Second Edition | March 2019
As A Matter Of Record Only...

"This Is Not Your Father's eNewsletter."
This is our second edition of our new eNewsletter. This new format is a "new and improved" newsletter for 2019. No need to look for an attachment, there is none.
President's Message: “You Deserve a President's Message Today."

It’s March and so I think it is safe to assume we will all be seeing people’s Irish side of the family coming out soon enough. But before you take too many swigs of that green beer and find yourself pulled into an Irish pub sing-along take a look at what the Escrow Associates of San Gabriel Valley has coming up in this month’s eNewsletter….


Financial Report: "Make Room for the Financial Report."
February Meeting Minutes: “Only The Crumbliest Flakiest Meeting Minutes.”
EASGV Dinner Meeting Agenda Minutes
Date of Meeting: February 21, 2019
Meeting Location: Embassy Suites, Monrovia, CA
Call to Order at 6:27 p.m. & Welcome by – Vanessa James
Flag Salute – Maria Howard
Invocation – Eric Spitz

"Only Escrow Chicken Can Prevent Forest Fires."
Pasta Pesto with Chicken Lasagna
Eggplant Parmesan
Roasted Vegetables
Bread Sticks
Mixed Green Salad
Sponsors for our March Meeting
George McManus, VP & Senior Deposit Manager, and Debbie Anderson, VP & Senior Deposit Manager
Debbie Anderson
VP, Customer Service & Operations Manager
Specialty Deposits Group
O (818) 254-3493
M (818) 588-0195

Your name and logo could also be listed here. Please contact our Fundraising Committee to sponsor this or any of our dinner meetings:
Mario Artiga mario@vivaescrow.com and Phil Atwan PhilAtwan@gmail.com
Congratulations to our New CEA Directors
Donna Inman , CEI, CSEO
Janeane Arildsen , CEI, CSEO
See what's happening at CEA!
Did you know that as a member of CEA, you can read all about what happening in the Committee Close Up .
AEA Annual Education Conference
Save the date! The AEA 2019 Annual Business Meeting and Conference will be held June 20-22, 2019 in Long Beach, California. If you haven't been to an AEA Conference, this will be your best opportunity. Find out more here .
CEA Annual Education Conference
The CEA 64th Annual Education Conference will be held October 10-12, 2019 in Costa Mesa, CA. Mark your calendar and watch for details here .
You can prepare for your PD Exam anytime 24/7! For Sample Exams, go to the CEA Website to locate the exam you will be taking. 

New this year: Look for the Online True/False and Multiple Choice options! 
Professional Designation Committee: "Me And My Professional Designation."
Are you dreaming of obtaining “YOUR” Professional Designation in 2019 ?

For PD Exam Prep Classes, download the flyer and fax to 626 339 5484 to Tricia Vagt, CSEO, CEO, EASGV PD Chair
Membership Committee: "You Like Membership. Membership Likes You."
Who is feeling lucky?  You sure don’t want to miss our Special Membership Drawing in March 21, 2019!
Were you at February Dinner meeting? Let us fill you in, We pulled a name from our 2019 Membership List and she/he were not present, SO $50.00 Cash Prizes from month of January and February are being rolled into March’s Meeting; therefore we will have $75.00 CASH  up for grabs for 1 Lucky Member….. and YOU MUST BE PRESENT to win :) 

Don't forget to renew or join us NOW! So we can enter you to our Special Membership Drawing.
 
Lili Setiowati , CSEO, CEO and Jeaneth Cabrera
Your 2019 Membership Co-Chairs
Sites and Reservations Committee: "Reservations - Music To The Ears."
Tired of waiting in line to pay for your dinner meeting with your credit card?........now you are able to “pre-pay” for your EASGV dinner meeting by clicking the link on your Meeting Notice RSVP.  Take these two easy steps:
 
  1. Complete the RSVP Meeting Notice and email to debbieanderson@umpquabank.com and;
  2. Click on the link at the bottom of your RSVP Meeting Notice to pay via credit card at https://squareup.com/store/escrow-associates-of-san-gabriel-valley/  
 
When you arrive at the dinner meeting, just check in at the front door and you are in….. and you have 10 extra minutes to go to the bar and buy a drink!!!
 
We consider a Reservation Made is a Reservation Paid.
 
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call me at (818) 254-3493.  
 
Thank you,
 
Debbie Anderson - Sites & Reservations  
Public Relations Committee: "I Saw Public Relations and I Thought Of You."
We keep you informed via Constant Contact with emails such as this one you are reading. Our website is kept current with the information you need and you will find us here: http://www.easgv.org/. If your email address changes, just scroll to the bottom of the email to click the link and then follow instructions to update your profile. If you no longer have access to your email, then you can sign up for updates on our website. There will be a pop-up to enter your info or you can find our calendar and scroll to the bottom of the page to enter your information on the form.

Please share your photos with us! You can share them on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and you can even email them to us! Don't forget to use the hashtag: #easgv
Miriam Brown, CEO, CSEO, CEI
Public Relations Committee Chairperson
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Pamela Putnam
E-Blast Committee Chairperson
Calendar of Future Events: "Because So Much Is Riding on Your Calendar."
Friday, March 8
International Women's Day
Sunday, March 10
Daylight Saving Time starts
Monday, March 11
6:30pm  EASGV Board Meeting
Sunday, March 17
St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 21
6:00pm  EASGV Dinner Meeting
Saturday, March 30
PD Test Prep Class (1 of 2)
Friday, April 5
CEA Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, April 6
CEA Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, April 8
6:30pm  EASGV Board Meeting
Saturday, April 13
PD Test Prep Class (2 of 2)
Monday, April 15
Tax Day
Thursday, April 18
6:00pm  EASGV Dinner Meeting
Sunday, April 21
Easter Sunday
Saturday, April 27
PD Exam - San Gabriel Valley

Find this information, and more, on our Interactive Calendar.
Dinner meeting survey #1:
What it the TOP reason you WOULD attend a dinner meeting?
I am just here for the food.
Get out of the office and relax. I like to spend time with my escrow friends.
Networking with peers. I continue to build long-terms relationships.
Educational opportunities. No matter what, I always learn something.
Dinner meeting survey #2:
What is the TOP reason you WOULD NOT want to attend a dinner meeting?
Too boring. If the topic were more interesting, then I might make the effort.
Life and work balance. At the end of the day, I want to spend time with family.
I am vegetarian (or other) and there are not enough food choices.
I have a conflict and can not attend on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
"Rediscover this day", brought to us by Google Photos. This was the Board of Directors Meeting on March 2, 2011. Recognize anyone you know?
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