Only 2 weeks until IL Walks for Acupuncture!

August 28, 2015

Register today for Illinois Walks for Acupuncture!  ILaaom’s third annual walk-a-thon is a great chance to show your support for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, meet AOM practitioners, and enjoy a 5k walk with beautiful scenery. IL Walks for Acupuncture is not only a fun event and show of solidarity– it’s an important fundraiser to support ILaaom’s lobbying efforts to protect and advance the profession and practice of Acupuncture and Oriental ...

Walk-a-thon prize for top fundraiser is a stay in villa in Turkey!

August 19, 2015

You can still register to join Illinois Walks for Acupuncture and begin fundraising until August 28.  This year’s prize for the top fundraiser or fundraising team is a stay in a 2-bedroom villa in a coastal town near Bodrum City.  The villa, which sleeps four, is withing walking distance of the beach, shopping, and beachfront restaurants and boasts stellar views of the Mediterranean.  TripAdvisor calls Bodrum “one of Turkey’s most popular ...

Walk-a-thon Raffle Prizes!

August 12, 2015

Once again, part of Illinois Walks for Acupuncture will be an exciting raffle.  You can earn raffle tickets by registering to walk, and fundraising– every $100 raised = 10 raffle tickets– or purchase tickets at the event.  Prizes include the following: Gift Basket from Pulling Down the Moon Holistic Health   NCCAOM Diplomate Renewal– $250 value! A 90-minute massage from Aligned Modern Health at any of their 6 locations

Join us for Illinois Walks for Acupuncture on September 13

June 30, 2015

Registration is now open! Please join us for ILaaom’s 3rd annual 5k Walk-a-thon: ILLINOIS WALKS FOR ACUPUNCTURE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th, 8 am-12 pm900 S. Columbus Drive Grant Park, Chicago *Rain or shine Illinois Walks for Acupuncture is both an important fundraiser and a fun opportunity to join fellow members and supporters of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine community in support of our profession.  Funds raised by the walk-a-thon will support ...

Upcoming Board of Acupuncture meeting Monday, 8/3

May 28, 2015

The next Board of Acupuncture meeting will be on Monday, August 3rd from 10am-12pm at the James R. Thompson Center on the 9th floor, located at 100 W. Randolph Street in the Loop. Please ask the front desk which room on the 9th floor the meeting will be held in. The open to the public portion of the meeting will begin at 10am and then the closed portion for the board members only will begin later in ...

ILaaom’s next meet-up is June 28 in Downers Grove

May 24, 2015

Join ILaaom for our next meet-up! Date: June 28 Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Location: Rockwood Tap House                     3131 Finley Road                     Downers Grove, IL 60515 ILaaom’s meet-ups are a great way to connect with fellow health care and wellness practitioners at a casual gathering for some camaraderie, snacks and networking.   To register, ...

License Renewal Reminder

May 21, 2015

IL Acupuncture License Renewal is due on  June 30, 2015 Log onto the IDFPR site here to renew online! If you are still looking for CEU options, MCOM is offering a CEU event before the renewal deadline: Deirdre Burrell, Treatment and Care for End of Life Patients, 6/7/2015, 9am-5:30pm

Save the date: ILaaom’s ANNUAL 5K WALK-A-THON!

May 14, 2015

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH, 8 am-12 pm GRANT PARK, CHICAGO, IL *Rain or shine We’re raising money to make the following possible: Maintain the integrity and safety of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine as a profession and healthcare service Upgrade the Acupuncture Practice Act to include practicing herbal medicine Increase awareness of acupuncture and make its benefits known Draft proactive legislature to advance acupuncture practice in Illinois Defend acupuncture practice on numerous fronts, ...