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Start Date: 5/21/2019 5:30 PM End Date: 5/21/2019 7:45 PM

Central Chapter General Membership Meeting

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Event Location
Johnny's Italian Steak House, Peoria

Special Guest Speaker: Kevin Harr, Diamond Vogel

Topic of Discussion: The Importance of Manufacturer Competition in Commercial Bidding

Don’t miss the Central Chapter May Membership Meeting on Tuesday, May 21, at Johnny’s Steakhouse in East Peoria. The special guest speaker of the evening will be Kevin Harr, Architectural Services Manager of Diamond Vogel.

Kevin will be discussing how contractors can use substitution requests to their advantage in competitive bidding and why it’s advantageous to include multiple manufacturers in their bidding process. He will also introduce one of the owners of Diamond Vogel, Mark Vogel, Vice President of Corporate Business Development, and will show footage of their main company campus. All contractors and associates are encouraged to attend. 

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:15 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Association Business
        Association News
        Fund Reports
7:15 p.m. Special Guest Speaker: Kevin Harr, Diamond Vogel
7:45 p.m. Adjourn

Johnny’s Steakhouse
101 Holiday Street
East Peoria, IL 61611

This is a free event.


Please contact Jami Fischer at or by calling 309-634-1737

When registering please include the names and the number of people attending.

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Start Date: 6/13/2019 5:30 PM End Date: 6/13/2019 7:30 PM

FCAI Scholarship Awards Night

Event Location
Two Brothers Roundhouse, Aurora


Join us for an evening of celebration as we honor our FCAI Larry Nedrow Scholarship recipients.

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019

5:30 p.m.  Reception
6:15 p.m.  Awards Ceremony

Two Brothers Roundhouse
(Stout Room)
205 N Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505

Special Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Richard C. Irvin, Aurora Mayor

Reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided

Register Today!

Please RSVP by June 7th

Start Date: 7/19/2019 11:00 AM End Date: 7/19/2019 6:30 PM

Central Chapter Golf Outing

Event Location
WeaverRidge Golf Course, Peoria


Warm up that golf swing because the FCAI Central Chapter Golf Outing will be held on Friday, July 19, at WeaverRidge Golf Course in Peoria. All FCAI Contractors, Associates, and Affiliates are welcome to attend!

11:00 a.m. Registration & Lunch
12:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
5:00 p.m. Cocktails & Dinner

Foursome: $600
Individuals: $150 
(we will pair you with others)
Non-Golfing Guests: $35

WeaverRidge Golf Club
5100 N Weaverridge Blvd
Peoria, IL 61615

Contests Include:
Men’s Longest Drive & Women’s Longest Drive
Closest to the Pin
Longest Putt
Golf Ball Launcher

Sponsorship Opportunities

All sponsors please send an electronic file of your logo for display purposes to Bobby Taylor at A very short company slogan can also be included for use in the program. 

Individual Hole(s)
Your company name displayed on a sign posted at your hole(s), recognition in the awards program, and in all printed materials.
One Hole - $200
Two Holes - $300

Beverage Cart - $500 each  2 Sponsorships Available!
Your company name will be displayed on the beverage cart, in the awards program, and a special recognition announcement will be made before the shotgun start. 

Dinner Sponsor - $500
Company signage throughout dinner, in the awards program, and in all printed materials.

A completed sponsorship form, logo and payment must be received no later than July 12, 2019. Company logos must be emailed to Bobby Taylor at 

For more information or questions regarding sponsorship, call or email Bobby Taylor at 309-208-0701 or at 

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Register Today!

Registration deadline is Friday, July 12, 2019.

Start Date: 7/23/2019 End Date: 7/23/2019

Central Chapter Scholarship Awards Night

Event Location
Lariat Steakhouse, Peoria

More information available soon.

Start Date: 8/21/2019 End Date: 8/21/2019

Central Chapter General Membership Meeting

Event Location
Pere Marquette, Peoria

More information available soon.

Start Date: 9/19/2019 End Date: 9/19/2019

FCAI Membership Meeting

Event Location
Ditka's Restaurant, Oakbrook Terrace

More information available soon.

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