The September meeting was attended by about 44 people via Zoom, 56 people had registered.
President Scott Vanderlin opened the first business meeting of the season by reminding everyone that this year is the 75th anniversary of CALL. The initial 75th anniversary celebration at the Columbia Yacht Club was well attended and there will be more activities throughout the year to memorialize the occasion.
Online meetings will continue throughout the year but CALL will also be meeting more in person this year to support professional social relationships and networking. The November meeting, to be held November 17, 2022, will be in person and members are encouraged to do what they can to attend. Continue reading September Business Meeting – Daniel Scanlan
Summer is flying by! Relive some of the most exciting things CALL has done this summer in the Summer 2022 CALL Bulletin issue.
We kick this issue off with Scott Vanderlin’s first Presidential Letter. Then, join in the celebration with Scott Vanderlin’s recap of CALL’s 75th anniversary party at the Columbia Yacht Club. Take a trip to Wrigley Field with Diane Rodriguez, past AALL president, in Mandy Lee’s writeup. Continue reading From the Editors
The CALL Bulletin has published the four 2021-22 issues up to the writing of this report (Issues 260-263); the Summer 2022 issue will be published in August 2022. The committee included Emily Barney (co-editor), Emily Byrne (co-editor), Matt Timko (co-editor), and Kelsey Shaw. Continue reading CALL Bulletin Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report
Welcome to (late) spring: warm weather (kind of), baseball (bad on both sides) and the Spring Bulletin (always great)!
In this issue we congratulate the incoming Board members, enjoy Jamie Sommer’s last message as President, and catch up on all of the great things the MLDC is doing.
As always reach out to the editors with any thoughts or concerns, and please enjoy the Spring 2022 issue of the Bulletin!
Happy February to everyone! Though with how cold it is outside, “Happy February” may seem like an oxy-moron. Luckily the Bulletin is here to warm your spirits. See and celebrate how active CALL has been during these wintery months!
President Jamie Sommer kicks off the 75th Anniversary of CALL as an organization, describing our history and previewing the yearlong celebration. Heidi Kuehl explains why these volatile times call for Adaptive Leadership. We say hello to new CALL member Julie Tedjeske Crane who introduces herself to CALL, and take a look at the nominees for the upcoming Executive Board elections. Finally, congratulate fellow CALL members who volunteered at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
We hope you enjoy hearing from your colleagues as much as we did, and use this time to celebrate all that CALL has done and will continue to do. But above all: STAY WARM! Take care.
Welcome to the Fall 2021 CALL Bulletin. As we enter what is often the busiest time of the year, we hope you have time to sit down this season and read the wonderful articles we have rounded up.
First, as always, the President’s message from current president, Jamie Sommer. Then follow the Community Service Committee and their Community Beach Cleanup organized to fight plastic pollution. Learn all about CALL Grant recipient Brittany Adams’ experience at Rare Books School (congratulate her, too.) Finally, to round it all out, we have our Board Meeting Minutes. Enjoy!
The CALL Bulletin has published three of the four 2020-21 issues up to the writing of this report (Issues 257-259) with the Summer issue to be published in the in late August 2021. The committee included Emily Barney (co-editor), Emily Byrne (co-editor), Matt Timko (co-editor), Debbie Ginsberg and Sarah Walangitan.
Continue reading CALL Bulletin Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
Greetings CALL Members!
We hope you’re staying cool over the last month of hot and humid temperatures. One thing that is always cool: the summer Bulletin, chalk full of reports from your fellow members on the great committee work and programs that have been going on. Continue reading From the Editors
Celebrate your fellow CALL members accomplishments. Please send any and all accolades, announcements, or position news to the co-editors of the Bulletin and to Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Chair of the Public Relations Committee. Continue reading Member News
In May, the Grants and Chapter Awards Committee announced the recipients of the 2020-2021 CALL Chapter Awards.
Please join us in congratulating the honorees!
The awards were presented (virtually) at the May Virtual Business Meeting. Award recipient profiles will be available in the Summer 2021 Issue.
Continue reading Congratulations to CALL Award Winners!