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SAME DC Young Members District Distilling Company Tour/Tasting and Networking Event - SOLD OUT!

SAME DC YMs are having a tour/tasting followed by a networking event at District Distilling Co; Washington D.C.’s first combination Distillery + Kitchen + Bar. Located within a series of historic 19th century row houses at the heart of the bustling 14th and U Street Corridors.

When: March 30th 4:45pm. Tour starts at 5pm so please don’t be late.
Where:  1414 U St NW Washington, DC 20009

How to Get There: Patrons are encouraged to use the public parking at the Reeves Center (2000 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009 or Metrorail (Yellow or Green lines - U St.)

Cost: $20.00 per person includes tour/tasting

The tour and tasting should last one hour. After the tour, please join us for a networking event in the bar area.

Limit: The tour/tasting was limited to the first 25 people who registered and paid – unfortunately we are at capacity. If you can’t make it for the tour, please join us at the bar after for a drink/networking.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Corinn Bovi.

SAME DC Young Member Central Place Site Tour and Networking Social

Please join the SAME Washington DC Post Young Members for a project site tour of the Clark Construction’s Central Place - Tallest Mixed-Use Development in the Washington, D.C. Area; followed by a networking event at Continental Pool Lounge.

A 31-story, 377-unit residential tower clad in unitized curtain wall with unique curved elements. The finished apartments include Italian finished cabinets, stone countertops, stainless steel appliances, and upgraded fixtures. Exterior elements include 30,000 square feet of ground level retail, a roof top terrace located on the sixth floor with outdoor pool and cabanas, a fitness center, and a 17,000 square-foot public plaza, complete with a full canopy and IPE deck. The public plaza connects to the Rosslyn Metro Station entrance. As part of the project scope, the team also relocate multiple utilities, and install new traffic lights and pedestrian crossings. The Central Place Residential project is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.

And remember - All SAME members are welcome at Young Member events!

When: Thursday, April 13th at 4:30pm (or 6:00pm at Continental Pool Lounge)

What: Site tour of the Clark Construction’s Central Place and, followed by social networking at Continental Pool Lounge
Where: Meet in the lobby at 1735 N. Lynn Street, Arlington, VA. AND please bring your own hard hats.
RSVP: Corinn Bovi

Continental Pool Lounge
1911 N Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209 (703) 465-7675
Appetizers will be provided by the DC Post – cash bar.

Please contact Corinn Bovi, Young Member Committee Chair, at 202.721.6409 with any questions and to RSVP for this event.

SAME DC Luncheon at the Washington DC Navy Yard

Please join the SAME DC Post to welcome our speaker: CAPT Kathy Donovan, Chief of Staff, NAVFAC Headquarters.

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Washington Navy Yard Catering and Conference Center
Bldg 211 at 1454 Parsons Ave SE
Washington Navy Yard
Washington, DC 20374-5092

Register Now!

2017 Annual SAME Washington DC Post Scholarship Golf Tournament

Golf TournamentJoin the SAME DC Post on May 16, 2017 at the beautiful Courses at Andrews Air Force Base for our Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament. The tournament raises funds for scholarships the DC Post awards every year to deserving engineering and architecture students from area universities. In 2016, the DC Post awarded twelve scholarships for $3,000.

When:               May 16, 2017

Location:         Andrews Air Force Base
                        South Course
                        4442 Perimeter Rd.
                        Andrews AFB, MD 20762

Register Now!

For sponsorship or registration questions, please contact Anita Ruth at 410-715-9462 or

SAME DC Post 2017-2018 Sponsorship Program

The SAME Washington DC Post invites you to become a Sponsor of our distinguished organization that is committed to providing value to all our members. The DC Post offers an excellent platform for your firm to expand its visibility through our expansive network of over 1,700 members representing both government and commercial organizations. Each sponsoring firm’s financial contribution will support the Post’s Scholarship Fund, Young Members’ Activities, SAME Engineering and Construction Camp attendees, and Leadership and Mentoring Activities.

Three levels of sponsorship are offered (Platinum, Gold and Silver), each with distinct opportunities for visibility and recognition as shown in the table below. There are a limited number of sponsorships available at each level.



Platinum (8): $1500

Gold (12): $1000

Silver (15): $750

1.  DC Post Website Posting




2.  Firm Spotlight @ One Luncheon




3.  Recognized @ All Monthly Luncheons




4.  Holiday Event Recognition




5.  Post Awards Recognition




6.  Complimentary Luncheon Tickets




For more information please see our Sponsorship Letter from our incoming President, Susan Merrigan, and/or visit the Sponsorship Webpage.

For questions on this Program or to sign up as a sponsor, please contact Elaine Gray, Sponsorship Director, at (571) 297-4826.

SAME Foundation Now Accepting Donations

Spring 2016 SAME established the Society of American Military Engineers Foundation ("Foundation") as a separate 501(c)3 tax exempt organization to provide a secure and beneficial repository for charitable and other bequeaths from members of the Society and the public at large. In addition, the Fund will separate the philanthropic objectives of the Society from the Society's day to day operations. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to continue to promote the strategic goals of the Society and to support the development and growth of members and future members. Therefore, spending will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Funding member professional development and career advancement programs, including negotiating certification discounts, and then funding the programs
  • Providing stipends to fund member travel to SAME events
  • Supporting SAME Engineering & Construction Camps
  • Promoting STEM-related initiatives
  • Providing scholarships to students who are pursuing degrees in STEM-related fields

For more information visit SAME National’s Foundation website:

Donate Today!

SAME Quarterly Economic Snapshot Survey

SAME releases an Economic Snapshot Survey quarterly that measures macro trends in the A/E/C industry nationwide by taking a periodic snapshot of the market.View Survey Reports Here.

The survey examines key economic-based factors including:
–        Business Trends for the last six months
–        Business Trends looking into the next six months
–        Hiring and Staffing Trends in the Current Economy

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