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ENGINEERS FIGHT TO CAN HUNGER

2017-02-27 | View a printable version of this story

8th Annual Engineers Competition

Hollidaysburg, PAÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering civil fooddrive2017engineering, surveying and architectural design services, is pleased to announce they competed against other engineering firms in the area by collecting donations for the American Rescue Workers (ARW) for the eighth year.

The 8th Annual Engineers Fight to CAN Hunger competition officially began on February 1st and ran through National EngineerÔÇÖs Week; February 19th through February 25th. During this time frame, the participating engineering firms collected donations from employees and any cash donations received was put towards a shopping trip to purchase more items.

The food collected was delivered to the American Rescue Workers on Friday, February 24, 2017. Each firmÔÇÖs donation was loaded on a pallet jack and weighed. The winner was determined by dividing the firmÔÇÖs number of employees into the weight; the firm with the highest weight per employee won. This yearÔÇÖs winner was McLanahan Corporation with a total of 5,671 pounds collected with 195.55 pounds per employee.

This yearÔÇÖs competition involved, Stiffler McGraw, Keller Engineers, Gwin, Dobson and Foreman, McLanahan Corp. Admin & Engineering and P. Joseph Lehman. The competition is formed to help those in our community who need it most. All firms participating are here to make a difference, give generously and help those in our community who need it most.

Here are this yearÔÇÖs overall results:

2017 Engineers Fight to CAN Hunger
Firm Number of
Employees
Pounds
Donated
Pounds Per
Employee
McLanahan Corporation 29 5,671 195.55
Stiffler McGraw 54 3,385 62.69
Gwin, Dobson & Foreman 50 2,501 50.02
Keller Engineers 47 2,861 60.87
P. Joseph Lehman 41 711 17.34
Total 192 15,129

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STIFFLER MCGRAW GOES PINK TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER

2016-11-07 | View a printable version of this story

Stiffler McGraw Breast Cancer AwarenessHollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA held their annual Pink Day in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, employees chose a day to wear pink to show their support for those who have been affected by breast cancer and to contribute to raising awareness.

Stiffler McGraw also made a donation of 500 dollars to Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. President of Girls Night Out Altoona Inc., Juls Reighard-Bratton, accepted the check on behalf of the organization.
Girls Night Out helps local men and women who have been affected by breast cancer. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research and underinsured patients. Stiffler McGraw was proud to contribute to such a wonderful organization.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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Stiffler McGraw to be Inducted into Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame

2016-10-13 | View a printable version of this story

STIFFLER MCGRAW TO BE INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of FameHollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA is pleased to announce they were selected to be inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame inductees are chosen by an anonymous panel of judges representing a cross-section of business expertise and geography to guarantee that the process will be both comprehensive and fair. Nominees are selected upon the review of the companyÔÇÖs application submission. To be considered for the Business Hall of Fame Award, some of the criteria entails, having a business in Blair County for at least 25 years, being recognized for business achievements, being active in the community, showing leadership and demonstrating stability.

President Timothy Cooper expressed, ÔÇ£We are extremely proud and honored to have been selected by the panel of judges for induction into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame. This has been made possible by the dedication of our employees to serve the many loyal clients we have worked with over the last 27 years. We will not rest after this accomplishment and will continue to play a role in making Blair County, and Central Pennsylvania, a great place to live and work for many years to come. We will make the Chamber of Commerce proud to call us a member of their Business Hall of Fame!ÔÇØ

Stiffler McGraw along with three other companies will be inducted at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame dinner on October 24th at the Blair County Convention Center.

For a full list of inductees and winners for other awards presented at the Hall of 4Fame dinner visit the ChamberÔÇÖs website at www.blairchamber.com.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

 

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2016 Annual Awards Gala: Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerece

2016-10-13 | View a printable version of this story

“Supporting Your Business is Our Business”

Huntingdon Country Club
Huntingdon, PA
Thursday, October 6, 2016

In addition, Marketing Coordinator, Chrissy Shura and Mechanical Engineer, Mike Davignon, P.E. attended the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala. Stiffler McGraw was a Silver Sponsor for this event. At the event, we were recognized as Royal Partner in Excellence.

