ASCE Seattle YMF Newsletter
January 2017
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January Westside Networking Event - Thurs., Jan. 19th
January Community Service Event - Fri., Jan. 27th
January Eastside Networking Event - Mon., Jan. 30th
Annual Ski Retreat - Feb. 24th - 26th
ASCE Soccer Team - Games start this month!
Sign up to Volunteer for the Popsicle Stick Bridge (PSB) Competition!
Help Needed - Lake Stevens High School Civil Engineering Club
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Happy New Year! We have some exciting and fun events to start 2017. Hope to see you at the next one! 
Please scroll down and read below for details.

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On Behalf of the YMF Officers and Chairs,
Schyler Hect
Seattle ASCE YMF Secretary
January Westside Networking Event
Thursday, January 19th - 5:30  - 7:30 pm
Queen Anne Beerhall
203 W Thomas St.

Join us at Queen Anne Beerhall for the first westside Seattle happy hour of the year! Contact Shelley at for questions.
January Community Service Event
Friday, January 27th - 6:00  - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrook Lodge
18525 36th Ave S, Seattle

Brides for a Cause resells wedding dresses to raise money for women's health, education, and supportive services,  Over $400,000 has been donated to women-focused charities from funds raised from collecting and reselling wedding dresses.  

We will help set up dresses for Seattle's annual "Dress Dash", a bridal dress sale for Brides for a Cause.

If you plan to volunteer, please RSVP by January 20th to Kristina Lowthian at  When responding, please indicate if you need or could provide a carpool.
January Eastside Networking Event
Monday, January 30th -  5:30 - 7:30 pm
Pearl Restaurant
700 Bellevue Way NE, Ste 50

Don't miss the first eastside happy hour of the year! And look for the hard hat on the table.

Pearl will validate parking at Lincoln Square Mall for up to 3 hours. As always, appetizers will be on the YMF!

Contact Dan at  with questions.
Annual YMF Ski Retreat
February 24th - 26th
Mt. Hood, Oregon 

We will join the Portland, Bellingham, and Tacoma ASCE YMFs at Mt. Hood for our annual Ski Retreat in late February. Please let Elyssa Dixon at know if you are interested in joining so we can evaluate cabin needs or if you have any questions. More information will be available at a later date.

ASCE Soccer Team
Wednesday evenings, January 2nd - March 18th
Fields around Seattle

Come join your fellow engineers to play soccer! Any experience level is welcome. Please let
Elyssa Dixon (  know if you are interested. 
Volunteers Needed - Upcoming Popsicle Stick Bridge (PSB) Competition!
Volunteer with us for one of our biggest events of the year, Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition 2017! It will be held at the Museum of Flight on February 4th, 2017. Activities for volunteers will include facilitating registration, judging, set up/clean up, emceeing, photography, scoring, and simply providing enthusiasm and energy for engineering to the students that are in attendance. 

Please fill out the volunteer form linked below. If you have any questions about the event, please email Bianca at or Chris at

Volunteers Needed - Lake Stevens High School Civil Engineering Club

Volunteers Needed for the Lake Stevens HS Civil Engineering Club
The Lake Stevens HS Civil Engineering Club can always use volunteer engineers to be guest speakers or to help lead one of the ASCE-provided hands-on activities. 

Please contact Melissa Wu at and/or Nigel Lyons at  if you are interested in getting involved!