Section News and Events

Annual Student and Apprentice Welding Contest - March 12, 2015

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Annual Student/Apprentice Welding Contest - March 20, 2014

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February 2014 Meeting - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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Annual Steak Fry - Friday, May 4, 2012

It will be held at the Optimist Club in Morton. Please click “Read More” for more details.



April 2012 Meeting - Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman
Phil England
2421 W. Kellogg
West Peoria, IL 61604
P: (309) 363-6613
E: grandbaby2000@comcast.net
Secretary
Jerry Purdue
430 Gillman
Washington, IL 615671
E: jerrypj@parsonscompany.com
Treasurer
Curt J. Rippey
Illinois Central College
One College Dr.
E. Peoria, IL 61635
E: crippey@icc.edu

AWS News and Events

Attention AWS Business Owners



Excellence in Welding Awards

The Excellence in Welding Awards (formerly Image of Welding Awards) are issued in nine categories. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities. Nominations will be judged by WEMCO, a standing committee of AWS, which is composed of executives of welding industry suppliers to promote the welding equipment market. Enhancing the image of welding as a critical industry is among their priority programs. NOMINATE NOW

April 2015 is National Welding Month

2015 AWS President Dave Landon addresses AWS Sections about National Welding Month. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS President Dave Landon Talks WeldLink

WeldLink is the ultimate career planning and management system specifically designed to bring together individuals, businesses, and schools in the welding industry. Get a sneak peek at the new website. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS Seminar Schedule

Hot off the press! The 2015 AWS Seminar Schedule is now available. Look for one in your area and sign up today.

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

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WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

For the person interested in taking their welding career to the next level, SkillsUSA is an amazing asset. Their regional, state, and national competitions offer the chance to hone your skills while you compete against others. And more than that, each competition offers a scholarship to the winner. VIEW VIDEO

WOMEN IN WELDING

This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO