Kylene Holderman is the 5K Manager at Girls on the Run Chicago. A former intern and valued event staff member, CEM caught up with Kylene to learn about the great work Girls on the Run does and why working in events is the best job there is. How did you start in the running events […]
Get involved with a local community garden Meet new people and learn just how much we depend on Earth for our survival. Even in big cities like Chicago, you can search to find a local community garden to be involved with nearby. Dig in! Spring clean your home & closet – and donate to charity […]
What encouraged you to start The Running Institute? In 2008, The Running Institute was born. After working as a volunteer of the Chicago Marathon Medical Crew, I knew that I wanted to work with an athletic population. My practice is designed to help patients achieve their goals, maintain a healthy active lifestyle, and to prevent […]
Read the whole article below. Excerpt appeared in the first issue of the 2015 Chicago Event Management newsletter. What position is your favorite for volunteering? Volunteering with the Runner Info team around Grant Park at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is one of my favorite positions. It serves as a reassuring source of information […]
The CEM team participated in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk to benefit the Arthritis Foundation on December 13.
Executive President Carey Pinkowski and VP Mike Nishi visited the NCS4 conference in Hattiesburg, Miss. in December. They talked security with other industry leaders to establish “best practices” for marathons and other large-scale events. [NCS4] Catch our team having a little fun at the brand new Whirlyball complex in Chicago. The best way to celebrate […]
Hands-only CPR™ is the new two step technique to practicing first aid. According to the American Heart Association, it is as effective as conventional CPR with mouth-to-mouth breaths. The two steps are: 1) Call 9-1-1 immediately 2) Press hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the disco classic “Stayin’ […]