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Fire Chiefs Workshop – Updates to Illinois Line-of-Duty Benefits and more


November 16, 2023    
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Bookings closed


The Empress
200 E. Lake St., Addison, IL, 60101

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Join us for the next installment of our popular “How Not To” workshop series

This workshop is an interactive session designed for fire service Chief Officers. Fire Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs and Deputy Chiefs are all welcome, from Fire Protection Districts or municipal Fire Departments.

Our keynote speaker will be from the Illinois Office of State Fire Marshal who will discuss changes to the Illinois line-of-duty benefits for firefighters.  Other presentations will include “Compromises that Ruin Us” by experts Dr. Laticia S. Thompson and Erin Doepel, and legal advice from Scott Nowling, Attorney at Law.

Agenda and presenters:

  • Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal – Updates to Illinois Line-of-Duty Benefits, new grants available from the State of Illinois, volunteer firefighter tax credit program and more.
  • Experts, Dr. Laticia S. Thompson of Legacy Blueprint, LLC and Erin Doepel Wikstrom with Doepel Retirement Planning – Develop an algorithm for healthy compromise and create your own personal plan to achieve success for the remainder of 2023 and beyond.
  • Scott Nowling, Attorney at Law – The intersection of estate planning and benefits administration.

Complimentary breakfast buffet included.


Reservations are closed for this event.