Illinois Equipment Distributors Annual Christmas Reception
WHEATON, IL More than 50 members and guests of the Illinois Equipment Distributors met to recognize and thank their outgoing Board of Directors for their service, welcome the new 2016 Board, and to celebrate the holidays at their annual Christmas Reception. The beautiful Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois, was the location for the event.
President Tom Smith welcomed all the attendees. He then acknowledged Hugh Goulding as Goulding is retiring as Executive Secretary of the IED. Goulding had been the Executive Secretary since 1982 and he will be missed. He was presented with a gift card and a round of appreciative applause.
Incoming IED President Adam Tschetter was then asked to take over the meeting. Tschetter thanked Smith for his service to the IED and presented him with a well-deserved President's Plaque for 2015.
The 2016 IED Board was then announced. Wally Savage will serve as Adam Tschetter's Vice President, Joe DePiano will be Treasurer, Tom Smith becomes 1st Year Director and Tom Novak is the new 2nd Year Director. Lisa Tschetter will become the new Executive Secretary.
Entertainment for the evening was provided by the Medinah Highlanders bag-pipe and drum band, and a delicious dinner and refreshments were enjoyed by all.