The Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties held its Annual Steak Fry on Aug. 22. Attendance records were broken for the event, held in St. Joseph's Park in Joliet, Ill. While steaks were served to more than 735 hungry attendees, live band Still Kick'n, played music from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
Members participated in a bean bag tournament to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The total donation of $6,245 includes $160 from the bean bag tournament and $670 from the 50/50 drawing. CAWGC also will donate the proceeds from its Fall Golf Outing 50/50 drawing held on Sept. 13.
The CAWGC is a nonprofit trade association with more than 200 members. The group holds several networking events, including the Meet and Greet Expo, golf outings and the popular Steak Fry.
For more information, call 815/741-1455 or visit CAWGC.org. CEG
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(L-R): Ritchie Bros’ auctioneers Debbie Gallagher, Scott Harper and Dan Powers were happy to attend CAWGC’s Annual Steak Fry.
Dan Byrnes (L), sales manager of Underground Pipe & Valve, and Jason Cox, partner of Len Cox & Sons Excavating and Chairman of the Board of CAWGC catch up during the Annual Steak Fry event.
More than 735 steaks were served to hungry attendees at the annual event held in St. Joseph’s Park, Joliet, Ill.
(L-R): Enjoying the steaks are Mike Drousias of Austin Tyler Construction Inc. and Chris Wirkus, Edward Knapp and Dan Darden all of Gallagher Asphalt Corporation.
(L-R) are Mike Wisneski of Advantage Paving Solutions, Rick Castle of K&D Landscaping Construction Inc. and Jeff Swanson of Advantage Paving Solutions.
Mary Metz (R), CAWGC executive director, presents the prize to 50/50 winner Gary Adams of Cecchin Plumbing.
(L-R) are Mary Metz, CAWGC executive director; Michelle Pruitt, American Cancer Society; John Young, CAWGC director; Jay Adler, CAWGC director; Jenny Adler, American Cancer Society; and Jason Cox, CAWGC chairman.
Bean bag winners: (L-R) are PJ Cravin of RHL (first place); Aaron King of Howell Tractor (second place); and Bob Upchurch of TMS International (first place). Not pictured is Chris Parrack of Sterling (second place).