IAHA Special Event

October 05, 2017 12:00 PM to October 06, 2017 12:00 PM
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Eastland Suite Hotel & Conference Center - Urbana
1907 N Cunningham Ave
Urbana, IL 61802



Please plan to attend "A Special Event" on Thursday, October 6th and Friday, October 6th in Urbana, at the Eastland Suites and Conference Center.



Thursday, October 5, 2017

Noon to 1:00pm – Lunch and Social time  ** Sponsored by AHRMA!

1:00pm to 2:00pm -  What if a natural disaster occurs in your county or city? How to prepare for a natural disaster.  John Dwyer, Coordinator, Champaign County EMA

2:00pm – 2:15pm - Break

2:15pm – 3:30pm – Working with public housing residents with mental health issues. How to address residents who are housekeeping hoarders?  Tasha Maaks– NAMI IL – Livingston, DeWitt, McLean Counties 

3:30pm to 3:45pm – Break

3:45pm to 5:00pm –  Author - Audrey Petty

Audrey Petty is a teacher, writer, poet and an author. She wrote the book: High Rise Stores: voices from Chicago Public Housing. This is her website if you would like to check it out:

Ms. Petty will give a short presentation about her book,  High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing

5:00pm to 6:00pm – Everyone is invited to meet in the lounge for a book signing with Ms. Petty – appetizers and one beverage included. Each attendee will receive a copy of Ms. Petty’s book.  Please ask her any questions you may have.

Dinner on your own

Friday, October 6, 2017

8:00am to 9:00am – Breakfast

9:00am to 10:30am – Please arrive on time – moderator and “Special Guests” long with audience participation encouraged.

10:30am – 10:45am – Break

10:45am – noon – Personal Financial Planning and Before and After Retirement, what investment options are available?  Levi Cutler, Cutler Financial Group 


Contact Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center at 217.367.8331 for your hotel reservation. Ask for the IAHA Block of Rooms a rate of $79 for a standard room or $89 for a double room. Reservations must be made by September 19, 2017. Rates are not guarenteed after that date.


$175.00 Member Fee

$175.00 Member Guest Fee


IAHA Special Event Agenda 2017


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