(L-R): Karri Lane, Diane Brown and Mary Ellis Metx, all of CAWGC, greet everyone at the annual Meet & Greet Expo.
The Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties held its 2013 Meet & Greet Expo May 2 at the Stone City VFW in Joliet, Ill.
More than 200 people attended this years’ expo. Bob Baish of Baish Excavating and his cooking crew prepared delicious shrimp, beef, chicken and pork kabob’s on the grills. The expo committee and the VFW prepared the rest of the food.
The winners of the CAWGC free exhibitor bingo drawing were Marsha Rolih, who won a television donated by Advanced Drainage Systems, and Melissa Colletti, won a grill that was donated by Grant’s Appliances, Electronics & More.
Rod Baker Ford donated a month’s use of a Ford Pick-Up Truck with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Joliet Area Hospice. The proceeds from the CAWGC 50/50 raffles also went to the Joliet Area Hospice. The winners of the raffle drawings were Luigi Alberico and Eric Cox. Numerous exhibitors also held drawings.
The EXPO Committee consisted of Chair Lori DuPree, DuPree Construction; Dan Byrnes, Underground Pipe & Valve; Steve Hewelt, Advanced Drainage Systems; Christina Hrebic, Gnade Insurance; Nick Stipanovich, Illinois Truck & Equipment and Mary Metz from the Contractors Association.