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Foundry in a Box – Lakeshore Museum Center

By on Jul 30, 2018 in Member News | 0 comments

Another great event at the Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon. During the kids week, the kids were able to go to Sturrus Technology Center to see the college’s foundry they have there. The kids learned a great deal about foundries. Thanks to all the members of West Michigan AFS for making this event a success for some many kids in the Muskegon...

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Honoring James W. Fox

By on Jul 23, 2018 in Member News | 0 comments

The current members of the AFS – West Michigan Chapter Board would like to acknowledge and honor the passing of one of our own, Jim Fox, who served as our President from 1979-80. Jim, his wife Annette, and his family; thank you for your service to our industry and our West Michigan Community. May you get some well deserved rest and...

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FIB for the Grant Cub Scout Pack #4136

By on Feb 6, 2018 in Member News | 0 comments

Jeff Cook and Andy Scherf did an Foundry In a Box for the Grant Cub Scout Pack #4136 Monday night. About 15 kids plus leaders and a few parents. One of the fathers had 27 years at Grand Rapids Castings and was extremely helpful with the demos. He helped us with the sand molding. The scouts had a high school mentor. We were excited to find out that he had been to student night last year. This was another successful Foundry in a Box and want to thank the Grand Cub Scout Pack #4136 for having...

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