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									   45 th    annual
          WIM
family & consumer sciences
  career CONFERENCE

    FEBRUARY 12th -14th, 2009
     History
   1897 - 1st Home Economics student club
    formed
   1908 - American Home Economics
    Association established
   1921 - national student officers were
    organized
   1945 - regional provinces formed:
      Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan became
      Province VII
     ** first meeting held in Chicago
     History Continued

   1963 - Provinces were disbanded by AHEA;
    although Province VII continued meeting

   1973 - Annual “WIM Conference” *1st
    letter in each state from Province VII

   1970 & 1980 - Indiana and Missouri joined

   1994 - AHEA officially changed to AAFCS
          “The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences”
    hiSTORY cONTINUED


   2000 - Kansas joined
   2007 - Nebraska and Ohio joined
   87 participants attended WIM
    Conference, Feb ’07 (25 from NWMSU)
   99 participants attended WIM
    Conference, Feb ’08 (34 from NWMSU)
objectives
   To explore professional opportunities in the field of
    Family and Consumer Sciences, as well as
    networking and career relationships.

   To enhance personal development and leadership
    opportunities.

   To promote further interest in the development of
    Family and Consumer Sciences (or the equivalent)
    within member colleges, campuses, and in the
    community.

   To provide an exchange of ideas among students
    of Family and Consumer Sciences from different
    institutions of higher education
    On-Site Tours

Fashion
    - Chicago Historical Museum, “Chic Couture”
   - The Drake Boutiques     - Plein aire   - Intimacy of Chicago
Foods, Nutrition, Dietetics, Hospitality
   - Tru              - Flatwater         - Blu Plate Chicago
   - Northwestern Memorial – Wellness Institute
Human Services
   - Children’s Advocacy Center   -   The Lighthouse, Blind Center
   - Easter Seals Autism school   -   Rush Univ., Bowman Center
   - Peace Corps                  -   Cook Co. – Stroger Hospital
   -VITAS Hospice                 -   The Children’s Room
Interior Design and Housing
    - Green Design Center of Chicago     - OWP/P Associates
    - Harrington College of Design       - VOA Associates
    - Ludwig Home Furnishings
Variety
   - Burberry        - National Cattleman’s Beef Association
   - Hilton Hotel   - Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows
                   Group picture
Foods Tour Group   Palmer House
                                             Inside the
                                             “CTA el”


                                   Green Design Center
Peace
Corps
     Become a member of the
     wim Executive Board

   Seven (7) student officers (and their faculty advisors)
    are elected from the participating states:
      Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan,
       Missouri, Kansas, Ohio, & Nebraska

   Executive positions provide an excellent
    opportunity to:
      Expand leadership skills
      Networking with other professionals
      Interaction with other FCS students from other
       states in the same discipline
                 2008-09 wim officers




        President Dixie               Vice President             Secretary
           McGary                       Patty Macy          Meredith Thompson




  Treasurer                Social Chair       Delegate at Large        Publicity
Lauren Reveill            Bridget Taylor     Katie Muntzenberger       Alex Long
the palmer house   Chicago, IL




               Accommodations




 Lobby             Ballroom
                      Registration

For more information, contact:

    Dixie McGary, President, NWMSU               dixie@nwmissouri.edu
    Patty Macy, Vice President, Ball State       pjmacy@bsu.edu
    Meredith Thompson, Secretary, NWMSU          S275001@nwmissouri.edu
    Lauren Raveill, Treasurer , NWMSU            S277374@nwmissouri.edu
    Alex Long, Publicity, Ashland University     along4@ashland.edu
    Bridget Taylor, Social, Ball State           bmtaylor@bsu.edu
    Katie Mutzenberger, Delegate at Large, EIU   kmuntzenberger@eidu.edu


    Interested??? Please check with a WIM officer from your school
      or your FCS Department faculty members!

      More information and updated registration forms
      are available at:
           http://www.eiu.edu/~wimconf
     How much will it cost?
   NOTE:    SAVE   $money$    -- register early!!



      Registration      $    60.00   (includes 1 day CTA pass during tour;
                                      $70 after 1/23/09)
      Gas/Parking            10.00   (car pooling to airport)
      Airline               156.50
      Food (8 meals@5.50)    44.00
      Palmer House           98.00   (total of 2 nights, 4 p/room)
      Transportation          7.00   (to and from airport)

Total Costs only $375.50 + entertainment, optional

** 3 days/2 nights, 1 full day on Study/Career Tour,
   Professional contacts/networking = PRICELESS!

								
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