AWI e-briefs - 04/01/2010 (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 Arizona Chapter
When: April 4, 2010 (11:30 am)
What: Chapter Meeting, SkillsUSA Update, Veneer/Sanding Presentation, Roundtable Discussion on "Surviving in this Economy"
Where: Louis and Company Tech Center, Phoenix, AZ
Information: Carlos Castillo, Stiles Machinery, ccastillo@stilesmachinery.com
, 310.418.6680 (p) 

AWI New Jersey Chapter
When: April 8, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Arizona Chapter
When: April 12, 2010
What: Sponsorship and Involvement in SkillsUSA Competition
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Carolinas Chapter
When: April 13, 2010
What: Involvement in SkillsUSA North Carolina Competition
Where: Greensboro, NC
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Heart of America Chapter
When: April 15, 2010
What: Judging of SkillsUSA Competition by Chapter Members
Where: Wichita, KS
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Carolinas Chapter
When: April 16, 2010
What: Involvement in SkillsUSA South Carolina Competition
Where: Columbia, SC
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Ohio Valley Chapter
When: April 16, 2010 (7:30 am - 4:15 pm)
What: Chapter Meeting and "Results Oriented Selling in the ‘New Normal Economy’" Program
Presenters: Michael Strickland Group
Where: Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN
Information: See attached
Questions:
Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Georgia Chapter
When: April 16, 2010 (11:00 am – 1:30 pm)
What: Spring General Membership Meeting and Presentation by ETemplate Systems about their Universal 3D Digital Field Measuring System
Presenter: Paul Hansen of ETemplate Systems
Information & Registration: Bruce Robb, 678.495.3935 (p); bruce.robb@myinsidesign.com
 or Jere McCorkle, 404.456.8837 (p), Jmccorkle@hardwoodweb.com

AWI Iowa/Nebraska Chapter
When: April 23, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Chesapeake & Potomac Chapter
When: May 4, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting
Information: Contact Chapter Officers

AWI Chicago Chapter
When: May 12, 2010
What Chapter Meeting & Presentation on "Finishing Systems"
Presenter: Joe Binder
Special Guest: AWI National Director Steve Waltman, Stiles Machinery, Inc.
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI New England Chapter
When: May 19, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting & Associate Product Fair
Where: Doubletree Hotel, Westborough, MA
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Great Lakes Chapter
When: May 19, 2010 (1:00 – 5:00 pm)
What: Tour of Traverwood Branch, Ann Arbor Library; LEED® Presentation; followed by dinner and General Membership Meeting at another location
Where: Ann Arbor, MI
Presenter: AWI Sustainability Resources Representative Rob Ziegelmeier
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Central Pennsylvania Chapter 
When: May 20, 2010
What "Growing Your Own: Investing in Your Most Valuable Asset," including an update on the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America, National Skill Standards, and WoodLINKS USA.
Presenter: L. Duane Griffiths, Professor, Author, Manager of Educational Services, Stiles Machinery
Where: Wildwood Conference Center, Harrisburg, PA
Information: Program/Registration
Questions: Garry Astles, President, Central PA Chapter; gastles@northwayind.com 

AWI Colorado Chapter
When: May 20, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Heart of America
When: May 20, 2010
What: Chapter Meeting
Special Guest: AWI National Director Steve Waltman, Stiles Machinery, Inc.
Host: Salina Planing Mill, Salina, KS
Information: Contact Chapter Officers 

AWI Carolinas Chapter
When: May 21, 2010
What: Membership Meeting
Special Guest: AWI Past President Ed Brewer, Louisville Lumber & Millwork
Where: Myrtle Beach, SC
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.  [Return to top]