Illinois News: Illinois’ first family moves back into the Governor’s Mansion

NonProfit University Blog

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today was moving day for the first family as Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and first lady Diana Rauner took up residence at the Illinois Governor’s Mansion following a two-year renovation project.

CHICAGO | Illinois pension buyouts may not bring savings budget claims

NonProfit University Blog

CHICAGO — Illinois’ new state budget relies on more than $400 million in savings from a new pension buyout plan that finance experts caution is highly speculative and may not save as much money as lawmakers say. Business Chicago Illinois pension buyouts savings budget claims TodayNews

Illinois Lottery News – Unclaimed Jackpot Prizes of $100,000 or more

NonProfit University Blog

CHICAGO, IL – According to Illinois Lottery they have unclaimed prizes amounting to millions of dollars. Continue reading Illinois Lottery News – Unclaimed Jackpot Prizes of $100,000 or more at STL.News.

Illinois News: Grand Jury Indicts Earrious Moore on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges for Allegedly Stealing Vehicles at Gunpoint in Chicago

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading Illinois News: Grand Jury Indicts Earrious Moore on Federal Carjacking and Firearm Charges for Allegedly Stealing Vehicles at Gunpoint in Chicago at STL.News. General Chicago Department of Justice DOJ earrious moore Illinois illinois news indictment TodayNews

Missouri News: Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) breaks ground on the Mark Twain Transmission Project

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading Missouri News: Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) breaks ground on the Mark Twain Transmission Project at STL.News. The project will bolster the region’s energy reliability.

Illinois Retail Group Helps Members Recover Unclaimed Valuables

Associations Now

The Illinois Retail Merchants Association is working with the state’s treasurer to automate the process of recovering unclaimed valuables—a real perk for members who have a little cash unexpectedly hidden away.

Chicago, IL News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Introduces Plan To Expand Shelter Beds, Related Services For Victims Of Domestic Violence

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General Chicago chicago news expand shelters Homeless Illinois illinois news Mayor Rahm Emanuel TodayNewsCHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today at WINGS Metro announced a new plan to expand the City’s shelter bed capacity for victims of domestic violence by fifty percent.

Chicago News: Walgreens to Move Approximately 1,800 Positions to New Chicago Office

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General Chicago chicago jobs chicago news Illinois illinois news Jobs jobs in chicago old post office building TodayNews Walgreen'sWalgreens to Open Approximately 200,000 Square Foot Office in Chicago’s Old Post Office Building.

Chicago News: Mayor Emanuel Announces Company Selected to Build, Operate Chicago Express Service Between Downtown & O’Hare Airport

NonProfit University Blog

General Chicago chicago news express service illinois illinois news mayor emanuel o'hare international airport TodayNewsCHICAGO, IL – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced selection of The Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O’Hare International Airport.

Chicago News: Chicago Earns Gold Medal For Policies Improving Quality Of Life

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Chicago IL News: Mayor Emanuel, Fire Department Commissioner Santiago Graduate 32 New Paramedics

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Illinois Ruling Throws Wrench Into ‘Amazon Tax’ Dispute

Associations Now

Illinois’ highest court has struck down a state law intended to allow sales tax on e-commerce—the exact opposite of a New York state court’s decision on a similar law earlier this year. The reaction: PMA says the 2011 Illinois law devastated the industry in the state.

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces $25 Million Generated From Downtown Construction Projects To Support Neighborhood Economic Development

NonProfit University Blog

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Executive Connections: SLA's Illinois Chapter Invests in Members

Executive Connections

SLA’s Illinois Chapter Invests in Members. I cannot tell you how delighted I was to learn that the 2010 SLA Illinois Board of Directors has decided to offer up to 20 Early Bird registrations to the SLA 2010 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO to its members —on top of two student stipends of $1,000 each! Congratulations, SLA Illinois!  Listed below are links to weblogs that reference SLA’s Illinois Chapter Invests in Members : Comments. Executive Connections.

NEW YORK | MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

NonProfit University Blog

“The aerodynamic properties of the ball have changed, allowing it to carry farther,” said committee chairman Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

DES MOINES, Iowa | Former Deere factory manager in China loses court appeal

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Online Community Case Study: Illinois Park and Recreation Association's IPRA Online

SocialFish

One of my case studies is the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association, and I recently got a heads up from Dean Comber, Director of Operations at IPRA, with a press release on their new online community which they launched at the end of September. Here's a teaser for you. I've been conducting some interviews for case studies of associations using social media, which will appear as part of the Association Social Technologies Survey , which is coming out very soon.

Home Bay is Expanding to Arizona and Virginia, Continuing its Nationwide Growth

NonProfit University Blog

SAN DIEGO/June 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Home Bay, a technology-driven real estate company, is expanding to Arizona and Virginia, bringing its presence to eight states, including California, Colorado, Texas, Illinois , Georgia, and Florida.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill | Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

NonProfit University Blog

It says the five states where people were sickened are Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) AP) — Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.

