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AWS Certified Welding Inspector Seminar & Exam


*ACT NOW - EARLY BIRD RATES END MONDAY, JUNE 23!


July 27 – August 2, 2014 – Milwaukee, WI
Certified Welding Inspector Seminar & Exam
Ambassador Hotel

2308 Western Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Hotel Phone: (414) 354-5300

The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar helps skilled, knowledgeable welders prepare for the AWS CWI exam. Seasoned instructors will teach you the material you need to know, train you to use and understand the latest technical standards, and provide tips to help you do well on the exam.

With national and international recognition in the welding industry, the CWI certification has been the benchmark companies rely on to ensure the highest level of workmanship.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by; sign up and benefit from this chance to advance your career!

APPLY & REGISTER TODAY | VISIT THE WEBSITE

 

Women in Mfg - Interview with Sue Silverstein


Please click here to read the interview.


Sincerely,
The AWS Milwaukee Section Board

 

Renew your Patron Membership for 2014!

Dear Patron Member,

We were able to award $5,500 in scholarships students from MATC and WCTC, in 2013. The support we receive from our Patron Members is impactful to students pursuing an education in welding. We believe strongly that in addition to providing students with rewarding career opportunities, this also strengthens Southeastern Wisconsin as a leader in welding.

We feature our GOLD and SILVER level Patron Members' logos in each of our mailings, as well as a link to their website on our website. We hope that you will take a quick moment to look at this, as these companies’ efforts are greatly appreciated.

We now offer the following options for Patron Members:

Gold Member: $500 per year
• Logo on our website (with a link to your webpage)
• Logo or name on every flyer
• 8 Free passes (one per active month, excluding Past Chairs Night) for an AWS Milwaukee event.

Silver Member: $250 per year
• Logo on our website (with a link to your webpage)
• Logo or name on every flyer

Bronze Member: $100 per year
• Logo on our website (with a link to your webpage)

NEW FOR 2014!

If you register for multiple years:

(Effective as of 2/1/2014) Gold Silver Bronze
1 year $500.00 $250.00 $100.00
2 years (10% discount) $900.00 $450.00 $180.00
3 years (10% discount) $1,350.00 $675.00 $270.00
4 years (15% discount) $1,700.00 $850.00 $340.00
5 years (15% discount) $2,125.00 $1,062.50 $425.00

Please contact Bob Dricken at rdricken@wi.rr.com or James Johannsen jimj@andersonlabs.com for information on becoming a Patron Member.


You may also renew using PayPal below.

Sincerely,
The AWS Milwaukee Section Board

GOLD level

SILVER level

BRONZE level


 

Special Note to Members

As a service to our membership, companies, students, and welders, the AWS Milwaukee Section is beginning a concerted effort to assist companies in reaching potential welding related employees. If you work for a company that is currently hiring welding related employees, we would ask that you email us what positions you are looking to fill, and whom to contact at your company. This information will be accessible through our Facebook page, our LinkedIn group, and our website, and to our local high school and apprenticeship contacts, at no cost to any AWS member.
 
The AWS Milwaukee Section Board

Anni VanDyke, Chair
annivandyke@gmail.com
Phone: 414.803.4511
 
Roger Warren, Vice Chair
cwarren3@wi.rr.com
Phone: 414.744.1706

Sue Silverstein, Secretary
silverss@matc.edu
Phone: 414.840.9935

 

Local Manufacturer Brightens Hospitalized Children's Holiday



On December 2nd, 2011, the management team at Steelwind
Industries participated in the Children's Hospital toy drive at the
Farm N' Fleet in Oak Creek sponsored by Sports Radio 1250.
Steelwind donated 14 shopping carts of assorted toys totaling
$5700.00.

 

John F. Hinrichs - Board Member

Hinrichs, John F. Passed away after a long struggle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis on June 5, 2012, at the age of 78. Incredible husband of Patricia E. "Patti" (nee Illian) for nearly 52 years. Most loving Dad of Rob (Julie) Hinrichs and Susie (Terry) Weber. Beloved Papa of Heather and Haley Hinrichs; Austin, Rachel and Joshua Weber. John will be dearly missed by friends, colleagues and especially Tootsie Roll. As a mentor of many, his Engineering & Robotic's legacy continues. Memorials may be made to the American Welding Society John Hinrichs Memorial Endowed Scholarship, attn: S. Gentry, 550 N. W. LeJeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126 would be appreciated. Visitation Friday, June 8, 2012, at HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH, W156 N8131 Pilgrim Rd., in Menomonee Falls, from 3PM until time of the Funeral Service at 7PM.

Please click here to view the obituary posted in the Milwaukee Journal sentinel.

 


Hans Werner Gerlach – Past Chairman 1984 AWS Milwaukee Section

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Gerlach, Hans Werner Of Oconomowoc, January 28, 2012. Born in Riddorf, Germany, on July 4, 1931. Beloved husband of the late Florence. Dear father of Chris (Keri) and Carl (Claire) Gerlach. Loving grandpa of Kirsten. Dear brother of Helmut, Ursula, Friedrich and the late Paul and late Edith. Fiance of Patricia Quartaro. Further survived by Pat's children Tony, Carrie, Mary and Andy and nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. Masonic Services will be held Saturday, February 4, at 3:00PM, at Three Pillars-Wisconsin Masonic Home, 36225 Sunset Dr., Dousman, under the auspices of the Glenn L. Humphrey Lodge #364 F&AM. Visitation Saturday 1PM until time of the Services. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Shriner Hospital in Chicago appreciated. Private entombment Wisconsin Memorial Park. Hans was a member of the Glenn L. Humphrey Masonic Lodge #364 F&AM, Tripoli Shrine-Milwaukee and Scottish Rite-Milwaukee. He was President of Summit Metal Fabricating and a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Chairman of the American Welding Society – Milwaukee Section 1984. Proud to be an American.


Rodney Charles Behnke

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Rodney Charles Behnke, 65, of Waukesha, formerly of Baraboo, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born Oct. 30, 1946, in Madison, the son of August and Clara (Dykoff) Behnke.

Rod has been a long standing AWS Member, board member and Chair of our trap shooting events. We will miss him greatly.

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Section 14 Board Contacts


CHAIR
Anni VanDyke
Phone: 414.803.4511

VICE CHAIR
Roger Warren
Phone: 414.744.1706

SECRETARY
Sue Silverstein

Phone: 414.840.9935
 
TREASURER
Paul Fischer

Phone: 262.790.6940
 
PROGRAMS CHAIR
Dale Loiselle
Phone: 262.782.3653

PAST CHAIR
Bob Bruss
Phone: 414.708.2010
 
PATRON MEMBERSHIP
Bob Dricken
Phone: 262.783.1544
 
PUBLICITY
Nathan Liszewski
Phone: 414.364.3919

AWARDS CHAIR
Roger Warren
Phone: 414.744.1706

CERTIFICATION
Jim Potter
Phone: 262.349.3563

TECHNICAL OFFICER
Joe E. Campbell
Phone: 414.651.4395