North Central Chapter Meets MN Commissioner of Human Rights, Discusses EPLI

On Thursday, October 11, the North Central Chapter held an informative seminar on employment practices liability. Over 25 people attended the session and heard a keynote address from Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota’s Commissioner of Human Rights. The panel discussion focused on EPLI exposures and claims, and was moderated by Craig Hieserich, Aon, with Tom Ascher, Travelers, and Dave Grotha, Travelers, as panelists.

Thank you to our sponsors and all those who attended this great event!

Midwest Chapter Supports Christmas Without Cancer 5K

The Christmas Without Cancer 5K Run on September 29 was a huge success.  Hundreds of runners and volunteers came out to support the organization. PLUS member volunteers acted as street marshals, blocking off the streets from traffic, as well as cheerleaders for the runners along the way.  Several PLUS members were stationed at the finish line to congratulate the runners and provide achievement medals.

At this event, a check for $6,000 was presented to Christmas Without Cancer from the PLUS Foundation. Christmas Without Cancer is a charitable organization that provides gifts and basic necessities throughout the year to Chicago area families with members stricken with cancer.

Thank you to the Chapter and everyone who volunteered for this great event!

Southwest Chapter Discusses Cyber Liability, Presents Charity Check

Thursday, September 27 was the PLUS Southwest Chapter’s day-long Cyber seminar, focused on Hot Topics in Cyber Liability. 35 people gathered at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch to discuss the latest trends in cyber liability and listen to keynote addresses from Michael Lombardi, Vertigrate Inc, and Jay Kramer, Lewis Brisbois. Panels on “The Intersection of Cyber with Other Lines of Business” and “New and Emerging Cyber Trends” fueled conversation about how this ever-changing branch affects the entire industry and how it will continue to change the landscape of professional liability. The slide presentations from this event are available on the PLUS website.

At this event, the PLUS Southwest Chapter presented a check for $2,500 to the CEO of Rosie’s House, Becky Bell Ballard, as part of the PLUS Foundation’s Chapter Charity Grant Program. Rosie’s House provides robust music education to underprivileged youth, with over 14,900 free music lessons to 425 students enrolled in the program.

Thank you to the Chapter and to everyone who attended this great event!