Author Archives: Peggy Amor

Co-Worker Interview: National Surveyors Week

Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 by
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In honor of National Surveyors Week, we interviewed two of our co-workers, asking them why they chose the profession and how it has changed over the years. Here’s what they had to say: Why did you decide to become a surveyor? Aubrey Meyer: Like so many in the land surveying profession, it sort of found […]

Fight for Air Climb

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 by
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In late February, Affinis sponsored and participated in the American Lung Association’s (ALA) Fight for Air Climb. Over the last several years, Fight for Air Climbs have raised more than $53 million across the country. Those funds are used to improve lung health and prevent lung disease. Our co-worker, Kristen Leathers-Gratton, joined the board for […]

2019 Future City Competition

Posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 by
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Affinis has a long-standing history supporting the Great Plains Regional Future City Competition. At this event, small groups of middle-school students design and build cities with their ideas of how to make the world a better place. Students work together to develop solutions that are presented via a virtual city design (using SimCity); an essay; a […]

Ryan Stobaugh Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 by
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Each year, we announce the winner of our firm’s award, the Schmitty. It is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. We’re pleased to announce Ryan Stobaugh, PE is the 2018 recipient. To select a co-worker, Jason Fine, Peggy Amor, and Bill Bishop, the three previous winners, met and developed a list […]

2019 Predictions

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by
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As we settle into 2019, we asked several co-workers to share their predictions for the year. While we received one about our company and another on potential medical breakthroughs, it was no surprise that most centered around sports – particularly the Chiefs. “My prediction is the Chiefs will win the Super Bowl in February,” said […]

Moving Grain Valley Forward

Posted on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 by
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Route AA from Eagles Parkway to Walnut Street in Grain Valley, Missouri was congested with limited access for pedestrians and bicyclists. The city wanted to connect two commercial areas and accommodate a variety of users to support economic development. In this video, the City of Grain Valley, Missouri shares how the new improvements offer benefits to […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires and Achievements

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2018 by
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The last few months have been busy at Affinis with new faces joining our team. In addition, one of our co-workers received an award, and another added a new licensure. Here is a brief look at what we’ve been up to lately: Drew Pjesky joined our team as an engineering intern. Vanessa Ramirez started this […]

Co-Worker News: New Hires and a Transition

Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 by
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Over the last several months, there have been a number of changes at Affinis. We opened a project office in North Kansas City, Missouri  and added some faces to our team. Here is a quick look at what has been going on: Garrett Spease officially joined us as an Affinis co-worker in August. He will […]

Overland Park Presented with MOVITE Award

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 by
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In October, MOVITE presented the City of Overland Park, Kansas and Affinis with the MOVITE Excellence in Transportation Award for the 159th Street Improvements, Metcalf Avenue to Nall Avenue. The award recognizes organizations who accomplish one or more of the following: Development of an innovative concept in transportation planning, design or operations; Innovative application of […]

Affinis Company Picnic

Posted on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 by
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This fall, we held our annual company picnic at Franklin Park in Prairie Village, Kansas. Every year, it provides us with a great opportunity to connect with co-workers and get to know their families. This time, we had a barbeque food truck serve dinner and played several competitive rounds of Jenga. It’s something we look […]