BIRMINGHAM December 9-Christmas Party, The Winfrey Hotel, Birmingham. January 13-Regular Meeting February 10-Regular Meeting. March 14-Tuscaloosa, Student Night and Golf. April 14-Regular Meeting. May 12-Regular Meeting.
BRITISH COLUMBIA November 15-TBD. December 13-Delta Town & Country. Delta, British Columbia Delta is a district municipality in British Columbia, Canada. Located south of Richmond, it is bordered by the Fraser River to the north, the United States (Point Roberts, Washington) to the south and the city of Surrey to the east. ; christmas Dinner and Service Pin Award Night. January 17-Westminister Club, New Westminister, British Columbial; Apprentice Contest Award Night. February 8-Hollyburn Country Club, North Vancouver, British Columbia; Curling Bonspiel bon·spiel
A curling match or tournament.
[Probably Dutch *bonspel, league game : bon, league, perhaps from bonne, precinct of a city + . February 21-Westminister Club, New Westminister, British Columbia; Retirement and Investment Seminar. April 12-Golf Outing, TBD, April 18-Westminister Club, New Westminister, British Columbia; Professional Golf Seminar. May 16-Ladies Night, TBD.
CANTON December 5-"Engineered Castings-The Future," Mike Lessiter, AFS. February 6-Management Night, Scott, Stobl, Simpson Technologies. March 11-Joint Meeting with ASM, "Metallurgy of the Titanic," Chris Ramsey, Univ. of Missouri, April 3-Plant Tour, Location TBD. April-Ladies Night, Carousel Dinner Theater.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS December 1-Christmas Party, Pere Marquette Hotel The Pere Marquette Hotel is a 14-story hotel in downtown Peoria, Illinois, United States. It was built in 1926 and features 288 guest rooms. This hotel was named for Jacques Marquette, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. , Peoria, Illinois. January 6-Packard Plaza, Peoria, Illinois: "Thixotropic Metal Casting," Ven LeBeau, Thixomet. February 3-Student Night, Packard Plaza, Peoria, illinois; "Microstructure of Meteorites," George VanderVoort, Beuhler Co. April 7-Packard Plaza, Peoria, Illinois; "Materials in Space--An Astronaut's Perspective," Sandra Magnus, NASA NASA: see National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
in full National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Independent U.S. . June 1-Golf Outing, Kellogg/Ravina, Peoria, Illinois.
CENTRAL INDIANA December 9-AFS/INCMA Joint Meeting, Celebration's Banquet Facilities, Indianapolis; Ed Roberts, IMA (Interactive Multimedia Association, Annapolis, MD) An earlier trade association founded in 1988 originally as the Interactive Video Industry Association. It provided an open process for adopting existing technologies and was involved in subjects such as networked services, scripting . January 13-AFS/ASM Joint Meeting, Celebration's Banquet Facilities, Indianapolis; Charles Messina, Praxair Metals Technologies. February 10-Celebration's Banquet Facilities, Indianapolis; "Beneficial Reuse of Sand," Mike Lenehan, Resource Recovery Corp. March 10-Celebration's Banquet Facilities, Indianapolis; "Caterpillar China Project," Spike Guidotti, Catterpillar. April 14-Student Night, Celebration's Banquet Facilities, Indianapolis; Mileta Tomovich, Purdue Univ. March-Race Night, TBD.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN December 6-Spouse's Night, TBD. February 19-Annual Fundraiser, TBD. March 19--Education Night, TBD. April 16-Student Night Night, TBD. May 21-School Tours, TBD. June 21--Golf Outing, Alwyn Downs, Marshall, Michigan.
CENTRAL OHIO Ohio, state, United States
Ohio, midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania (NE) West Virginia (SE), Kentucky (S), Indiana (W), and Michigan and Lake Erie (N). November 21-Melting Basics, Location TBD. February 15-Winter Part, Villa Milano, Columbus, Ohio. February 20-Berwick Manor, Columbus, Ohio: "Crane Safety & Maintenance." March 20-Berwick Manor, Columbus, Ohio; "Foundry Management." April-Plant Tour, TBD. May 15-Location TBD; "Safety & Ergonomics." June 7--Golf Outing, The Landings, Rickenbacker, Ohio.
