It’s that time of the year again: our Annual VTFIRE meeting and scholarship award dinner. Come join us in Blacksburg, VA for a day interacting with the students of the VTFIRE program. We will be recognizing all of our Past Presidents during dinner and giving away a lot of scholarships to very deserving students. REGISTER NOW and book your room early before they fill up.


Are you looking for a new engineer or intern? The VTFIRE program at Virginia Tech is putting out some of the best and brightest engineers entering the foundry industry lately. On March 1, 2017 VTFIRE will be hosting its first ever Career Fair specifically designed for the foundry industry. This is your chance to get to meet some great students as they decide where they want to work and intern. You DO NOT want to miss this! These students get picked up fast, so be sure to take advantage of this amazing opportunity. REGISTER NOW to be at the event by emailing Mattie LaPrade by February 15. Spots are limited so don't wait till the last minute!


The 84th AFS Southeastern Regional Conference hosted by the Tennessee Chapter will be held at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN on March 22 – 24, 2017. Plan to participate in the golf outing on Wednesday, March 22nd and come enjoy all that the Great Smoky Mountains area has to offer. Wednesday evening there will be a patio hospitality welcome reception. Thursday’s program will include a number of speakers regarding topics that will help you ensure a successful future for your foundry. On Thursday evening there will be an early evening hospitality event for all registered attendees. Visit the Tennessee Chapter website for more information. Click Here for Registration form. Sponsorship opportunities are available here.


Find the latest chapter news in the February edition of The Shakeout