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Employee-Owners Volunteer at Mary’s Place Soup Kitchen on New Year’s Eve

Jason Ceralde | 1-21-2019

Over the holidays, we had an amazing nine people participate in helping at the soup kitchen near our Bremerton, WA office on New Year’s Eve.

The group, including several Parametrix employee-owners and their families, helped clean up after dinner was served. It was about an hour-and-a-half of bussing tables, wiping down tables and chairs and mopping. 

A number of community leaders were present, which was great to see. They spent their time washing dishes and teaching us all how to mop the floors!

I spoke with a woman who has been helping the local homeless in our area by making bubble-wrap camp mats to help people get up off the cold, wet ground. She estimated that there are about 4,000 homeless in the Bremerton area, half of whom are living outside of formal shelters (either in their vehicles or in tents).

A big thanks to these employee-owners and their families who were able to help out. This was ... (more)

 

Parametrix Employee-Owners Help to Build “Field of Dreams”

Elizabeth Diamond | 10-30-2018

Several Salt Lake City employee-owners plus significant others participated in a Habitat for Humanity build in Salt Lake County, Utah last Saturday, October 27. This particular Habitat for Humanity project is referred to as the “Field of Dreams.” The primary objective of the “Field of Dreams” project is to provide affordable, energy efficient housing to qualifying low-income families. Once completed, housing units within this community will generate approximately $1.50 a day in utility costs.

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Parametrix Employee-Owners Volunteer at the Special Olympics 2018 USA Games

Courtney Purdin | 7-11-2018

The 2018 USA Games kicked off in Seattle, WA on Sunday, July 1 with the Opening Ceremony held at University of Washington’s Husky Stadium. As a Seattle-based firm, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to get involved in this year’s games. Parametrix is an official partner of the 2018 USA Games and gave employee-owners paid time off to volunteer during the week.

Sixty-five Parametrix employee-owners attended the opening ceremony including several that gathered before to be a part of the cheer line as the athletes made their way to the field.

cheerlineParametrix employee-owners, along with friends and family, lined up to cheer on athletes as they made their way to the field.

Kim Stuth, a graphic designer in our Puyallup, WA office, volunteered for tennis on July 3r... (more)