RDG Planning & Design Honored by Chinese Association of Iowa
Des Moines, IA – The Chinese Association of Iowa has selected RDG Planning & Design as the honoree of their 2008 Corporate Leadership Award presented at the Association’s award reception and ceremony, January 24, 2009 in West Des Moines, Iowa. The Corporate Leadership Award is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing corporations or individuals in the corporate sector who exemplify not only excellence in their profession, but also leadership and commitment in their respective communities, and to the existing corporate culture of diversity initiatives.
“RDG Planning & Design’s leaders and staff have demonstrated decades of great commitment and contributions to the State of Iowa and the world for its mission of humanity and life-savings” announces Swallow Yan. Over the years RDG has helped sponsor the Iowa Chinese New Year Celebration and Poster Contest, Asian Heritage Festivals and Iowa Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. RDG’s president, Davis Sanders was on hand to receive the award. Mr. Sanders has over 25 years of architectural and community service, and believes strongly in supporting employees to volunteer in their communities and cultural development programs. “At RDG we truly believe in working to live, rather than living to work. As a firm, we are strongest when our employees are fulfilled, and our community grows in a healthy and diverse manner. We believe these two factors go hand-in-hand” states Mr. Sanders.