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Educational Systems Financial Credit Union Latest Branch Open  Doors In  Historic Easton, Maryland

“You’ve come a long way, baby!” — Smith & Weston Construction LLC is proud to unveil one of several recent projects in Easton, Maryland. Best known to locals as “the old Subway building on Route 50,” this structure was recently renovated from the ground up and is now living its best life. The fantastic space now serves as the new home of Educational Systems Federal Credit Union‘s Easton branch, now open for business. Drop by today to see the improvements first-hand and learn how Educational Systems Federal Credit Union can positively impact your financial future!

 Smith & Weston Construction Announces Partnership With Transteck, Inc.

Smith & Weston Construction LLC is proud to announce its exciting new partnership with Transteck, Inc. for interior and exterior renovations of their locations around Delmarva.

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Smith & Weston Construction Partners With DOT Compliance Consultants, LLC

DOT Compliance Consultants LLCDenton, Maryland – Each year, companies nationwide log hundreds of thousands of miles traveling to and from job sites, as well as transporting the equipments and materials needed to bring their projects to life. There’s nothing like experience when it comes to understanding the confusing and ever-changing Department of Transportation Safety Regulations.

Smith & Weston Construction LLC is proud to partner with DOT Compliance Consultants, LLC to provide an added layer of protection for our growing fleet.

Located in the Greater Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan Region, DOT Compliance Consultants, LLC is the region’s leading experts in the safety of commercial vehicles and drivers. The company offers the commercial vehicle industry peace of mind in meeting all rules and regulations pertaining to FMCSA’s requirements. All of the services provided by DOT Compliance Consultants, LLC will ensure your company is maintaining the proper paperwork, meeting all trucking and driver safety requirements, and providing you with the most up-to-date information in rules and regulations. Their highly certified consultants have built a reputation as one of the leading agencies in the commercial vehicle industry.

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Saints Peter & Paul High School Team Takes Home Top Honors at 18th Ace Mentor Program Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the 10-member ACE team from Saints Peter & Paul High School applied their burgeoning architecture, construction and engineering skills to their winning design of a mile-long Rails-to-Trails extension for south Easton. The Saints Peter & Paul team competed against one ACE team from Easton High School and two from St. Michaels Middle High School. They exhibited their design at the 18th ACE Awards Program on March 9th at Elks Lodge 1622 in Easton.

The four teams presented their concepts to an audience comprised of the judges, town and county officials, educational leaders and parents. Judging criteria included a realistic concept, application of science and math principles and a clear, cohesive presentation.

Ace Mentor ProgramThe team’s overall presentation achieved “the wow factor,” said James Cook, an engineering consultant with Rauch Inc. in Easton, and one of three judges, who also included Rick Van Emburgh, Town of Easton Engineer, and Jen Trego, president of D.W. Masonry in Denton.

“It was obvious that a lot of time and effort went into putting their project together and researching the many challenges that would come with such a project. Their attention to detail was superb. All of the teams in Talbot County had excellent presentations.” — Jen Trego, President of D.W. Masonry, Inc.

The mission of the Ace Mentor Program is to engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.

The main objective is to work with underrepresented students that do not have the guidance and support to help them uncover opportunities for their future.

ACE Mentor’s two primary goals are to:

  • Create a large, diverse, better-prepared workforce for our industry.
  • Assist and guide students as they proceed along their pathways to opportunities inour industry through internships and support.

Founded in 1994, ACE is a federation of more than 75 affiliates (chapters), operating in 38 states and Canada and serving over 10,000 students and awarding $2.5 million in scholarships annually. A national office in Philadelphia supports the affiliate programs.

The event was sponsored by ACE Mentor Program of Maryland, Eastern Shore Founder Charles H. Thornton. Members of the local ACE board of directors are Chair Lindsey Hill, Founder Charles H. Thornton, Vice Chair Katie Reedy, Secretary Katie Northam, Treasurer Ida Heelan, Andy Cheezum, Jim Heelan and Carolyn Thornton.