Here’s what you missed at MDNA’s Chicago Chapter Dinner in Chicago this year…

The MDNA Chicago Chapter/IMTS event was a huge success.  With over 220 attendees it was one of the largest chapter events to date.  Many thanks to all of the sponsors who helped make this event possible.  Please take some time and review this very powerful list of companies who contributed to making this evening one to remember.

Many thanks also to the Chicago Chapter Leadership Committee for working so tirelessly to put on this successful networking opportunity.  The Chicago Chapter Leadership Committee includes Chapter Chairman and Board Representative John J. Myers, Vice Chairman Thomas K. Mowery, Treasurer Ronni Graff, Membership Chairmen Joe Lundvick, Steve Kleba, Robert Yeoman and Past Chairman John A. Josko.

Congratulations to the winners of the Silent Auction!  The silent auction benefited the Austin D. Lucas Scholarship Fund and was arranged by MDNA First Vice President, Joe Lundvick.

And, another congratulation to the successful bidders in the evenings live auction!  Mike Reeves of Automatics & Machinery Co. Inc., was the high bidder on a Chicago Bears Jersey autographed by Mike Ditka, Donated by Wisconsin Metalworking MachineryMike DeRisi of Machinery Values Inc., was the winning bidder on a tour of the Yankee stadium with a photo signed by World Series champion Yankee, Derek Jeter, donated by Perfection Global. John Becker of Heat Treat Equipment Co. was the successful bidder on the MDNA Buyer’s Guide inside front cover ad location and Cesar Damino of Tramar Industries, Inc., won the MDNA Buyer’s Guide inside back cover ad location.

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Special Thanks to the many volunteers who helped work the MDNA booth at IMTS 2016 this year! Check out more posts from IMTS 2016 on the MDNA Facebook page here

Rob Kroha, Performance Machine tools
Rob Kroha, Performance Machine Tools

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Craig L. Ward and Lisa Ziccarelli

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Jim Bowman and Jim Graff


A very special thank you to our event sponsors below!


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