June….wow, where did this year go! This will be my last President’s message you will be receiveing from me. This past year has been filled with some challenges, but, I believe, some very good events and programs for our Membership. Our membership is the largest we have had in a long….long…time. Kudos to the Membership Committee and their embraceing of the Chapter Challenge. We now have, last I checked, one hundrend members in our Grand Rapids Chapter! A few of us attended both Constrct in Long Beach, California and the Region Conferene in Detroit. We’ve had some very interesting speakers at our monthly membership meetingsRead More →

Welcome: I know….I know…I know….Mother Nature is not being kind to us up here in the North. We continue to have bouts of the white stuff even though it is almost May! Better weather and warmer temperatures are on the horizon, I hope ��. I know that none of us would like to play golf in the snow!!!! A few of our Chapter Leaders, Ed Avink (Certification Chair), Charlie Appleby (Immediate Past President), Justin DeMarco (President Elect), Gregg Jones (Awards Chair) and myself, attended the Great Lakes Region Conference in Detroit, April 11-13. The Conference was well attended and our Detroit Chapter hosts put onRead More →