Nickerson & O'Day, Inc.

This past Friday, at its Annual Meeting in Augusta, Karl was honored to be voted onto the Cross Insurance Workers Comp Construction Services Group Trust Board for my 4th, 3-year term. Happy to say the group is performing well and just returned significant premium refunds to our 30 members.

This year, Nickerson & O'Day is once again proud to sponsor the WLBZ2 To Those Who Care Awards! If you know an outstanding volunteer in your community, please nominate them! And also, please be sure to watch the program in early November, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day!

Last Friday, Karl was honored to be asked to appear in his role as President & CEO of Nickerson & O'Day before several groups of Bucksport High School students as part of their annual Career Day. This day is devoted to professionals from the engineering, medical, law enforcement, nursing, public safety, automotive, wood-based, healthcare and many other industries who visit and help give the Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors some insight into possible career choices. Many thanks to Jen Skala and the staff and administration there for extending the invitation! Karl looks forward to coming back for future interactions!

Yesterday, Karl was privileged to bring about 40 of his House colleagues via Cyr motorcoach from the State House to his $40M Joint Forces Headquarters project across town. They toured the nearly-complete building and learned about its features: full command-and-control center, a full auditorium lecture hall, grand foyer, etc. Karl also described that there are over 1 million man-hours involved and that the total economic impact to Maine is nearly a quarter-billion dollars! Many thanks to Adjutant General Doug Farnham for accompanying us. We're very proud of this collaboration!

Nickerson & O'Day, Inc. is proud to have been the Construction Manager for this stunning new addition to Presque Isle...and so gratified to see the impact this new community center is already having in the Star City of The County!

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Here's WABI TV5's and WVII 7's coverage from the event's gift check donation from Nickerson & O'Day, Inc to the Challenger Learning Center! Take a look!

March 30th: Last Friday, Karl again demonstrated the long term commitment of Nickerson O'Day to the future leaders of our region by pledging $10,000.00 to the Challenger Learning Facility of Maine in Bangor. This STEM-based educational resource was designed and built by our company in 2004 (I was the PM!) and 75,000 Maine kids have used it to learn about science, teamwork and communication. Please, if you haven't already, please suggest to your school to send a class or two to work in Mission Control or the Space Station...it's a blast!

Challenger Learning Facility of Maine in Bangor
Challenger Learning Facility of Maine in Bangor

Nickerson & O'Day, Inc. repaired the interior window sills in the Stewart Library as part of a small repair and finish project. We are proud to have become part of the preservation of this Library for generations to come. Thank you, to the town of Corinna!

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Earlier this month, Nickerson O'Day was selected to be the Construction Manager for the renovations to Hart Hall dormitory at Husson University. This $2.5M effort will consist of finish upgrades, new Resident Director apartment construction and complete renovations of all nine floors and their bathrooms. We'll have just 11 weeks to get it all done! Many thanks to Husson for trusting NOD to complete another challenging project for you!

 

Husson University
Hart Hall

This past week, Nickerson O'Day was awarded the contract for the $5.7M Hartford Fire Station Expansion and Renovation project by the City of Augusta. Located in the downtown of our Capitol city, this design-build effort will upgrade the original 97-year-old right half of the building, built when horses still pulled pumpers! It will also add new firebays, sleeping quarters and of course, a firefighter pole! Thanks to the great folks in the City of Augusta for placing your faith in Nickerson O'Day!

Hartford Fire Station

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