Free motivation seminar planned March 3

Originally Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 3:02 pm
Last Updated: Feb. 26, 2014, 10:47 pm
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Press release submitted by IAAP.

The Quad City International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) will present a free seminar Monday, March 3, at Western Illinois University River Drive Campus, 330 River Drive, Moline.
Speaker John Sample will present "Staying Motivated and Keeping Positive in the Workplace."
Networking/gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. Reservation is required. Cost for the meal is $8 and the speaker will begin at 6:30 p.m. A short chapter business meeting will be held following the installation.
To register, please contact Marilyn McVietty by 11 a.m. by Friday, Feb. 28, at 309-944-6494 or email her at
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