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  • 12 Feb 2016 12:00 AM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    President Joe Linder has announced that the next board meeting will take place at Acorn Public Library in Oak Forest. Meeting time is from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 9. ‎

    The library's address is 15624 Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL 60452.

    All members are welcome to attend.

  • 07 Feb 2016 8:11 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    The 2016 board meetings schedule was discussed at the first board meeting of the year on Saturday, February 6th. Board meetings take place every two months. Some details still need to be confirmed. 

    Here is the schedule as it looks now:

    Saturday, April 9 - Acorn Public Library (Oak Forest), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Sunday, June 5 - Oak Park Public Library/time TBA

    Thursday, August 11 - Online, 7:00 p.m.

    Saturday, October 8 - Lombard Public Library/ time TBA

    Thursday, December 1 - Online, 7:00 p.m.

    updated 2/11/2016

  • 07 Feb 2016 8:07 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    At the first board meeting of the year on Saturday, February 6th, President Joe Linder confirmed the following people as committee chairs: Marsha Kopp, Exhibits; Donna Punz, Faceboook; Karen Krull, Membership; Linda Belice, Neighborhoods Program; Marsha Swetin, Newsletter; Heidi Adams, Outreach Co-chair; Michelle Donnelly, Outreach Co-chair and Socials Co-chair; Dawn Linder, Socials Co-chair; and Sarah Wegley, Website.

  • 07 Feb 2016 8:05 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    In the first board meeting of the year on Saturday, February 6th, the ALDA Chicago Board elected its officers: Joe Linder, President; Sarah Wegley, Vice President; Tom Garvey, Treasurer; and Marsha Swetin, President.

  • 31 Jan 2016 4:15 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)
    The Winter 2016 edition of ALDA Chicago Style is now posted to ALDA Chicago's website. You can view it and other editions at your leisure as long as you are a paid-up member of ALDA Chicago and have a login id and password to the site.

    To access, just enter your login id and password in the upper right-hand corner. The menu item titled ‘Members Only’ will appear on the left side at the bottom of the page, showing a sub-menu consisting of three entries:

    1. Ride Board

    2. ALDA Chicago Newsletters

    3. Photo Albums

    Clicking on the second entry (ALDA Chicago Newsletters) gives you access to a list of all published newsletter editions dating back to January-February 2011. Newly-published newsletters will be added to the site as each one becomes available. Select the edition you want to see and view/print it in color (photos and the like included) from wherever you are whenever you want.

    Information courtesy of Linda Belice.

  • 26 Jan 2016 4:46 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    ALDA Chicago President Joe Linder has announced the outcome of the 2016 election for Board of Directors. Michelle Donnelly, Marsha Swetin, and Sarah Wegley have been elected to serve. 

    At the next board meeting, officers of the board will be chosen. This meeting will take place Saturday, February 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lombard Public Library. All standing members are welcome to attend.

  • 20 Jan 2016 9:40 AM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    The next ALDA Chicago Board of Directors meeting will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Helen Plum Library in Lombard, IL. The meeting will convene in the downstairs conference room at 11:30 a.m.

    At this meeting, officers of the board will be chosen and future meeting dates will be decided. All ALDA Chicago members are welcome to attend.

  • 13 Dec 2015 9:46 AM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    A movie theater in Mount Prospect is showing Star Wars: the Force Awakens with open captions on Saturday, December 19 at 11:30 a.m. 

    The theater is AMC Randhurst 12 located at 200 Randhurst Village Drive, Mount Prospect. Admission price is $5.70.

  • 21 Oct 2015 1:14 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)
    The Fall 2015 edition of ALDA Chicago Style is now posted to the website. In addition to regular features like "Listening with Liz", we introduce you to Donna Punzio, one of our more active members, via the "In the Spotlight" feature.  This edition is also chock full of photos from our summer outings, the A-Z workshop and ALDAcon that you don't want to miss. Check it out in the Members only section. (Login to the website is required.)
  • 14 Oct 2015 12:44 PM | Sarah Wegley (Administrator)

    Hi everyone!  Marsha Swetin has started preparing the Fall edition of ALDA Chicago Style and is wondering if you have any articles, personal stories, news, items of interest or humor that you would like to share with fellow ALDAns.  If so, please email them to Marsha at 

    News item courtesy of Linda Belice.

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