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Scholarship Awards & Elections – Ryan Sweeney Guest Speaker

November 4

$65.00 – $80.00

On November 4th, we will be celebrating our scholarship winners. Thanks to the generous support of our membership and funds raised at various events during the past year; we are able to award over $42,500 in scholarships this year. Scholarship winners have worked hard, and many will be present, so please come out and join us to honor these scholarship winners, place your vote and enjoy our guest speaker.

At this time we will also be holding our annual Board of Directors elections. If you have an interest in running for the Board or would like to nominate someone, contact Nancy Rich: mwfa@ameritech.net prior to November 1st. It is important that a representative from each member company come out and cast a ballot since the Board of Directors is an integral part of your association.

Guest speaker Ryan Sweeney is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics, and Boston Red Sox.

Baseball always seemed like the destination for the 35-year-old Sweeney who graduated from Cedar Rapids Xavier High School. Sweeney, a second-round draft pick by the Chicago White Sox in 2003, went on to play nearly a decade in the majors.

Sweeny is currently a baseball analyst for the Chicago Cubs’ Marquee Sports Network for the Chicago Cubs doing pre and post game as a studio analyst.

Current candidates for the Board of Directors

Jill Lewis-Integrated Packaging & Fastener
Pam Cicero-Elgin Fastener Group
Jen Kushnir-DLP Coatings
Dan Bielefield-Crescent Mfg.
David Gawlik-Stelfast
Ryan Kuss-Parker Fasteners
Joe Kochan-Elgin Fastener Group
Steve Urhausen, All American Systems


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Scholarship Awards - Members
Early Registration Price
$ 65.00
Scholarship Awards - Non-Members
Early Registration Price
$ 80.00


November 4
$65.00 – $80.00


Belvedere Banquets
1170 W Devon Ave
Elk Grove Village, 60007 United States
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