ICHA’s Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL. We will begin with Mass at 7:30AM. A community health update, by Holy Cross Hospital, will be given at 8:30AM; opening prayer is at 8:55AM followed by the keynote address at 9:00AM. Our meeting will conclude at 1:00PM. 2017 ICHA Annual Mtg Letter ICHA 2017 Annual Meeting Agenda Register Form 2017
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