Inspired by Caring, WGI Celebrates Dog Day on August 26 (August 2016) | WGI

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INSPIRED BY CARING, WGI CELEBRATES DOG DAY ON AUGUST 26


August 2016

WGI employees and friends unleashed their love of canines at WGI’s Dog Day event, in conjunction with Big Dog Ranch Rescue and the loving pups they brought along.

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Under a tent in WGI’s new parking lot behind the recently completed and expanded headquarters, associates, friends, and fetching pooches looking for a forever home mingled, bonded, and had a wonderful time.

WGI Creative gathered some great raffle prizes to help with the fundraising efforts, including:

  • A $1000  LED home lighting package from MSi
  • 1 weekend/2-night stay at the Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte, NC worth $600
  • 1 weekend/2-night stay at the Homewood Suites Hilton in Pinehurst, NC worth $500
  • 1 weekend/2-night stay at the Residence Hill Marriott in Wilmington, NC worth $400
  • An iPad Mini 2 16GB, worth $250
  • A wine and liquor gift basket from Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits worth $100
  • A $60 goody basket from Nassau Candy Specialty Confections & Fine Foods
  • A $50 pet spa package from Happy Tails Pet Spa
  • Two Lindburgers gift certificates with a $10 value each

dday-03.jpgEveryone had a great time, and for a great cause. Goody bags included waterbowls, leashes, thermal cups, and more. See all of the pictures on our Facebook page event album.

dday-09.jpgWGI has recently donated time and structural design services to The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation’s artificial reef deployment, had over a dozen WGI staff and their families helped the Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management remove 375 pounds of trash from the 2,083-acre Cypress Creek Natural Area in Jupiter, sponsored a day-long blood drive WGI to benefit OneBlood – each donation has the potential to save three lives, and participated as a team in the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

Inspired by caring, community, citizenship, kindness, and environmental stewardship, WGI’s and its associates will continue finding new inspirations.

 

ABOUT WGI

As a multidisciplinary consulting firm, WGI has eight offices throughout Florida and specializes in the following disciplines: Land Development/Municipal Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Structures, Water Resources, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Land Planning and Creative Services. The Zweig Group ranked WGI #5 on its 2016 Hot Firms list (up from #39 in 2015) and ranked WGI #19 on the Best Firms to Work For list (up from #42 in 2015). WGI rose to #1609 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America – over 1800 places higher than last year’s placement. South Florida Business Journal ranked WGI ranked #37 in its 2016 Florida Fast 100 (encompassing the entire state), #60 in the region’s 2016 Top 100 Private Companies, placed #10 on its 2016 Top 25 Engineering Firms, while also ranking #7 in the $25M and over category as a 2016 “Fast 50” Honoree from the same publication. In 2016, WGI ranked #253 (up from #338 the previous year) on the ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms and ranked #17 in ENR’s Top Southeast Design Firms of 2016.

 

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