The eLoupe News – November 26, 2019

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Happy Thanksgiving From PIM Staff to You!

We hope everyone has a safe & enjoyable time with family & friends over the coming days! Eat, relax and be thankful! Please note the PIM office will be closed on November 28 & 29.

New Dell Partnership: MEMBERS SAVE UP TO 40% OFF

In time for Black Friday, PIM members save up to 40% on everyday prices of Dell branded small business products, including laptops, desktops, workstations, all-in-ones, thin clients, monitors, servers, storage, and networking, as well as Dell branded accessories. We’ve negotiated affordable technology solutions that enable our members to make smart electronic choices that impact their bottom line.

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Printing Industry Essentials Training Reaches Milestone

The inaugural Printing Industry Essentials training course celebrated completion on November 19th, at Avivo’s Training Facility in Minneapolis. This training is funded by a Minneapolis Pathways Grant and was awarded to Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) community partners Avivo & Goodwill/EasterSeals. This grant assists Minneapolis residents in finding career paths leading to the print industry. As a part of this grant, candidates are touring member plants, hearing from members about the benefits and opportunities of a lifetime career in the Print Industry. Five tours were planned for this first group of trainees, who were able to see the inner workings of the printing industry and received some great information from leaders in print. Tours were provided by GLS Companies, LSC Communications, Japs Olson, Smyth & SeaChange. The next course is scheduled for late January.

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Looking For More Silent Auction Items – Bring One Or Have Us Shop For You!

December 10  | 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM  | Urban Growler Brewing Company

Join PIM at our annual Mingle Jingle for an evening of networking and bidding on silent auction items! In past years, members have donated sport tickets, gift cards, gift baskets, electronics, paintings, etc. to the Mingle Jingle silent auction. Help support PIM’s Education Foundation by donating items to this silent auction. This foundation awards about $15,000 annually in scholarships to students pursuing careers in graphic communications. You can bring your own item or PIM can go shopping and pick out an item for you. Make sure to let us know what your plans are!

Learn More.      Register.

Be Prepared at Work and at Home

December 18  |  9:30 AM to 1:30 PM  |  PIM Office

PIM’s American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Training course teaches your associates basic first aid and life saving skills. Your company should always have first responders that knows what to do in emergencies and how to protect your workforce. Upon class completion, attendees will be certified for 2 years in American Red Cross CPR, AED & First Aid Training.

Learn More.   Register.

TOPGOLF With PIM’s Young Professionals, Sounds Like FUN!

February 20  |  4:00 PM to 7:00 PM  |  TOPGOLF

For the second year in a row, PIM’s Young Professionals (YP) will be hosting a fun networking event at TOPGOLF. Come play three hours of unlimited golf with your industry peers. Appetizers along with soda, iced tea, coffee will be served and cash bar will be available. You do not need to be a golfer or worried about February’s cold weather because TOPGOLF is a great activity no matter you golf experience and weather.

Learn More.   Register.

2020 PIM Scholarship Application Are Now Available

Completed scholarship applications due April 1, 2020

PIM’s Education Foundation wants to help our future leaders. Each year the Foundation awards students scholarships to help them pay for their tuition. PIM’s Education Foundation is now accepting applications for 2020 – 2021 school year. PIM Scholarships are available to students pursuing a two or four year degree in Graphic Communications related majors. The applicant must reside in the state of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota or North Dakota.

Learn More.      Application Form.      Donate to PIM’s Education Foundation.


Sadie Hagen
Author: Sadie Hagen