A surprising number of Thurston County construction businesses in addition to Mason County businesses stepped up with in-kind donations for the fabrication of the new Mason County Shelton YMCA facility. Reliable Electric, Sunset Air, Forma Construction and SCJ Alliance are all Thurston County-based businesses who are contributing both dollars and labor to the construction of the new YMCA.
Patrick Holm never considered himself an extrovert. Before joining the SCJ Alliance team six years ago, he would have been more likely to identify himself as an introvert. It wasn’t until the COVID-19 pandemic hit and everyone began working from home that he noticed something had shifted.
Throughout the first phase of COVID-19, everyone at SCJ Alliance worked from home. Adapting to their new working conditions was easier for some than others, including those coping with homeschooling children ranging in age from toddlers to high schoolers. The company worked with their team to keep everyone connected and provide both technological and emotional support.
Chelan’s Woodin Avenue Bridge and Landing Park projects have earned state recognition. The state Association of Public Works awarded “Project of the Year” to the Woodin Avenue Bridge restoration in the category of historic projects costing less than $5 million. It was touted for the coordination, planning and ingenuity required.
A project worked on by a statewide team of SCJ Alliance folks recently received two awards for excellence. SCJ’s Lacey, Centralia, and Wenatchee offices worked together on project design, outreach, and construction management for the award-winning City of Chelan projects.