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2017 Star Building Convention

Dan and Eric Stallbaumer attending the 2017 STAR Building Convention held in Cancun late February. A note from Dan: "It was a quick convention, two and a half days of morning meetings with afternoon fun in the sun. We had the opportunity to meet and visit with the key personnel at STAR. I personally played 18 holes of golf with the president of STAR Buildings, David Alexander. It was fun and I am looking forward to the conention next year."

 

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Jerry L. Stallbaumer!

Jerry started with AHRS Construction in 1977 as a laborer. He quickly moved up to Foreman and Superintendent roles. In 1994, Jerry found his fit as Project Manager. Jerry played a vital role with AHRS. He managed countless successful projects and gained many friendships along the way. He will be missed greatly! Congratulations on your retirement, Jerry!

 

 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!

Son of AHRS employee, Jason Deters and his wife Dana, dressed as his dad for Halloween. Future AHRS construction worker!

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. to construct the Sabetha Splash Park

AHRS was awarded General Contractor on the Sabetha Splash Park project! Read the full article in the Sabetha Herald at http://sabethaherald.com/2016/09/13/sabetha-splash-park-to-be-installed-professionally/. We are excited to work in our local community!

 

Groundbreaking for Marysville Elementary School

The groundbreaking for the Marysville Elementary School Addition and Renovation was held on June 20, 2016. This project is scheduled to be complete by February 2017. For more information on this project, please visit the project profile. The school district website also has an article published about this project here.

 

Horton School Career Fair - 2016

Eric Stallbaumer of AHRS Construction, Inc. visited with the students at his booth during the career fair. Eric spoke with the students about the construction industry and potential future careers. 

 

Eric Stallbaumer earns re-certification as a Healthcare Constructor 

Eric earned his certification in March 2013 for a 3 year term. In 2016, Eric re-certified for another 3 year term. Certification as a Healthcare Constructor requires the following:

  • An individual must satisfy eligibility requirements that incorporate a blend of professional experience and education
  • Agree to adhere to the AHA Professional Standards of Conduct
  • Pass the CHC Certification Examination

The CHC Examination assesses the knowledge required of a competent healthcare construction manager in the areas of Healthcare Industry Fundamentals; Planning, Design and Construction Process; Healthcare Facility Safety-Additions & Renovations; and Financial Stewardship. The CHC Program supports the community of healthcare construction professionals and is designed to provide an objective and rigorous assessment of mastery of a well-defined body of professional knowledge. Additionally, certificants demonstrate their continued professional development and commitment to the profession by maintaining the certification through participation in professional development activities.

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. celebrates 40 years of business!

Over the past 40 years, AHRS has evolved from a small construction company, performing mainly residential and agricultural concrete work, to a large construction firm performing roles such as General Contractor and Construction Manager at Risk for large commercial construction projects. We would like to thank all of our employees and customers over the years for the continued support! Please read the full article in the Courier Tribune. 

 

Congratulations and best wishes to Stan Block on his retirement!

Stan started with AHRS in 1978, just 2 years after AHRS started business. He has been an influential leader in his role as concrete foreman, among other roles in the company. Congratulations on your retirement, Stan! We thank you for your hard work and dedication over the years! See pictures of his retirement party on our facebook page!

 

Congratulations to Dennis Buss on his retirement!

Denny has been an equipment operator since 1993. Your hard work and dedication over the past 22 years is greatly appreciated! Best wishes to you, Denny!

 

Best wishes to Mike Krogman on his retirement! 

Mike has been an equipment operator with AHRS since 1987. We appreciate your hard work and dedication over the past 28 years! Best wishes, Mike! 

 

RIBBON CUTTING HELD FOR HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE WESTERN CENTER

 On October 1, 2014, a ribbon cutting ceremony along with open house and luncheon, was held at the Highland Community College Western Center. This project included a remodel to the existing B & B High School building in Baileyville, Kansas. For more on this project, visit the MSC News article at https://www.mscnews.net/news/?nk=41798.

 

MARYSVILLE AQUATIC CENTER - CONSTRUCTION STARTED

Demolition has begun at the Marysville Swimming Pool to make room for the new Aquatic Center! Marysville Advocate - "City Pool Demolished" - 8.21.13

 

FREEMAN SCHOOL PROJECT MAKES HEADLINES

AHRS Construction employees have been hard at work to keep on schedule with the Freeman Public School Addition. The snow and cold weather hasn't slowed the progress down. View the article in the local paper.

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. Selected As Construction Manager for The Pawnee City Assisted Living Project

AHRS Construction, Inc., along with Schwerdt Design Group and Steve Clinkinbeard, CPA, have been selected as the team to build the new Pawnee City Assisted Living facility in Pawnee City, Nebraska. Read more in the August 16th 2012 article found in The Pawnee Republican.

