To raise funds to support the fellowship activities of the chapter at regular chapter meetings and social outings.


Committee chairman and members should be extroverted with broad industrial contacts.


  • Obtain file from the outgoing Committee Chairman.
  • Prepare tentative budget and submit to the Treasurer before the first Executive Committee meeting.
  • Establish Committee goals and operating procedures.
  • Solicit donations from area companies associated with metals and materials.  Make telephone and personal contacts prior to November 1.
    • Indicate that any donation above $25 represents an acknowledged sponsorship of a portion of the social hour.
    • Emphasize broad company name exposure at meetings and on meeting announcements - exposure to approximately 1200 members.
    • With an affirmative response, send a personal note thanking the company or individual in advance for sponsorship and also indicate to whom donation should be sent.
    • If indicated donation is not received one month after affirmative contact follow-up.
    • If no donation dollars are available this year, determine if moneys will be available during prospective contact's next fiscal year.
  • Submit a written report at all Executive Committee meetings reviewing Committee assets and expenditures.
  • Provide a list of Hospitality sponsors at least two months prior to the technical meeting to the Publications Committee for inclusion in hte newsletter and Web site.
  • Transfer any excess Hospitality funds into the Scholarship Trust Fund at the end of the Chapter year.
  • Prepare an annual report summarizing the year's activities  for submission to the Executive Committee at the annual  business meeting in June.
  • Transfer the complete Committee file to the incoming Committee Chairman.


  • Committee meeting expenses.
  • Mailing and phone expenses