NEXT CRCA MEMBERSHIP EVENT
2013 CRCA Event Calendar
- March 12th - Membership Meeting, Maggiano's Naperville
- May 14th - Membership Dinner, Maggiano's Oak Brook
- July 11th - Golf Outing, Silver Lake Country Club
- August 10th - Kane County Cougars, Geneva
- September 10th - Membership Meeting, TBD
- November 12th - Membership Meeting, Maggiano's Oak Brook
- December 6th - Annual Awards Dinner, TBD
- January 23-24th - 31st CRCA Trade Show & Seminars, Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace
May 14, 2013 Membership Meeting & Scholarship Dinner
Maggiano's, Oak Brook
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March 12, 2013 Membership Meeting
"Solutions for Reducing Workman's Comp Costs"
(Note: Each CRCA Member firm is entitled to one free attendee; additional attendees are $40)
Membership Meetings are held four times per year and feature
time for relationship building / networking, lunch, plus
industry leading speakers. Of the four membership meetings, one is the 'CRCA Scholarship Dinner'.
Past CRCA Membership Meeting Luncheon topics are usually assigned to Committees to recruit and provide a speaker. Topics include:
CRCA has had several attorneys speak at the Membership Luncheons. Marjorie Newman, Esq., discussed lien rights of contractors in relation to bankers. Risk management presentations focusing on contracts have been well recieved. Leading Construction
Attorney Stanley Sklar, Esq. has also presented to the group.
Roofing & Energy Codes – CRCA has had the CIty of Chicago and State of Illinois speak to the association about energy codes as they are adpated and used by the construction industry.
Insulation Availability Issues – CRCA asked
the Insulation Industry to present what the current
situation is, why and how it occurred, plus an outlook
to the future. CRCA announced its position
paper on this important topic at this Membership Meeting.
CRCA Members heard about HB 805, a bill that could
affect workers compensation issues for all employers
at the membership meeting. Jim Clune, Esq., Garafolo,
Schreiber, Hart & Storm enlightened the group
what the bill is, and how it could affect the contracting
industry in Illinois.
Interesting & Fun – CRCA Members have heard from NASA Astronauts, a Mentalist, Chicago Bears personalities, a former NFL Umpire, NBC5 President Larry Wert, Entreprenuer Cherryl Thomas and more.
CRCA Membership Meeting speakers have come to us from
our own CRCA Membership, NRCA, MRCA, General Contractor
and Architectural Associations, plus many other groups.
CRCA Membership Meetings have been an industry tradition
and learning ground for CRCA Members since the inception
of the Association in the 1870’s.
Come to a CRCA Membership Luncheon Meeting or the CRCA Scholarship Dinner and find out what
generations have been taking advantage of for over 100
2011 Scholarship Recipients
CRCA Speaker, Cherryl Thomas, (Ardmore Associates) with the 2011 Scholarship Recipients
2010 Membership Meeting and CRCA Scholarship Dinner
Becky and Rolf Snobeck (Anthony Roofing) with Astronaut Dan Tani
at the May 2010 Membership Meeting and CRCA Scholarship Dinner
2009 CRCA Membership Luncheon
L to R: Brad Schmitt, Marguerite Dixon (Sea Bright Insurance), Gary Eaton (Columbian Insurance),
and John Lanzendorf (CRCA Contracts & Insurance Chairmen)
2008 CRCA Membership Luncheon
Jack Jeffries (Lord Bissell & Brook) speaks to the Sept. 11, 2008
CRCA Membership Luncheon on Lien & Bond Rights and Warranties.
2006 CRCA Membership Luncheon
CRCA member Gary Eaton (Columbian Agency) discusses Insurance Industry Trends
at the November 2006 Luncheon Meeting
NRCA's Tom Shahanah presents Risk Management Approaches at the November 2006 Luncheon Meeting
CRCA's Safety Committee welcomes speaker Mike Connors, OSHA Region 5 Administrator (2nd from left)
Chuck Scislo (NRCA), Greg Spitzer (Legat Architects), Tom Bollnow (NRCA) and John Albrecht, (City of Chicago, Dept. of General Serv.) joined CRCA March 14, 2006 presenting on the LEED system and "Green" Building.
CRCA Contracts & Insurance Co-Chair John Lanzendorf joins CRCA Sept. 13 membership meeting speakers (left to right) Elmer Gonzales (Zurich Insurance), Mike Ahern (CNA Insurance), Bill Cahill (Weibel & Cahill) with Jim Petry, CRCA C&I Co-Chair.
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