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Mid Michigan: Annual Meeting May 29, 2014

On May 29, 2014, the Mid- Michigan Region will be holding their annual meeting at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University. The Executive Director of the State Bar of Michigan, Janet Welch, will be the keynote speaker.  This event will begin at 5:30 p.m.

A sit down dinner will be served. Please rsvp to Tish Vincent at tvinc1988@gmail.com or Torree Breen at tbreen@willinghamcote.com.  The ticket cost is $40 if you register and pay by May 5, 2014. After that time, the cost is $45.

Please send your payment to:  Torree Breen, 333 Albert Ave., Suite 500, East Lansing, MI 48823

Please also identify your meal choice:

* Pecan Crusted Chicken
* Grilled Skirt Steak
* Potato Gnocchi with Red Peppers
(Salad and dessert are included)


Spring Social Mixer

WLAM Mid-Michigan will be hosting a spring social mixer on
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at
Tavern on the Square in Lansing.
Hopefully the warm weather will have arrived! Tavern on the Square is
located at 206 S. Washington Sq. in Lansing.  All are welcome. There will be food, beverages, and plenty of
conversation. Please RSVP to Lindsay Dangl at ldangl@mbspclaw.com
if you are able to make it.  Look forward to seeing everyone there!

Sponsors v Mentors: How Sponsors Can Accelerate Careers!

Speaker:  Elizabeth Jolliffe

Location: Kelly's Downtown

Date: February 13, 2014

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Free to Members

$30.00 for Nonmembers

Free to all who joint the WLAM on the date of the event 

At this presentation, you will learn the differences between mentors and sponsors; understand why sponsors are such a hot topic; recognize who qualifies as a sponsors; and know how to develop sponsors or become one.

Please join us for a lively and interactive discussion with Elizabeth Jolliffe, Your Benchmark Coach.

Carlisle Collection Event October 10, 2013

The Mid-Michigan Region is hosting a Carlisle Collection Event on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   This event is presented by Marian Boulus and will be located at 1837 Blossom Lane, East Lansing, MI.

Space is limtied!  Please rsvp to Lori Herr at lori@heislerfamilylaw.com or (517) 908-3483 by October 1, 2013.

You can view the collection at www.carlislecollection.com.

Please see the attached announcement for more details.

Annual Stell Reception November 7, 2013

The Mid-Michigan Chapter has scheduled the Stell Reception for November 7, 2013, at
5:30 p.m., at Troppos in Lansing, Michigan.  Troppos has one of the best
rooms for parties and it is a nice time to catch up with attorneys and Judges
in our community. 

We are also seeking nominations for attorneys/Judges in the area that have
advanced women lawyers and/or have advanced women's rights within the
community.  Please send your nominations to me at tbreen@willinghamcote.com

We are also accepting applications for female students that would like to qualify
for the scholarship of $1,000.  Please refer them to Lori Herr at lori@heislerfamilylaw.com or by
phone at (517) 908-3438.

The charge for the reception is $45 per person if you RSVP before October 15,
2013.  If you RSVP after that time, it will be $55 per person.  
Please RSVP to Torree Breen at tbreen@willinghamcote.com or byphone (517) 324-1034.

We are also in need of firm sponsorship for this event.  We will be contacting several firms in the area, but we are asking the members to try to encourage your firm/organization to sponsor this event.  We did not make enough money at the door last year to pay for the reception and
scholarship.  Please members, please ask your firm to sponsor at least $50 to this good cause.