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AWCI’s Fall Conference Recap

Taking place at the end of September in San Antonio, AWCI’s Industry Executives’ Conference & Committee Meetings brought leaders together to discuss industry issues and continue to add to their network of colleagues. Committee meetings and education sessions were all about business, but fun was sprinkled throughout thanks to a tour, golf tournament, fundraisers and receptions.


AWCI golfers hit the Quarry Golf Course during AWCI’s fall conference and showed off their best swings, putts and chips. Thank you to our sponsors: National Gypsum, Association of Wall-Ceiling & Carpentry Industries of New York, BakerTriangle, CEMCO, CertainTeed Gypsum, ClarkDietrich and the Interior Finish Contractors Assn of DE Valley.


Here are the winners:

  • Winning Team—Kevin Larson, Adam Moore, Kevin Larson and Mark Nabity
  • Longest Drive—Mark Nabity
  • Closest to the Pin—Kim Clerkin
  • Longest Putt—Dave Johnston
  • Closest Guess (golf balls/tees/markers in the jar)—Pete Wilhelms

On Sept. 28, attendees convened for the final night reception to say goodbye to friends and colleagues and take the opportunity to purchase one more raffle ticket. The 50-50 raffle generated $13,900 of which $6,950 will be used to further the programs of the Foundation of the Wall and Ceiling Industry.


Mark Nabity won $3,475, Don Brinkerhoff won $2,085, and Michael Syzdek won $1,390. Brinkerhoff donated a portion of his winnings to the Foundation.


Finally, the AWCI CARES Heads Up! fundraiser generated lots of laughter as AWCI members played the hilarious game developed by Ellen DeGeneres. Participants had fun with friends and raised more than $3,000 for AWCI CARES. Thank you to our sponsors: Associated Drywall Partners, Inc., BakerTriangle, Liddle Bros. Contractors, Inc., RockSteady Clip, Ronsco, Inc., and Statewide General Contracting & Construction, Inc. The winning team members were Nancy Chaney, Chip McAlpin and Mike Sireno.

Thanks to the sponsors of AWCI's Industry Executives’ Conference & Committee Meetings:

Lifetime Member CEMCO

Lifetime Member ClarkDietrich

Lifetime Member National Gypsum

Lifetime Member USG

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On Center Software

Plastic Components

Plexxis Software

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