Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Thank you, volunteers!

Thanks to Jacquline, Semico, Jacquline, & Cheryl for volunteering this past Sunday at Chicago Books to Women in Prison!  Past volunteers include Cora, Margaret, Doreen, Regina, Elizabeth, Doneta, and Mechelline.

CBWP meets every Sunday at Beyondmedia Education, 4001 N. Ravenswood, from 2-5pm.  E-mail Margaret Konieczny or Cora Palmer if interested in attending a book packing session.

For more info, visit chicagobwp.org.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

August meeting

Join Chapter 317 at our August meeting for a special educational offering!

"Nuts and Bolts of 12 Lead EKG Interpretation for the Bedside Med-Surg Nurse”
Presented by Michelle Alexander, APN, ACNP-BC, DNP, CNS and Assistant Professor, RUMC & and Shirley Ambutas, APN, CCNS, MS, CNS, RUMC

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Armour Academic Facility @ Rush, 600 S. Paulina, Room 971-975

This program has been approved by Rush University College of Nursing through the Illinois Nurses Association, an accredited approver by ANCC, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Discounted Parking is available to guest attendees for $7.75. (Please confirm attendance.)  Please bring your parking ticket to be validated.  Enter Academic Facility on level 4 from the garage and follow the signs.

RSVP to Cora Palmer. Refreshments will be provided.  All members bringing a copy of their national membership card will receive a free gift.  2 lucky members will receive a gift basket!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Anniversary celebration @ Stroger

AMSN is on the move again! Join us at our July meeting for our 3-year anniversary celebration at Stroger! RSVP to Cheryl Eadie or Cora Palmer by 7/11/2011. Refreshments will be provided.  Remember to park on 1st and 2nd floors only and bring ticket to the meeting for validation.

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1800 W Polk, Room 4390

Guest speaker will be Joseph W. Shega, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, U of C.

*All members bringing a copy of their membership card will receive a free gift*

UBC Health Fair--volunteers needed!

Uptown Baptist Church's Women's Ministry is sponsoring a community health fair on Saturday, October 15th.  Uptown is located along Lake Michigan on the far North side of Chicago and is a diverse community of people from all walks of life.  AMSN has been invited to participate in the health fair by performing blood pressure screenings and distributing community health information.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location:  Uptown Baptist Church, 1011 W. Wilson Ave

Your RSVP is required to participate.  Please e-mail Margaret Konieczny, Community Outreach Coordinator, or Cora Palmer to sign up.  UBC is easily accessed by CTA buses #145, 148, & 78.  Remember to bring your stethoscope!