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NL Election Results

The election results are in and congratulations to Vice President Becky Kirsenlor of Consolidated Management in Adams County, Wisconsin, and Vice President – Elect / Treasurer, Diane Burczyk of Wisconsin DOC. Becky and Diane will be serving under NL President, Roger Burczyk of Wisconsin DOC, and Secretary, Dixie White of Wood County, Wisconsin. Thank you to our Immediate Past President, Christine Berndt Miles, of Wisconsin DOC for her service as NL President over this past year, and thank you to Past President Sharon Joles of Wisconsin DOC for her service to Northern Lakes. Thank you to all who voted.


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Northern Lakes Welcomes Our New Sponsor

Welcome Plastocon! The Northern Lakes Chapter Members thank you for your support!

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Plastocon is the premier provider of Meal Delivery Systems to the Correctional Industry.

We provide insulated trays, stainless steel & aluminum carts and drying racks, plus small-wares and cutlery, all tested to perform in the correctional environment. Whether you choose our Super Max, Classic or Insulator Tray you are guaranteed years of trouble free service.Visit our website: www.plastoconinc.com and view our full offering or contact us at: 800-966-0103 for special pricing to ACFSA.


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Northern Lakes New Sponsor

The Northern Lakes Chapter would like to welcome our new sponsor KAJ Foods LLC

KAJ Foods offers a variety of sliced deli meats and whole log luncheon meat if you prefer to slice your own. KAJ Foods also has other great opportunity buys that will fit your budget.

For more information on products and prices you can call Kerry Jacobson at:

715-865-2382 or email kajfoods@gmail.com

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Northern Lakes Chapter Meeting


Northern Lakes will be having a chapter meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 10:00 am at the IFD Spring Buying Show located at:

Menards Conference Center

5150 Old Mill Plaza Eau Claire, WI 54703


Special thanks to IFD for providing a meeting space.


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Northern Lakes Chapter and Members to Receive Award in St. Louis

The results are in and Northern Lakes has been chosen for ACFSA Chapter of the Year and Becky Kirsenlohr has been selected as Operator of the Year, and Roger Burczyk has been selected as Employee of the Year. The Northern Lakes Board and Chapter Members will be present at the International Conference in St. Louis to receive the awards. It s not too late to register to attend so make your plans today and join your fellow NL Chapter Members in St. Louis.

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Congratulations Roger Burczyk!

Northern Lakes Member, Roger Burczyk was recognized on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the State Capital in Madison, Wisconsin, when he received the “Uniqueness” Salute Award from Secretary Edward Wall and the Executive Team of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Burczyk received the award for his creativity in cost saving measures and problem solving skills on the job at Milwaukee Women’s Correctional. The Members of ACFSA are very proud of Roger for his accomplishments and his dedication to our profession of Correctional Food Service. Congratulations Roger!!

ASFSA Past President and Northern Lakes Member To Be Honored By FER


 -Press Release-

Philip Atkinson

Awarded Foodservice Equipment Reports

2015 Industry Service Award

Philip Atkinson, Food Service/Laundry Programs Manager, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, Minneapolis, has been selected as the winner of the Industry Service Award sponsored by Foodservice Equipment Reports magazine in the foodservice equipment and supplies Operator category.

This award was created by FER in 2005 to honor those who have made substantial contributions not just to their firms and associations, but to the equipment and supplies industry as a whole. Atkinson’s dedication of time, energy and intelligence to this business has made a significant impact and we believe his example will help inspire others,” said FER Publisher Robin Ashton, in announcing the award.

The editors and staff at FER made this selection with input from many in the industry, including members of FER’s Awards Selection Advisory Boards made up of leading E&S manufacturers.

Atkinson will be honored at FER‘s Industry Awards Dinner, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. He also will be profiled in the magazine in February 2015 along with Industry Service Award winners from other foodservice industry segments and operations.

“We congratulate Phil on receiving this well-deserved expression of esteem from his peers and from all of us at FER,” Ashton said.

For further information on the award, the selection process and a list of past winners of the Industry Service Award, contact Robin Ashton at 847-910-5163 at rashton@fermag.com.