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Welcome to the Greater Tri-State Chapter Website!

The Greater Tri-State chapter was established in October 2002 and serves members in the Dubuque, IA area as well as SW Wisconsin and NW Illinois.

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Program Committee Chair: Courtney Leonard at

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