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United Way of the Roanoke Valley Awards
SFCS Architects and Engineers is pleased to announce that the United Way of the Roanoke Valley has presented the firm with three awards this year, including the prestigious Platinum Award.  The Platinum Award is presented to organizations with employee per capita giving of $365 or more, or $1 per day.

In addition, SFCS received the Campaign Champion Award, which is presented to organizations that went above and beyond in a challenging year, and the Campaign Achievement Award for campaigns with at least 50% participation and an increase in last year’s campaign total.

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Design Studio Sponsorship with Virginia Tech
SFCS picked a team as the winner for this year's Sponsored Studio. The team called their project “aura”, utilizing technology that is used for fireman air tanks, creating a smaller, lighter, more portable air tank.  They fashioned one of the “air cells” into a tablet sized side pouch sling, that could be carried over the shoulder.  Visit our Facebook page to see "aura."

In memory of Curtis R. Jennings, Jr. SFCS has partnered with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) School of Architecture + Design to sponsor a design studio dedicated to improving the lives of seniors. SFCS has made a commitment to this initiative with every expectation that this will perpetuate and turn into a major part of our brand and culture.

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Deupree Cottages Rated Top 10
The Deupree Cottages were ranked 8th by The Ohio Department of Aging’s Nursing Home Family Satisfaction Survey. Read the article.

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By Design Presentations
Don't forget that the 2013 By Design Presentations are up!

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Habitat for Humanity
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AFRH-Gulfport wins Award of Excellence
SFCS is excited to announce that the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) in Gulfport, MS won Blue Ridge AIA’s “Award of Excellence” in the Design Award Program. SFCS is proud of the AFRH-Gulfport team for this accomplishment. Learn more about AFRH-Gulfport.

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ACTS Retirement-Life Communities Recognized in Vero Beach Newsweekly
Congratulations to our client ACTS Retirement-Life Communities who has been recognized in the Vero Beach Newsweekly. Read more about the Indian River Estates article.

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Fairfield Glade and The Grandview at Benefis receives National Recognition
Fairfield Glade in Fairfield Glade, TN and The Grandview at Benefis in Great Falls, MT are featured in 2012 DESIGN/Environments for Aging Showcase. SFCS is proud of these accomplishments and more importantly, we are proud of the Fairfield Glade and Benefis teams. Long-Term Living magazine, SAGE, The Center for Health Design, and The American Society of Interior Designers select the projects to be featured. Learn more about Fairfield Glade and The Grandview at Benefis.

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SFCS and Third Age Suit Acknowledged by IAHSA
SFCS has been mentioned on IAHSA's blog and Facebook page for bringing the Third Age Suit to the 27th Annual By Design Conference which was held in Roanoke in February 2012.  Learn more about SFCS and the Third Age Suit.

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Design for Aging: International Case Studies of Building and Program
The Deupree Nursing Cottages, a project completed by SFCS, was featured in the book Design for Aging: International Case Studies of Building and Program written by an international team,  Jeffrey W. Anderzhon, David Hughes, Stephen Judd, Emi Kiyota, and Monique Wijnties. The book examines how good design and programming impacts the environment for seniors.  

http://www.wiley-vch.de/publish/en/books/forthcomingTitles/AR00/0-470-94672-5/?sID=tvr0fmpp5m926c8dtb22o58fk1

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Third Age Suit Makes Its First Trip to the States at the SFCS By Design Conference
Learn more about the SFCS BY Design Conference and the Third Age Suit.

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Veterans pleased with new Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, MS
SFCS is proud to have designed a home for our retired veterans that they truly enjoy and allows them to live their life to the fullest. The new Armed Forces Retirement Home opened in July 2010.  Click here to read the article or view the video.

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Whitney Center wins Award of Excellence from the Association of Builders & Contractors
We are excited to announce that KBE Building Corporation and the Whitney Center were chosen for an Award of Excellence from the Association of Builders & Contractors. SFCS is proud of the Whitney Center team for this accomplishment.

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Armed Forces Retirement Home and Edenwald receives National Recognition
The Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, MS and Edenwald in Towson, MD are featured in LeadingAge’s Trends in Design 2011. SFCS is proud of these accomplishments and of the Armed Forces Retirement Home and Edenwald team. LeadingAge and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) co-publish the projects to be featured for Trends in Design. Please click here for more information on the Armed Forces Retirement Home or here for Edenwald.

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Whitney Center Receives Energy Leadership Award
Whitney Center received the Energy Leadership Award from the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund for their “Renaissance Expansion. SFCS is proud to be a part of this accomplishment and most importantly, the Whitney Center. To see the article click here or for more information on the Whitney Center please visit their website www.whitneycenter.com.

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California Veterans Home and Marjorie P. Lee receives National Recognition
The California Veterans Home in Redding and Marjorie P. Lee in Cincinnati, OH are featured in the 2011 DESIGN/Environments for Aging Showcase.

SFCS is proud of these accomplishments and more importantly, we are proud of the California Veterans Home and Marjorie P. Lee teams. Long-Term Living magazine, SAGE, The Center for Health Design, and The American Society of Interior Designers select the projects to be featured. Please click here for more information on the California Veterans Home or here for Marjorie P. Lee.

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Edited On: 2/6/2014 2:00:54 PM