Sometimes, the dogs ride shotgun, holstered to the backseat, able to take in the views from 10,000 feet high. Other times, they rest in the cargo hold, as the 4-seat Cessna 172SP soars 160 miles an hour to places as far flung as Indiana, Louisiana or Rhode Island. But regardless of where they’re situated in the plane or where they’re going to on the ground, these pups are almost always flying toward a better future, thanks to non-profits like Pilots N Paws – and a dedicated RS&H associate.
For more than a decade, Briehn Wildman has designed interiors for many of RS&H’s marquee architecture projects. From her start as an intern, Wildman has grown her skills with the company to become project manager, mentor and frequent volunteer in the Jacksonville community.
Now, she has been recognized as one of Jacksonville’s rising stars, earning a spot on the Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list. The annual group of honorees is recognized for their career success, community involvement, and work-life balance.
Contract Support Specialist Jill Clarke in RS&H’s Marathon, Florida, office spoke to a group of high school students last month about civil engineering at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She created an hour-long presentation for the Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program, Inc. (WOT).
Across the country, non-profit organizations and charities host golf tournaments as fundraisers, inviting golfers from business communities of all sizes to play 18 holes for a good cause.
Such is the case for the Conch Scramble on Islamorada in the Florida Keys, but this golf tournament is like no other. Last month at the tournament, golf carts were replaced by boats, golf balls were made of compressed fish food, and every green was an island.
On a hot, muggy day in New Orleans, Louisiana, RS&H Senior Tolls Technology Specialist David Raines led a group of volunteers to landscape a newly-built neighborhood. Together, they would provide veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with a beautiful, calming environment.