Diane Hammonds, the Branch Manager for Sain’s Louisiana [...]
In February of this year Sain was recruited by our friends at Cushman & Wakefield/EGS Commercial Real Estate to join their team for the Birmingham Heart Walk. Sain had participated in the Heart Walk in the past, but that was over 10 years ago. We happily said yes to the invitation, knowing it would give […]
Posted by Diane Hammonds On Saturday, September 24th, over 1,000 Girl Scouts took to the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University to participate in the Girl Scout’s B.I.G. (“Believe In Girls”) event. The girls, aged 5-17 and from over 23 different parishes, came together to kick off another year of scouting by visiting over 40 different […]
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 young kids to the world of possibilities ahead of them. We ended up on “Taylor’s Team,” also known as Mrs. Taylor’s 3rd Grade Class.
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 initiative, but our employees found themselves missing the opportunity to actually get their hands busy with a project. Packing shoeboxes for the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child project was the perfect solution. We craved a hands-on experience that allowed us to literally give of ourselves to help others.
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 development of women in the workplace.” Our firm’s history is rooted in a paradigm of valuing the contributions of women, which continues very prominently today under the leadership of Jim Meads.
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 thought it was worth another read. Get a behind the scenes peak at what goes into creating these popular attractions each year below. Happy Halloween!
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 in Giles County, I continue to see benefits professionally and personally.
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 I know have happy memories of attending summer camp as children, and I think all children should have a chance for those same happy experiences.