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August/September 2020 President Letter

Dear Members and Students,

As we move forward into the start of a new year, we still are encountering many unknowns with this pandemic.  With these uncertainties, the Greater Calumet Chapter plans to hold the monthly meetings virtually, at least for the first half of the year.  Throughout the summer, the Board has met working diligently on a schedule.  I am happy to say that with everyone’s commitment to this chapter, we have a great line up of topics for this year’s technical meetings.

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May 2020 President Letter

Dear Members and Students

Our lives still continue to be impacted by the Coronavirus.  Daily routines, both professionally and personally, are still affected, and we find ourselves searching for what is “normal” in our lives today. Additionally, growing concerns have become evident within our meat and poultry processes where guidance has been given to help protect employees from the virus.  Both OSHA and the CDC have provided direction to help employers safeguard their employees against the virus. Refer to the ASSP website and click on “Covid-19” to further read up on updated information about the virus as well as the steps to take on keeping employees safe within the meat and poultry industries.  The Greater Calumet Chapter Board members continue to keep each of you and your families in our thoughts as you continue to move forward and persevere through this difficult time.

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Establish a Safety Fund

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

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