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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Fun Facts The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade didn't feature any balloons. If you can't imagine the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade without giant floats featuring your favorite characters, you'd probably barely recognize the first parade in the early 1920s. It did have puppets riding the floats, as well as singers and celebrities and of…
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What Does A Land Surveyor Do & what Does It Take to Become One?

What Does a Land Surveyor Do? Land surveyors do a variety of tasks such as updating boundary lines and preparing sites for construction so legal disputes can be prevented. They produce plats of surveys and describe property. Land surveyors are involved with measuring properties and pieces of land to determine boundaries. Information about boundaries is…
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Schemmer Celebrates 60 Years

Early founder Gene Gollehon started a civil engineering and surveying firm in 1958. In 1959, Jim Schemmer joined him to form Gollehon & Schemmer Inc. A  black Volkswagen "Bug" served as the firm's first survey vehicle. When Gene Gollehon left the firm in 1977, the name was…
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Omaha Engineering Firm Awarded Water & Wastes Digest Top Project for 2019

When Schemmer was retained by the City of Omaha to serve as the Project Engineer to design a solution for the severely degraded sewage channels at the Missouri River Water Resource Recovery Facility, project manager Matt Hubel, PE, CPSWQ, LEED AP BD+C, began with a technical memo and cost analysis to determine the most effective…
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Schemmer Talks Senior Living Design Trends

Schemmer talks Senior Living Design Trends Schemmer has been involved in senior living design trends and projects in more than 20 states with construction costs ranging from $1 million up to $99 million. These partnerships include every level of care including: continuing care retirement communities assisted living/dementia care nursing care Veteran homes physical therapy and…
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Schemmer Announces New Shareholders and Associates

Get to Know the New Schemmer Shareholders and Associates Schemmer is pleased to announce two new shareholders and four new associates of the firm. Congratulations to these individuals. Schemmer's New Shareholders Schemmer is pleased to announce Dan Marti, PLS, and Michael Sinclair, AIA, have exercised stock offer options to become shareholders of the firm. Dan…
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Schemmer Leadership Academy Graduation 2018/2019

On Wednesday, August 21st, Schemmer Leadership Academy had their 2018/19 graduation at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Omaha, Nebraska. Schemmer Leadership Academy The internal leadership program was created to: develop the leadership skills of key members of our firm provide quality educational opportunities for future company leaders enhance professional growth, teamwork and the entrepreneurial spirit The…
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