Over 100 Freese and Nichols employees joined the six-week FitWorth Challenge to stay active and have some fun competition! We’re proud of everyone who participated and helped push Freese and Nichols toward the top of pack. As a company, we placed 5th out of 16 teams in the final corporate ranking!
Competition also took place amongst our own 15 teams, battling for the titles of Most Activity and Most Weight Loss. Congratulations to the Team Winners in the following categories:
Employees from the Dallas office volunteered their time on Valentine's Day to frame a new house in South Dallas with Habitat for Humanity. Katie Hogan, Andrew Boyle, Robert Thompson, Brandon Gonzalez, Rick Rudin, Sam Meisner, and Trey Shanks worked side by side with Sandra, the prospective homeowner, to construct the interior and exterior walls of the house in one day.
Rick established himself as the "Master of the Hilti" (concrete nail gun) while the rest labored with hand tools. Trey Shanks said, "it's great to be amongst a great crowd of can-do people at Freese and Nichols! The...
Last year we celebrated our 120th anniversary. This milestone also marked the 10th year of our Community Involvement program. The volunteer hour goal was capped at 100 hours in 2014, allowing employees to reach for a more achievable goal as our company history continues.
Civil, mechanical and electrical engineering students ventured outside the classroom and into our Fort Worth and Austin offices for our annual externship program on Monday, Jan. 19.
About 50 students from The University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin participated in the Fort Worth program. Students were given a company history and overview, then broke out into small groups to learn more about their area of interest from many of our...
We supported a spelling bee that our Fort Worth Adopt-A-School, South Hills Elementary, hosted on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Jim Humphrey, Business Technology; Gwynne Morrison, Mechanical and Plumbing; and Rickesh Patel, Transmission and Utilities, served as judges and we provided refreshments for the reception.
Out of 37 participants, winner John Paul Martinez and runner up Alzae Morales will go on to another competition.
Community Involvement Spotlight is a series on Freese and Nichols' dedication to community service, highlighting employees who donate time and money to organizations they're passionate about.
Engineers Emily Darr and Corrie Bondar regularly participate with the Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program in Raleigh, North Carolina. Along with Raleigh office administrative assistant Liz Byrley, the volunteers run a series of tests to provide the City of Raleigh with water quality data, including a...