Government: It’s Your Business Breakfast

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Bedford Elks Country Club
Bedford, PA
Friday, September 9, 2016

Government: It’ Your Business breakfast featuring a panel discussion with Bedford County Commissioners Josh Lang, Barry Dallara and Paul Crooks on the State of the County and issues relevant to the business community. Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel and President, Tim Cooper, P.E. attended the event. Stiffler McGraw was a Red Sponsor for the State of the County Breakfast.

PA Legislators Breakfast: Bedford County Chamber of Commerce

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Bedford Elks Country Club
Bedford, PA
Friday, August 19, 2016

The Chamber hosts its annual breakfast featuring a panel discussion with our Pennsylvania state legislators, Senator John Wozniak, Representative Carl Metzgar, and Representative Jesse Topper. Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel and President, Tim Cooper, P.E. from Stiffler McGaw will be attending the event. Stiffler McGraw was a Red Sponsor for the PA Legislators Breakfast.

Annual “State of the Chamber” Luncheon: Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Westminster Woods
Huntingdon, PA
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Courtney Seidel and Mike Davignon will be attending the event. Each Chamber’s standing committees will report on their successes from 2015-2016 fiscal year and share goals for the coming year. Stiffler McGraw was a Supporting Sponsor for this event.

We Care Softball Tournament

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Eldorado Baseball Field
Altoona, PA
Saturday August 13, 2016

Stiffler McGraw puts together a team each year for the We Care Softball Tournament to help support the local community.

Eggs and Issues: Indiana County Chamber of Commerce

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

The Indiana Country Club Indiana, PA Friday, August 12, 2016

Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel, Vice President, Gary Wisor, P.E. and Project Manager, Kevin Evans, P.E. will be attending the event and learning about the issues affecting our county, state and nation. Speakers included: Sen. Don White, Rep. Jeffery Pyle, Rep. Dave Reed and Rep. Cris Dush.

Bedford County Development Association Annual Meeting

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

The Bedford Springs Bedford, PA Friday, July 29, 2016

Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel and President, Tim Cooper, P.E. from Stiffler McGraw attended the annual meeting.

Wake Up to Wellness – Blair County Chamber of Commerce

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Altoona Grand Hotel Altoona, PA Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel along with the other Workplace Wellness Committee Members presented about the Blair County Corporate Wellness challenge that begins January 2017.

RHMC Mid-Penn Region 24th Annual Golf Classic

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Scotch Valley Country Club Hollidaysburg, PA Monday, June 13, 2016

Courtney Seidel and Trisha Gerlach from Stiffler McGraw volunteered at the event. Stiffler McGraw had a team of 4 and was a tee sponsor!

Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce: Coffee Connection

2016-10-12 | View a printable version of this story

Huntingdon Country Club Huntingdon, PA Thursday, June 9, 2016

Courtney Seidel and Mike Davignon from Stiffler McGraw will be attending the event. Stiffler McGraw was one of the prime sponsors for this Coffee Connection. The speakers were Jim Troha, President of Juniata College; Jason Hawkins, President/CEO of JC Blair Memorial Health Systems, Inc.; John Rabel, Plant and Field Service Manager for Containment Solutions, Inc.; Amy Wise, Executive Director of Huntingdon County Business & Industry (HCBI).

STIFFLER MCGRAW WELCOMES TYLER MCGRAW TO THE TEAM

2016-08-02 | View a printable version of this story

Stiffler McGraw Welcomes New Employee
TylerMcGraw

Hollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service-consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, with offices located in Hollidaysburg, Indiana, Bedford, Towanda and Titusville Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of Tyler McGraw.

