June 9th General Chapter Meeting

EWB-GCP General Chapter Meeting Reminder

June 9, 2018

Meeting location: Amberley Village Civic Center; 7149 Ridge Road, Cincinnati OH, 45237

9:00 Water Commitee Meeting (agenda/meeting notes)
9:30 Welcome Session for First Timers
10:00 General Meeting Begins

Preliminary Chapter Meeting Agenda

  • Uganda updates
    • Kabingo
  • Buseesa Team presentation on implementation trips this Spring
  • University Updates
  • Update on Volleyball fundraiser
  • Financial Update
  • Reminder on Upcoming Events - Professional Member Workshop - Detroit, Aug 11,12th; National meeting - San Francisco, Nov 6-8th
  • Other

Kroger Cards - Community Rewards Program

Don't forget to support us by linking your Kroger card to our chapter at no cost to you! The Community Reward Program expires on April 30th every year. Check the bottom of a recent Kroger receipt. Does it say, "At your request, Kroger is donating to Engineers Without Borders"? If so, thank you! If not, please follow the simple instructions we've posted here.


Update: On-going EWB Happen Northside Garden Project - Planning and Design Phase

Work at the Happen Outside Garden (~1625 Hoffner St, Cincinnati, OH 45223) on Wednesday 6/6/2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  

We will be measuring chairs, layout out the deck/seating area, and discussing the design goals of the low profile deck.

Below is a list of project areas where we need volunteers.  Work will be managed through small project teams of 1 or 2 or 3 members and volunteers can work on multiple teams.  An on-going weekly check in meeting is held on Tuesday's at 5:00 pm in Kristen Keane's office..  A web meeting can be set up if desired.   Please contact Kristen Keane (kkeane@cpsconsult.com) if you are interested. 

  1. Garden Layout - Beds, paths, seating, etc.
  2. 3D Rendering of Garden Plan
  3. 30" raised bed design - modular retaining wall block
  4. 30" raised bed with ADA access - wood
  5. Concrete Contractor Coordination - scope, bids, etc.
  6. Drainage Plan
  7. Grading Plan
  8. Survey work to document existing utilities, etc.
  9. Fence selection, layout, etc.
  10. Sun mapping of the site
  11. Estimating - hours and materials
  12. Schedule development
  13. Electric layout
  14. Irrigation design
  15. Sculpture foundation design
  16. General brainstorming at weekly meeting
  17. Review roles when plans are developed