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NWPA CHAPTER NEWS, Dec 2017
- Star Chapter of the Year Award
- 2017 Chapter Events
- NWPA NTMA Education Foundation Scholarships and Grant Awards
- NWPA Chapter Teams - Corrections: Academic Outreach Team includes Liza Schaeff and Lauren Anderson, Precision Manufacturing Institute; Finance Team member is Dan Walsh, First National Bank.
- Membership - Manufacturing Partners include: Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, Kahle's Kitchens, Mangrove Jack Marine USA, Inc., Morris Great Lakes, NEFF Group, PennWeld, Starlite Group Inc.; New Professional Partner joining in 2017 is TriMech.
WELCOME NEW MEMBER, TRIMECH
TriMech is the “go-to” engineering resource firm spanning across the East Coast from Maine to Florida, offering the entire SOLIDWORKS product portfolio (i.e. SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, Plastics, Electrical, Composer, Visualize, PDM, MBD, PCB, CAM, etc., etc., etc.), Stratasys 3D printers, Artec 3D scanners, rapid prototyping services and engineering solutions, providing our customers with the complete package. But our support doesn’t stop after the sale. With the most knowledgeable engineering team in the country we provide training, webinars, live events, staffing and tech support from a team with over 620 technical certificates. Please feel free to check-out our website (www.trimech.com) and call/email/text Beth Fruehstorfer with any questions. Cell: 724-759-0233 | Beth.Fruehstorfer@trimech.com
PMI Open House | January 10 | 4:00 - 7:00 pm
At PMI, 764 Bessemer Street, Meadville. Randy Biebel from Faro Technologies will attending PMI's Open House this Wednesday evening with a Cobalt Automated Imaging System and a Laser Scan Arm. All are welcome to attend.
Blue Collar BASH | January 27 | 6:00 - 11:00 pm
The BASH is SOLD OUT! The event will be held at the Italian Civic Club, 869 Water Street, Meadville. SPECIAL ROOM RATES AVAILABLE AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS ($99) WITH SHUTTLE SERVICE TO AND FROM THE EVENT. Call 814-724-6012 and mention group code "NTMA BASH."
President's Night | February 22 | 6:00 pm
Save the Date! The event will be held at the VooDoo Brewery Compound, 834 Bessemer St. Meadville.
When Merrick Madden Calls, Please Answer
Academic Outreach: Streamlining the Connection between Businesses and Educators
|The Crawford County K-12 Career Education Alliance and the NWPA Chapter of NTMA are working together in partnership on a community project along with Allegheny College Davies student Merrick Madden. This project focuses on collecting information from area businesses in various career clusters, to assess their interest in being involved in career exploration activities and events within the three school districts in western Crawford County. Erie County member information will also be shared with Career Street Erie.
Merrick will be contacting NTMA membersto ask questions pertaining to their interest in assisting with job shadows, mock interviews, guest presenting and speaking opportunities, career fairs, mentoring, internships, field trips and shop tours along with other academic outreach opportunities. The results will be presented as a database on the NTMA website to be used by educators, guidance counselors and local businesses and a link will be on the Chamber and the CCCTC websites.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation on this community project. We hope it will serve as a tool to better connect the community and the schools to provide opportunities for collaborations and to create a more prepared, more employable future workforce. If you have any questions about K-12 career exploration activities or questions pertaining to this project please contact Eileen Mullen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 814-573-9650.