The Facilithon

FBG Program Manager in Madison, WI, JR Roethke, is also the former IFMA-Madison chapter president and currently serves as Facilithon-Wisconsin’s state chair. JR coordinates volunteers and scholarship funding of The Facilithon program within the state. He works with SkillsUSA-WI’s on the important tactical elements that make this program work.  Our FM industry is well-aware of an increasing skills-gap that exists […]

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BOMA Golf Outing in Des Moines

Des Moines Market Manager Mark Gunhus (left) and District Director Pat Carroll (right) sponsored a hole at the Building Owners & Managers Association annual golf tournament at the Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny, IA. They offered refreshments to all 33 four-person teams that participated.  Thanks guys for supporting our local building owners and we’re guessing you had fun doing […]

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Still at it…

Once you start volunteering, it’s hard to stop because of the great feeling you get from helping others. Many familiar faces from the corporate office in Omaha take the short walk over to Completely Kids every quarter to help them pack up weekend meal packages for local families in need. Thanks to each of you for taking the time out […]

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FBG at CWS

One of the perks of being a Day Porter for FBG at First National Bank of Omaha is that you get asked to help out at the Tailgate for the College World Series! This is a 10-day event and Candelaria Lopez was onsite to help their event coordinator keep the tent, kitchen, buffet, picnic and game areas clean, safe and […]

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Alliant Energy Waste Audit

With the help of the Iowa Waste Exchange, a division of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Alliant Energy Sustainability Squad had the expertise needed to conduct a waste audit at their headquarters building in Cedar Rapids, IA. Taking all the overnight trash from this 21-story facility, it took just over two hours and seven volunteers to comb through […]

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