MSPP would like to welcome our new Engineering Advisory Committee. This group of 6 dedicated engineers has volunteered their services to MSPP to advise us and to help us move our projects forward in the most efficient ways. Thanks to Allen Oertel, Roy Wall, Tyler Bick, Christopher Parrish, Wes Haug and Julian Chastain. MSPP appreciates … Continue reading MSPP WELCOMES NEW ENGINEERING ADVISORY TEAM
In August MSPP director, Terri Cranmer traveled to Guatemala with two members of the MSPP Engineering Advisory Committee, Roy Wall and Tyler Bick. The purpose of the trip was to assess the repairs needed for the primary school in Virginia. After meeting with the school board, taking lots of measurements and photos the engineers began … Continue reading REPAIRS SLATED FOR SCHOOL IN VIRGINIA
October 3rd 2pm-5pm Elijah P's Tickets are $ 20 in advance, $25 at the door which includes ~ Samplings of craft beer and wine from local distributors and homebrewed beer and wine. ~ Light appetizers ~ Live entertainment from Green and Blue Help choose "peoples choice" winners from the homemade selections. 100% of the proceeds … Continue reading 6th Annual Beer and Wine Tasting
Join us for our annual Trivia Night !! The Knights of Columbus Hall 405 East Fourth Street, Alton, Illinois Play begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:15 p.m.) $ 15 per person or $120 per table (maximum of eight players per team/table) Popcorn & Drinks (soda & beer) Provided! CASH BAR AVAILABLE Players May … Continue reading Trivia Night
Save the Date for our 4th annual Harvest Dinner !! September 12th at The Nature Institute, 2213 S Levis Ln, Godfrey, Illinois 62035 Kids activities start at 3:30pm, Mayan Presentation at 4:45pm and Dinner at 6pm This is going to be a great family friendly evening 🙂 So plan on bringing the parents, kids, friends … Continue reading 4th Annual Harvest Dinner
With two water projects in place in Guatemala you would think that was enough to keep us busy! But on her last trip to Guatemala our president, Terri met with the communities of Virginia and Las Mojarras to help them identify other projects that they might need help with. In Virginia, we revisited two different … Continue reading Look to the Future, Guatemala
Special thanks to SIUE and SIUC for allowing their students to work with us in Guatemala. To the students who give so selflessly of their time and energy and to their professional mentors: Christopher Parrish of American Water and Allen Oertel of Crawford, Murphy and Tilley I Engineers and Consultants.
MSPP would like to once again welcome our friend Senor Ruben Dario Gomez Gonzalez back to the region. For the past three years, Senor Gomez has been visiting the U.S. during the month of September. Visiting with local universities, colleges, schools and libraries, he shares the stories of his life, his culture and his country … Continue reading Welcome Back Senor Ruben!
While the student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE) and their structural engineer mentor Roy Wall work diligently on the design of the holding tank for the water distribution system in Virginia, Guatemala another student chapter has joined the MSPP team in Guatemala. In January 2015, a small … Continue reading Another EWB Chapter Collaborates with MSPP
Elizabeth Sellitto graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College’s Nursing program with honors in May of 2014. She has joined MSPP’s board to assist the organization with the development and implementation of MSPP’s medical trips to Guatemala. During spring break of 2014, she had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala through the collaboration of LCCC nursing program. Moved and humbled by the experience, Elizabeth … Continue reading Elizabeth Sellitto Joins MSPP