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Weekly Update: September 14, 2017

   We had a fabulous time at the NAHB BUILD PAC tailgate fundraiser prior to the Iowa vs. Iowa State football game.  Thanks Rich and Mary Fitch for putting it together and being such awesome hosts!  Great fellowship, food, drink, weather, etc. combined with a great game = awesome!
An Evening with Mike Rowe Basically Sold Out
As of yesterday, we were down to five tables left out of 150!  It’s such an overwhelming turnout – exceeding all expectations.  If you did not secure your spot, even as an individual, we may be able to place you somewhere in the mix.  Email Jay Iverson if you want to make that happen.  It’s going to be quite an event September 28 from 4-8 p.m. – we have over 400 educators and students planning to attend!
Drink Sponsors Needed
We were careful not to make the Mike Rowe night a drinking event, but we recently decided to provide drink tickets to participants.  Our sponsorships for the event have been outstanding, but if your company would be interested in being a drink sponsor, email Jay Iverson.  There will be over 1,500 people in attendance and at $5.50+++ each, that will add up fast – but it’s important …
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Weekly Update: September 7, 2017

Mike Rowe Skilled Trades Event a Giant Deal!
We couldn’t be more excited about our Iowa Skilled Trades Event featuring Mike Rowe on September 8.  Here’s a little update:
Sponsorships – Over $150,000 Raised!
Currently our event partners are as follows Home Builders Association of Iowa, Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of Iowa, Master Builders of Iowa, Iowa Workforce Development, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Department of Education, Beisser Lumber, Whirlpool, Carpenter’s Union Local 106, McAninch, Pipefitters & Plumbers Local 125, Kirkwood Community College, Windsor Windows & Doors, Turner Construction & Pella Corp.
Table RSVP Updates: We have 115 table RSVPS
(1150 Seats Including Educator/Student RSVPs) with many contracts & payment coming in.  We are maxed out at 150.  Here’s how you can help out – a number of companies are purchasing tables for the educators and students!  They have no plans to attend, they just want to make sure as many educational influencers are taken care of since we’re not charging them to attend.
Educator & Student RSVP Update: We currently have 306 educator & student RSVPS.
As we stated in the marketing the first 200 are free based on 100 tables. We have the Iowa Events Center planning for over 1,500 people, so if we can get to …
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