Thursday, January 26
February 2012 - East Central District Update
The New Year is in full swing, and we have some great events ahead of us for 2012!
Welcome New NASW East Central District Members
I would like to welcome our newest NASW members to the East Central District! We are so pleased to have you in the association and a part of our district. Our new members are:
- Corinne Bend
- Samantha Pittman
- Kyle Kovski
- Hannah Mueller
- Julie Peoples
- Janice Derrickson
- Megan Wicklund
March 2012 is Social Work Month. The theme this year is Social Work Matters. A key message for this year’s celebration is that social workers are the safety net in a civil society. Let’s take time to celebrate our profession! Here are some great upcoming events to do just that—Save the dates below!
- Advocacy Day 2012: Advocacy Day 2012 is coming!!!! Please mark your calendar for Thursday, March 29, 2012 to attend! Go to the Advocacy Day page on our website for more info: http://www.naswil.org/advocacy/advocacy-day/.
- Social Work Day at ISU in Normal, IL, is set for Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Illinois State University’s Alumni Center. The theme for this year is Social Workers as First Responders to Trauma. Mark your calendar and register for this free event (there is an additional cost if you would like CEU’s) – more details will be coming soon!
- 2012 Board of Directors Election: This year’s elections will take place from April 2–30, 2012. Please get involved and cast your vote for the leadership you want in our state for NASW!