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The board is excited to announce an upcoming opportunity for us to give back and say thank you! We have reserved tickets for an upcoming Normal CornBelters baseball game on Saturday, June 6th. Tickets are open to immediate family of chapter members and are free of charge. We have also secured a food voucher good for a free hotdog, bag of chips and drink with each ticket requested.
Please respond back to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with requests by May 15th so we can offer final numbers to the stadium. Again, this is open to immediate family of chapter members and there is no charge. We do have a limited number of tickets, but if demand is high we can request more.
Date: Saturday June 6th
Gates Open: 5:35pm
Game Time: 6:35pm
Regional Green Building Case Study
The Children's Discovery Museum (pictured below) was evaluated in a 2009 Regional Green Building Case Study. The Project Supporter was the Grand Victoria Foundation and Project Partners were the U.S. Green Building Council-
The photo below is courtesy of Tretter Glenn Home Match Team.
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On behalf of the Central Illinois Chapter of IFMA’s Board, I sincerely hope are all well in our transition to the warmer months ahead. With these months approaching I am sure everyone is gearing up for the challenges ahead of us. As past-
IFMA’s Knowledge Base Tab incorporates several avenues for self-
IFMA’s Publication Tab incorporates several online and interactive features. Please follow this link, to find several great online tools to advance our profession. To highlight one in particular, I have found the ‘Blog FMJ’ publication to be a great resource for the quick read that can connect us to other FM users in the comments feature.
I would also strongly encourage all to check out the Community Tab as well. The communities offered by IFMA range in background but offer a specialized community that are experts in their respective areas of FM. Please follow this link, (go to ‘find a group’ and select the ‘By Industry/Topic’ tab), to explore areas of expertise that can be joined outside of the local and national levels.
APRIL BENEFIT OF THE MONTH
This month's benefit is a white paper titled: The Value of Onsite Food Service. Brought to you by IFMA's Food Service & Restaurant Council and in cooperation with the Society for Food Service Management (SFM). The white paper is designed for every member to use in a variety of ways with an increased focus on health and wellness.
Last month's benefit, Risk Reduction Synergistic Strategies, was presented by IFMA's community of practice, Workplace Evolutionaries (WE). We presented the thought-
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PS Please read the announcement below regarding the CornBelters Baseball Game.
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