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  • 29 Nov 2017 10:11 AM | Anonymous

    Earn CE by attending the "Building a Successful Diabetes Education" program presented by the IHA and IDPH.

    "This program is designed for diabetes educators, health educators, nurses, dietitians, coaches, case and care managers, counselors, and other health and allied health practitioners wanting jump-start or upgrade a diabetes education program.  

    There is no cost for the training. However, there is a $20 charge for breakfast, snacks and beverages. Lunch is not provided. Funding for this program was provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health."

    The next dates for this event are as follows:

    November 28-29 from 8:00 am to 4:20 pm at the Fairfield Inn & Suites on 217 Potomac Boulevard, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

    December 5-6 from 8:00 am to 4:20 pm at the IHA Naperville Office on 1151 E. Warrenville Road, Naperville, Illinois.

    To register, please click here!

  • 22 Nov 2017 10:08 AM | Anonymous

    Don't forget to attend the West Suburban/Fox Valley Meet & Greet on November 29th, 2017!

    We will be providing a tour of Tri City Health Partnership Dental Clinic. This is a wonderful clinic that provides dental care free of charge to the public. We will begin our evening at the Clinic, 318 Walnut Street, St. Charles at 6:00 pm.
     
    We will then go to McNally’s Irish Pub at 109 W. Main Street, St. Charles at 6:45 pm. We are providing the appetizers and dessert. There will be a cash bar available.
     
    Please join us as we get to know each other and share our struggles and successes in the wonderful world of dental hygiene.

    You can download the flyer here!

  • 7 Nov 2017 3:26 PM | Anonymous

    Riverbend/Southern Illinois Component Ice Breaker Event!
    November 30, 2017
    6-9 PM (6-6:30 PM is happy hour!)

    Please join us for a fun evening at Buretta's Bar and Grill . This is an excellent opportunity to meet and greet your fellow members, network and get a FREE CE from GC America, MI Paste rep!

    Please click here to download the flyer for more information!

    Please RSVP by Monday, November 27, 2017 via e-mail, call, or text. RSVP info is in the flyer.


  • 23 Oct 2017 12:20 PM | Anonymous

    The IDHA would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to all of our sponsors of the 88th IDHA Annual Session this year!


  • 13 Oct 2017 8:51 AM | Anonymous

    “Prosthetic Dental Implant

     Complications and Failures”

    For the General Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Dental Specialist 


    On November 15, 2017, a hands-on course is scheduled regarding prosthetic dental implant complications and failures. Dr. Robert Friedstat, DDS is presenting from 5pm - 9 pm at Evanston Hospital in the Frank Auditorium.

    For complete details, a list of contributors, please download the brochure here.


  • 5 Oct 2017 3:10 PM | Anonymous

    Midway Dental is partnering with many of their vendors to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Click on the link to the fourth quarter magazine that features all of the “Think Pink” products and the donations Midway Dental will be making to the Susan G Komen Cancer Foundation.

    Learn more here!

  • 5 Oct 2017 2:17 PM | Anonymous

    Please Make a Difference for Dental Hygiene's Future

    The 3rd annual IDHA HYPAC Challenge will be held from October 1, 2017 to November 4, 2017.

    The winner will be announced at the last general assembly meeting during the IDHA Annual session.

    ILHy-PAC is IDHA’s Political Action Committee.  Like ADHA’s HYPAC, it is a voluntary non-profit committee of individuals acting to support candidates for public office who share the interests of dental hygienists.

    The members of the ILHy-PAC are a group of IDHA members who voluntarily pool resources, through financial contributions and grassroots involvement, to support candidates for state office who support the interests of dental hygienists and our patients.

    The HYPAC Challenge is a 'friendly' competition among IDHA's 6 components, with recognition for the component that brings in the highest amount of donations.

    For more information, please read our flyer!


  • 5 Oct 2017 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    October 3, 2017

    Greetings District 8,

    I am emailing to have you share the exciting upcoming opportunity to serve District 8 as Trustee.  I am in my second year of my second term, which will conclude at our Annual Conference in Columbus Ohio in June, 2018.  As you all know, District Trustees are elected by the delegates within their district. Trustees serve as the link between the national organization and the constituent (state) organizations. 

    I would like to offer a ZOOM meeting for anyone in District 8 that is interested in learning more about the Trustee position.  My proposed date for the ZOOM meeting is Thursday, October 5th at 6:00 CST (5:00 MST).  Please help me share this information with others in our District that may be interested.  If you would like to attend, please send me an email to lisam@adha.net. or contact me at 402-677-9170.  

     Trustee Bio-data form link is at the bottom of the volunteer information link above under the "Learn More" section. The form is then reviewed by the Nominating Committee. The skill set link is also found on the volunteer information link below. http://www.adha.org/volunteer-information.  I will share the Universal Skill Sets, Conflict Disclosure Form, and ADHA Rules of Conduct form with any interested individuals as these are all important documents to review in preparation for serving in leadership positions.

     The process for Trustee Elections has changed from years past.  It is important to understand the new process. After the completion of your submission to the Nominating Committee they will review the submissions and set the slate for the Trustee election. For those who have attended in the past this will not take place during the candidate's forum for officer position but rather during our smaller district meetings. All ADHA members are able to participate in the candidates forum however only elected Delegates from District VIII will be able to cast a vote to elect the new Trustee. Once again our District 8 Election for Trustee will take place during the House of Delegates meeting in Columbus, Ohio during our first district discussion/caucus meeting. 

     If you have specific questions about the role of the Trustee, time commitments or any other questions in general about the role please don't hesitate to contact me. I look forward to mentoring individuals this year in preparation for the Trustee election. 

    Once again, please help me share this information regarding the District VIII Trustee position.  Thanks and have a great rest of the week!


    Lisa Moravec, RDH, MSDH
    ADHA District VIII Trustee


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