Chapter Meeting Minutes
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Thursday, March 5 – PRSA Dinner (Peoria)
Friday, March 6 – Tour (Zeno Group and Walker Sands)
Tuesday, March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day social
Wednesday, March 18 – Mentor-mentee dinner
Saturday, March 21 – Regional Conference
Tuesday, March 24 – Real World D.C.
April 6-10 – COM Week
Thursday, April 9 – Career Institute
• Amy Bishop
• Senior Digital Strategist at DigitalRelevance
• PRSA National Board Member
• Skype session
• Industry information
Get Involved Interviews
Executive board members will only be available before Chapter at 7:30 p.m. on March 17 for the COM 178 Get Involved project. Executive board members will not be available during other times unless special accommodations are made in advance. Alternate arrangements will not be made after March 1.
COM Week 2015
COM Week 2015 is April 6–9 with 15 panels and six keynotes. This year’s theme is “Inspiring Innovation.” The Career Institute is from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 9 in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. Please email the account if you are interested in volunteering for the Career Institute.
Real World D.C.
Randy DeCleene, partner at kGlobal in the District of Columbia, is speaking at Chapter, Tuesday, March 24. kGLobal works with many political clients. He will focus on the public relations industry in the District.
The next tour is Friday, March 6 in Chicago. We are touring Zeno Group and Walker Sands. Your $10 deposit will be returned to you Friday morning to give to your driver for gas. Please bring cash for parking and money for lunch.
The Loop Chicago: DIVERGENT is Saturday, March 21 in Chicago and hosted by Columbia College Chicago and Loyola University Chicago. The cost is $45 and the deadline to register is March 9. There are less than 100 tickets left. For more information, visit theloopchicago.com. Please email the account when you sign up.
We are having a St. Patrick’s Day social at Chapter Tuesday, March 17. Don’t forget to wear green!
We are having a mentor-mentee dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 at the Pub II. Please RSVP on the Facebook group if you would like to attend.
Member of the Week
Congratulations to Alex Danko for being member of the week for consistent attendance and involvement with Gift of Hope.
Member of the Month
Congratulations to Mateo Aguirre for being member of the month for consistent attendance and work for development.
The Redbird Hockey team is looking for interns for the 2015-2016 season. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to James Wayne, coordinator of sport Clubs, at the Student Fitness Center, room 103 by Wednesday, April 1.
Heartland Community College is looking for an alumni and donor relations intern for the 2015-2016 school year. This internship is paid and the deadline is Wednesday, April 1. If you have any questions, ask Maggie Ziemann or Bridget Anders.
The MCstrong 5k is at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18. Volunteers, runners, and walkers are needed. If you are interested in volunteering, please ask Ali Seys for the form.
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Jessica Grzesiak - President