Welcome clerks and guests! Fall Conference registration is now open. It isonline registration again this year and there are several discounts to take advantage of! The conference will be held at the Vail Cascade Resort in Vail, Colorado. Also, there will be an Athenian Dialogue (It Worked for Me by Colin Powell). The Dialogue will run from 8:00 am - 2:45 pm (with a 45 minute lunch so we can get in our required 6 hours of classtime) so that you can participant in the social activities. The Education Committee has worked very hard to give you plenty of educational opportunities. Finance classes will be offered through CGFOA so here is your chance to receive that benefit. Don't forget to apply for a scholarship. We have some big decisions to make at the CMCA general meeting so if you want your voice heard, be sure to attend. Start thinking about Silent Auction items for the fall conference. Brings lots of goodies and bid often. Contact Committee Chair Lenore Gonzales-Pedroza with any questions. We can use your help if you plan on attending Fall conference and have a smartphone or iphone. ___________ Congratulations to Beth Hedberg, City Clerk in Edgewater, for being accepted as an Athenian Fellow. Beth will receive her Fellow at the IIMC Annual conference in Hartford in May 2015. Congratulations Beth! Don't forget we will have Executive Board positions available. Think about joining us as the Secretary, a Director or as the Vice President. There are committments and work that is required but giving back to the organization is very rewarding. The 2015 Fall Conference will also be a REGION VIII conference. Come to the City of Loveland and meet our Region states' members. Watch for more information. Do you use the CMCA website? The website Committee may be contacting you with a survey to see if the website is worth keeping. What about the Communique? Do you read it? Contact Awards Committee Chair Jackie Kennfick with your ideas on what we should do for our retiring clerks. We need your help with this!If you are not currently a member of CMCA, consider joining us!The website is constantly being updated. Login in often to see what is happening!Let me know if I can be of any help.