Milwaukee October Chapter Meeting
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RETA meetings are held every 2nd Thursday of the month from September to May. Most meetings are held at Cabela’s in Richfield (see attached map) with several being held at other locations.

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:30 pm Board Meeting, 5:00 pm Chapter Meeting
Where: Cabela's
1 Cabela Way
Richfield, Wisconsin  53076
United States
Contact: Joe Zinkel

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Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association

Milwaukee Chapter

Monthly meeting notice and agenda



President:  Joe Zinkel (920-286-1015)

                Administrative assistant: Don Roberson (414-486-2642)


When:  Thursday, October 13th 2016 @ 5:00 pm


Where: Cabela’s, One Cabela’s Way, Richfield, WI  53076


Board meeting:  Meeting from 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Education:  Book review upon request of RETA members     

·         Books are available at $50.00 per book for RETA members paying out of pocket            

·         Regular prices are over $100.00 per book so take advantage of this generous offer

·         The Milwaukee chapter of RETA covers the rest


Discussion topics: Northern meeting locations, tour ideas, guest speaker ideas.  Scholarships or grants from RETA chapter.


            Dinner:  RETA members, please pay $5.00 cash to the treasurer.  RETA will pick up the rest.

 Guest speaker’s meal taken care of by RETA


Guest Speaker:   Brian Frea of Summit Refrigeration

Topic:  Pump sizing & selection


Upcoming events/guest speaker:

·         Nov. 10th, Dave Schaefer (Bassett Mechanical) Stainless Steel in ammonia systems.

Note:   Nov. 10th meeting at Roadside Restaurant in Plymouth, WI.

·         Nov. 10th, send out Christmas vendor letter to prepare for Dec. 8th gathering.

·         Dec. 8th meeting.  Christmas gathering, catered food & opportunity drawings.


Importance of joining RETA

·         Attending monthly RETA meetings may fulfill your company P.S.M.  education.   

·         Gain PDH (personal development hours) to retain RETA certifications.

·         Meetings held on the second Thursday of each month.


*Education                          *Efficiency                        *Development

Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association
Toll Free: 844.801.3711 · Phone: 541.497.2955 · Fax: 541.497.2966
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