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West Michigan Shores - Society for Technical Communication (WMS-STC)

Please contact us if you have feedback or ideas about how our chapter can better serve its members and other technical communicators. We're always looking for good ideas and more participation.
 
We are going to try a new thing this year, Meetups! We'll meet at a bar/restaurant, no charge for the meetup, just pay your own tab and participate in some interesting conversations.
 
~~Awards Banquet April 1st ~~
Tuesday, April 1 @ Bridgewater Place 333 Bridge St, Grand Rapids, Mich. (2nd Floor Banquet Room near the escalators)
Come take a look at the award winning work from the last chapter-level STC Summit Awards. Enjoy great company and conversation and a nice dinner with a beautiful view of the Grand River. Please RSVP by emailing timothy.slager@dematic.com and indicate your entree choice (chicken, beef, or vegetarian). Cash bar will be available. The banquet will be free for all attendees, but you must RSVP by noon March 28th.
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Nibble, drink, network, look at the competition entries
General announcements at 6:45 pm
Dinner at 7:00
Awards presented approx 7:30
Q&A and wrap up
 
 
WMS-STC Chapter Meetings for 2013-2014
 
Meeting #1 Season Kick off! 
Thursday, September 19
We discussed ideas for the year's chapter activities (we want to hear your ideas and interests), the STC Summit Awards, and our chapter's plans for a competition. Great meeting! Thanks to all who attended.
  
 
Meetup! 
Thursday, November 7 at 5:30 pm in Grand Rapids
Create an account at meetup.com (free) and search for the group "Professional and Technical Writers" - that's us! There is no cost to attend the Meetups, but you must RSVP via the meetup.com site so we know who is attending.
 
Meetup!
Wednesday, December 11 at 5:30 pm in Grand Rapids
Create an account at meetup.com (free) and search for the group "Professional and Technical Writers" - that's us! There is no cost to attend the Meetups, but you must RSVP via the meetup.com site so we know who is attending.
 
Meetup!
Thursday, January 16 at 5:30 pm in Grand Rapids
Create an account at meetup.com (free) and search for the group "Professional and Technical Writers" - that's us! There is no cost to attend the Meetups, but you must RSVP via the meetup.com site so we know who is attending.
 
Meetup!
Thursday, February 13 at 5:30 pm in Grand Rapids
Create an account at meetup.com (free) and search for the group "Professional and Technical Writers" - that's us! There is no cost to attend the Meetups, but you must RSVP via the meetup.com site so we know who is attending.

 
Meeting #2 
Thursday, March 13 @ Dematic's "500 Building" (500 Plymouth Ave, NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 down the flag-lined entrance on the east side of Plymouth)
This meeting will go back to basics and discuss topics from "Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing" by Grammar Girl Mignon Fogarty. 
 
Meetup!
Thursday, March 20 at 5:30 pm in Grand Rapids
Create an account at meetup.com (free) and search for the group "Professional and Technical Writers" - that's us! There is no cost to attend the Meetups, but you must RSVP via the meetup.com site so we know who is attending.
 
Meeting #3 (Awards Banquet)
Tuesday, April 1 @ Bridgewater Place in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Come take a look at the award winning work from the last chapter-level STC Summit Awards. Enjoy great company and conversation and a nice dinner with a beautiful view of the Grand River. Please RSVP by emailing timothy.slager@dematic.com and indicate your entree choice (chicken, beef, or vegetarian). A full meal will be served and a cash bar available. The banquet will be free for all attendees, but you must RSVP by March 28th.
 
 
Meetup!
Tentative April or May, Location TBD
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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