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CAWGC Hosts Annual Meet & Greet Expo in Joliet

Fri May 11, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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Theresa Baker (L) and Mary Ellis Metz of the Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties sign everyone up for the annual expo.
Theresa Baker (L) and Mary Ellis Metz of the Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties sign everyone up for the annual expo.
Theresa Baker (L) and Mary Ellis Metz of the Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties sign everyone up for the annual expo. Craig Olsby (L) and Scott Goloven are all smiles as they man the Feece Oil Co. booth. (L-R): Russ Woelke, Dan Buck, Derek Eller, Brian Serio, Danie Kendall and Chad Benz of Patten Construction Products are ready to talk about the machines their company brought to the expo. Michael Rorex (second from L) of local 150 operating engineers stops by the West Side Tractor Sales display booth to see (L-R) Sales Manager Tom Stern, Wayne Massad and Mark Gronkiewicz. (L-R): Bob Baish, Sharon Nicholson, Lou Ferdon and Bob Dehm of Bob Baish are having a great time taking care of the barbecue. Showing off the new Terex PT-80 track skid steer are John Dahlkamp (L) and Pat Evett of SES Inc. Visiting the outdoor equipment displays are Randy Bromberek (L) and Jack Keeler of LaFarge of North America. (L-R): John Young of Seasons Landscaping catches up with Steve Costello and Jim Tacchia of McCann Industries. Paul Kindelspire of Illinois Truck & Equipment, Joliet Township Commissioner Jim Maffeo, Bill Grenchik of Hamilton Engineering, and Nick Stipanovich and Denny Bennett also of Illinois Truck & Equipment take a look at the iron Illinois Truck & Equipment ha Rod Baker (L), owner of Rod Baker Ford, gets some help from employee Dan Saxen in showing off the Ford F750 Dominator and answering expo attendee questions. Taking a look at a wide range of products that Illinois Truck & Equipment has to offer is Mike Varman (L) of Stip Bros. Excavating and Colby Zemaitis, city engineer of Wilmington, Ill. (L-R): Enjoying the expo are Patten Construction Products Sales Manager Mike Jaworski, George Buck of Werden Buck Co. and Ramsey James of Caterpillar Financial. (L-R): Dave Schwartz and Ron Strohman, both of the Will County Highway Dept., came to see what Rental Max’s Shawn Cisneros had on display. (L-R): Having a few laughs at the annual expo are Les Cheney of D Construction, Bud Boyer of Chicago Street Landfill, Jim Teske of Concrete Specialty Co. and John Russ of J Russ & Co. West Side Tractor Sales Co. Sales Manager Tom Stern (L) stops by to say hello to David Van Wy, damage prevention manager at JULIE Inc.

The Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties held its 3rd Annual Meet & Greet Expo May 3 at the Stone City VFW in Joliet, Ill. The event was a chance to talk business, check out new equipment and have some fun with friends from the industry.