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A Note From The President

As the holidays are fast approaching us, make sure to remember to put PMPI on your to do list and plan to attend an upcoming event before the year end. Let the PMPI Chapter help you build your body of knowledge, engaged with experts in the field, and provide you with tools and resources you need to get your job done well and successfully. On December 2nd, we will be headed to Baltimore where PMPI North will showcase a Winter Wonderland White Party. To find out more about our outstanding programs and continue to make the most of your membership; stay engaged and connected by following us on , , and.

Michelle Allgauer, CMP, CMM, CAE
Director of Education, Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
2010-2011 President, MPI Potomac Chapter


Galveston Island CVB
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Upcoming Events

Gifts can be brought to the PMPI North Winter Wonderland White Party on December 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore.

If you aren't attending the December 2nd event there are also drop off locations conveniently located in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We will be collecting items until December 10th!

Suggested donations:

* Smaller gifts are encouraged as they allow for easier transport when families travel home by airplane.

- #1 Requested Item: Gift cards! No dollar amount is too small.
- Winter clothing items: scarves, hats, gloves
- Beauty items: lotions, nail polish kits, etc.
- Small electronics

Note: The Children’s Inn has requested that toy donations are limited as they currently have a sufficient supply on hand.

Drop off locations:
Gifts will be collected at the following locations through Friday, December 10.

Washington, DC:

American Financial Services Association
919 18th Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Contact: Michele Battaline, CMP

American Hotel & Lodging Association
1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Contact: Katie Hais, CMP


Hilton Rockville
1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Landover, MD 20785
Contact: Karen Regen-Baum 

The Cruise Web
8100 Corporate Drive, Suite 300
Landover, MD 20785
Contact:  Rosalind Smith


National Defense Industrial Association
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Contact: Holley Slabaugh

To participate, please contact COC’s committee co-chairs and provide your gift details along with your preferred drop off location.

Laura Gardner, CMP Katie Hais, CMP
202-789-7063 202-289-3114





Contact COC co-chairs Laura Gardner

or Katie Hais


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