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2016 Fish Fry Announcement

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April 2016 Meeting

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2016 Welding Competition - February 27, 2016

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January 2016 Meeting

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2015-2016 Board Members

Chair
Thomas A. Atkinson
Quality Mechanical Group, LLC
4723 Adams Rd. Ste. A
Hixson, TN 37343
P: (423) 779.8993
E: thomas.atkinson@hotmail.com

1st Vice Chair
Sam Davis
7422 Runyan Rd
Georgetown, TN 37336
E: clarence.davis@nscorp.com

2nd Vice Chair 

Alex Hockman
The Lincoln Electric Company
2100 Thornton Rd.
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
P: (678) 347-5255
E: alex_hockman@lincolnelectric.com

Secretary
Dusti Jones
Alstom Power
1201 Riverfront Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402
E: dusti.jones@power.alstom.com

Treasurer
Bill Brooks
Holston Gases
1105 Stuart Street
Chattanooga, TN 37405
P: (423) 593-8559
E: bill.brooks@holstongases.com

Date Updated: December 29, 2015


AWS News and Events

Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle

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Welding Thunder 2016

The 5th annual WELDERS WITHOUT BORDERS: WELDING THUNDER TEAM FABRICATION COMPETITION will be held in Las Vegas this November as part of the 2016 FABTECH show. Thank you AWS District 21 for being this year’s sponsor. VIEW THE WELDING THUNDER 2016 PAGE


#ThisIsMyWeld Contest for National Welding Month

AWS followers can upload pictures directly to the contest page through Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #ThisIsMyWeld and tagging AWS. Followers of all three channels can then vote on their favorite photo. The contest page will aggregate all the photos and use a voting system. The top three voted photos at the end of the month will win a prize. First place: Lincoln Helmet, 2nd place: Welding Handbook, 3rd place: Metallurgy Book from the AWS bookstore. VIEW THE CONTEST PAGE


April 2016 is National Welding Month

2016 AWS President David L. McQuaid addresses AWS Sections about National Welding Month. VIEW VIDEO


Welder Training Scholarships (US & Canada)

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application






2016 AWS Conferences

Quality educational materials—and welding conferences in particular—are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.  VIEW UPCOMING SCHEDULE


Welder Finds Inspiration In Superheroes

When it comes to finding appreciation for the art of welding, David Landon doesn’t have to look any further than Hollywood. LEARN MORE

AWS Sections, please share this article originally posted on the front page of the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan on your Facebook pages and with your friends and family.

 


CWI Pre-Seminar/Seminar Combo Promo

Today, AWS announces a new pilot program designed to not only help you get a head start on your CWI prep, but also save you money. LEARN MORE


Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.


Compilation

Sydnee Brey

Samuel Torres


Bobby Counts

Roman Weasel


AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW


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