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October 2017

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fall Conference

October 21, 2017 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
IIT Wheaton Campus, 201 E Loop Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
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$20

Join members of Illinois Woman's Press Association and the AAUW for a light breakfast and a morning of diverse educational content, featuring our Immediate Past President and Digital Marketing Chair, Becky Sarwate. As a demonstrator at the January 21, 2017 Chicago Women's March and a prolific writer around intersectional women's issues in media, politics and…

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March 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Guided Interior Tour

March 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
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In 1889, world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright completed the construction of a small two-story residence in Oak Park on the Western edges of Chicago. The building was the first over which Wright exerted complete artistic control. Designed as a home for his family, the Oak Park residence was a site of experimentation for the young…

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April 2018

IWPA and CWIP Networking & Membership Event at Pinot’s Palette

April 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pinot’s Palette, 2768 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, 60647
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$30 – $35

Join members of Illinois Woman's Press Association and Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP) for an unforgettable evening of networking, food, drink, fun and painting! Unwind with friends, colleagues and make new connections over pizza, snacks and your favorite beverage - while a local artist guides you through painting your own masterpiece. Your ticket to this…

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July 2018

6th Annual Summer Social with Chicago Writers Association

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Hidden Shamrock, 2723 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Free

Join members of Illinois Woman's Press Association and the CWA for the 6th Annual Summer Social! Enjoy free appetizers provided by Chicago Writers Association, a cash bar and networking with some of the city's finest communicators. We're pleased to welcome our special guest for the evening, Linda Gartz! Gartz is a six-time Emmy-award-honored television producer,…

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October 2018

Gold Coast Literary Walking Tour with the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newberry Library, 80 W Walton Street
Chicago, IL United States
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In its heyday, when debates raged in Bughouse Square and ideas bounced about the Dil Pickle Club, Chicago’sGold Coast featured a wide array of Newberry Library vibrant, joyous, and culturally significant literary spots. Even today, the Gold Coast is home to a variety of world class literary institutions, including the Poetry Foundation and Newberry Library.…

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November 2018

First Amendment Network (FAN): Communicating Effectively Through Disagreement

November 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bubbles Academy, 2184 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
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$5 – $10

In a highly divisive sociopolitical era, it's important to be able to communicate across ideological and cultural lines, This workshop, led by expert Nikki NiglWomen's Advocate. EmpowHERment Coach Nikki Nigl (rhymes with "eagle"), is focused on engaging those you disagree with in a professional manner that makes an impact. Complimentary refreshments will be provided (while…

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December 2018

IWPA’s 5th Annual Holiday Brunch

December 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fireside Restaurant, 5739 N Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Members of the Illinois Woman's Press Association and their guests are invited to IWPA's 5th Annual Holiday Brunch! IWPA will be treated to a first class food and service package including: Semi-private seating in the lower section of Fireside's cozy heated patio. Participation in a white elephant "regift" exchange. Be creative! A buffet menu that…

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March 2019

Winter Loop Tour

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Block 37 Mall by the Hot Tix Booth, 1 W Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
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$10 – $12

IWPA members, non-members and guests are invited to join us as we venture out into the Windy City to explore the Loop during the winter! We will spend half of the time outdoors looking up at skyscrapers and the other half will be spent inside exquisite public buildings and lobbies. Defined by the elevated train…

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April 2019

April Networking Event – Free & Open to the Public

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 4201 W Irving Park Rd #202
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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You know it, you love it and it's back by popular demand! The IWPA invites you to bring some business cards and a guest to our annual networking event. Are you a writer, journalist, photographer, graphic designer or any other type of creative looking for community? Are you in the full-time job or freelance market? Want…

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May 2019

78th Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest Awards Luncheon

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zia’s Lago Vista, 3819 N. Ashland
Chicago, IL 60613
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Communicators, friends and members of the public are welcome to join the Illinois Woman's Press Association for its 78th Annual Mate E Palmer Professional Communications Contest Award Luncheon. Enjoy a fabulous four-course meal at Zia's Lago Vista on Chicago's North Side as we honor: * Professional & High School Contest Winners * The Communicator of…

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