May 11th, 2016


Wednesday 11th, May 2016 
 Cedar Falls “Clarion Inn” Against the Grain Restaurant
(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

The Cedar Valley Makers Club

Topic: Mr. Neal Muzzy, Director of The Cedar Valley Makers, (CVM) will be speaking about his prosthetic arm project.   Five entrepreneurs have put together a nonprofit organization to create what could be a crucible for new product development in the Cedar Valley.   CVM proposes to pull together a metal shop, wood shop, electronics lab and 3-D printers in about 5,000 square feet of space on the third floor of the Cedar Valley TechWorks building in Waterloo.  "You pay a monthly membership, and then you have access to all this equipment”.

Speaker: Neal Muzzy is a mechanical designer working at Schoitz Engineering in Waterloo.  He has an AAS degree in CNC Machining and in Tool & Die Making from Hawkeye Comm. College.   He has been an active member of The Cedar Valley Makers since late 2013.   

Program Chair:   Mr. John Burnett

Meal:    Plated Dinner, Italian Stuffed Chicken with Basil Cream Sauce.

Price:               $18.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)  


Social period: 6:00 P.M. 

Dinner:            6:30 P.M. 

Location: “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls  Clarion Inn  5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations can be made 2 ways:

1. : (preferred)

2.      Cell Phone number (319-240-1218)

Please indicate if you are NOT having dinner with us when making a reservation.  Please also provide the names of any guests so that nametags can be ready for them.

Please make reservations by 3:00 PM, Monday 9 May 2016.    Guests are always welcome.   

Note: Checks to purchase meals from the Clarion Inn should be made out to “Clarion Inn.”

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting.   E-mail:  

Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”