2007-08 Board Nominees; Election at 6/14 LCBA Mtg.

The Nominating Committee of the Linn County Bar Association has selected the following slate of nominees to be placed on the ballot for election at the Annual Meeting on June 14, 2007:

President-elect:        Scott McLeod (to be president 2008-09)
Secretary:                Stephanie Hinz  (term expiring 2009)

Board of Governors:  Darin Luneckas and Mary Chicchelly  (term expiring 2010); Laura Mueller (term expiring 2008; completing Scott McLeod’s term as Governor)

Current President-Elect Allison Heffern will become President at the June 14 Annual Meeting.

In addition to the names submitted by the Nominating Committee, any member of the Association may have his or her name placed upon the ballot for a position by submitting to the LCBA a petition with at least 10 LCBA members’ signatures.  Nomination petitions shall be submitted to LCBA President Gene Kopecky (gkopecky@akklaw.com) at least four weeks prior to the June 14 Annual Meeting (by Thursday, May 17, 2007).  Members will vote on and elect the officers and governors for the open positions at the Annual Meeting.

LCBA 2007 Summer Outing & CLE July 12

Save the date! The LCBA Summer Outing will be held Thursday, July 12, 2007!

A free half-day CLE will be presented for all LCBA members in the morning, and biking and golf will be available in the afternoon, followed by supper at Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course. For details on registration and the itinerary, see the attached 2007 Summer Outing Flyer.

Members should have received their registration postcards via mail. If you did not, or would like more information, please contact Darin Luneckas at dluneckas@qwest.net or at 294-8777.

For more information on the biking event, contact Stephanie Hinz at shinz@pbalawfirm.com or 366-7621.

For more information on the golfing, contact Dave Thinnes at krelorjac@aol.com or 363-3185.

LCBA Summer Outing Bike Ride Tailwind Training Rides & LCBA RAGBRAI team

The LCBA Summer Outing 07′ Bike Ride Committee is getting a head start on summer cycling in preparation for this year’s Outing Bike Ride! 

Whether you plan to do the Outing Bike Ride on Thursday, July 12 or not, all LCBA members and their cycling friends and family members are invited to a series of “Tailwind Training” rides to be held every every other Wednesday night starting May 16 at 5:30 p.m.  Rides will be approximately 15 mileshave sag wagon support, include an ice cream stop, and will be designed for a tailwind on the final leg of the route.

The May 16 ride will begin & end at Greene Square Park in downtown Cedar Rapids.

The May 30 ride will begin & end at the Cedar Valley Nature Trail parking lot off of Boyson Road NE.

The June 13 and June 27 ride locations  are  TBA.

For any questions, contact Stephanie Hinz at shinz@pbalawfirm.com or call her at 366-7621.   An RSVP is not required for these rides, but if you think you’ll be  joining us for the May 16 ride, please email Stephanie so she can have an approximate head-count. 

THERE’S MORE!  The LCBA is interested in putting together a bike team for RAGBRAI 2008!   To prepare, a “test” team is doing Thurs.-Sat. of this year’s ride (Cedar Falls-Independence-Dyersville-Bellevue).   Anyone interested in joining the “test” team OR helping scout out local attorneys to host riders in the overnight communities, please contact Allison Heffern at aheffern@simmonsperrine.com or at 366-7641.  The “test” team is also seeking a support driver!