HAPPY HOUR FUN

Thanks for those of you who came out to our Happy Hour Event last night at Katy Trail Ice House Outpost in Plano… We enjoyed some drinks, food, and even some TSPE/NSPE trivia!

Weren’t able to join us?  Be on the lookout for future happy hours hosted by the Preston Trail Chapter.

 

 

CAREER DAYS UPDATE

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TSPE Members and non-Members:

Two more opportunities are available this year to help out with Career Days, and we’re in need of volunteers. If you’re able to help out, please take a look at the locations and times below:

HENDRICK MS (PLANO) ON 11/18/16 (8:15 am to 12:00 pm)

SELLERS MS (GARLAND) ON 12/1/16 (8:15 am to 11:30 am)

This is a great opportunity to reach out to young students and inform them about what we do and how cool it is to be an engineer. If you haven’t volunteered before NO WORRIES – we have all the resources you will need. It usually takes only a small time out of your work day. 

The schedule is shown below. If interested in participating, please send me an email at rodrigo.vizcaino@hdrinc.com or call at (972) 960-4466 and specify when and with which school you would be interested in volunteering. 

Upcoming Preston Trail Happy Hour

SAVE THE DATE: TSPE PRESTON TRAIL HAPPY HOUR EVENT

Tuesday November 29 (5 – 7 pm)

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost, Plano

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Save the date and come join the Preston Trail Chapter for drinks, appetizers, games, and raffle prizes.

 Appetizers and Raffle Items provided by the Preston Trail Chapter!

Bring a non-member guest and receive a free drink voucher

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost – Patio Area

4700 W. Park Blvd.,

Plano, 75093

 Please email any questions regarding this event to Jason Conklin, jason@lighthouseeng.com

 

Nominate a fellow Preston Trail Member!

TSPE Preston Trail Engineer of the Year

TSPE Preston Trail Young Engineer of the Year

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 It is that time of the year again!  We are accepting nominations for the Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the year awards for our chapter. All we need from you is the name and contact information for the person you nominate.  We will take care of the rest!

If you would like to nominate a colleague, please email their name and contact information to Greg Peters at gpeters@cityofsachse.com.

Nominations are due by October 31, 2016

 Please remember, all nominees for the Young Engineer of the Year award should be 35 years old or younger.

 

CAREER DAYS OPPORTUNITIES

The career days are quickly approaching and we need volunteers. This is a great opportunity to reach out to young students and inform them about what we do and how cool it is to be an engineer. If you haven’t volunteered before NO WORRIES – we have all the resources you will need. It usually takes only a small time out of your work day. 

 The schedule is shown below. If interested in participating, please send me an email at rodrigo.vizcaino@hdrinc.com or call at (972) 960-4466 and specify when and with which school you would be interested in volunteering. 

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Preston Trail Luncheon Recap

What a great meeting! Our State Director, Jeff Frison, provided an update on what NSPE & TSPE are doing in response to the EPA’s proposed rule regarding chemical facility safety and security measures. Just one example of how NSPE/TSPE are working hard behind the scenes in favor of public health, safety, and welfare.

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TSPE Preston Trail September Luncheon – Cheers!

Our guest speaker, Jenna Covington (Asst. Deputy Director Wastewater, NTMWD), provided an overview of North Texas Municipal Water Districts partnership and collaboration with municipalities to ensure that our water/sewer infrastructure is safe and well-planned for continued future growth in the region. This as we celebrated “Imagine a Day Without Water”

We are truly fortunate to live in a part of the world where clean and safe water is readily available – this is not the case for 1.8 billion people around the world. How can we help? Water For People is a non-profit that works in 9 countries to battle this devastating issue. I encourage everyone to support this cause through donation and spreading awareness.

Next month we are excited to have Chad Jackson with KDC to discuss their developments of CityLine in Richardson and Legacy West in Plano! Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 20 and be on the lookout for registration emails.

Have a great weekend everyone!