CHESAPEAKE January 18-Columbus Gardens, Baltimore. January 23--Bay City Restaurant, Hanover, Pennsylvania; "Ventilation Principles," Mark Joseph, Air & Noise Products. February 20--Bay City Restaurant, Hanover, Pennsylvania; "The Logistics of Operation Enduring Freedom," Collin Gilbert, U.S.A.F S.A.F Sport Association . March 20--4-Points Sheraton, York, Pennsylvania. April 24--Bay City Restaurant, Hanover, Pennsylvania; "Penn State Univ./FEF Programs," Bob Voigt, Penn State Univ. and Bill Sorensen, FEF FEF forced expiratory flow.
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forced expiratory flow rate. . May 16--Golf Outing, Briarwood bri·ar·wood
Wood from the root of the briar.
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brier-wood, brierwood Golf Club, York, Pennsylvania.
CHICAGO November 21--Panel on Quality Programs, Richard Burnett, Chicago Magnesium Casting Co. January 16--"What's New in Melting," Mark T. Eckert, Inductotherm International. February 20--Past President's Night. March 20-"Analyzing Casting Defects," George Goodrich, Professional Metallurgical Services. April 17--Panel on Availability of Metal Units. May 15-"Marketing of Castings," Mike Lessiter, AFS.
DESERT November--"Casting/Solidification Research," Ward Lyman, Univ. of Arizona. January--"Ergonomics in the Workplace," TBD. February--"The Materials Corridor Initiative," Alberto Correa, UTEP UTEP University of Texas at El Paso
UTEP Urban, Technological & Environmental Planning .
DETROIT-WINDSOR December 14--Christmas Party, St. Mary's Cultural Center, Livonia, Michigan. January 16--Vladimir's, Farmington Hills, Michigan Farmington Hills is the most populous city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a suburb of Detroit and is known for it's affluence, excellent schools, great housing stock, luxury homes and a center of business in Oakland County and Metro Detroit. ; Management Night, Richard Chow-Wah, DaimlerChrysler. February 20--Vladimir's, Farmington Hills, Michigan; Education Night, Tim McMillin, Magma Foundry Technologies. March 20--Vladimir's, Farmington Hills, Michigan; Joint AFS/ASM Meeting, Guy Briggs, General Motors. June 14--Golf Outing, Fellows Creek, Canton, Michigan.
HAWKEYE November 19--John Deere Supervisor's Club, Waterloo, Iowa; "Use of By-Products in Binder," Jeremy Eastman, Hormel Foods. January 21--John Deere Supervisor's Club, Waterloo, Iowa; "Stress Related Headaches," Dr. Gary Sherman. February 18--John Deere Supervisor's Club, Waterloo, Iowa; "Advanced Modeling Software for Sand Core Engineering," Mark Adamovits. Ashland Specialty Chemical Co. April 15--Univ. of Northern Iowa, Cedarfalls, Iowa; Student Night. May 20--John Deere Supervisor's Club, Waterloo, Iowa; Golf Pro, TBD.
KEYSTONE December 6--Christmas Party, Lincoln Hotel, Reading, Pennsylvania. January--Hockey Night, Reading, Pennsylvania. March 11--CMI Course, Location TBD. April 8--Lincoln Hotel, Reading, Pennsylvania; Technical Meeting. May--Family Night, Phillies Game, TBD. June 10--Heidelberg Country Club, Bernville, Pennsylvania; Reorganization Meeting.
METROPOLITAN December 6--Christmas Party, Kenilworth Inn, Kenilworth, New Jersey Kenilworth is a Borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 7,675.
Kenilworth was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on May 13, 1907, from portions of . January 13--Costa's Restaurant, Roselle, New Jersey Roselle is a Borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 21,274.
On January 19, 1883, the first electric lighting system employing overhead wires began service in Roselle, and was built by Thomas , "Sand Performance, Mart Paige, U.S. Silica. March 3--Costa's Restaurant, Roselle, New Jersey; Past Chairman's Night, Speaker TBD. April--Plant Tour, TBD. May 5--Costa's Restaurant, Roselle, New Jersey; Education Night, Dwight Barnhard, AFS. August 11-Golf Outing, Cranbury Country Club, Cranbury, New Jersey.
MICHIANA December 9--Ramada Inn, Warsaw, Indiana. January 13--Tippecanoe Place, South Bend, Indiana This article is about the city in Indiana, US. For other uses of the name South Bend, see South Bend (disambiguation).