Mr. McGraw first started with Stiffler McGraw as a Civil Engineering Intern during the summer of 2015. During this time, he assisted with cost estimations, permitting, preliminary plan designs, wetland delineation, surveying and inspection.

After graduating from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a BachelorÔÇÖs Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Mr. McGraw recently joined the firm as a Project Designer. He will be working in the Treatment Division, out of the Hollidaysburg office, assisting in the overall design of projects through the preparation of plans, permits and other materials related to the completion of the job.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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Indiana County Business Hall of Fame

2016-06-10 | View a printable version of this story

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex
Indiana, PA
June 9, 2016

Marketing Director, Courtney Seidel and Senior Project Manager, Kevin Evans, P.E., attended the event to honor and celebrate all of the Business Hall of Fame Inductees for Indiana County.

Weekend Wrap-up with Terry Tomassetti

2016-06-07 | View a printable version of this story

Public Access Channel
Altoona, PA
Friday, June 3, 2016

Chris Foster aired on the Public Access channel to discuss the Rain Garden program.

AIA National Convention

2016-05-24 | View a printable version of this story

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
May 19-21, 2016

Brian Endler, AIA attended the event for continuing education seminars and to discover new and innovative building products and technologies.

Stiffler McGraw Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event

2016-05-16 | View a printable version of this story

Grand Opening of their new branch office in Titusville

Titusville, PA (May 13, 2016) ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw a full service consulting firm Stiffler McGraw Titusville Ribbon Cuttingoffering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA officially opened their branch office in Titusville, PA by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 12th.

ÔÇ£We are pleased with the turnout of the event and cannot thank the community enough for their outpouring of support. We truly appreciated the time everyone took out of their busy day to welcome Stiffler McGraw to Titusville,ÔÇØ said President, Timothy Cooper, P.E.

The new office is located at 115 West Spring Street, Suite One; Titusville, PA. The moving of office locations will allow Stiffler McGraw to be more centralized for their growing clientele in all surrounding service areas.

Stiffler McGraw looks forward to providing public and private sector clients with projects in Crawford County and surrounding areas with the comprehensive services the company offers which include, municipal engineering, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, land development, surveying, structural services, architecture services, landscape architecture and construction services.

About Stiffler McGraw

Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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2016 ASHE National Conference

2016-05-16 | View a printable version of this story

Wyndham Grand Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA
May 19-22, 2016

Courtney Seidel, Marketing Director and Gina Russell, Project Designer will be attending the exhibit. Visit Stiffler McGraw at Booth #306.

Clearfield County Association of Township Officials 2016 Spring Convention

2016-04-28 | View a printable version of this story

Brady Township Community Center
Luthersburg, PA
April 29, 2016

Blair County Association of Township Officials Spring Convention 2016

2016-04-28 | View a printable version of this story

Freedom Township Firehall
East Freedom, PA
April 28, 2016

STIFFLER MCGRAW’S OFFICE IN TIDIOUTE RELOCATES TO TITUSVILLE

2016-04-19 | View a printable version of this story

New office location to become more centralized to clientele

Titusville, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA, is excited to announce they will be relocating their Tidioute office to downtown Titusville. The key contacts for the new office will remain, Joel Romagna, P.E., and a shareholder of Stiffler McGraw, Joseph Roddy, P.E. and Danielle Zimmerman, E.I.T.

In honor of opening the office, Stiffler McGraw has joined the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce and will host a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Event on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Breakfast refreshments will be served. If you would like to attend the event, please R.S.V.P. to Courtney Seidel at Stiffler McGraw at 814.696.6280 or cseidel@stiffler-mcgraw.com.

The new office is located at 115 West Spring Street, Suite One; Titusville, PA. In addition to this new location, Stiffler McGraw also maintains offices in Blair, Bedford, Bradford and Indiana Counties.

