Freilich and Braithwaite Honored
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acquisitions. He has been a member of the Philadelphia Drug Exchange’s Board since 1973, serving as its President in 1996 and 1997 and continuing to today as a member of the Board of Directors Senior Council advisory group. Also, for those of you who have attended our Annual Business Meetings in November, John has had his hand in attracting each of the famous guest speakers.
Both Bill and John regaled the gathering with their personal remembrances of Jack Hart for whom the award is named.
This year’s dinner, our second at the venerable Union League, once again was a huge success attracting over 200 guests who enjoyed a night of excellent cuisine, enjoying old friends and making new acquaintances, and dancing to the music of Purple Reign. We will return to the Union League again in 2010.
2009 Delaware Valley Science Fair
Pictured are Bob Gettis, Jim Montich and Mark Eckhardt with ten of the DVSF winners
Ann Cooper* Amanda Zajac Rebecca Bauxbaum
City Gates Academy William Allen Middle School French International School of Philadelphia
Eric Goldstein Joanna Foos Jason Keller
Pennbrook Middle School Villa Joseph Marie Academy Pennbrook Middle School
Ariel Parker Matthew McBride Tara Jain
Friends Central Upper School McBride Homeschool Moravian Academy
Jamesa Hines Kushal Naik Matthew Warshauer
Girls High School Charter School of Wilmington High Technology High School
Alexis Lukach* Gowtham Muthmani Jeffrey Simons*
Mount Saint Joseph Academy Cherry Hill High School East Central High School
This year’s Delaware Valley Science Fair moved to the Oaks Convention Center. Representing the PDE were President Bob Gettis, Vice President, Mark Eckhardt, Secretary Mike DiFebbo and Administrative Manager Jim Montich.
They presented US Savings Bonds and PDE Awards certificates to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in grades 6- 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in the Medicine/Health field. The DVSF is another example of the PDE’s continuing commitment to the
promotion of careers in science in the Philadelphia area. Grades 6-8
3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place
Grade 9 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place Grade 10 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place Grade 11 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place Grade 12 3rd Place 2nd Place 1st Place
*Prior year winner
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ALTHEA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 11040 Roselle Street, San Diego CA 92121 (858) 882-0123 (858) 882-0133 (Fax) www.altheatech.com
Official Correspondent: Casey Zehnder, Marketing Event Coordinator
Key Product Line/Services: A leading provider of innovative technologies and services of pharmaceutical development, biologics manufacturing and fill finish.
CHESAPEAKE PHARMACEUTICAL & HEALTHCARE PACKAGING 325 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, NY 11801 (516) 277-8600 (718) 504-4927 (Fax) www.chesapeakecorp.com Official Correspondent: Shannon Ganong Darling, Account Executive
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DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY Abbott Road, Midland Michigan 48674 (989) 636-1000 www.dow.com
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INNOMARK PACKAGING SOLUTIONS 420 Distribution Circle, Fairfield Ohio, 45014
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KINAPSE, INC. 150 N. Radnor Chester Rd, Ste F-200, Radnor PA 19087
(610) 977-0043 (Fax)
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information, productivity analysis.
REXAM, INC. 1899 N. Wilkinson Way, Perrysburg Ohio 43551
Official Correspondent: John Muchorski, Manager Business Development Delegate: Wayne Rudolph, Director of Sales, North America Key Product Line/Services: Manufacturer of packaging components for the beverage, personal care, household chemical
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STRATA-Z CONSULTING LLC
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Official Correspondent: Stephen Zenuh, Consultant Key Product Line/Services: Consulting to the pharmaceutical and specialty chemical industries including business planning for strategy, objectives, actions and metrics; acquisitions and alliances for companies, businesses and products; global project management for CRM, MBO and coaching.