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February 2018
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February Volunteering - Brides For a Cause...Seattle Dress Dash...February 9th...6:00 pm - 8:00 pm...
Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition - Volunteers Needed!...Museum of Flight...Saturday February 10th.....
Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) Engineering Fair...K-12 Outreach...Museum of Flight...Saturda...
YMF Leadership Retreat - Save the Date! March 9th-11th...YMF Leadership Retreat...Location TBD
Eastside Happy Hour...Tuesday, February 20th...5:30 pm - 7:00 pm...Henry's Tavern...Bellevue...500 B...
Westside Happy Hour...Wednesday, February 28th...6:00 pm - 7:30 pm...Optimism Brewing Company...1158..
2018 Scholarship for High Schools Students...Deadline: Friday March 23rd...Do you know any seniors i...
Rebuilding Together...Saturday, April 28th...8:00 am - 5:00 pm or shifts available...
ASCE CYM Seminars...Online...First one is February 6, 2018...On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 ASCE Presi...
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Please read below for reminders about what is  happening with ASCE YMF.

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On Behalf of the YMF Officers and Chairs,
Ann Albright
Seattle ASCE YMF Secretary
February Volunteering - Brides For a Cause
February 9th
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Brides for a Cause and MOViN 92.5 for the 5th annual Dress Dash to raise money for various women-focused charities around the world! We will be helping with set-up on  Friday February 9th from 6pm to 8pm in preparation for the  Saturday morning Dress Dash. 

Duties include moving wedding dresses to the event space, setting up accessories, and setting up the fitting room area. Dress comfortably.

If interested, please email Shirley Wu at We have already reserved 10 spots as the event is quite popular! For more information, go to:

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.
Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) Engineering Fair
K-12 Outreach
Museum of Flight
Saturday, February 10th
*See shift times below*

On Saturday, February 10th we will be hosting a fun and interactive activity booth at the Museum of Flight and you can join the fun!  Our activity booth will be a part of thePuget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) Engineering Fair.  The K-12 outreach committee has participated in the PSEC Engineering Fair for several years and it always proves to be a great opportunity for community outreach.  

There are (3) volunteer shifts:

If you have any questions or if you're interested in volunteering please email Brad Strandquist at .  Please indicate your requested shift.
YMF Leadership Retreat - Save the Date! March 9th-11th

YMF Leadership Retreat
Stevens Pass/Leavenworth, WA
March 9th-11th

Join the YMF Leadership for a f un weekend retreat! The leadership retreat is an annual event hosted jointly with Portland YMF, and is open to YMF groups from all over the state. It's a great opportunity to meet members from other YMF groups and to also get to know your leadership. This year Seattle is hosting and has rented two cabins for the weekend in Plain, WA, which is located between Stevens Pass and Leavenworth. The expected cost is around $100/person and includes two nights stay and breakfast and dinner on Saturday. Weekend activities include options to ski, hike, or visit Leavenworth. 

RSVP to  Leo Moyer at  by February 23rd. Space is limited! 
 Eastside Happy Hour
Tuesday, February 20th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Henry's Tavern  Bellevue
500 Bellevue Way NE, #310 Bellevue, WA 98004

Join us at this month's Happy Hour! Meet others in your profession and enjoy free appetizers provided by the YMF! See the Happy Hour Menu.
Look for the table with the construction hat or Reservation under Jessica.
Contact Jessica ( with any questions.
Westside Happy Hour
Wednesday, February 28th
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

1158 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

Join us for the February West Side Happy Hour event! Eat, drink, and most importantly... network!!! See their website here!

Food will be provided by YMF. Look for the ASCE sign!

Contact Damani ( ) with any questions!

2018 Scholarship for High Schools Students
Deadline: Friday March 23rd

Do you know any seniors in high school interested in math, science and/or engineering? If so, they should be applying for our
scholarship! It will be for $1,000! 

If they have participated in our annual Popsicle Stick Bridge competition, they receive bonus points on the application.

Send them the link to the application form today:

Also, if interested in helping to review applications during the last week of March, please contact Schyler at .

 Rebuilding Together
Saturday, April 28th
8:00 am - 5:00 pm or shifts available
Seattle - volunteers will be emailed with address

Here's a photo from last year

New affordable housing is costly compared to rehabilitation and repair. Even with the Seattle Housing Levy providing additional financing, 1 new unit of affordable housing in Seattle costs on average $268,605 to build. 

Come join ASCE at the Rebuilding Together event on Saturday, April 28th this year. You could be part of a community of local volunteers transforming deteriorating houses into safe, healthy, and affordable homes. If interested in volunteering, please contact Megan Ramsay at
ASCE CYM Seminars
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