ÔÇ£WeÔÇÖre excited to be moving our Tidioute office to Titusville to become more centralized for our growing clientele in all surrounding service areas, said President, Timothy A. Cooper, P.E. Our new location will allow us to be within relevant distance to all current and future projects and we believe it will help us better serve our clientele.ÔÇØ

Public and private sector clients with projects in Titusville and surrounding areas will benefit from Stiffler McGrawÔÇÖs comprehensive services which include, municipal engineering, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, land development, surveying, structural services, architecture services, landscape architecture and construction services.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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STIFFLER MCGRAW WELCOMES JASON SHURA, M.S., P.E. TO THE TEAM

2016-04-08 | View a printable version of this story

JasonShuraHollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service-consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, with offices located in Hollidaysburg, Indiana, Bedford, Towanda and Titusville Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of Jason F. Shura, M.S, P.E.

Mr. Shura recently joined Stiffler McGraw as a Senior Project Engineer. He will be working in the Transportation Department, out of the Hollidaysburg office, designing state and local structures.

Mr. Shura graduated with a MasterÔÇÖs of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2005. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio and West Virginia. Mr. Shura comes to the firm with over 11 years of experience in structural design, analysis and NBIS bridge inspections.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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STIFFLER MCGRAW UNVEILS NEW LOGO

2016-03-29 | View a printable version of this story

A New Branding Evolution

Hollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offeringStiffler McGraw New Logo civil
engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA today launched a refresh of its corporate brand, unveiling a new logo. Stiffler McGrawÔÇÖs new logo represents the CompanyÔÇÖs three different divisions of Engineering, Surveying and Architecture, as well as, keeping the trademark names Stiffler McGraw by incorporating the resemblance of the letters S and M.

In conjunction with the new logo, you will start seeing the companyÔÇÖs whole image completely changing from print material to mass media. Stiffler McGraw wanted to maintain a vision for the diversity of services it holds, as well as, enhancing the current trend to a fresh new look. The identity showcases the company as a progressive, committed and diverse entity.

ÔÇ£When designing the new logo, there wasnÔÇÖt one symbol that could represent the company as a whole. With our new logo, we feel we have truly incorporated everything we wanted and more. WeÔÇÖre excited to embark on this journey of enhancing our Company brand,ÔÇØ said President, Tim Cooper, P.E.

To better reflect the evolution of business and the different markets Stiffler McGraw serves, the Company feels itÔÇÖs the best image to represent the firm and the commitment it holds to provide innovative solutions for their clientele.

About Stiffler McGraw
Stiffler McGraw is a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services. The firm designs innovative concepts for water, sewer, bridges, roads, buildings, building sites and any other type of infrastructure project. In addition, Stiffler McGraw offers planning, funding and construction management services. With their state of the art equipment and eye for intricate detail, Stiffler McGraw can ensure that each project is completed to the highest of standards.

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2016 PRWA Annual Conference

2016-03-16 | View a printable version of this story

Penn Stater Conference Center & Hotel State College, PA Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – March 29-31, 2016

Todd Banks, P.E. – Senior Project Manager and Courtney Seidel, Marketing Director, will have an exhibitor booth set up. Visit Stiffler McGraw at Booth #62.

Stiffler McGraw Launches New Website

2016-03-04 | View a printable version of this story

New features with Easier Navigation

Hollidaysburg, PA- Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, today announced the release of the new and improved website, stiffler-mcgraw.com. This newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features projects and services in a more innovative way tailored to the clientÔÇÖs needs.

The new website was re-designed to become more user friendly for viewers with easier navigation. The result is a fresh, new look with streamlined information and more updated content for our projects and services. We have also changed how the standardized menu structure will appear. Now users accessing the platform are able to easily navigate to find what they are looking for. To enhance our company voice, we have added a press release and events section to help clients keep up to date with current trends within Stiffler McGraw. At a later date, the firm will be implementing a quarterly newsletter that will also be distributed via e-mail through signing up on the website.

Stiffler McGrawÔÇÖs new website will be constantly updated with current events, implementations within the firm, clientÔÇÖs completed projects and conventions employees will be attending. We encourage viewers to navigate through our new website at www.stiffler-mcgraw.com and experience all of the new features we have added.

