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Keys of Hope: Designing for a Brighter Future, A Dueling Pianos Event

 Join the Central IL City Center of the IIDA Illinois Chapter in supporting NAMI Ending the Silence, a mental health education and suicide prevention program that destigmatizes teenage mental illness and empowers them to ask for help. The program was designed by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and is delivered locally in McLean County by Project Oz in collaboration with NAMI Mid Central IL and the McLean County Health Department.

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CEU: Can't Hear Yourself Think? How Textiles Can Help with Acoustics!

Acoustics are as important as aesthetics in interior design. To design spaces with only the visual in
mind risks creating environments that are emotionally cold or functionally inadequate. What we hear
affects our unconscious, changing our moods, our behavior, and our performance. This course will
teach the basic reasons of why acoustics are important, how to discuss acoustic needs with a
fabricator, and how to pick textile products that will enhance acoustic and aesthetic goals.

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Central IL Photo Bash

oin the Central Illinois City Center of the IIDA Illinois Chapter for Photo Bash, an exciting evening which celebrates our members both old and new and our AIA friends and sponsors.

Eat and drink your way through the art gallery, which will feature custom glass blowing demonstrations. Next, get in line to have a new, professional headshot taken by the photographer stationed in the venue. Chances to win a hands on glass blowing experience as well!

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CEU: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Its Impact on Public Space

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is one of the most misunderstood elements of commercial design. Failing to design for ADA creates health and safety issues for the disabled and liability concerns for designers and owners. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to confidently discuss ADA requirements with a client so all parties can make informed decisions.

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