February 2016

Volume 31, Issue 5
Akron-Canton Section Newsletter
Please look over this February edition of the newsletter for the latest information on your Akron-Canton Section
President's Column  
By:  Mark Miller, M.ASCE

So far, an incredibly boring winter! No Snow! I know it can be difficult to deal with and it costs the community money.......but its soooo pretty to see! Oh well, there is still time left......
Our January meeting was a success. AECOM provided an up to date discussion of the SUM-76-10.00 Main/Broadway Interchange Reconstruction. The program location at Quaker Station of the University of Akron worked well and the lunch was very good. Another grateful "Thanks" goes to Scott Buchannan on his talk and Kyle Koppes for his work on the slide presentation.
February is E-Week. Canton will celebrate on Wednesday the 24th at Skyland Pines with John Hoopingarner speaking for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. Akron will celebrate on Thursday the 25th at Emidio and Sons. Our section is hosting the Akron E-Week this year and our very own Rob Bobel will be featured as he speaks on the National Park systems "100 years of service".
Please consider our new solicitations for Newsletter Sponsors and Meeting Sponsorships. As has been our history, the newsletter sponsor donations go directly to our scholarship fund. Newsletter sponsors are recognized in each newsletter. Meeting sponsorships were new last year and are a mechanism to help keep our increasing meeting costs affordable. We will thank our meeting sponsors at each meeting and in the Newsletter.
Please watch your inboxes for our monthly newsletters and periodic announcements. If you have an interest in getting involved on the leadership team, please do not hesitate to contact any of the members of the Board.

Mark Miller
Akron-Canton Section President

 February Section Meeting

In honor of Engineers Week, we are encouraging all Section members to attend one of the Engineer's Week Banquets shown below.  Watch for details of the March meeting in next month's newsletter. 

 Akron Area Engineers Week Banquet

The 2016 Akron Area Engineers Week Banquet will be held again this year at Emidio & Sons Banquet Center on Thursday, February 25, starting at 5:30 p.m.  Click on this link  2016 EWeek Banquet for all the details.  We hope to see you there! 

Canton Area Engineers Week Banquet
The Canton Area Engineers Week Event will be held on Wednesday February 24, 2016.  The event will be held at Skyland Pines starting at 6:00 pm.  Click here for additional event details.  Hope to see you there!


 Akron-Canton Section Sponsorship Opportunities
Our section is offering two sponsorship opportunities in 2016 for those companies interested in supporting the operations of the ASCE Akron-Canton Section.  We have two donation levels available for you to choose:
  • Newsletter Sponsorship - $100 donation - The Section will display your company's name with a hyperlink to the company's website in each monthly newsletter, for 12 months from donation receipt. Additionally, the Section will display your logo with a hyperlink your website on the Section's website here. Your donation would go directly to our Scholarship Fund. 
  • Newsletter & Business Meeting Sponsorship - $250 donation - This donation level consists of $100 donation for the Scholarship Fund and $150 for supporting our professional meetings. In addition to your company's name in our newsletter and on our website, your logo would be displayed on a PowerPoint slide at our monthly meetings, with a verbal mention as we begin the program. This would occur at a minimum of four meetings through the year. Your donation would help reduce the meeting cost to our members.
Please consider supporting our Akron-Canton Section with a Newsletter and/or Meeting Sponsorship for the 2016 calendar year. You can begin your Newsletter Sponsorship by mailing your company name, website address, and $100 check made out to "ASCE" to the address below. For Meeting Sponsorships, please email a digital copy of your company logo and mail a check for $250 made out to "ASCE" to the following address:


Amanda Foote

3189 Summit Road

Copley, OH 44321


 PDH Documentation

Did you attend a recent section meeting and need documentation of attendance for tracking PDH's?  Visit the section website here and click on the resources tab to find meeting attendance records.

In This Issue
President's Column
NEXT Section Meeting
Akron E-Week Banquet
Canton E-Week Banquet
Sponsorship Opportunities
PDH Documentation
Akron-Canton Section
Board of Direction

Upcoming Section Meetings

February 25, 2016
Upcoming BOD Meetings

February 23, 2016
ASCE Websites
Newsletter Sponsors
Timmerman Geotechnical Group 


Thank you for your support!

Amanda Foote, Secretary
ASCE Akron-Canton Section