It was a great turn out Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, as nearly 250 people headed out to the Mob Museum for the Emerging Professionals Social.

Situated in a three-floor historical U.S. Post Office and Courthouse built in 1933, the Mob Museum is full of historical relics from the olden days of bootlegging and organized crime. Attendees were treated to food and drinks as they walked the halls of this one-of-a-kind museum.

Recognition awards were given out in the evening to the volunteers who helped with the Explosives Everyday! project, including: Jim Redyke, Roberto Folchi, Ron Gilbert, Mark Johnson, Amanda Mclean, Tassilo Baur, Richard O'Meara, Jim Daley, Jason Baird, Brian Gorsage, Mark Ganster, Kyle Perry, Jerry Wallace, Kristen Kolden, Jared Redyke, Chuck Dowding, Cathy Aimone-Martin, Joseph Meyers, Ralph Burnham, Kelly Ratliff, Kristie Bishop, Brian Lewis, Johan Gjodvad and Drew Martin. Alastair Torrance was recognized for his role as the series host, and Travis Davidsavor was recognized for his contribution as project lead and moderator for each episode.

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A big kudos goes out to Joseph Grant, who won the first-ever photo contest People’s Choice Award. Joseph’s picture was taken during the demolition of the 34-story, reinforced concrete Plaza Tower in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Enjoy your 18th Edition Blasters’ Handbook prize, Joseph!

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Congratulations to Hollie Jacob for taking home a free registration to the 49th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique by snapping the winning Best in Show shot. Her stunning picture was taken during the demolition of the Rugeley Power Station cooling towers.

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The health and safety of our attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers at our upcoming 48th Annual Conference on Blasting & Explosives Technique is of utmost importance to ISEE. We are committed to following the guidance of the CDC, state and local authorities, as well as the Las Vegas Paris Hotel. The link below will take you to the Health and Safety page of the conference web page, which contains the latest safety protocols we have initiated including what to expect while onsite, information for international attendees and more.

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Do you have a knack for photography and some great shots of a recent job you’d like to share? Take your camera on your next job site and upload your best pictures. Qualifying entries will be displayed through ISEE’s social media channels where anyone can vote.

Voting will be open to all. The Best of Show winner will receive a free registration to the 49th annual conference. Winners will be announced on social media.

The entry deadline has been extended to Dec. 31 Visit the photo contest page today to see all the categories and enter your pictures.

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