National Association of Professional Organizers Chicago


Milestones

1990-1999

1990:

  • July 31: First in-formation meeting

  • August 28, 7:00PM: First public meeting as a chapter (with 8 members: Thalia Poulos, Monica Friel, Pat Braun, Mary Piccoli, Mary Dickson, Teena Nicholls and 2 more)

1991:

  • November 14: Ten Steps for Success as an Organizer seminar at the Holiday Inn City Centre

1992:

  • January: Messiest Desk Contest

1995:

  • April 1: "Organize Your Life" Seminar held for the public at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

1996:

  • First Corporate Associate Member joins: California Closet Company

1997:

  • Website created

1998:

  • Membership hits and exceeds 25 members

1999:

  • First Annual Awards Banquet (continued through 2004)
  • October: Partner with Make-A-Wish Foundation for GO Week



2000-2009

2005:
  • May 21: How to Become a Professional Organizer Seminar at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest in Arlington Heights
2006:
  • February 26: How to Become a Professional Organizer Seminar at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest
  • July: Garage Makeover Contest with NBC 5 Chicago
2007:
  • January: GO Month events held at area wide Barnes & Nobles
  • February 24: How to Be a Professional Organizer Seminar at the Holiday Inn Itasca
  • April 14: Wal Camp Clean Sweep in Kingston, IL
  • September: Announces Green Team to begin in Chicago
2008:
  • April: Group performs at NAPO talent show at NAPO Annual Conference in Reno, NV
  • November: Hosts Midwest Organizing Conference at the Belvedere Events & Banquets
2009:
  • March 6: Introduces Neighborhood Groups
2010......

2010:
  • September: NAPO-Chicago is on Facebook and Linked In
  • 2011:
  • Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • September: NAPO-Chicago is on Twitter
2013:
  • April 4: NAPO-Chicago organizers are featured on Windy City Live
  • NAPO-Chicago provides blog posts for a multitude of online magazines and newspapers

              

National Association of Professional Organizers Chicago
A 501(c)(3) Organization
P.O. Box 409157, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (312) 409-5523

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