except for paddleboards). If you need adaptive equipment please contact Megan.
Entry Fee? FREE for adaptive participants, $30/ Participant, $10/Student.
When: Sunday, October 2 2016
7:00 AM Check In
Pre-race briefing 8:15 AM, racing starts at 9:00 AM
Where: The Washington Canoe Club located just upstream from Key Bridge in Georgetown
3700 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20007
If you want to complete only one leg of the race, SAME-DC and TRR will match you up with a partner. Please contact John Thrower for match making information.
Register Here to Sponsor or Join the SAME DC Team!
SAME Virginia Peninsula Post Industry Day & Scholarship Golf Tournament October 5th, 2016
Join the SAME Virginia Peninsula Post for their annual Industry Day and Golf Tournament on 5 October 2016 at Kiln Creek Golf Course in Newport News. Registration begins at 0745 and the program starts at 830. Golf starts at 1300.
Immediately following golf, they will hand out awards and announce the winners from the raffle.
All proceeds will go towards the Post's scholarship fund supporting local students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
The following speakers will discuss upcoming opportunities and projects:
• Col. Russ Hula – Air Force
• Col. Jennifer Kilbourn – ACC
• Capt. Patrick Dugan, Commanding Officer – US Coast Guard
• Michael Darrow, PE, District Deputy Engineer for Programs & Project Management – USACE Norfolk District
• Capt. Donald Brus – NAVFAC MidLant
• Christine Garrett, PE – LAFB 633rd Engineering Program
For more information regarding the program and sponsorship opportunities please visit the Peninsula Post’s website.
Washington DC Post Small Business Breakfast
Building Relationships to Drive Revenue
Please join the SAME DC Post on October 18th, 2016 for their Annual Small Business Conference. The event offers exposure to business opportunities and networking for Small Disadvantaged, Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned, Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled-Owned, HUB Zone, and 8(a) firms with potential teaming partners and government agencies.
The event will include a Mentor-Protégé Program panel discussion and business development training. We will have several esteemed speakers including John Shoraka, the Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Earn up to 3 PDHs!
When: October 18, 2016
Time: 8:00AM – 10:00AM
Where: The Army and Navy Club
901 17th Street, NW
If you have any questions please contact: Tawania Williams TMAC Communications 301-661-4018.
Program Flier (PDF file, 116K)
Joint SAME DC Post & Northern Virginia Post Young Member Tour of the NIH Bethesda Campus Central Utility Plant (CUP)
On October 27, 2016, the NIH will give a tour of the NIH Bethesda Campus Central Utility Plant (CUP) from 9:30 am until 11:30 am. The CUP has a large program of projects to upgrade and improve the efficiency of this plant, and the Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program has recognized the CUP for the 2016 Energy and Water Program Award. This tour will highlight engineering, construction, and operating challenges that were overcome to operate reliably and efficiently and building a program to continually sustain reduction and continually improve.
We will meet at 9:30 at the NIH Gateway Center which is located adjacent to the Medical Center Metro Station at the South Drive entrance to campus from Rockville Pike/Wisconsin Avenue (Route 355). It combines visitor parking, non-commercial vehicle inspection and visitor ID processing, all in one location. The NIH will process all visitors in vehicles or as pedestrians. Please carpool or take Metro. Wear close toed shoes and bring safety goggles, safety vest, and hard hats if you have them.
Please send any questions and RSVP to Jay Manik, PE by October 25. Space is limited! Please register ASAP.
21st Annual Awards Nominations
Due November 18, 2016
The Washington DC Post is soliciting nominations for its 21st Annual Awards to be presented at the Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club on January 26, 2017. Please take the time to nominate an individual or firm for an award. Click here for more information.
SAME Joint DC/NOVA Small Business Conference – February 2017
The SAME DC Post and Northern Virginia Post are in the process of finalizing details for a Small Business Conference to be held February 2017. As soon as we have the final date it will be posted to the website and disseminated to both Posts.
For questions please contact:
Tawania Williams TMAC Communications 301-661-4018.
SAME Quarterly Economic Snapshot Survey
SAME releases an Economic Snapshot Survey quarterly that measures macro trends in the A/E/C industry nationwide by taking a periodic snapshot of the market.View Survey Reports Here.
The survey examines key economic-based factors including:
– Business Trends for the last six months
– Business Trends looking into the next six months
– Hiring and Staffing Trends in the Current Economy
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