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The Voyage to the Moon: Small Steps & Giant Leaps

Posted by StarChapter on Jul. 18, 2019  0

Eighty very lucky people attended this fabulous presentation by Brooks Moore, former NASA Engineer, who was one of the only Americans to work alongside Dr. Werner Von Braun on the Saturn V Moon Rocket program in the 60s.

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Constitution Hall Park Tour

Posted by StarChapter on May. 16, 2019  0

We had 47 attendees tour the newly renovated Constitution Hall Park after a wonderful lunch at the EarlyWorks Museum. We were very privileged to have Sally Warden, Executive Director of Alabama's Bicentennial for Madison County, speak to the...

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Flying the Shuttle & Other Space Adventures

Posted by StarChapter on Mar. 28, 2019  0

We had 68 very lucky people attend our March 28th meeting at Redstone Gateway Conference Center on Rideout Road to hear the exciting and motivational presentation by former NASA astronaut and retired Brigadier General Robert L. Stewart. We...

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The Paul Propst Center Tour

Posted by StarChapter on Nov. 15, 2018  0

We had 62 members and guests attend the November 15th tour of The Paul Propst Center at 800 Hudson Way. This tour was generously sponsored by Brasfield & Gorrie! The Paul Propst Center expands the HudsonAlpha footprint with 100,000 additional square...

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North Alabama IFMA Chapter 2018 Expo

Posted by StarChapter on Sep. 20, 2018  0

Our chapter had 144 members, guests and vendors attend our 2018 Expo which was free to the public. All of the proceeds went toward the IFMA North Alabama Chapter Scholarship Fund. There were (14) $150.00 prizes (one given away every eight minutes) and...

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Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment Tour

Posted by StarChapter on Mar. 15, 2018  0

We had 49 members and guests attend our March 15 tour of the Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment facility on Seminole Drive in Huntsville. Lowe Mill is the largest privately owned arts facility in the United States. With a focus on visual arts, this huge...

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Annual Christmas Dinner

Posted by StarChapter on Dec. 7, 2017  0

Our chapter had 33 members and guests share an evening of delicious food and great fellowship as we celebrated our membership, past and present, in the North Alabama Chapter IFMA. We truly thank you for your chapter participation as a new member or...

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How to Sell Your Budget Needs to Upper Management

Posted by StarChapter on Sep. 21, 2017  0

We had an excellent meeting this month with 53 people in attendance on “Getting an A-Grade at the C-Level – How to Sell Your Budget Needs to Upper Management” at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. As facility professionals, we're good at reacting...

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Polaris Manufacturing Facility Tour

Posted by StarChapter on Apr. 20, 2017  0

We had a record breaking 73 attendees at our April 20th tour of the new Polaris manufacturing facility in Madison and they were not disappointed. Polaris announced plans to build a new production facility in Huntsville in January 2015 in order to...

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Republic Services Recycling Facility Tour

Posted by StarChapter on Feb. 16, 2017  0

A great thank you goes out to Republic Services Recycling Facility for the very informative tour they hosted on February 16. We had 41 in attendance where we listened to a discussion on the types of recycling products that they accept, how the...

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