ASCE Seattle YMF Newsletter
January 2018
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Ballard Locks Tour Recap
ASCE Seattle Section Dinner Meeting...Elliot Bay Seawall Project Recap...Wednesday, January 10
Eastside Happy Hour...Tuesday, January 16...5:30 pm...Purple Cafe...430 106th Ave NE...Bellevue, WA
Future city Competition - Volunteers Needed!...Green River Community College...January 20th...7:30 a...
Westside Happy Hour...Thursday, January 25th...5:30 pm - 7:00 pm...Outer Planet Craft Brewing
ASCE CYM Seminars...Online...First one is February 6, 2018...On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 ASCE Presi...
Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition - Volunteers Needed!...Museum of Flight...Saturday February 10th.....
ASCE Lake Tahoe Retreat...South Lake Tahoe, California...March 1st - 4th...Come out and join the Tru...
Co-Ed Winter Soccer...Wednesday evenings,...January...6th - March 18th
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Please read below for reminders about what is  happening this fall.

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On Behalf of the YMF Officers and Chairs,
Ann Albright
Seattle ASCE YMF Secretary
Ballard Locks Tour Recap
Hi Everyone!
Several University of Washington and Seattle University Civil Engineering students had the opportunity of a lifetime taking a tour in the Ballard Locks last November! A big thank you to Dana Dysart, PE and the Army Corps of Engineers for offering a unique tour of the dewatered large lock and giving a glimpse into the projects the Army Corps of Engineers work on.

ASCE Seattle Section Dinner Meeting
Elliot Bay Seawall Project Recap
Wednesday, January 10
116 Fairview Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

We are excited to announce the January 2018 ASCE Seattle Section meeting. Please join for a fun evening with friends and colleagues! Check out the "Mentoring" area on the registration page for information on our new mentoring initiative!

Jessica Murphy from the City of Seattle's Office of the Waterfront and former Project Manger of the Elliot Bay Seawall Project will recap construction challenges and reflect on her main take-aways from this complex construction project on Seattle's waterfront and preview future projects.

For more information, visit here. 
Eastside Happy Hour
Tuesday, January 16th
5:30 pm
Purple Cafe
430 106th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Happy New Years! Come join the first East side Happy Hour this year! Great opportunity to network and enjoy free appetizers provided by the YMF!

Parking is validated in the Bellevue Tower - Look for the table with the construction hat or Reservation under Jessica - Check out Purple Cafe Happy Hour Menu
Contact Jessica ( with any questions.

Future city Competition - Volunteers Needed!
January 20th
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Model & Presentation judges are needed on January 20th, 2018 at Green River Community College, 7:30AM-Noon. Morning snacks and lunch will be provided! Register here as a "Regional Competition Judge" in "Washington Region" as a "Model & Presentation" judge:
Contact Don Nguyen at for more information.
Westside Happy Hour
Thursday, January 25th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Outer Planet Craft Brewing  
1812 12th Ave #100

Join us for the January West Side happy hour event! Eat, drink, and most importantly... network!!!
Food will be provided by YMF.

Contact Damani ( with any questions!

ASCE CYM Seminars
First one is February 6, 2018
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 ASCE President Kristina Swallow will give a glimpse into her busy life and will share tips on how she maintains a healthy work-life balance.  Learn how you can do the balancing act as well.  Register for Life as an Engineer, It's a Balancing Act today!:
Watch for other webinars in the Career Booster Series coming summer 2018:
Public Speaking for Engineers - May 8, 2018
Negotiating Skills - June 12, 2018
Managing Challenging Projects - July 10, 2018
Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition - Volunteers Needed!
Saturday February 10th
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Popsicle Bridge Competition 
Looking for volunteers for the 23rd Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition! The competition is on February 10th at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. We are in need of judges (both technical and aesthetic), general help/runners, registration, and a couple emcees.

Lunch will be provided, as well as a small breakfast and a volunteer happy hour afterwards. Come join the fun and help a good cause! Sign up HERE!

Contact the PSB team at for more information.

ASCE Lake Tahoe Retreat
South Lake Tahoe, California
March 1st - 4th
Come out and join the Truckee Meadows YMF for our second annual Tahoe retreat weekend!

The deadline to register is January 31st. The cost is $150 per person, to be paid directly to the YMF Venmo account (ASCETMBYMF). Payment secures your spot in the cabin!
For more information, see the Facebook event page here.

Email David Giacomin ( with any questions.

Co-Ed Winter Soccer
Wednesday evenings, January  6th - March 18th
Seattle Area

Interested in soccer this winter? Please fill out this very brief survey if you are interested in joining us this season. Winter Season is 10 games and starts January 6th and runs until March 18th.
All experience levels are welcome.
Contact Leo Moyer at if you are interested!