The Extra Special People (ESP) fall festival is a very special annual event that many families look forward to all year. W&A Engineering has long felt a strong connection to ESP, and they help whenever they are able. W&A Engineering provided all the meat for this event while board members, Doug Brouillard and John McLean, helped cook. Over … Continued

W&A Engineering is proud of its long-time partnership and support for Extra Special People (ESP), a Watkinsville, GA based nonprofit that empowers children with developmental disabilities to cultivate skills, self-confidence, and relationships through recreational therapy, community involvement, and the arts. While we have been able to provide meaningful support through our fundraising efforts and the … Continued

“Nothing brings people together like good food, good friends, and a good cause.” -Jon Williams, W&A On May 13, 2016 over 600 community members gathered at Harris Shoals Park in Watkinsville to enjoy homemade BBQ & fixin’s. For the past 17 years, Jon Williams of W&A and Donald Hansford of Donald W. Hansford Law have … Continued

  After 3 years of planning, Extra Special People broke ground on ESP’s new home. The 14,000 sq. ft. facility will help ESP achieve their dream of serving special-needs children beyond the limitations of their current campus. Over 100 community supporters gathered together on Friday, June 5 for a celebratory breakfast and groundbreaking ceremony. Laura Whitaker, Executive Director of ESP, shared some inspiring … Continued

W&A Engineering and Donald W. Hansford Law Office hosted our 15th Annual Barbeque at Harris Shoals Park on May 16th.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather; it was the perfect day for a BBQ!  Employees and their families from each company rolled up their sleeves and smoked countless pounds of pork along with a … Continued

W&A Engineering is raising money for Extra Special People’s Jump, Fly Festival and our very own Scott Haines is volunteering to take the big leap on April 26th! ESP has hosted this event for the past three years and it gives volunteers the opportunity to skydive and raise money to send ESP’s very special people … Continued

W&A Engineering was more than happy to provide the BBQ for ESP’s Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19th. W&A’s Jon Williams, Mike Greenlee, Justin Greer, Jim Bob McElroy, and Trae Rutledge helped in the efforts to smoke, chop, and deliver BBQ to Extra Special People, Inc. (ESP). ESP is a non-profit organization that recognizes … Continued

W&A’s Jon Williams, Frank Pittman, and Mark Dunlap were a few of the 260 banquet guests, along with 1,500 spectators, and 200 volunteers who attended the Extra Special People Big Hearts Pageant and Silent Auction on the night of Saturday, February 9th. W&A sponsored a table at the event and contributed to the $70,000 raised … Continued