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The Charleston Post will list announcements on its website about
individual members (promotions, retirements, transfers,
switching companies, etc) and press releases from sustaining members for the
Charleston Post. Firms which are national sustaining members have other
venues to post announcements through the national SAME website, Linked-In,
the national SAME blog, The Military Engineer magazine, etc.).
You can click here to
send items to be shared, or send them directly to our membership director to confirm
membership or sustaining membership status before it's posted.
On Monday, June 20th, the Charleston District signed the Feasibility
Cost-Sharing Agreement with the South Carolina State Ports Authority to
initiate the feasibility phase of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project. The
feasibility phase will determine if deepening the harbor is both economically
beneficial and environmentally acceptable to the nation. Click the icon above
which will take you to the new Post 45 website where you can get all the latest
information regarding the project.
Click here for a video of Patrick
O'Donnell from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers talking about a harbor deepening study
to consider the economic benefits and environmental impacts of deepening
Charleston Harbor beyond 45 feet to allow the largest container ships to call
on the Port of Charleston without tidal restrictions.
Charleston, SC-The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Charleston Post
announced today that it was awarded Post Streamer Awards and became a National
Distinguished Post. They are one of only four medium-sized Posts in the world
to win this recognition this year. Both Len Dillinger, SAME Fellow, PB Americas
Area Construction Manager, SAME Carolinas Regional Vice President; and Nicole
Randazzo, Marketing Coordinator for CEMS Engineering, Charleston Post Young
Member representative, accepted the award at the Joint Engineering Training
Conference (JETC) in Grapevine, Texas.
The Distinguished Posts must meet criteria for the following Streamer Award
categories: Membership; Education and Training; Relationship and Recognition;
Community and Outreach; and Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security.
SAME is the premiere, professional engineering association in the United
States. The SAME Charleston Post (www.samecharleston) was established in
1941. The Post is composed of public sector members from federal, state
or local government including USACE Charleston District, Joint Base Charleston,
SPAWAR, SC National Guard, NAVFAC, NOAA, The Citadel, and the SC Ports
Authority; along with private sector members from the Architecture,
Engineering and Construction industries. The Post has approximately
250 individual members and 30 Sustaining Member companies.
to our sponsors for the amazing 2011 Industry Day program!
Click here for the program agenda
and links for downloading presentations.
LTC Jason Kirk, Charleston Post President and Commander of the Charleston
District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, was selected by the Charleston
Regional Business Journal as a member of its
Forty Under 40 Class of 2011.
The annual awards recognize the professional success and community
involvement of 40 people younger than 40 years old who are making their mark on
the region's business community. The winners were honored during a special
ceremony and networking event on
May 3 at Alhambra Hall in Mount Pleasant.
Click here for a photo and profile of LTC Kirk.
Thanks to the wonderful turnout at the Charleston Post Oyster Roast in November,
the board voted to sponsor two students for SAME Summer Camps this year. A
button was added to the website for information and applications.
Congratulations to our own Capt. Walter (Len) Dillinger, USN (Ret) for
selection to the Fellows Class of 2011, as noted in the January-February issue
The Military Engineer magazine, page 82. We need to continue to grow the Fellows in
Lindbergh & Associates Named the 8th Fastest-Growing Company in South
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has named Lindbergh &
Associates as South Carolina’s 8th Fastest-Growing Company at
the Chamber’s 31st Annual Summit on November 11, 2010. The annual
Fastest-Growing Companies program recognizes the achievements of the
South Carolina’s top-performing private and publicly-owned companies.
Lindbergh & Associates was honored among the state’s top 25 businesses
representing a range of industries, such as defense contractors, marketing
companies, manufacturers, and physicians.
Melvin C. Williams, Business Developer with S&ME, Inc. has been re-appointed
to serve on the S.C. Centers of Economic Excellence (CoEE) Council of Chairs
Coordinating Committee for its 2010 State Conference. The CoEE Program was
established by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2002, funded through
South Carolina Education Lottery proceeds.
The legislation authorizes the state's three public research institutions,
Medical University of South Carolina, Clemson University and the University of
South Carolina, to use state funds to create Centers of Economic Excellence in
research areas that will advance South Carolina's economy.
Each Center of Economic Excellence is awarded from $2 million to $5 million
in state funds, which must be matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis with
The CoEE Council of Chairs was establish in 2009 and its mission is to
advise, coordinate, and provide leadership for South Carolina in matters
related to science and technology and to maximize the benefits of the CoEE
Program by coalescing state-wide resources to enhance the regional economy
and science base. Plans are to hold a state conference again this year to
highlight previous and new Centers of Economic Excellence and to showcase the