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December 2017 President’s Message & ChapterGram

by Chris Murphy, CPCU on December 1, 2017

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Happy December All! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Now the countdown to the holidays and New Year’s, and, for many of us, trying to use the last few days of vacation before we lose them!

Regardless, before you know it, it will be 2018.  This year has been great for our chapter and I have thoroughly enjoyed my term as President as well as serving various roles on the board over the last 8 years. There are so many people I would like to thank, but need to call out a few. First, Wade Sheeler, who I actually met in Denver while receiving my CPCU designation. He introduced me to National Leadership and then followed up at I-Day to introduce me to the local board and ask if I would serve. Thank you, Wade, for kick starting my CPCU service Journey! Everyone should be inspired to do the same as Wade and help get others involved.

To my fellow Board members, thank you for such a successful year. You keep this chapter strong with your dedication to CPCU and our local insurance industry. This is no easy job and you do it with energy and passion! [click to continue…]

Grinnell Sub-Chapter Celebrates 30 Years

by Chris Murphy, CPCU on November 5, 2017

The Grinnell Sub-Chapter celebrated its 30-year anniversary with an open house in September.  It was attended by many current members and retirees.  

Grinnell Sub-Chapter Donates $712 to Sully Fire Department

by Chris Murphy, CPCU on November 5, 2017

Each year, the Grinnell Sub-Chapter raises money to assist a local fire department. This year the Grinnell Sub-Chapter of the Iowa CPCU Society Chapter donated $712 to the Sully Volunteer Fire Department on October 27, 2017 to assist in purchasing a CPR mannequin. The money was raised by selling badges for a possibility of a day off through random draw.

From left to right: Tony Van Wyk (Sully Fire Department), Loren Vos (Secretary/Treasurer, Sully Fire Department), Christy Bellinger (Grinnell CPCU Sub-Chapter President), Suzie Arment (Grinnell Sub-Chapter Vice President) and Peg German (Grinnell Sub-Chapter Secretary/Treasurer)

November 2017 ChapterGram & President’s Message

October 26, 2017

Link to the ChapterGram Register for I-Day 2017 LAST CALL for tickets to the annual I-Day event on November 2 at the Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport. It is not too late to purchase your tickets and attend this year’s … Continue reading

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October 2017 President’s Message & ChapterGram

October 3, 2017

Link to the October ChapterGram Register for October Meeting Register for I-Day (November 2, Airport Holiday Inn) Happy Fall everyone! I hope you are enjoying this wonderful weather.  This would typically be the newsletter where we provide updates from the … Continue reading

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Iowa CPCU Chapter Represented at Big-I Convention

September 15, 2017

The Iowa CPCU Chapter was represented by Ted Lussem, CPCU – Chapter Industry Visibility Chair (left in photo) and Kevin Seward, CPCU, Chapter Governor at the September 13 Big-I Convention.  Ted and Kevin provided information to attendees interested in pursuing … Continue reading

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September 2017 President’s Message & ChapterGram

September 1, 2017

Link to the September ChapterGram Register for the September Meeting at Jasper Winery I hope you all had a wonderful summer! It is that time of year where we once again start congratulating our New Designees.  This year we had … Continue reading

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Grinnell Sub-chapter Celebrating 30 Years on Sept. 20

August 23, 2017

Our Grinnell Sub-chapter’s 30th anniversary celebration is scheduled for Wednesday, September 20 at Grinnell Mutual (4215 Highway 146, Grinnell, IA) from 11:30 to 1 PM. All Iowa CPCU members are welcome to attend. If interested, please RSVP to Peg German … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Iowa Chapter Past Presidents: Carl Grant and Dick Wissink

May 11, 2017

Two past Presidents of the Iowa Chapter recently passed away: Carl Grant, the 23rd President of the Iowa Chapter, passed away on April 8 of respiratory failure at home.  First employed in the insurance industry in 1954, he retired from … Continue reading

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