*Erie ACS Holiday Party!*
Thursday, December 11
Festivities begin at 5:30 PM
The Plymouth Tavern
1109 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
It’s time to celebrate the holidays together and thank you for another successful year! Sample a variety of hot appetizers and enjoy a beverage of your choice with members of the ACS Erie Local Section. Friends and family are welcome!
This year's NCW event took place at the Millcreek Mall in Erie, Pennsylvania and was led by Dr. Matthew Heerboth (Gannon University) and Dr. Jason Bennett (Penn State Behrend). With over fifty volunteers collaborating from Penn State Behrend, Gannon University, Edinboro University, Collegiate Academy, and our local section, the event was once again a great way for the public to learn more about science and hear about the positive impact that chemistry has on our society. Check out coverage from our local media below.
Thank you to our NCW Coordinators and to all of the volunteers who came out to share the sweet side of chemistry with our community!
The Erie ACS is proud to offer a diverse and exciting lineup of programs for our membership in fall 2014. Please save the dates- we hope you will be able to attend many of these great events!
August 21 (Thursday)
Summer Kick-Off Picnic with Sigma Xi
Held at Glenwood Park (next to the Erie Zoo)
September 25 (Thursday)
Speaker Meeting with Dr. Michael Justik (Penn State Behrend)
Held at Penn State Behrend
October 7 (Tuesday)
Webinar-in-a-Box: Speaking Simply and Communicating Your Science
Held at Gannon University
November 13 (Thursday)
ACS Leadership Development Institute: "Developing Communication Strategies" Workshop
Held at Penn State Behrend-- seating will be limited
**Due to high demand from ACS, this event is postponed until Spring 2015**
December 11 (Thursday)
Erie ACS Holiday Party!
Held at The Plymouth Tavern in Downtown Erie
The Erie section officers recently approved a new incentive program aimed at increasing attendance at section meetings, named the Passport Program. Based on the success of our spring pilot program, the Passport Program is back for 2014-2015!
Here's how it works. Each section member may pick up a Passport book at any local section event and then have it stamped at every event they attend. Section members who attend at least four section events or volunteer activities this year, starting with our Summer Kick-Off Picnic, will be entered into a random drawing at our annual spring awards banquet. The lucky winner will receive a $50 gift card from Amazon.com. We hope you will be able to attend many Erie ACS events this year!
We are happy to announce that the ACS Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B) completed certifying our Section's bylaws in February 2014. The newly certified bylaws are available on ACS's website at www.acs.org/bulletin5.
The Erie Local Section has a new Facebook page. LIKE us to have occasional announcements and meeting reminders appear in your Facebook news feed.