Category Archives: Community involvement

Math and Science Tutoring Outreach at Inverness Elementary

By Tony Montanaro, Infrastructure Designer Matt Stoops, Alicia Bailey, and I started going to Inverness Elementary school last fall. Matt had contacted the school to see about a few of us coming to help tutor and open the minds of … Continue reading

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Packing Boxes of Joy with Operation Christmas Child

By Julie Conn, Sain Associates Executive Assistant Every year, we enjoy participating in a Christmas service project. Last year, we made a donation in honor of our clients to Designs for Hope to purchase water filters. This is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Tapping Into Half the World’s Brain Power with Women Business Leaders

By Becky White, Sain Associates VP/Organizational Development As Sain Associates’ founder, Hack Sain, used to say in a very blunt manner, “Since half the brain power in the world is inside women’s heads, you’d be stupid not to encourage the … Continue reading

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Civil Engineering Meets Halloween for Scary Results

David Russell, Sain Associates Senior Designer This post originally appeared on the blog last year, and since David Russell has continued his work designing updates and additions to this year’s most frightening local haunted house in Pelham, Warehouse 31, we … Continue reading

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Leading the Way in Tennessee

By Erin Curry, P.E. Leadership programs are designed for many purposes, and participants often get a variety of things out of the programs. As an engineer in the Pulaski, Tennessee office of Sain Associates and recent member of Leadership Giles … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds of Hope

By Becky White, Sain Associates VP/Organization Development For many children, summer is a time to play, vacation, go to camp and hopefully have fun, educational experiences. Children everywhere need opportunities for structured play and learning during the summer. Most adults … Continue reading

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Going to Camp with Vent Kids of Alabama

By Libby Taylor, Sain Associates Staff Accountant I learned about Vent Kids of Alabama through a connection with its founder Kara Snead Bishop. Kara’s son, Corey, is on a ventilator. In 2002, she started the non-profit support group for families … Continue reading

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Attributes of a Dream Client

By Joe Meads, Sain Associates Principal/Owner For several years, we’ve spent time thinking about and studying what our dream client looks like. To us, this is a marketing strategy that helps us identify the best things about clients so we … Continue reading

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at Sain Associates

By Alicia Bailey, P.E., Transportation Team Leader At Sain Associates, we’re fortunate to have several experienced and talented female engineers on our staff, but studies have found that many girls don’t even know what engineering is. There is a need … Continue reading

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Engineering and Equine Therapy at The Red Barn

By Julie Conn, Executive Assistant As a life-long horse lover, getting involved with The Red Barn in Leeds almost a year ago, was the perfect opportunity for me to give back to the community. Since I grew up in the … Continue reading

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