AWI e-briefs - 05/07/2009 (Plain Text Version)

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Upcoming Chapter Events

What’s happening in your local AWI chapters and architectural woodwork communities? 

Check out the informative AWI chapter programs sponsored in your area. Tap into your local AWI chapter for vital information that can help your business grow and put you in touch with fellow AWI architectural woodworkers and suppliers.

AWI Chicago & Wisconsin Chapters
When: May 13, 2009
What: Joint Meeting & “AWI Quality Certification Program: Why It Is Important and What Has Changed”
Presenter: Craig Elias, Director, AWI Quality Certification Corporation
Reservations: Through Monday, May 11, 2009
Information & Registration:  Click here.

AWI New Jersey Chapter
When: May 14, 2009
What: Financial Seminar (program at 2:00 pm, dinner break, continuation of program into the evening)
Presenter: AWI Past President 2002-2003) Scott Nelson of Central Plains Millwork
Where: Boundbrook, CT
Information: Chapter President John Gehman – 908.319.7866

AWI Missouri/Illinois Chapter
When: May 14, 2009 (3:30 -7:30 pm)
What: 2nd Annual Green Products Symposium
Where: St. Louis, MO
Registration: by May 8, 2009
Information: Click here.
Contact: Karen Duree – 314.524.0602; kduree@amslonline.com

AWI Carolinas Chapter
When: May 15, 2009 (9:00 am)
What: Membership Meeting and Program – “Labor Relations – A Whole New Agenda”
Presenter: Lynn Unsworth of CAI
Where: Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC
Reservations & Information: Chapter President Kristine Cox: kcox@awicarolinas.org

AWI Central Pennsylvania Chapter
When: May 18, 2009 (12:30 pm)
What:  Harrisburg Capital Campus Building Tour, LEED® Update & Presentation, HACC Midtown Trade and Technology Center Tour
Presenters: Bill Sutton II, LEED AP; Garry Astles, Central PA Chapter President; Bill Thompson, Dean of BHET at HACC
Where: 1426 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA
Information & Registration: Click here.
Questions: Garry Astles at gastles@northwayind.com

AWI Minnesota Chapter
When: May 19, 2009
What: Presentation on new Architectural Woodwork Standards
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Heart of America Chapter
When: May 21, 2009
What: LEED® Green Building Rating System/FSC Certification
Presenter: Margaret Fisher, Saunders Wood Specialties
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Arizona Chapter
When: May 27, 2009 (3:00 pm)
What: LEED® Green Building Rating System/FSC Certification
Presenter: Margaret Fisher, Saunders Wood Specialties
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Chicago Chapter
When: June 4, 2009
What: Golf Outing
Where: St. Andrews Golf Course, Chicago, IL
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Virginia Chapter
When: June 11, 2009
What: Presentation on new Architectural Woodwork Standards & “Train the Trainer” Program
Presenter: AWI Chapter Coordinator Greg Bednar
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Texas Chapter
When: June 18-19, 2009 (12:00 noon)
What: June 18 - Golf Outing and/or Skeet Shoot; June 19 “How to Grow a Business in Tough Economic Times”
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Wisconsin Chapter
When: August 6, 2009 (8:30 am – 7:00 pm)
What: 2009 Wood Industry Golf Outing & Dinner
Where: Cold Water Canyon Golf Course, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Information: Click here for details about the golf outing, dinner fees, accommodations and registration.
Registration: $110 by June 26; $125 June 27
Proceeds: A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Wisconsin Wood Manufacturing Technology Student Scholarships.

AWI Florida Chapter
When: August 28-29, 2009
What: August 28 – Golf; August 29 -Officer Changeover Meeting & Program on LEED®/FSC (Tentative)
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

All chapters are encouraged to plan their events early to allow for ample promotion of your activities in this section of AWI e-briefs as well as through other avenues.  Also, if your chapter is involved in local and regional SkillsUSA competitions, advise AWI.  Contact Greg Bednar, AWI Chapter Development Services at gbednar@awinet.org.

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