A Busy Start to 2012

Moving through the Association World

Another organization I am very excited about is the Northern Illinois University Varsity Club. MASAE NIU Staffing Volunteers Work Associations Joseph Sapp Northern Illinois University Toastmasters volunteeringAfter a month it is beginning to look like 2012 is going to be extremely busy for me. The start of the year was also the start of my first time leading an organization as the lead staff person.

CHICAGO | Bluesman Eddy Clearwater dies of heart failure at age 83

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Alligator Records announced Clearwater, 83, died Friday in Skokie, Illinois. CHICAGO — Chicago bluesman Eddy Clearwater, lauded for his guitar playing and flamboyant showmanship, has died of heart failure.

WASHINGTON  | Trump: Pardoned conservative author’s conviction was ‘fishy’

NonProfit University Blog

” Trump pardoned Dinesh D’Souza, a conservative author and filmmaker, on Thursday and announced he’s thinking about clemency for Martha Stewart, former Illinois Gov.

False Claims Act Action Against Medicare Advantage Organization Moves Forward- Court Denies Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK, NY- A federal court in the Northern District of Illinois late on Thursday denied two motions to dismiss in United States of America ex rel.

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump pardons conservative commentator D’Souza

NonProfit University Blog

Trump says he’s also thinking about clemency for celebrity lifestyle guru Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s consideration of pardons and sentence commutations (all times local): 10 p.m.

Alberto begins to dissipate, leaving deaths, flooding behind

NonProfit University Blog

Since its Memorial Day landfall in the Florida Panhandle, Alberto’s heavy rains have been widespread, with flooding reported from Alabama through Tennessee, Kentucky, the Carolinas and even Illinois.

Conference Circuit: School Rules

Associations Now

The 2015 Joint Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and Illinois Association of School Business Officials is happening in Chicago this week. Rundown Attendees: 9,000. Panels: 100 plus. General Sessions: 3.

OXON HILL, Md. | Son of National Spelling Bee champ hopes to make history

NonProfit University Blog

Now a doctor in Illinois, Balu Nataranjan recalls that he won by spelling the word “milieu,” hardly tough enough for today’s competition. OXON HILL, Md.

OXON HILL, Md. | Only 1 in 10 will advance at National Spelling Bee

NonProfit University Blog

Now a doctor in Hinsdale, Illinois, Balu Nataranjan recalls that he won by spelling the word “milieu,” hardly tough enough for today’s competition. OXON HILL, Md. (AP)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatens dam failure

NonProfit University Blog

Flash flood watches were in effect for parts of several states from Alabama through Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, the Carolinas and Virginia and West Virginia. BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry to give address at Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle Wedding

NonProfit University Blog

Presiding Bishop Curry, from Chicago Illinois, will travel to Windsor to take part in the Service. Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have asked that The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, give the address at their wedding.

Lots of Changes - BlogClump

BlogClump

But, I traveled last weekend to see my beloved Wolverines get crushed by Illinois. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, October 10, 2008. Lots of Changes. I am so sorry I havent blogged in a while. 9 days between posts is a lot for me. Then this week I was out for 3 days for my final InfoComm trip which was to St. Louis and Nashville.

AARP Opens Tech Lab to Foster Innovation

Associations Now

AARP has teamed up with the University of Illinois to open a lab to develop new technologies to improve quality of life for the 50-plus population.

SANTA ANA, Calif | Convicted killer found guilty of 5 California murders

NonProfit University Blog

AP) — A convicted Illinois killer was found guilty Wednesday of the murders of five women in Southern California more than two decades ago. SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) Orange County jurors convicted Andrew Urdiales of five counts of murder with enhancements for attacking a volunteer usher after a college piano concert and picking up four prostitutes, driving them to remote or deserted areas, having sex with them and killing them.

Association Supply Chain Advocacy

Potomac Core

Recently, the Soft Drink Industry faced an onslaught of proposed Soda Taxes in Santa Fe , New Mexico and in Cook County , Illinois. Association Supply Chain Advocacy can be a game changer for members.

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Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to be an official strategic partner of the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois.

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WASHINGTON | Trump pardons favor the celeb-connected, conservative causes

NonProfit University Blog

” and announced he’s thinking about clemency for Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned a conservative commentator he claims “was treated very unfairly by our government!”

Could “Safe Phone Zones” Help Stop Distracted Driving?

Associations Now

The Governors Highway Safety Association has given a thumbs-up to plans by Illinois and other states to create designated zones for drivers to use their cellphones. Illinois isn’t the first state to try phone zones.

Study: Telecommuters May Work Harder to Prove They’re Not Gaming the System

Associations Now

A new study form the University of Illinois found that people who work remotely are likely to show more dedication to their organizations and coworkers to prove they are working just as hard as they would in the office. If you think all telecommuters are slacking off, think again.

Lincoln’s Tomb, Facing Tough Times, Buoyed by Association

Associations Now

The resting place of Abraham Lincoln, located in Illinois, may be the victim of budget cuts in coming years, but a volunteer association that helps manage the facility could help remove some of the burden. Illinois Gov.

Renting Your Seat at the Leadership Table

Idea Architects

1980-81 Executive Board, Illinois Association of Student Councils As a senior in high school, I have the tremendous honor of serving as the state president for the Illinois Association of Student Councils.