Office Engineers "arrested" for a
On Thursday May 12, 2005, at
approximately 9 a.m., Concord
police "arrested" Andrew Quinley
and Jeremy McGinnis. Their
"crime" was community service.
As part of the Muscular Dystrophy
Association (MDA) Lock-Up
campaign, Andrew and Jeremy,
office engineers for Rodgers
Builders, were taken into custody
and detained while they raised bail.
Friends, family, and co-workers
generously gave over $1,640 to bail
out the jailbirds.
All funds raised were turned over to
the MDA to help pay for items such
as flu shots, wheelchairs and leg
braces, doctors' visits, and medical
Jeremy said, "The MDA Lock-Up
was a great experience. I learned a
lot about how this disease affects
the lives of people who are inflicted
with it. I was proud to help raise
money for a worthy cause."
2005 ASC-AGC Region II Design-Build Student
Competition Winners (story on page 8)
Front row (from left): Clemson Student Team members
Francesco Cardella, Tristan Curio, Cody Albergotti,
Colin Baker, Jessica Latour, Jill Hazel, Clemson Team
Coach Dr. Shima Clarke, PE.
Back row (from left): Rodgers' employees Stacy Jarrett,
PE, and Eric Reichard, PE.
Employees get involved in
If you know of a special talent or gift that one of
your co-workers is using to benefit others, please
let us know about it for the next Rodgers Report.
"Who you are speaks so loudly
I can't hear what you're saying."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
"No act of kindness, no matter
how small, is ever wasted."
--Aesop, from "The Lion and the Mouse"
Walkers "light the night" to help
find a cure for leukemia and
A team of Rodgers employees
walked two miles for Light the
Night, to support the Leukemia
& Lymphoma Society and help
raise funds for cancer research.
Over 1,500 participants carried
illuminated red balloons and
survivors carried white balloons,
dramatically lighting the October
Employees give toys and their time
to help children enjoy the holidays
Employees donated more than 150
gifts to help children in the Charlotte-
Mecklenburg area have a brighter
holiday, filling two pickup trucks
for delivery to Mecklenburg Social
Services in December.
Volunteers also participated in
Operation Christmas Child, a project
of Samaritan's Purse that ships
shoeboxes filled with small gifts to
children throughout the world.
Thank you to all our employees who
made donations of gifts and of their
Above: Lawanna Mitchell and daughter
Charly get ready to Light the Night.
Below: Joni Lumadue and Cathy Webster
inspect shoeboxes packed with gifts at
Operation Christmas Child.