April 14th General Chapter Meeting

EWB-GCP General Chapter Meeting Reminder

April 14, 2017

Note location change, we'll meet at Happen, Inc. 
4201 Hamilton Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45223

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

General Chapter Meeting Agenda

  • Uganda updates
    • Buseesa - brief update on recent travel
    • Kabingo
  • University Updates
  • Happen presentation: 
    • Overview of Happen, Inc. with focus on the past year 
    • Recognition of Barry Smith by Happen
  • Update from the April 7th Toledo Meeting
  • Prospective CEC projects
  • Financial Update
  • Upcoming Events
  • 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.


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

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