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Military Appreciation - Saluting Those Who Serve

    October 30, 2017
    You're invited to the Heart of Illinois HR Council's 
    Service Member Appreciation Day Lunch & Program
    Titled "Crisis Leadership"
    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at the Par-A-Dice Casio & Hotel
    10:45 am - 3:30 pm
    Join us for lunch/program titled “Crisis Leadership and hear from the nationally renowned speaker and author of “24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker – 9/11/01 – The White House.” Retired Lt. Colonel Robert Darling will talk about his experience on 9/11/01 inside the White House bunker where he worked alongside Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice.

    We will also hear from Chuck Banks - Founder of High-Stakes Logistics - who will talk to us about how well the CIA works with the military on our Country's most sensitive missions.
    Veterans/Active Services Members and your Families

    In addition to the lunch/program—we invite you to participate in our Resource and Job Fair. Representatives from various agencies and employers will be attending to answer
    questions and distribute information, member of the Heart of Illinois HR Council will offer resume review and mock interviewing sessions, and much, much more!

    Lt. Colonel Darling was a Cobra Attack Helicop-ter Pilot, a Marine Helicopter Squadron One Presidential Pilot for President Bill Clinton, and White House Airlift Operations during the attack on America on 9/11/01 and stood shoulder-to- shoulder with America’s highest leaders as they made unprecedented crisis leadership decisions on behalf of all Americans.
    Chuck Banks retired from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 2012 after 33 years - 10 as a senior executive - leading government and military organizations, supporting international operations, and providing executive level strategic planning.
    10:45 a.m. Registration/Networking
    11:15 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks/Lunch
    11:30 a.m. Program
    1:30 p.m. Resource/Job Fair
    3:30 p.m. Adjourn
    Ticket Options
    • Lunch and Program - $30 - General Attendees (HR Pros and Business Pros)
    • Sponsor a Service Member - $30 - Register and Pay for a Service Member to attend as your guest
    • Donation - Submit a donation to cover the cost of lunch for Service Member (s). Fee is $30 per ticket. A donation of $120 will cover the cost of 4 Service Members. Tickets will be distributed by members of the Heart of Illinois HR Council as registrations are re-ceived.
    • Sponsors -Event Sponsorships available. Contact a member of the Heart of Illinois HR Council HERE for more information.
    Our goal is to invite Service Members to attend program for Free!
    Help us reach that goal and donate today!
    For more information and to register, please visit our Ticket Page or email us today!