South Bend is a city in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. . February 10--Swan Lake Country Club, Plymouth, Indiana. March 10--Christo's, Plymouth, Indiana.
NORTHEAST INDIANA December 9--Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana Columbia City is a city in Whitley County, Indiana, United States. The population was 7,077 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Whitley CountyGR6. . January 20-Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana. February 17--Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana.
March 17--Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana. April 21--Eagle's Nest Event Center, Columbia City, Indiana; Ray Nickles. May 19--Meyer Plastic, Tour.
NORTHEAST WISCONSIN December 2--Germania Hall, Menasha, Wisconsin; "Managing Green Sand Carbon Emission Reduction Program," Michael Van Leirsburg, American Colloid colloid (kŏl`oid) [Gr.,=gluelike], a mixture in which one substance is divided into minute particles (called colloidal particles) and dispersed throughout a second substance. . January 6--Germania Hall, Menasha, Wisconsin; "Quality: The Next Generation," Michelle Kilgas, Brillion Iron Works. February 3--Student Night, Germania Hall, Menasha, Wisconsin; "Global Marketing," Gafin Moffat, Foseco, Inc. March 3--Shawano High School; "Hot Rod High," Fred Beyer, Wisconsin Technology Education Assoc. April 14--Germania Hall, Menasha, Wisconsin; "States Economy--Present and Forecast," Terry Ludeman, Director of Labor Market Information.
NORTHEASTERN OHIO November 14--Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio Middleburg Heights is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 15,542 at the 2000 census. Geography
Middleburg Heights is located at (41.366725, -81.808893)GR1. ; "Profile of the U.S. Foundry Industry," Gene Muratore, Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium. December 12--Scholarship Night, Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; "Experiences in Metal: Looking Back to Look Forward," John Keough, Applied Process, Inc. January 9--Management Night, Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio. February 13--Member of the Year, Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; "Changing Dreams into Reality," Joe Santner, AFS. March 13--Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; "Engineering & Manufacturing Capabilities that make a Difference," Tim McMillin, Magma Foundry Technologies. April 10--Radisson Inn, Middleburg Heights, Ohio; "North American Ferroalloy ferroalloy
Alloy of iron (less than 50%) and one or more other metals, important as a source of various metallic elements in the production of alloy steels. The principal ferroalloys are ferromanganese, ferrochromium, ferromolybdenum, ferrotitanium, ferrovanadium, Production/Current State of the Industry," Rod Naro, ASI ASI,
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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA December 10--Spouses Night. January 14--"Crucibles," Don Harty, Vesuvius. February 11--TBD. March 11--Dwight Barnhard, AFS. April 8--TBD. May 13--Tour TBD. June 10--Old Timers Night.
A storm or gale blowing from the northwest.
a strong wind or storm from the northwest
Noun 1. PENNSYLVANIA November 19--Top Management Night, Erie Maennerchor Club, Erie, Pennsylvania. December 7--Christmas Party, Avalon Hotel, Erie, Pennsylvania. January 21--Colony Pub & Grille, Erie, Pennsylvania. February 18--Waterfall Restaurant, Harborcreek, Pennsylvania. March 18--Past Chairmen's Night, Erie Yacht Club, Erie, Pennsylvania. April 15--Iroquois Club, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania Conneaut Lake is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania at the southern end of a lake with the same name. The population was 708 at the 2000 census. History
The town was founded in 1799 as Evansburg, named for Abner Evans, a local farmer. . May 20--Plant Tour, TBD. July 28--Golf Outing.
ONTARIO November 15--Auction Night, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce,' Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. January 16--Hot Toddy Night, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. February 17--CCIEC-Conference, Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. March 1--Ladies Night, Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, Niagra Falls. March 21--Joint Meeting with Detroit Chapter, Location TBD. April 25--AFS Race Night, Flamboro Downs, Dundas, Ontario, Canada. May 23--Golf Tournament, The Oaks of St. George, Paris, Ontario, Canada.
