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Get ready for a night of fun for the whole family!!!

YES!  Tuesday JUNE 14, 2016, 7:00P.M. AT VICTORY FIELD!!

A night of fun with you IoPP friends with whomever you want to bring along.   ONLY $25 per person and INCLUDES $10 in Indian Bucks you can use for food or beverage!!!   Dave Giffel has tentatively reserved 50 seats in section 114 or 115 (visitors side) We will need an exact count by the last week in May so get your reservations in early. We will need you to pay Central Indiana Chapter IoPP with a check or via 

Please make your checks out to “Central Indiana Chapter ioPP” and mail to:

Wayne Funk
6493 CR 17
Garrett, IN 46738-9777


Please include your email and a phone number where you can be reached at with your reservation.

Please pay in advance prior to coming to the game.   Those who sign up will be sent a follow up email with instructions on parking and where to pick up your tickets at the park.



Great event and super turnout!


Central Indiana Chapter IoPP has been invited to the  Nelson Hall of Food Science to tour the facility and learn about aseptic packaging. 

Central Indiana Chapter IoPP has been invited to the

Nelson Hall of Food Science to tour the facility and learn about aseptic packaging.
  • Overview of the Principles of Aseptic Processing and Open Discussion.
  • Tour of Aseptic Packaging Lab will tie everything together. 
Commercial aseptic packaging was developed and perfected by

Dr. Phillip E. Nelson.  For his efforts, Dr. Nelson was awarded the World Food Prize, one of two prizes held by Purdue University scientists.   Dr. Steve Smith will be our host. 


DATE: Thursday August 20, 2015

TIME:  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Please arrive a few minutes early it may take a few minutes to find parking)


LOCATION:  Nelson (Phillip E.) Hall of Food Science (NLSN), 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907

1)  Metered areas are near the building on S. Russel or S. University streets . Meter Parking
 Public Parking in Grant Street Garage, 120 N. Grant Street, 

West Lafayette, IN 47907 Walking Map


Limited to the first Fifty (50) confirmed attendees.
Please RSVP or for more information please contact Dan Cunningham.


Contact:  Dan Cunningham
Email: LTCDAN@comcast.net 

The program will not include any confidential or proprietary information. No prior clearance of participants is required. 

Dinner will be held immediately after at a new restaurant, Town & Gown Bistro, 119 North River Road, West Lafayette, IN 47907.    


Victory Field 501 West Maryland Street  Indianapolis, IN 46225




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2012-2014 Central Indiana Chapter IoPP Board of Directors

President: Wayne Funk – WLF Packaging Enterprises, LLC
Vice President: Anthony Ahmed - MOCON, Inc.
Treasurer: Kerry Crossland, - Safeway Packaging
Secretary: Karen Burgess, CPP – General Motors Components Holding, LLC
Chairperson - Fundraising: Caesar Watkins, Caesar Packaging Corp.
Chairperson -  Webmaster: David Giffel, Klockner Pentaplast Of America
Chairperson - Stephen Andrasik
Chairperson - Membership: Joshua Hughes
Chairperson - Education and Certification: OPEN
Chairperson - Chapter of the Year: OPEN
Indiana State Advisor: Tricia Ann Rochyby
Immediate Past President of the  CIC IoPP: Matthew Moon
East Central Regional IoPP VP: Joe Briski



Central Indiana Chapter Institute of Packaging Professionals


If you have been on one our tours or went to the golf outing, you know what a good time we have.

Want to help in making the fun?  Then you may want to consider how you can get more involved.

We have a few openings that need to be filled.  Fun opportunities and friendship-building experiences await you,

Here is a list of CIC’s outstanding offices committees and what is involved with each:

Treasurer;   Our last treasurer did such a good job she got a new job opportunity in a warmer climate.  Seriously though, being responsible for the money of a group can only help your resume.  We don’t write many checks and is a relatively easy way to be involved.  Let is talk to you about it.          

Program;   Help organize and plan meetings and tours.   This is the fun social activity that is the heart of our networking activities.  Help is always needed.

Fundraising;   CIC’s main fundraiser is the golf outing.   What a blast we had at the last one!  Great fun outside and helps raise money for scholarships for our students at Indiana State.

Membership;  Attracting and recruiting members is also another way to expand your network connections.   Folks you associate with in your job usually folks you would like to associate with outside of work.

Education / Certification;  If learning more about packaging and/or helping others learn is more to your interest, then this could be your niche.   Helping fellow members obtain their Certifications as Packaging Technicians or Packaging Professionals is rewarding and a great service.

Chapter of the Year Basically a recordkeeping and reporting function.   Keep track of our goings on and report to national once a year.   Easy and could bring recognition to CIC just for telling our story of what we do.

Call myself or any other officer if you have any questions or, wish to get started.

Wayne E. Funk CPP
Vice President CIC IoPP
Chair Nominating Committee
Owner WLF Packaging Enterprises, LLC
(260)403-7217 [Cell – best]

wfunk@locl.net  or  wefunk73@gmail.com




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