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Making a Difference: SK&A Competes in 2019 JDRF Real Estate Games

June 6, 2019

For the 13th consecutive year, The SK&A Group (SK&A) competed in the JDRF Real Estate Games held at American University in Washington, DC.  SK&A was once again involved as a gold-level sponsor to support JDRF’s efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).  The SK&A team competed in a variety of sporting events such as, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s tennis, corn hole, foosball, table tennis, men’s doubles tennis, volleyball, and specialty games, such as, "puzzle me this", "minute to win it", and "heads of office". 

Overall, the team enjoyed competing  in the various events. Notable accomplishments include: winning the foosball championship for the second year in a row, third place in women’s basketball, fourth place in table tennis, and fourth place in men’s tennis.  SK&A also sponsored a display table in "Corporate Table" row, providing fun give-away items to the Real Estate Games' participants.   

Click here to view images from the JDRF Real Estate Games.

About the JDRF Real Estate Games

Since its founding in 1989, the JDRF Real Estate Games is celebrating its 30th annual fundraiser where local firms from all facets of the commercial real estate industry compete against each other in an Olympic-style sporting event, to raise money for T1D research.  As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF is currently sponsoring $450 million in charitable research in 17 countries.

About The SK&A Group

Founded in 1960, The SK&A Group provides structural engineering as well as structural testing and inspection services to public and private sector clients within the building industry. Comprised of three separate firms, Smislova, Kehnemui & Associates, PA (SK&A MD), SK&A Structural Engineers, PLLC (SK&A DC), and Eastern Testing & Inspection Corporation (ETI), The SK&A Group seamlessly provides clients with specialized expertise and pooled resources within a range of structural related consulting services — from structural analysis, design, repair, and restoration to testing and inspection.