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COVID-19 and Breastfeeding
MARCH 13, 2020

COVID-19 and Breastfeeding

 

WALC 2020 Conference – Wednesday evening activities!

Hello everyone!

The conference is just around the corner! Can’t wait to see you all and our fantastic speakers 🙂

If you will be in town on Wednesday evening, please consider joining us in the Ground Round from 7-8:15 for a chance to catch up and network!

Jenny DeDecker has agreed to host a wind down/bedtime yoga class from 8:30-9:15. Suggested donations of $5 are encouraged.

See you at the conference!

Allison

The 2020 WALC Conference is completely full

Our 2020 WALC Conference is completely booked on both days.  So sorry to all of those who missed registering in time.  Watch for our 2021 brochure and online information in late December.

2020 WALC Conference is almost full. We have a few spots left on Friday only.

Our 2020 WALC Conference is completely full on Thursday!  We have a few spots left on Friday.  To register for Friday Only, Register Online Here – Go to the Green Register tab and scroll down to the bottom options.

 

2020 WALC Conference and Hotel

The 2020 WALC Conference is quickly filling up and the hotel is completely booked!  We have reserved another block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in Oshkosh for Thursday, March 5th at $89/night.

The Hilton Garden is located at 1355 W 20th Avenue in Oshkosh.  Phone number for Hilton Garden is 920-933-8040  Make your reservation soon!

Hope to see you at our next WALC Meeting in Milwaukee, January 17!

Friday, January 17, 2020, arrival 9:30 am

Join WALC in Milwaukee for a morning of breastfeeding education! Earn 2 L CERPS

10:00 am Normalizing Breastfeeding: Building Social Support and Community Capacity, Dalvery Blackwell, IBCLC and “Big Sisters” Discussion – Maternal-Infant Champions

For information and to register go to Meetings/Next Meeting at http://www.walc.net

Next WALC Meeting, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020, 10:00 am

Join WALC in Milwaukee for a morning of breastfeeding education! Earn 2 CERPS

Normalizing Breastfeeding: Building Social Support and Community Capacity: A decade later

Dalvery Blackwell, IBCLC, Co-Founder, Executive Director of the African American Breastfeeding Network Inc. discusses how her organization over the last decade worked to build social support and community capacity to keep programming relevant and the organization at the forefront of maternal-infant health.

Topics will include:

1. Trends in Maternal-Infant Health Impacting Breastfeeding Programming
2. Key Allies vs Natural Allies
3. Learning From Families
4. Lessons Learned

Ascension All Saints Family Health Center 2400 West Villard Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, Free surface parking available in front of Health Center.

For information and to register go to Meetings/Next Meeting at http://www.walc.net

USLCA Group Renewal Information

Amazing that it is almost December…again!

Our annual renewals are coming due. Current memberships end 12/31/19. You are able to get $10 off an individual membership fee by signing up with the WALC group renewal. The code to get the discount is walc2020

In order for the discount field to appear, members will need to be sure to their membership type is set to Group. The discount field will not appear if a membership is set to Individual.

For step by step instructions, click on this link. Redeeming a Group Membership for Chapter (1)

If any chapter member has trouble applying the code, please contact Cheryl at 202-738-1125 (ext. 703).

 

Hope to see you at our next WALC Meeting in Neenah, November 12!

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:30 am

Join WALC in Neenah for a morning of breastfeeding education! Earn 2 CERPS

It Takes a Community and Connectedness is Key, Stephanie Gyldenvand, Allison Laverty Montag, IBCLC

For information and to register go to Meetings/Next Meeting at http://www.walc.net

Call for nominations for President-Elect!

WALC is seeking nominations for President! My 4 year term is up and we are seeking someone that wants to be involved! Are you interested in taking part in YOUR Association? Have you been thinking about being involved but not sure how? This is your chance!

You may nominate yourself! If you are interested, please contact Allison at allisonlavmon @gmail.com

The deadline for nominations is November 15, 2019.

Please see the description of duties below. Attendance at quarterly Board and General Meetings is required. We have 4 meetings a year in September, November, January and May. Two meetings are overnight (usually September and May) when we have a larger agenda. I will help through the first year and share the work.
President Job Description

Take the plunge!

Allison