 

3rd Annual Nemaha County Historical Society Tractor Cruise Stops at AHRS

The 3rd Annual Nemaha County Historical Society Tractor Cruise was held on July 28, 2012. The cruisers made their first stop at the office of AHRS Construction, Inc. in Bern, Kansas. Snacks and beverages were provided by AHRS for all participants while they toured the facilities. Proceeds from the tractor cruise went towards their expanded military exhibit.

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. Employees Attend Star Building Systems' Basic Builder School

On February 2, 2012, Eric Stallbaumer and Garret Stallbaumer of AHRS Construction, Inc. completed the Star Building Systems' Basic Builder School held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This 4 day course educated the students on Star building products, terminology, construction of a metal building and the premier computer pricing program used by Star builders.

 

"Vintage Park Breaks Ground on Addition"

The ground breaking for the new Vintage Park Addition took place on August 31, 2011. This $1.5 million addition consists of 10 new residential units, four one-bedroom apartments and six suites and is expected to be complete next spring. For more information, view the article published September 27, 2011 in Hiawatha World.

 

Congratulations to Hiawatha Community Hospital!

AHRS Construction, Inc. would like to congratulate Hiawatha Community Hospital on the completion of the new outpatient addition!! For more information on this project, visit http://www.ahrs-inc.com/projects-finished.php and the special section in the May 3, 2011 Hiawatha World, dedicated to congratulating HCH.

 

AHRS Employees Complete Rigging Training

In March, 8 AHRS employees completed Rigging Training to learn the basic rigging fundamentals and safe rigging practices. The employees were exposed to the basic requirements in OSHA and ASME rigging standards including the inspection requirements for rigging.

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. supports local Big Brothers Big Sisters program!

AHRS sponsored a team for the 2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters - Bowl for Kids Sake event. The team consisted of 6 AHRS employees. Everyone had a great time supporting a wonderful program!

 

AHRS Construction, Inc. celebrates 35th Anniversary!

February 13, 2011 marks 35 years of successful business for AHRS Construction, Inc. Thank you to all of our dedicated employees for making the last 35 years such a success!

 

Pawnee City, Nebraska Public Library Groundbreaking

A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held Thursday, August 12th at the site where construction is scheduled to start October 1, 2010 for the new Pawnee City Public Library. AHRS Construction, Inc. is contracted as the General Contractor on the project. Details on the project can be found in The Pawnee Republican - August 19, 2010.

 

AHRS Crews Help Finish Off Eagle Scout Project

Crews from AHRS Construction donate their time early Saturday morning, July 10, to pour and finish the cement pad for the Eagle Scout project of recent Sabetha High School graduate Ed Roggenkamp. The project expands the hard-surface portion of the playground south of Sabetha Elementary School and will hold a basketball court.

 

2010 Award for Excellence

AHRS Construction, Inc. was given the 2010 Award for Excellence from the Kansas Preservation Alliance for the rehabilitation of the Frances Sewell Plamann History Center in Hiawatha, Kansas. For more information, visit the finished projects page. http://www.ahrs-inc.com/projects-finished.php

 

Saints Peter & Paul School and Parish Center featured in Magazine

The April 2010 issue of Metal Construction News, features the new Saints Peter & Paul School and Parish Center completed in August 2009. AHRS Construction, Inc. served as the Construction Manager at Risk on this project utilizing a custom metal building, StarShield roof system and DuraRib wall system from Star Building Systems. For more information, go to http://www.ahrs-inc.com/projects-finished.php or view the article published in the April 2010 issue of Metal Construction News.

 

Frances Sewell Plamann History Center Makes the Headlines

AHRS Construction, Inc. served as the General Contractor, restoring a historical landmark in Hiawatha, Kansas. For more information, go to http://www.ahrs-inc.com/projects-finished.php or view the articles published in The Capital-Journal on April 4, 2010 and Hiawatha World on April 9, 2010.

 

USD #442 - Friends of Education 2009-2010 Award

AHRS Construction, Inc. has been selected as a USD #442 "Friends of Education" for 2009-2010. AHRS served as Construction Manager at Risk on the construction of the new Nemaha Valley Elementary and Middle School.

 

OSHA Safety Certification

In late January 2010, Brent Mayhew, Sr. Loss Control Consultant for Lockton Companies, LLC, presented a 10 hour OSHA Orientation course to all AHRS Construction, Inc. field employees as well as project managers. Brent’s program covered all aspects of OSHA safety pertaining to the construction industry. The higher risk areas of construction such as fall protection, ladders, scaffolding, trench safety, etc. were the main focus. The program covered what is expected and required if an OSHA Inspector visits a jobsite. Also, new information from OSHA on policy and regulation changes for the future were discussed.