Where’s VMA?

October 6, 2015

(In the spirit of where’s Waldo, We will keep you posted on the fifteen activities planned for October Manufacturing Month activities.  Look forward to the “where’s VMA?” sitings.

 This is going to be the month we build our Manufacturing Champions Team!)

DeLand High School  7:00 AM – 2:00 PM:  Introduction to Manufacturing presentations to high school seniors.  Patrick Harkness, Sparton, will do a show and tell of the area manufacturers with ice breakers, videos, and most importantly, tell his story about his passion for manufacturing.  We will pass out our new “Hands On Careers in Manufacturing” t-shirts and our new brochures.

Spruce Creek High School Academy of Information Technology and Robotics  Noon – 3:00PM:  Paula Heiret, Command Medical will teach Lean 6S to the Juniors and organize the area where they will build the First Robotics robot in January.  She and her team will be there every Tuesday during Manufacturing Month!

Awards Evaluation Team will be interviewing one of the Manufacturer of the Year contestants.  Who will be this year’s winner?

Mark Your Calendar for Activities Open to All:

October 27  VMA Pine Ridge HS Advanced Manufacturing Academy Ribbon Cutting 9:00-9:30 AM  926 Howland Blvd, Deltona, FL 32738. For more information call VMA at 386.673.0505.

October 27   Galaxy Middle School 3D Printer Ribbon Cutting, 11:00 AM,  2400 Eustace Ave, Deltona, FL 32725.

November 12   VMA CEO Leadership Series Speaker, Huw Bower, president, Boston Whaler

LPGA, 1000 Champion Blvd., Daytona Beach.  Dinner meeting 5:30 – 8:00 PM   Networking 5:30, Dinner Served  6:15.  Cost: $30.00.   RSVP to 386.673.0505 or VMAonline.com.

November 13   Conducting the Internal Workplace Investigation, Speaker: Wendy Evans, Lockheed Martin, Senior Corporate Investigator 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Lunch Included, Daytona State College, 3000 Bergengren Hall, Bldg. 110, Room 249, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Price: $195.00 (lunch, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks provided) To Register:  Contact Joanne at 386.506.4224 or [email protected].  DSC accepts checks, credit cards (MasterCard, VISA), purchase orders or company billing.  (please tell Joanne you are a VMA member) This program is brought to you in partnership with the Daytona State College’s Center for Business and Industry and the VMA.

December 4  35th Anniversary Awards Banquet at Plaza Resort and Spa.  5:30-9:00 PM.