OREGON January 15--Henry Fords Restaurant, Portland, Oregon; Ann Jackson, Epoxical Corp. February 19--Apprenticeship Night, Monarch Hotel, Portland, Oregon; "The Center for Advanced Learning The Center for Advanced Learning (often pronounced "Cal") is a charter school in the Gresham-Barlow School District, although accepting students from Reynolds, Centennial and Corbett school districts. It has roughly 550 students and 21 full-time employees. , Outfitter for the Future," Bill Lesh, Mt. Hood Regional Education Consortium. March 19--Henry Fords Restaurant, Portland, Oregon; Jack Golden, Pacific Cast Technology's. April 16--Monarch Hotel, Portland, Oregon; "The Industry and its Future For All," Dan Miller. May 14--Old Timers Night, Columbia Edge Water Country Club, Portland, Oregon.
PIEDMONT November 14-15--Ballantyne Resort, Charlotte, North Carolina “Charlotte” redirects here. For other uses, see Charlotte (disambiguation).
Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the 20th largest city in the United States. . March 27-28-Sheraton Hotel/Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, Virginia. May 1-2 Chapter Business Meeting, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Myrtle Beach is a city and in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It is part of the Grand Strand, a stretch of beaches along the South Carolina coastline, and the combined Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach MSA. .
PITTSBURGH November/December--Holiday Mixer, Tour of Penn Pilsner Brewery. January--Peter's Place, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. February--Ramada Inn, Washington, Pennsylvania; "Continuous Mixer Maintenance & Sand and Binder Control." March--Joint Meeting with other Pittsburgh Professional Society, TBD. April--Foundry Tour, TBD. May--Ramada Inn, Washington, Pennsylvania; "Gating, Risering and Molten Metal Flow Control for Improving Yield." June--Golf Outing, TBD. July--Peter's Place, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
PLAIN STATES November 14--Wellington Steakhouse, Wellington, Kansas; "Washington D.C--Government Update," Amy Blankenbiller, AFS. December 7 or 14--Annual Christmas Gala, Wichita, Kansas. January 9--Blackwell Elks Lodge, Blackwell, Oklahoma. February 13--Wellington Steakhouse, Wellington, Kansas; "Casting Defects," Gavin Moffat, Foseco, Inc. March 13--Wellington Steakhouse, Wellington, Kansas; "Gating & Risering," Eugene C. Muratore, Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium America. April 10--Plant Tour and Spouse's Night. May 15--Business Meeting and Election of Officers. June--Annual Golf Outing.
SAGINAW VALLEY December 5--Holiday Invitational, Zehnder's, Frankenmuth, Michigan. January 9--Zehnder's, Frankenmuth, Michigan; "The Universe," G. Reginald Bell, Kettering Univ. February 6--Zehnder's, Frankenmuth, Michigan; "Modern Castings in a Chaotic World," Guy Briggs, General Motors. March 1--Dinner Dance, Horizon's Conference Center, Saginaw, Michigan. March 6--Zehnder's, Frankenmuth, Michigan; "Aerospace/Automotive Radiography," Richard Bourdon bour·don
1. The drone pipe of a bagpipe.
2. The bass string, as of a violin.
3. An organ stop, commonly of the 16-foot pipes, medium in scale but with dark timbre. , XRI Testing. June 7--Golf Outing, Kimberly Oaks, St. Charles, Michigan St. Charles is a village in Saginaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The village is located in the northwest corner of St. Charles Township with portions of the village located within Brant Township and Swan Creek Township. The population was 2,215 at the 2000 census. .
SOUTHWESTERN OHIO November 4--Student Night, Raffel's, Cincinnati. December 4--Christmas Dance, Cincinnati Club, Cincinnati. January 13--Past, Chairman Night, Raffel's, Cincinnati. February 10--Technical Session, Raffel's, Cincinnati. March 10--Hamilton Elks, Hamilton, Ohio; "Terrorist/In-Plant Violence," Ron Worley. April 14--Raffel's Cincinnati. May--Reds Baseball Game, Cincinnati, June 2--Annual Golf Outing, Hamilton Elks, Ohio.
STATELINE December 10--Ramada Inn, South Beloit, Illinois South Beloit is a city in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States. The population was 5,397 at the 2000 census. Geography
South Beloit is located at (42.484228, -89.038586)GR1. ; "Beneficial Reuse of Foundry Sand," Sara Joyce, Badger Mining Corp., Mark Ziegler, Unimin Corp.
