Archive for January, 2017:

The Use of Hands-Free Phones While Driving Poses Threat

Posted on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by Lee Baer
In Traffic, tagged in texting while driving

Last year, we introduced a new, blog series on driver safety as part of Drive Safely Work Week, which is organized by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). Our first post shared details on how sleep impacts safety on the road. Today, we’re offering information on the dangers of distracted driving. Distracted driving […]

Sedimentation Challenges in Kansas Reservoirs

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 by Brad Schleeter
In Federal Services, Stormwater, tagged in sedimentation in Kansas reservoirs

Reservoirs built by the Federal Government in Kansas in the 1950’s and 60’s were designed to fill with sediment. However, many are filling faster than expected, due to excessive streambank erosion, lake shore erosion, and agricultural runoff. This sedimentation reduces in-lake storage, fills in shallow lake coves, and covers the lake bottom in a layer […]

Bill Bishop Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in http://affinis.us/bill-bishop-receives-schmitty-award/

At the end of the year, we announce the winner of our in-house award, the Schmitty. It is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce Bill Bishop, a member of our survey team, was the 2016 recipient. Bill was chosen for this award for a number of reasons. […]

Happy New Year!

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Accolades, Culture, tagged in 2016-holiday-letter-header

2016 was a great year for Affinis, and we are looking forward to an even better 2017. This new year will be a new “16” for us, as we celebrate our 16th year of business beginning January 1, 2017. We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate our Sweet 16 Anniversary throughout the year. Keep […]