ENGINEERS FIGHT TO CAN HUNGER

2016-03-01 | View a printable version of this story

7th Annual Engineers Competition

Hollidaysburg, PA– Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, is pleased to announce they competed against other engineering firms in the area by collecting donations for the American Rescue Workers (ARW) for the seventh year.

The 7th Annual Engineers Fight to CAN Hunger competition officially began on February 1st and ran through National EngineerÔÇÖs Week; February 21st through February 27th. During this time frame, the participating engineering firms collected donations from employees and any cash donations received was put towards a shopping trip to purchase more items.

The food collected was delivered to the American Rescue Workers on Friday, February 26, 2015. Each firmÔÇÖs donation was loaded on a pallet jack and weighed. The winner was determined by dividing the firmÔÇÖs number of employees into the weight; the firm with the highest weight per employee won. This yearÔÇÖs winner was McLanahan Corporation with a total of 6,192 pounds collected with 187.64 pounds per employee.

This yearÔÇÖs competition involved, Stiffler McGraw, Keller Engineers, Gwin, Dobson and Foreman, McLanahan Corp. Admin & Engineering, P. Joseph Lehman and PennDOT District 9. The competition is formed to help those in our community who need it most. All firms participating are here to make a difference, give generously and help those in our community who need it most.

Here are this yearÔÇÖs overall results:

2016 Engineers Fight to CAN Hunger
       
Firm Number of
Employees
Pounds
Donated
Pounds Per
Employee
McLanahan Corporation 33 6,192 187.64
Stiffler McGraw 51 3,217 63.08
Gwin, Dobson & Foreman 41 2,336 56.98
Keller Engineers 46 2,207 47.98
P. Joseph Lehman 40 879 21.98
PennDOT 145 750 5.17
Total 323 15,581

ENGINEERS FIGHT TO CAN HUNGER

2016-02-26 | View a printable version of this story

American Rescue Workers Hollidaysburg, PA Friday, February 26, 2016

BLAIR COUNTY GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN CHARRETTE

2016-02-26 | View a printable version of this story

U.S. Hotel, Liberty Hall Hollidaysburg, PA Friday, February 26, 2016

Chris Foster and Brian Shura will be attending the event. They will help develop conceptual designs that are both aesthetic and functional for three sites in Blair County.

STIFFLER MCGRAW ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF TWO NEW SHAREHOLDERS

2016-01-13 | View a printable version of this story

Hollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service-consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, with offices located in Hollidaysburg, Indiana, Bedford, Towanda and Tidioute Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of two new shareholders, Joel E. Romagna and Brian D. Shura.

JoelRomagnaJoel E. Romagna, P.E. has been with the firm since 2006 serving as a Project Engineer/Designer and is currently overseeing operations at the firmÔÇÖs Warren County office. Mr. Romagna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He is responsible for design, bidding, construction management/administration, and securing of permits for numerous municipal infrastructure and site development projects as well as serving as client liaison for various municipalities and authorities throughout Pennsylvania.

BrianShuraBrian D. Shura, P.E. joined Stiffler McGraw in 2005 as a Project
Engineer/Designer. Mr. Shura is responsible for design, securing of permits, grant
and loan administration, construction management/administration, and client liaison in the firmÔÇÖs water/wastewater treatment division. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Shura has also been responsible for numerous land development projects and is the companyÔÇÖs lead engineer on issues dealing with Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems, (MS4ÔÇÖs).

With the addition of these two gentlemen, 11 shareholders are included in the ownership of Stiffler McGraw.

Established in 1989, Stiffler McGraw specializes in water and wastewater engineering, stormwater management, land development engineering, transportation engineering, construction management, surveying, architecture, environmental services and electrical, structural and mechanical engineering.

SMart LIVING CONTINUES INTO THE NEW YEAR

2016-01-04 | View a printable version of this story

Stiffler McGraw Joins Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge

Hollidaysburg, PA- Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, recently joined the Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge. The challenge will begin on January 4, 2016 and run through April 1, 2016.

