In 2007, Keystone Consulting Engineers, Inc. (KCE) received the Excellence in Business Award by the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Council. KCE has had a long-standing policy of giving back to the communities it serves. KCE endorses a proactive effort of its colleagues to identify worthy causes and organize key events. A testament to KCE’s commitment to community relations and overall business disciplines includes top-notch customer service, quality planning, leadership, marketing, training and development was attained .
Programs/Organizations with which KCE has been involved include:
Southside Vision 2014 Open Space Committee/Member and Vision 2014 Eastern Gateway Committee/Member. Involvement on both these two committees retains a link between KCE and the City of Bethlehem, where KCE is remembered as a long-time business establishment. These committees are comprised of a wide range of community leaders, including representatives from LVIP, Sands, ArtsQuest, and the City of Bethlehem.
Lehigh Valley Professional Chapter (EWB-LVP). EWB-LVP is dedicated to promoting sustainable engineering solutions in the US and abroad. With generous support from KCE, Sean Dooley traveled with three other engineers from the Lehigh Valley to Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone in western Africa in January 2010. The EWB-LVP team partnered with the Centennial Secondary School in Mattru Jong to provide potable water, sanitation, and other infrastructure for its 1,500 students and faculty. KCE proudly supports community service locally and globally.
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley work in partnership with people from all walks of life and a variety of faith communities to build and renovate houses so that people in need can live in decent homes. Employee volunteers helped in new home construction at a site for which KCE prepared the site development plans and obtained all required approvals and permitting.
Advisory Committee Member – LVLRI is one of the most successful brownfield redevelopment organizations in the country.
Real Estate Development Committee Member – The Real Estate Development Committee of LVEDC is mainly focused on mitigating the factors that inhibit or restrain economic growth through real estate development in the Greater Lehigh Valley Region.
This semiannual blood drive event takes place in May and November at the Wescosvile office. KCE has been sponsoring these events for many years and collects an average of forty-five to fifty units of blood (which can then be used to help save an estimated 140 lives). Many KCE employees, clients and personnel from outside organizations donate their blood for the greater good.