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September Post Meeting - I-74 Channel Cat Tour

September 10th, 2020

We have an amazing opportunity to see the progress being made on the new I-74 bridge with a Channel Cat tour through the construction site!  Register today for the 2020 SAME Channel Cat Tour, leaving at noon on 10 September.  We'll gather at the Riverbend Commons Channel Cat Landing at 2951 River Drive, Moline, IL for registration and networking from 11-1145 and then board the boat and enjoy a tour from noon to approximately 2pm with an expert tour guide.  Want to see this monumental project up close?  It doesn't get any closer than the Channel Cat! 
This was a sold out event last year, so be sure to register today and plan to join us on the 10th!

Register Here!

Rock Island Post Scholarship Golf Outing!

August 14th, 2020

Hello SAME members, friends and partners:
Start getting your teams together! The SAME Rock Island Post Annual Scholarship Golf Outing will be held on Friday, August 14th this year and all money raised goes to our scholarship fund to support local students pursuing an education in engineering.  We’ll be returning to Indian Bluff Golf Course in Milan and plan to do our usual 8:30am shotgun start. 

Register Here!

A few important notes:
Full details and a formal announcement will be sent out electronically by July 15. Anyone receiving this email will also receive the electronic invitation. Please email Lynn Gibson at l.gibson@iiwengr.com if you are interested in being a sponsor for this great event or if you’d like additional information.     

Due to the impact of COVID-19, and the safety of our players, team members, partners and others, SAME Rock Island will comply with the federal, state and golf course recommendations for social distancing at the time of this event. More information will be provided in the weeks leading up to the event.


Our SAME Community

Centered in Rock Island, Illinois, the Rock Island Post serves the Upper Mississippi River Valley, with members in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana and Ohio. The post boasts over 250 individual members and over 40 sustaining member firms. Monthly meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. In addition to hosting an annual golf outing and commander briefings, the post is also active in various community activities.

The Society of American Military Engineers is the only nonprofit professional engineering education organization that actively promotes the advancement of both individual technical knowledge and the collective engineering capabilities of governments, the uniformed services and private industry.

Our goal is to unite public and private sector entities and individuals in the A/E/C fields so that we can prepare for and overcome natural and man made disasters, acts of terrorism and improve security at home and abroad.