Wharton-Smith Makes Best Employers List

Charlotte, NC – Wharton-Smith’s Charlotte Office was recently named one of the 2018 Best Employers in North Carolina by Business North Carolina Magazine, a program created by Business North Carolina, NC SHRM and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in North Carolina, benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the state. Placing sixth out of 18 in the large-company category, Wharton-Smith touted perks such as Half-Day Fridays, Wellness Wednesdays and gift-card prizes for quarterly achievements.

To determine ranking, companies entered a two-part survey process to determine the 2018…

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Wharton-Smith Celebrates Completion of the Southwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility

DeBary, FL – May 1, 2018 –  The Southwest Regional Water Reclamation Facility Biological Nutrient Removal project located near Blue Spring State Park in DeBary commemorated their retrofitted Water Treatment Plant opening in an unusual way — using toilet paper in lieu of a ribbon for the traditional cutting ceremony.

The expanded plant will reduce the Phosphorus and Nitrogen levels in the Blue Spring State Park as part of the State of Florida’s Springs Protection Initiative. This $12.1 million construction project was funded by Volusia County Water Resources and Utilities, St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida Department…

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Wharton-Smith Participates in the ARC “Sound the Alarm” Event

Charlotte, NC – April 27, 2018 – Charlotte Commercial team members—Bret Estridge, Andrew Miller, and Malina Dana— participated in the Sound the Alarm event for the American Red Cross (ARC). During the event, teams of volunteers installed 100,000 free smoke alarms in more than 100 cities across the U.S. According to ARC, seven people die in home fires every day, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives.

Together with the Red Cross, fire departments and other community partners, our Wharton-Smith volunteers visited 50 homes in a three-hour period. They installed…

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