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Dear Membership,

Happy New Year!  We had a great turn out for our November training with Matt Manglaris of Nederveld regarding HVAC Copper theft.

Our next meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 20, 2023. We will have Shahan Kapitanyan of Brand & Tapply LLC here to discuss “Slip and Fall Claims – Defending and Preventing Medical Build-up”

Register today via the website or thru email communication sent by the Chapter Board.

I want to extend congratulations to the following on the election/re-election during our November meeting;

Kim Beaudreau- Treasurer

Suzannah Kerr- Secretary

Jessica Dimas- Director

Seth Gelander- Director

December was membership renewal month. If you have not done so, please renew your international and local memberships today.

This is YOUR Chapter and you have an amazing and committed Board serving you. I know that you all will continue to support the Chapter as we move ahead in the coming years and continue to grow and serve our members.  Thanks to all of you for all that you have done and will continue to do. The Board asks that if you would like to recommend a training topic/speaker, please make your thoughts known to Chris Block, who is our Training Chair for the Chapter. His e-mail is

As a reminder, please mark your calendars for the meeting dates shown on the website so you are sure not to miss a meeting. Thanks to ALL who make this Chapter the success that it has been and for your support as we go forward. It is YOUR involvement that makes this Chapter what it is.

Have a great day!

As always,

Heather Horvath | IL-IASIU President

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