Like so many other events in 2020, the Ride for Heart had a new “spin” this year. Individuals and teams participated virtually to raise much needed funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
The foundation of Morrison Hershfield’s success is our people, culture and capabilities. Our Shareholders embody the characteristics that we value most, such as their demonstrated commitment to our Core Values & Principles, their attitude, their loyalty to the company, their skills and their service to our clients. We appreciate their exceptional contributions to the firm’s success, and the leading role they play in achieving our MH 2020VISION.
Morrison Hershfield is an active supporter of the early introduction of STEM education. One of our colleagues recently helped the grade 7 & 8 robotics club at Alvin Curling Public School (ACPS) in Toronto, ON prepare for the FIRST® LEGO® League CITY SHAPERSM Challenge.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome David Markman, P.E as our new Senior Building Science Consultant in the San Francisco Bay area.
After months of planning and construction, our Fort Lauderdale office remodel is complete. The new and improved space will provide our staff a comfortable and productive environment to serve our clients and community.
In an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence, one of our colleagues recently spearheaded the collection of donations for the Sandgate Women’s Shelter of York Region in Sutton West, Ontario.
BC has one of the highest poverty rates in the country, with low wages as one of the key contributors to child poverty. The goal of the Living Wage Employer Program is to reduce poverty and increase the standard of living in the region. It aims to raise awareness around the cost of living for families, and works with employers to help them become certified. Morrison Hershfield has participated in this program since 2015 as it recognizes our continued commitment to paying fair wages and upholding high work standards for our employees and contractors. Review and recertification is required every year.
Morrison Hershfield’s Toronto office recently hosted a “Take our Kids to Work Day” that provided an opportunity for high schoolers to learn more about engineering, and based on the feedback from participants, we think the day went pretty well!
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce Amanda Pushka as the winning recipient of our TAC Foundation Scholarship for the 2019/2020 school year. Amanda is currently a student at the University of Manitoba pursuing a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a special interest in bridges and transportation. She expects to graduate September 2020.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Rosanna Baggs, C.E.T., rcji as our new Project Manager in our Roads and Highways Group in Ottawa.
Morrison Hershfield’s Robert Welsford recently competed at the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. It is considered to be one of the world’s most difficult one-day sporting events. Athletes have proven that #AnythingIsPossible by crossing the finish lines of these challenging endurance races taking place all over the globe.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce Kendall Hughes as our new Business Development Manager for Telecom in the eastern US.
For the second year in a row, Morrison Hershfield teamed up with Page Southerland Page, Inc. and Linbeck Group, LLC to participate in the 33rd annual AIA Sandcastle Competition. The contest is a fundraising event for AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation, as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. Overall, AIA Houston has raised $155,000 for the organization this year.
For the second year in a row, volunteers from the Morrison Hershfield Ottawa office were excited to collaborate with Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) for a neighborhood beautification project. OCH is the largest social housing provider in Ottawa, providing about 15,000 homes to 32,000 tenants in communities across the city.