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AC Philly

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The chapter held a membership and networking
event lead by Marianne Noval at the Sub Zero and
Wolf Showroom at the Philadelphia Naval Yard.
Attendees enjoyed an evening of learning about
the latest and greatest from Sub-Zero and Wolf with
guided tours of the showroom, as well as the benefits
of becoming a member of NEWH. A presentation
by Francine Marz from the Culinary Arts Institute of
Montgomery County Community College called "Get
a Chef's Perspective in Kitchen Design" captivated
attendees with the do's and don'ts of commercial
kitchen design. Light refreshments and a business
card drawing for a Keurig Coffee Maker closed out
the night.

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1. Briana Marocco, Madison Art Consulting, and Chris Baker, Prime Design Architectural Millwork
2. Carole Roach, Barlow Tyrie Inc., and Francine Marz, Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County
Community College
3. Francine Marz, Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College; and Monica Joy
Moran, Nicole Marengo, and Briana Marocco, Madison Arts Consulting
4. The Sub-Zero and Wolf showroom
5. Attendees listen intently to the presentation

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In January, the chapter hosted an event for the students at Ryerson University's School of Interior Design. Members and
students spent the evening networking and learning about the scholarship opportunities available to them not only from the
chapter but from the international organization. Thank you to sponsors Levey Industries, Olympia Tile + Stone, and Furniture
by Asti.
February's gathering was at the Amsterdam Brew House on one of the coldest nights of the year for a tour of the
recently opened venue. Gordon Mackay of Mackay|Wong Strategic Design led tours through the restaurant and in-house
brewery. Thank you to sponsors tappatec inc and VanderVitt Products+Services.
Then in March, Grand Rapids Chair Company hosted an event at the St. James Cathedral Centre, which included an
interactive chair design contest. The winning design, by Rhian Cockram, will be manufactured and four chairs will be
presented to her.

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1. Rob Parish, Symmons; Casey Torch and Jessica
Nicholson, Ryerson; and Steve Robinson, Symmons 
2. Keith Houghton, Torlys, and Reena Nachanceno,
Ryerson
3. Savannah Robinson and Justine Schlosser, Ryerson
4. From Ryerson: Rocelyn Rivera, Erin McDermott (2013
scholarship winner), Mia Cardozza, Sally Pollock, and
Cherry Chen
5. Kimberley Sontowski, Stylus Contract; Susan Burnside,
BURNSIDE and ASSOCIATES design consultants INC;
Linda Simopoulos, Maddan Group; and Stephanie
Tristani, Mackay|Wong Strategic Design
6. Tara Witt, VanderVitt Products+Services, and Rocky
Vulpetti, Grand Rapids Chair Company 
7. Scott Pope, ViFloor Canada, and Priscilla Nesbitt, Best
Western International
8. Rhian Cockram, Best Western International, and Rocio
Trujillo, Eden Textile

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - Summer 2014

NEWH - Summer 2014
Contents
News
Who's Who
Sustainability
Conference Rounup
Scholarships
Q&A: Chris Tucker
Q&A: Karen Appert
Q&A: Stephanie Thompson
Product Know How
Have You seen?
On the Scene
On The Cover: Vaughan Benz’s Scott Vaughan and David Benz
Project: Warwick Suites, New York
Project: Chino Chinatown, Dallas
Save the Date
New Members
Partner Profiles
Chapter Highlights
Ad Index
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Contents
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Who's Who
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Sustainability
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Conference Rounup
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Scholarships
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Q&A: Chris Tucker
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Have You seen?
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Q&A: Stephanie Thompson
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Product Know How
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - On The Cover: Vaughan Benz’s Scott Vaughan and David Benz
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Project: Warwick Suites, New York
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Project: Chino Chinatown, Dallas
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Save the Date
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - New Members
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Partner Profiles
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NEWH - Summer 2014 - Chapter Highlights
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