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Save the Date: Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo speaks at Union League Club December 5th

Truth in Accounting hosts Treasurer Gina Raimondo, nationally recognized for her pension reform work in Rhode Island.


The Institute for Truth in Accounting Proudly Presents

Rhode Island Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo

"Working Together
for the Future" 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 / 7:30 to 9:00

Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.

You are cordially invited to join us when Breakfast@65West, in partnership with the Institute for Truth in Accounting, welcomes Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo.

She is nationally-recognized for her pension reform work. The Washington Post summarized, "The Rhode Island approach — face the facts; get everyone to the table; look to solve the problem, not demonize…"

Raimondo, a first-time elected official, will discuss how Rhode Islanders came together to make tough choices and solve this complicated fiscal problem once-and-for-all for public employees, retirees and taxpayers. This process culminated with the overwhelming passage of the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011.

Breakfast@65West events begin with breakfast service at 7:30 a.m., followed by the program at 8 a.m. and adjournment by 9 a.m. 

Dress code: Business Casual (i.e., no jeans/denim). 
Cost: $25 per person. IFTA members/affiliates may register for this program by completing the credit card
registration form here.   For more information, call (312) 435-5946.

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Posted by Thony on 11/26/2012 1:25:27 PM
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