The Blair County Corporate Fitness Challenge has been divided into three divisions; Northern, Central and Southern. Each division will have a champion who will receive a trophy to display on-site for one year, until the next challenge. The winner of the overall competition will be announced April 24th, on the field at the Altoona Curve game.

Throughout the three-month period, challenge calculations will take place at the beginning, middle and end, with a grand total of five weigh-ins. The calculations will be based on simple BMI measurements and other scaled measurements that take into consideration the varied fitness levels of individual participants.

In addition to the corporate challenge, Stiffler McGraw has created internal teams to keep each person accountable during the challenge. At each weigh-in, the company has decided to reward the team in the lead with incentives to maintain motivation. The firm has 32 individual participants divided into 8 teams of 4. Due to the success of the participants in the first internal challenge, the firm had eight additional employees step up to the plate.

This challenge was designed to help create healthier employees, exhibit increased self-esteem, and to help provide the businesses with a more productive workforce, as well as, improved working attitudes.

STIFFLER MCGRAW EMPLOYEE RECEIVES PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING LICENSE

2015-12-23 | View a printable version of this story

HOLLIDAYSBURG ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, is pleased to announce, as well as congratulate, Mr. Louis J. Seidel on receiving his Pennsylvania Professional Engineering (P.E.) license. Mr. Seidel is a University of Pittsburgh graduate, where he earned his BachelorÔÇÖs Degree in Civil Engineering.

LJMr. Seidel has been employed with Stiffler McGraw since January 2011 and has experience in hydrology and hydraulics, site engineering, roadway design and soil erosion and sedimentation control procedures. He began his career in land development, but has transitioned to the design and project management of water and wastewater projects.

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Louis J. Seidel on this great achievement!

Bedford County Township Officials Association Convention

2015-12-17 | View a printable version of this story

Bedford County Covention Center
Bedford, PA
October 19, 2015

Pennsylvania Economic Development Association Conference

2015-12-17 | View a printable version of this story

Blair County Convention Center
Altoona, PA
October 27, 2015

STIFFLER MCGRAW GETS HEALTHY WITH TEAM EFFORTS

2015-11-25 | View a printable version of this story

Firm Holds Three Month SMArt Living Wellness Challenge

Hollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, recently implemented a three month wellness challenge that ran from September 2nd until November 24th.

The wellness program, called SMArt living, was developed to incorporate a healthier living style among all employees. The program was designed to have accountability, motivation and morale amongst the offices.

The challenge consisted of who lost the most body fat percentage as a team with the incorporation of three different weigh-ins. The first weigh-in was to calculate everyoneÔÇÖs beginning weight and body fat percentage to get a starting point. On October 14th there was a mid weigh-in, which was designed to keep everyone on track until the end, with an incentive in place to the team who was in the lead. The final weigh-in was held on November 24th to calculate the final the numbers.

Among 72 employees, the firm had a total of 24 employeesÔÇÖ signup for the challenge! Of the 24 employees, six teams of four were created to keep each person accountable during the challenge.

To keep the participants motivated and to stay on track throughout the duration of the competition, weekly e-mails were sent out on healthy eating habits and exercising tips.

The winning team was Team #2 who consisted of Tim Cooper, Scott McEldowney, Jeff Kneidinger and Dave Houser with a total of 11.9% body fat loss. They all received 8 hours of vacation for coming in first place. Team #3 who consisted of Cory Gehret, Kelly Boyles, Tim Campbell and Rodney Jenkins had a total of 10% body fat loss where they all received a $50 gift card and Team #1 who consisted of Courtney Seidel, Trisha Gerlach, Brian Endler and Jeff Spencer had a total of 8.9% body fat loss where they are each received a $25 gift card.

Due to the overwhelming success, Stiffler McGraw will be implementing another wellness challenge in January 2016.

