March 12, 2012

Going to MLA in Seattle? Win a free lunch from Midwest Chapter!

The Midwest Chapter/MLA's 2012 "Free Lunch Award" is open for applications! The official name of the lunch is the Chapter Council Presents Sharing Roundtables Luncheon, which will be held during the Medical Library Association Meeting in Seattle, Washington on Sunday, May 20th. See for information and application instructions. The deadline for applications is April 4, 2012.

The Roundtable is not just a lunch, but a great learning and networking opportunity as well. You can select one of 30 topics and participate in an informal and lively discussion at your lunch table. The list of topics is located on page 8 of the MLA Meeting Preliminary Program ( Additional information on each topic is available on Chapter Council website:

*Applicants must be Midwest Chapter/MLA Members. Not a member? Go here to join:
*Applicants must be attending the MLA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis AND be pre-registered for the Chapter Council Roundtables. (There are no on-site registrations allowed).
*Tickets are $38 and must be pre-paid by the applicant.
*The two winners will be reimbursed $38 each after the meeting.

Applications must include:
*Name, work or home address and email address or phone number.
*The specific roundtable that was selected.
*A paragraph or two describing "Why I Deserve a Free Lunch." Creativity and conciseness are encouraged! Entries are judged on humor, pathos and/or neediness.