Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Dallas County held a partner banquet on the evening of Thursday, March 31 to recognize and acknowledge local partners who help carry research-based education from ISU across the county. With their support, ISU Extension continues to stay focused on feeding people, keeping them healthy, helping communities to prosper and thrive, and turning the world over to the next generation better than we found it.
In 1949 Martin founded Bolton & Menk, Civil Engineers & Land Surveyors, with his friend and former professor, John Bolton. John and Martin established Bolton & Menk believing in and living the values of employee excellence and client satisfaction. Today, we continue to conduct business from these same values.
This week we are celebrating National Surveyors Week! In 1949, John Bolton & Martin Menk, Jr. founded Bolton & Menk as a surveying business in St. Peter, MN, with little more than expertise, persistence, and an unwavering commitment to clients. Housing developments boomed after World War II and the firm was kept busy surveying parcels and planning subdivisions.
The Peter W. Blethen, L.S. Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Peter Blethen. The scholarship is sponsored by the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) and funded through the Minnesota Land Surveyors Foundation (MLS).