Culture

Co-Worker News: Affinis Adds Construction Professional

Posted on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in john mccanless

We’ve been growing our construction observation team over the last year and are pleased to share we’ve added John McCanless to that group. At the job site, he ensures projects are completed in accordance with plans, specifications, budget and schedule. Quick on his feet, John is skilled at finding solutions that deliver for our clients. […]

Sweet 16 Open House

Posted on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in affinis sweet 16 open house

Last week, we hosted co-workers, colleagues, and clients at our office for a Sweet 16 Open House. Over food and drinks, we toasted the long-lasting relationships that have helped us stay in business. Below, you’ll find photos from the festivities.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by Cindy Martens
In Community, Culture, tagged in Tags: http://affinis.us/introduce-girl-engineering-day/

Recently, we participated in the Society of Women Engineers’ 7th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) at Bartle Hall. We had two co-workers volunteer. Linda Rottinghaus served as a mentor to three girls throughout the day, and Peggy Amor lent a hand at the industrial engineering booth. Attended by high school students, IGED began with […]

2017 Future City Competition

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, tagged in Great Plains Future City

A few weeks ago, Robert Ubben and Jason Davis judged entries at 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 […]

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 […]

2016 Holiday Party

Posted on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in Affinis Jeopardy

The Affinis holiday party is an annual tradition. Though the venue may change, it always includes a state of the union with co-workers from Rick. He shares his thoughts on the past year, as well as what’s ahead. It gives all of us an inside look at how the company is doing. This open door […]

Winter Drive for reStart

Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Troy LaVelle
In Community, Culture, tagged in Delivering towels to reStart

Over the last several weeks, we hosted a drive to support reStart, a non-profit serving Kansas City’s homeless population. We’ve selected them for several years, because of their admirable work housing kids, teens, and adults locally. Last year, they needed new blankets, but were hoping for bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths this time. […]

Co-Worker Q&A: Giving Back

Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 by Rick Worrel
In Community, Culture, tagged in Adopt a Street Program

Whether it’s volunteering to adopt a street or gathering blankets for reStart, helping others is an important part of our culture. With the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to highlight how a few co-workers give back. What are your favorite ways to give back? Cindy Martens: “I’m having a great time tutoring third […]

Robert Ubben Awarded Robert E. Myers Service Award

Posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 by Kellan Gregory
In Accolades, Culture, tagged in Robert Ubben Awarded Robert E. Myers Service Award

Robert Ubben, PLS was recently awarded the Robert E. Myers Service Award at the Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) awards luncheon in St. Louis. This is one of the highest awards a Missouri surveyor can be given by MSPS. It is presented to only one surveyor per year. When selecting a recipient, the organization looks for […]