 

STIFFLER MCGRAW HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING CERMONY

2015-11-11 | View a printable version of this story

projects-engineering2Indiana, PA (October 30, 2015) ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services,
headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA officially opened their branch office in Indiana, PA by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 30th.

At the event, Stiffler McGraw was welcomed by Officials from Indiana
Borough, Indiana County Commissioners, State Representative Dave Reed, White Township Supervisors, Indiana County Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Indiana and the Indiana County Development Corporation.

ÔÇ£We are pleased with the turnout of the event and cannot thank the Indiana Community enough for their outpouring of support. We truly appreciated the time everyone took out of their busy day to welcome Stiffler McGraw to Indiana County,ÔÇØ said President, Timothy Cooper, P.E.

Stiffler McGraw looks forward to providing public and private sector clients with projects in Indiana with the comprehensive services the company offers which include, municipal engineering, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, land development, surveying, structural services, architecture services, landscape architecture and construction services.

STIFFLER MCGRAW WELCOMES FOUR NEW EMPLOYEES

2015-11-09 | View a printable version of this story

Hollidaysburg, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service-consulting firm offering complete civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, with offices located in Hollidaysburg, Indiana, Bedford, Towanda and Tidioute Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony Guizio, Joshua Minor, James Meikrantz, and Christopher Burkey.

Anthony Guizio has joined the Stiffler McGraw team as a Senior CAD Technician working out of the Hollidaysburg office. Guizio served more than 3 years in the United States Air Force and comes with 17 years of experience in surveying, highway design, and CAD design. He will be assisting with design in land development and transportation, as well as, assisting the survey department.

Joshua Minor joins Stiffler McGraw as a Technician who will be working out of the Hollidaysburg office. Minor holds his Associates Degree in Architectural/Civil: CAD Design and Technology from Penn Highlands Community College. He will be performing construction inspection for projects, as well as, assisting with project design.

James Meikrantz recently joined Stiffler McGraw as a Sr. Technician. Meikrantz holds his Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, Altoona and comes to the firm with 13 years of experience. He will be working on construction inspection and assisting with project design in the Towanda office.

Christopher Burkey recently joined Stiffler McGraw as a Sr. Technician. Burkey graduated from Greater Johnstown Area Vo-Tech and comes to the firm with over 26 years of experience. He will be performing construction inspection for projects out of the Hollidaysburg office.

STIFFLER MCGRAW & ASSOCIATES OPENS INDIANA OFFICE

2015-10-13 | View a printable version of this story

projects-engineeringIndiana, PA ÔÇô Stiffler McGraw, a full service consulting firm offering civil engineering, surveying and architectural design services, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, PA, is excited to announce the opening of their Indiana office. The key contacts for the new office will be Gary Wisor, P.E., a shareholder and Vice President of Stiffler McGraw and Kevin Evans, P.E., LEED AP, PMP.

In honor of opening the office, Stiffler McGraw has joined the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce and will host a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Event on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Breakfast refreshments will be served. If you would like to attend the event, please R.S.V.P. to the Chamber of Commerce at 724.465.2511 or jmountain@indianacountychamber.com.

The new office is located at 39 N. Seventh Street, Suite 001 in the Old Borough Hall in Indiana. In addition to this new location, Stiffler McGraw also maintains offices in Blair, Bedford, Bradford and Warren Counties.

ÔÇ£Indiana is an exciting place for our newest expansion,ÔÇØ said President, Timothy A. Cooper, P.E. ÔÇ£We look forward to better serving our existing Indiana clients and projects, as well as making new friends in the community.ÔÇØ

Public and private sector clients with projects in Indiana will benefit from Stiffler McGrawÔÇÖs comprehensive services which include, municipal engineering, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, land development, surveying, structural services, architecture services, landscape architecture and construction services.

Stiffler McGraw has been providing its range of services for their current clients in the area for over 25 years and with the opening of the new office, the company is hoping to become an even stronger presence in the area.

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