Meeting Notice for the 44th Maintenance Guild Meeting in Johnstown, PA

Meeting Notice

The Maintenance Guild will hold their Forty-fourth meeting on March 5, and 6, 2018.

    The forty-fourth meeting of the Maintenance Guild will be held in Johnstown, Pennsylvania   with our host Plant being North American Hoganas. All attendees should plan to be in an all-day round table session on Monday with an evening hospitality mixer. The technical presentations and tour will be on Tuesday and the Golf outing may not happen due the time of year and weather. An alternative event maybe considered. Transportation for the Plant tour will be provided for the group.

Member dues need to be renewed and are still $25.00 per year. This meeting we will be electing a new vice president. The member dues need to be current to be considered a voting member per our corporate charter and only steel mill employees are voting members. Please consider becoming an officer with the Maintenance Guild.

We will be staying at the Holiday Inn Hotel located at 250 Market St., Johnstown, PA 15901. You can fly into Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) which is 86 miles to the hotel. The room rate for the Guild members will be $99.00 dollars per night plus a $5.00 per day parking fee. To make your reservations, individuals should call (800)-433-5663 or (814)-535-7777 ask for a room out of the "Maintenance Guild Meeting" block. You can also click Maintenance Guild Room Block  and use code MAI to reserve your room online. All reservations will be held after 6PM and guaranteed for late arrival only if accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed to a major credit card.

You need to make the meeting fee payments in advance. The cost for this meeting will be $350.00 (American). Registration and payment can now be made on our website or you can fax me a PO number at (330) 479-5061 and I will invoice you for the fees as long as we receive the funds prior to the meeting. This fee will cover the cost of meals, bus transportation, meeting rooms, and equipment.  The cutoff date for the block of room we have on hold is February 18, 2018 so make your reservations soon. After this date the rooms will go on a first come first served basis. There are few hotels close to this location so please make your travel arrangements as soon as possible.

Tuesday evening we will have a dinner with a guest speaker from North American Hoganas.

Due to projected weather forecasts we will not be golfing. We are currently looking at an alternative event and will communicate as soon as possible what that may be.  If you are interested in an alternative event please contact Mark Kropf at or call him at (330) 479-5060. After the event all members will be on their own for the rest of the weekend.

We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you in Johnstown, PA.