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Start Date: 9/19/2019 5:30 PM End Date: 9/19/2019 8:00 PM

FCAI Membership Meeting with Special Guest Kevin Butler

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Event Location
Ditka's Restaurant, Oakbrook Terrace

Special Guest Speaker:
1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl Champion - Kevin Butler

FCAI will be hosting their second membership meeting of the year on September 19, at Ditka’s Restaurant in Oakbrook Terrace. What better way to network with fellow contractors then over football, drinks, and food!

Our special guest speaker of the evening is Kevin Butler, Placekicker for the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl XX Champion team. It will be interesting to hear his story and his thoughts on last year’s Bears final playoff game field goal fiasco. Come with questions and bring your favorite memorabilia to have signed!

5:30 p.m.     Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m.     Dinner
7:00 p.m.     Association Business & Fund Reports
7:15 p.m.     Special Guest Speaker: Kevin Butler
8:00 p.m.     Adjourn

Ditka’s Restaurant
2 Mid America Plaza
Suite 100
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

More About Kevin Butler:
In his 11 seasons with the Bears, Butler became the team’s all-time leading scorer with 1,116 points, easily surpassing the old record of 750 points held by Walter Payton. Butler held that record until  2015 when it was broken by kicker Robbie Gould. Butler was part of the 1985 Chicago Bears team who won Super Bowl XX. He set a rookie scoring record with 144 points on 31 field goals and all of his 51 extra point attempts and kicking three field goals in the Super Bowl. 


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This is a free event, but your RSVP is still needed. Members please feel free to invite your employees and office staff.

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Start Date: 9/24/2019 5:30 PM End Date: 9/24/2019 8:00 PM

Central Chapter General Membership Meeting & Nomination Night

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Event Location
Hyatt Place, Normal

Special Guest Speaker: Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council Patrick Hoban

Don’t miss the Central Chapter General Membership Meeting & Nomination Night on Tuesday, September 24, at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Normal. 

The special guest speaker is new Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council President/CEO Patrick Hoban. He will be discussing the city’s current economic and construction climate. 

During this meeting, members will nominate and choose the recipients of the Community Care Program. If there is a charity you would like to see receive this donation, please nominate them at this meeting. Every year the Central Chapter gives away thousands of dollars to support local charities in both Peoria and Bloomington. All FCAI Contractors and Associate Members are encouraged to attend along with their staff.

5:30 p.m.   Cocktail Reception
6:15 p.m.   Dinner
7:15 p.m.   Association Business
Association News
Central Chapter Community Care Charity Nominations
7:45 p.m.   Special Guest Speaker: Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council CEO Patrick Hoban
8:00 p.m.   Adjourn

Hyatt Place
200 Broadway
Normal, IL 61761

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Contact Jami Fischer at or by phone at 309-634-1737. 
Please include the names and how many people will be attending.

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Start Date: 9/29/2019 End Date: 10/2/2019

Finishing Industry Solutions & Training (F.I.S.T.) Conference

Event Location
Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena

Finishing Industry Solutions & Training (F.I.S.T.) Conference

This year's F.I.S.T. Conference is co-hosted by FCAC and FCAI.  

Dates: September 29 - October 2, 2019
Place: Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena, IL 

Theme of this year's conference is: "Changing Lives: Past, Present, Future"

Contractors, you won’t want to miss this opportunity where Labor & Management come together for the first time at F.I.S.T. to identify Strategic Opportunities and develop Strategic Initiatives to ensure an Bright Future for our Industry. 

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This conference will provide attendees ample time to enjoy the many recreational and leisure activities Eagle Ridge Resort has to offer. There is a Golf Tournament scheduled for the afternoon of Monday, September 30, and scenic, historic Galena, IL is just six miles away. Spouses are welcome to attend. 

The F.I.S.T. Conference is FREE to FCAI Contractor Members.

Attendees are only responsible for their hotel room reservations.

Register by Wednesday, September 4th to secure the Conference Rate of $159.00 per night + tax for a private, one-bedroom condominium suite featuring a full-size kitchen, living room, bathroom, balcony and screen porch. This special conference rate will be offered September 28th through October 2nd. 

Registration is now closed. Contact FCAC for availability.

Start Date: 10/22/2019 End Date: 10/22/2019

Central Chapter Community Care Awards Night

Event Location
Jim's Steakhouse, Peoria

More information available soon.

Start Date: 10/25/2019 8:00 AM End Date: 10/25/2019 4:00 PM

Clay Target Shoot & Pistol Challenge

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Event Location
Coon Creek Hunt Club, Garden Prairie

Now Offering Morning & Afternoon Sessions!

Join FCAI for their Clay Target Shoot & Pistol Challenge on Friday, October 25! The event will take place at Coon Creek Hunt Club in Garden Prairie just west of Marengo. All members are invited and welcome to bring their employees, clients, and friends.

Clay target shooting (Trap, 5-Stand, and Duck Blind), a 4-stall 50 ft pistol range, and an archery range will be available. For the clay target and pistol events, instructors will accompany each group of shooters. For those “first-timers”, an instructor demonstration will be given on how to properly shoot a shotgun safely before the event begins. Gun rental and ammo is available and complimentary.

For those with shooting experience, please bring all necessary equipment including ear and eye protection. Please bring your own bow for archery. Bows or arrows will not be supplied.

For clay shooting, 12 or 20 gauge shotguns are recommended. No assault shotguns. Ammo allowed for clay shooting is 7 shot steel. For the pistol range, nothing larger than a 45mm is allowed. Jacketed bullets only. No rapid fire. If you do not have these items they will be supplied by the club.

You will be paired up in groups of five. When registering please include the names of the people you wish to be grouped with. Otherwise, we will randomly pair you with others.

FCAI Contractor Member - 2 FREE Admissions
Additional Guests - $25 each

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.        Check-in
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     Morning Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.       Lunch & Networking
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.       Afternoon Session
Afternoon Session Participants, please arrive at 12 p.m.

During each session:
  • Clay Target Shooting (Trap, 5-Stand, Duck Blind)
  • Pistol Range
  • Archery Range (if desired)
  • Drinks and snacks available in clubhouse
  • Alcoholic drinks available after each session 

Coon Creek Hunt Club
11050 Slough Road
Garden Prairie, IL 61038

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