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Schemmer’s Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity

On June 3, 2020, the Greater Omaha Chamber hosted nearly 150 CEOs, founders and leaders of the Omaha business community with the purpose of identifying collective action for diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces and communities. Read the statement of commitment from the Greater Omaha Chamber's Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity (CODE) here. Schemmer’s Commitment…
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Schemmer’s Kevin Wenninghoff Elected SEAON President

Schemmer's Kevin Wenninghoff, SE, Shareholder, has been elected the Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska (SEAON) President for 2020. He has been a board member for SEAON since 2019. Kevin Wenninghoff Elected SEAON President "As we near the end of our fiscal year (March 31), we will be welcoming a new president, Kevin Wenninghoff, SE. Kevin…
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Schemmer presents to Afton Development Corporation

On January 30, 2020, The Afton (Iowa) Star Enterprise newspaper announced, "Schemmer Architectural Firm to Explain Services Wednesday, February 5th • 6:30 • Community Center." After the Afton Care Center closed its doors last fall, the Afton Development Corporation (ADC) hopes to identify a new use for…
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Michael Sinclair elected AIA Nebraska President

Schemmer's Michael Sinclair, AIA, NCARB, Shareholder, has been elected the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska Chapter President for 2020. He has served on the state board for the past four years, and previously on the Lincoln board for a total of seven years. The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architectural…
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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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