Iowa-Illinois Section GOLD affinity group news

Power Point presentation from Gold meeting on April 23, 2003

Did you miss the Gold meeting on April 23, 2003? See the Power Point presentations on How to purchase your first home and Investing and saving for retirement.  Ivy Davey did a super job telling the recent graduates how to bypass some of the common mistakes that first home buyers make. Marty Kurtz explained investments, the stock market, bonds and how to get started setting aside our nest eggs. 

Gold Program

Bill Serre has successfully held the second GOLD affinity group meeting within the Iowa-Illinois Section of IEEE.  Surprisingly, many of the members of the mainstream section also attend the affinity group meetings.  The acronym GOLD stands for Graduates Of the Last Decade. 

What types of meetings can we hold?

Professional and social meetings Topics generally include:

What is the GOLD Program?   Be sure to see the Gold Resource Guide!

GOLD was designed to meet the professional needs of members with 0 - 10 year experience as an Engineer. It encourages this affinity group to form an IEEE Group to foster networking between members with similar interests and concerns.

The GOLD program is geared toward professional development, while emphasizing current issues.

Why not take a few minutes and tell Bill Serre  topics that would be of interest for future Gold Meetings?


Gold Meetings:

January 22, 2003:     Introduction to the Gold Program   

                                Find out about Gold.  Meet the folks that will be Gold members. 


April 24, 2003:        Buying your first home and Financial Planning

                                Enjoy visiting with your co-Gold members while you learn about the steps to take to          

                                purchase your first home and plan for your financial future.


October 14, 2003:   Tour of Front Street Brewery, Davenport, IA 5:30 pm

                                IEEE Meeting Topic: Viruses and Worms


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