TENNESSEE December 14--Ladies Night/Christmas Party, Backstage Theatre. January 9--Chattanooga Trade Center/Marriott, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Past Chairman/Membership Pins. March 3--Chattanooga Trade Center/Marriott, Chattanooga, Tennessee; "Dynamic Wear Test," Don Bianchini, Saint-Gobain. April 4--TTU Golf Outing. May 5--Chattanooga Trade Center/Marriott, Chattanooga, Tennessee; TBD.
TEXAS January 24--Dinner Meeting, Houston. February 21--Dinner Meeting, Days Inn, Lufkin, Texas. June 6-7--Annual Meeting, Tapatio Springs Resort Borne, Texas.
TOLEDO December 9--Mancy's, Toledo, Ohio; Holiday Show January 8--Sam B's, Bowling Green, Ohio Bowling Green is the county seat of Wood CountyGR6 in the U.S. state of Ohio. At the time of the 2000 census, the population of Bowling Green was 29,636. It is part of the Toledo, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area. ; "Safety and Environmental Issues in the Foundry," Gary Mosher, AFS. February 5--Kettenring Country Club, Defiance, Ohio; Scholarship Night, Sam Ramratten Western Michigan Univ. March 5--GNC Foundry, Sandusky, Ohio; Plant Tour. April 18--Ladies Night, Raceway Park, Toledo, Ohio. June 9--Golf Outing, Country Acres Golf Club, Kalida, Ohio.
UTAH Utah, state, United States
Utah (y`tä'), Rocky Mt. state of the W United States. January 9--Alpine Country Club, Alpine, Utah; "Gating Ferrous Castings," John Otten, Foseco, Inc. February 7--Valentine Party, Alpine Country Club, Alpine, Utah, March 13--Joint Meeting with UAE, Alpine Country Club, Alpine, Utah; "Saving Power," Pacific Corp. Speaker TBD. March25-26--Radisson Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah For ships of the United States Navy of the same name, see .
Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. The name of the city is often shortened to Salt Lake, or its initials, S.L.C. ; CMI (Computer-Managed Instruction) Using computers to organize and manage an instructional program for students. It helps create test materials, tracks the results and monitors student progress. course on Induction Melting. April 10--Tour "of Golden State Casting, Ogden, Utah. June 17--Golf Outing, South Mountain Golf Course, Draper, Utah.
WASHINGTON January 16--Rock Salt Steak House, Seattle. February 20--Rock Salt Steak House, Seattle. April 17--Rock Salt Steak House, Seattle. May 15--Rock Salt Steak House, Seattle.
WESTERN MICHIGAN December 12--House of Chan, Muskegon, Michigan; "History & Trends in the Manufacture of Foundry Tooling," R.J. Smith, Coastal Concepts Planning. January 14--House of Chan, Muskegon, Michigan; "100 Years After the Wright Brothers," Arch Miller, Alcoa Automotive Castings. February 11--Student Night, Muskegon Community College Muskegon Community College is a community college in Muskegon, Michigan.
Dr. David L. Rule is the current president.
It was founded by Muskegon Public Schools in the 1920's. It later became a community college independent of the school district. , Muskegon, Michigan; "Planning Your Future." March 11--House of Chan, Muskegon, Michigan; "Computer Modeling of Castings and Their Solidification," Tim McMillin, Magma Casting Technologies. April 8--Doo Drop Inn, Muskegon, Michigan; "The Value of AFS Management," Paul Cervellero, Inductotherm Corp. June 8--Spring Party, Dinner Cruise, Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. August 2--Golf Outing, Chase Hammond, Muskegon, Michigan.
WISCONSIN November 18--Klemmer's Banquet Center, West Allis, Wisconsin West Allis is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 61,254 at the 2000 census.
The Wisconsin State Fair Park (which includes the Milwaukee Mile, and is the site of the annual Wisconsin State Fair) is located in West Allis. ; General Meeting. December 13--Christmas Party, Ramada Inn, Milwaukee. January 20--Klemmer's Banquet Center, West Allis, Wisconsin; General Meeting. May 17--Management Night, Klemmer's Banquet Center, West Allis, Wisconsin. April 21--Klemmer's Banquet Center, West Allis, Wisconsin; General Meeting. May 19--Klemmer's Banquet Center, West Allis, Wisconsin; Old Timers and Apprentice Night. August 8--Golf Outing, South Hills Country Club, Racine, Wisconsin. September 15--General Meeting, Location TBD.