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Offline Rennhack

2008 ETCHPS Vendors' Dinner
« on: Nov 11, 2008, 06:33 »
The annual Vendors' Dinner Meeting is quickly approaching! 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at Rothchild's Catering at Baron's Place (formerly Ten-Mile Center), 8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville.   Numerous local and national vendors will be displaying their wares and services. The doors will open at 5:00 PM to allow visiting of the vendors' booths. Come and experience Christmas music, good fellowship, and great food. A cash bar will also be open. The holiday buffet will be served at 6:30 PM. Following dinner, the widely popular raffle will be held!

The vendors' meeting is the most well attended meeting of the year, so don't be one of the few who miss out on all the latest happenings with your society, the vendors' latest products, and discussion among colleagues.

Check the ETCHPS website http://www.hpschapters.org/etchps  for member registration forms.  Register and send payment early and receive a significant price break. If you pay on or before November 30, pay only $15.00 per person for member and one guest, after November 30 pay $20.00 per person for member and one guest.  We are accepting electronic payment this year by PayPal just log into your PayPal account and send the money to etchps@yahoo.com and include your names in the notes. 

You may mail your early payment by check to the following address:

ETCHPS
Attn:  Vendor's Dinner
P.O. Box 7006
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-7006

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Re: 2008 ETCHPS Vendors' Dinner
« Reply #1 on: Dec 12, 2008, 08:09 »
Good Dinner.  Nukeworker in my opinion had the best booth. Rennhack was a good Emcee for the night!! The raffle was great and at the end of all the vendors prizes,  Rennhack Dug deep and raffled off a Nukeworker bobblehead as the last vendor prize. 

Other prizes were a lap top computer, numerous 50 and 100 dollar gift certificates,  I can not remember who had what, except for the Nukeworker bobblehead!!!!
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Re: 2008 ETCHPS Vendors' Dinner
« Reply #2 on: Dec 13, 2008, 12:19 »
December 9, 2008, ETCHPS Annaul Vendors Meeting, Rothchild Catering & Conference Center Knoxville

The East Tennessee Chapter of the Health Physics Society held its annual vendors meeting on Tuesday, December
9, 2008 at Rothchild Catering & Conference Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Approximately 170 ETCHPS
members, guests, and vendors were in attendance. Pre-registration numbers were 51 members, 30 guests, 65
vendor representatives. 11 members paid at the door. This gives a total of 157 attendees. A head count seemed
higher than this with somewhere between 8 and 9 people per table and a total of 20 tables. A raffle ticket count
from one vendor basket was 112. The reservation with Rothchild’s was for 150 attendees.
 
Michele Landis, Mark McHugh, and David McLaughlin operated the registration table, handed out raffle tickets,
accepted dues payments, and distributed 2009 election ballots.

Twenty-eight (28) vendors participated in the meeting.

Dinner was served at approximately 6:00 PM. The buffet style menu included:
• Baked Ham.
• Roasted Turkey
• Mixed Salad.
• Stuffing.
• Mashed Potatoes.
• Corn.
• Green Beans.
• Rolls.
• Assorted pies.

A string trio provided background music. After dinner (~7:00 PM) President Joe Alvarez welcomed the members
and guests, thanked the vendors, and introduced Mike Rennhack who served as the primary emcee. Mike cycled
through the vendor booths and the following door prizes were raffled.:

• NukeWorker.Com $50 Gift Card to Best Buys and bobble head figure
• Perkin Elmer Walmart/Sams Club Gift Card
• IcX Radiation 2 Gift Cards to Ruby Tuesday
• Paragon A Box of Callaway Golf Balls
• Bluegrass Concrete Cutters Gift Card to Appleby’s
• Kelly Government Solutions 2 Gift Cards to Parkside Grill
• Spectrum Technologies Gift Card to Red Lobster
• Protean Instruments Gift Card to Best Buys
• Unitech 2 HP-themed ties
• DEQ Technical Sales Coffee maker and emergency radio
• Mirion Technolgies/Global Dosimetry Grey Goose Vodka
• Bartlett 2 $100 Gift Cards to Best Buy
• Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board Gift Card to Appleby’s
• MHF Logistical A winter jacket
• Teledyne Brown Engineering 2 $25 Visa Gift Cards
• Landauer $125 Gift Card to Best Buys
• ORAU $25 Gift Card to Appleby’s and Olive Garden
• Millennium Services Gift Card to Home Depot
• Denuke 3 Gift Baskets
• Pulcir 2 remote controlled toy automobiles
• CHP Consultants 2 Aeropress coffee makers.
• Energy Solutions Gift Card to Best Buys
• Frham Safety Products Gift Card to Best Buys
• Dade Moeller Gift Cards to Outback and Olive Garden
• MGP Instruments 2 Gift Cards to Best Buys
• ORTEC $100 Visa Gift Card
• Philotechnics Gift Card to Best Buys
• Canberra Industries Gift Card to Home Depot

The following three door prizes provided by the East Tennessee Chapter of the Health Physics Society were raffled:
• Two $50 Gift Cards to Best Buys
• Grand Prize: Toshiba Laptop Computer

The grand prize was won by Merle Larson. A detailed list of other winners was not recorded, but some winners
included: Eric Abelquist, Joe Alarez, John Aperans, Jim Bogard, Roger Cloutier, Melissa Gunter, George Kerr,
Chris Millsaps, Myra Long, Laura Oxley, Members of the Redmond Family, Jim berger and his wife, Neil Kiely, and Richard Toohey.


The meeting ended around 8:30 PM.

Prepared by: David A. McLaughlin, ETCHPS Secretary

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Re: 2008 ETCHPS Vendors' Dinner
« Reply #3 on: Dec 11, 2009, 01:50 »
I had great sadness when I found out there was no Nukeworker booth at the 2009 ETCHPS vendors meeting.  I was hoping that my ticket would be pulled for the bobblehead. But alas it was not to be.  They did have one new booth that was good.  The Knoxville Rescue Mission which receives no goverment funds, but helps out  People with substance abuse problems, Feeds the homeless, takes care of mothers and children with no place to go.   I bet they had a thousand dollars in their basket  before the night was over.   The piano player they had was excellent and they went back to the draw from your own basket method for prizes.  All of these were improvements from last year!! This helped quell my sadness from my missed opportunity for a Nukeworker bobble head.

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Re: 2008 ETCHPS Vendors' Dinner
« Reply #4 on: Dec 16, 2009, 09:50 »
2009 ETCHPS Christmas Party.  Since I can not start a 2009 thread maybe a moderator can.  

Below are pictures from the party.

http://www.hpschapters.org/etchps/Program%20Meetings/Chapter%20Pictures/2009%20Vendors%20Meeting/2009%20Vendors%20Meeting.htm


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