Category Archives: Community

ACE Mentoring Program kicks off in Omaha

The Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program of America's Greater Omaha affiliate kicked off their program on Wednesday, January 18, in Omaha. This nationwide program is designed to introduce high school students to the wide ranging career opportunities available to them in architecture, construction, engineering and related areas of the building design and construction industry.…
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Schemmer supports families in need through Adopt A Family

Since 2005, Schemmer has participated in The Salvation Army’s Adopt A Family program, which is “designed to assist families who are in crisis as a result of unemployment, homelessness, medical issues or other difficult circumstances, and who otherwise wouldn't have the resources to celebrate the holidays.” This year, Schemmer adopted two families of eight. As…
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Schemmer Sponsors Omaha’s Abide Lights of Hope

During November, our Schemmer Young Professionals (SYP) sponsored a volunteer event to help build a Christmas light display for Abide’s Lights of Hope campaign. Abide is a non-profit organization that serves the inner-city of Omaha. Their Lights of Hope campaign was “created in honor of the children and youth whose lives have been cut short…
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EXPOSED | Schemmer Build Day supporting Habitat for Humanity of Omaha

Many Schemmer employees are actively involved in volunteering opportunities throughout the year. Recently, Schemmer participated in a Habitat for Humanity build on Saturday, October 25th in the North Omaha metro area. This was a Schemmer sponsored event, and included 12 of our volunteer employees to assist with Habitat Omaha’s goal of building 50 newly constructed…
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Schemmer Sponsors Inaugural Engineers Without Borders – NU Chapter Run/Walk

Schemmer was a sponsor at the inaugural Engineers Without Borders Run/Walk held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Elmwood Park. More than 100 participants attend the event organized by The University of Nebraska Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NU). Participants were able to run/walk 2k to 6k. The EWB-NU "Bucket Brigade" held the event…
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Schemmer and the American Red Cross Team Up to Promote Community Preparedness

March is Red Cross Month and with the upcoming tornado season approaching in Nebraska, Schemmer teamed with The American Red Cross to assemble Preparedness Kits to be distributed in our local communities. The funds for the kits were provided by Schemmer Young Professionals (SYP) with money that was collected from SYP sponsored events such as…
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