Category Archives: Chapter Business

Register now for the 2019 Annual Meeting, and don’t miss out on the high-quality CE courses

Registration is open for the Midwest Chapter/MLA 2019 Annual Meeting. Join us in Milwaukee to Discover, Connect and Collaborate with your colleagues from around the Midwest. Conference highlights include a keynote address from MK Czerwiec, aka the Comic Nurse, a … Continue reading

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Proposal to Increase Membership Dues

The Midwest Chapter/MLA Executive Board is proposing a dues increase from $30 to $40 for Midwest Chapter/MLA membership.  The dues increase will be up for a vote by the chapter membership at the Annual Business Meeting to be held at … Continue reading

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The 2019 Midwest Chapter Fundraiser wants YOU!

What? Raise Scholarship Funds at the 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 4-7, 2019. Last year, YOU did an awesome job collaborating with the Fundraising Committee to raise funds for a good cause!   When and how did you … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations!

Midwest Chapter/MLA Elected Offices The Midwest Chapter/MLA Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking candidates to fill various elected positions in the association.  We invite you to nominate yourself or someone else for these very important board positions. Nominations can be … Continue reading

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Make an Impact! The Annual Meeting Special Committee Needs YOU!

Submitted by Clare Leibfarth and Bette Sydelko, Co-Chairs, Annual Meetings Special Committee  But Wait! What is the Annual Meetings Special Committee? Planning our chapter’s annual meetings involves many chapter members and is a lot of hard work! At any one time, … Continue reading

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Midwest MLA Fundraiser Initiative

Submitted by Edith Starbuck, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee The financial situation of the Midwest Chapter / MLA and reduction in scholarships/grants awarded prompted Clare Leibfarth to suggest trying a fundraiser during the 2016 conference.  As Chair of the Awards … Continue reading

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Midwest MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee Report

Submitted by Edith Starbuck (OH), Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee The 2015-2016 Awards and Scholarships Committee members included: Martha Airth-Kindree (WI), Jessica DeCaro (OH), Abigail Goben (IL), Nicole Theis-Mahon (MN), and Debra Werner (IL), President-Elect.  I want to thank them … Continue reading

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Chapter News: Results of Survey on Membership Dues

Results of Survey on Membership Dues: Regular Memberships Dues Increasing to $30 in 2015 Submitted by Liz Weinfurter, Immediate Past President At the Chapter Business Meeting in Bismarck on October 12th, the membership in attendance voted unanimously to approve a … Continue reading

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President’s Message

Submitted by Liz Fine Weinfurter, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2014 Greetings, Midwest Chapter! Somehow the summer has flown by, and fall is practically here. I know that for many of us, students are back and a new school year is in … Continue reading

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