Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Spring Cleaning: Reminders, Updates, and Events

Greetings SRMers!  Here are a few upcoming events and deadlines relevant to you:
  • Applications for the SRM paid summer Internship Program are due this Friday, April 15.  Additional information and application instructions can be found on the SRM employment page.
  • It's time to start thinking about the 2012 Annual Meeting in Spokane, Washington!
    • Applications for symposia, special sessions, forums, and workshops are due by Saturday, May 7.  Click here for application information and forms.
    • Meeting room requests for the 2012 meeting are due by Wednesday, June1.  You must have your request in to the Spokane planning committee for your event to be included in the Annual Meeting program.  Click here for the room request form.
  • SRM is now on LinkedIn!  This is a SRM members-only group - sign in or sign up and start getting connected to other SRM members.
  • Calling all sections: help us keep the website updated and encourage participation in your section events by sending us your summer tour and fall meeting information at your earliest convenience.  Send meeting information to Ann Tanaka and Vicky Trujillo.
  • The SRM Board of Directors Washington DC fly-in is scheduled for May 2 - 5, 2011.  Stay tuned for details from their trip.
  • Join us for the SRM Action Update Call, this Thursday, April 14 at 11:00am MDT.  This is your opportunity to ask questions and find out the latest in the Society.  This call is open to anyone that would like to join.  Dial: 1-213-416-6650, Access Code: 012010#
In other news, this Saturday, April 16, marks the first ever SRM Office Beautification Day!  We will be hosting the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University range clubs onsite for an office overhaul.  Activities include planting, mulching, and general sprucing of the SRM office, not to mention an excellent opportunity for networking between clubs.  Many thanks to both range clubs for their participation and stay tuned for details and highlights.

Katelyn Schade (UW Range Club) and Robert Emanual (CSU Range Club) met with Jess Peterson and Aleta Rudeen to plan the SRM Office Beautification Day Projects last week
We're not kidding - we have our work cut out for us this weekend!  More before and after photos to come...

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