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July 2018 Bluegrass Beat Print

President's Connection

Fellow MPI members, welcome to a new year! I want to take a moment to praise Joan Minton and her work as president. During this past year, we have had many great successes with the largest one being the MAC conference. At this year’s MAC Conference, our chapter’s involvement led to more attendees and reducing expenses by implementing new cost saving measures.

Due to Joan’s leadership and those before her (Julie, that includes you), we have been able to strengthen the chapter financially. Using this foundation, I plan to continue to grow the chapter by focusing on increasing membership. I challenge every current member to invite a new potential member or a member that is less active to a meeting this year. Kathleen and the membership committee are working on a membership contest that will absolutely be “the talk” all year. More on the new membership drive contest will be coming soon!

I have also challenged the education committee this year to have meetings that are creative, innovative and exciting. Morgan and Lauren have accepted the challenge and have already impressed the entire board with their work. Our Keeneland meeting last year set the bar for all future meetings. This year we will be visiting new venues, and we will continue to offer engaging networking and stimulating learning opportunities. I look forward to my year as president and I am thankful for the opportunity to lead the chapter.

President’s Challenge:

Every current member should invite a new potential member or a member that has become less active to a meeting this year.


Ducan Hines
2018-2019 President    
MPI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter

Don't forget, our chapter photographer, Chris Joyce, and his business associate, Stan Carton, have captured a lot of great shots from our events this year and MAC 2018. Click Here and use access code kbcmpi to see pictures of your friends! 

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July MPI KBC Education Event
July, 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 pm 
With Option Tour of the Omni (2:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
Omni Hotel & Resorts
400 S 2nd St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Tickets are still available July KBC Education Event! Join us for INTERACTIVE EDUCATION and to GIVE YOUR CAREER POSITIVE MOMENTUM:
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