What's So Green About Rivers Casino - Branch 2012 Kick-off Educational Program & Networking Event

  • Monday, January 16, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Rivers Casino/Cube Sports Bar, 3000 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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  • This discounted price is for full-time students only.

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.
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This program is at capacity. No walk-in registration available.

Join the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's North/Northwest Suburban Branch for a case study and tour of Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. This event will also include time for Networking and brief discussion of upcoming Branch programs for 2012.

Jason Westrope of Development Management Associates and David Rahe of Pepper Construction Company will share their experience building the world’s first casino to seek LEED certification.  Some of the highlights include LED lighting, intelligent parking system, outdoor smoking lounges, native landscaping, living green walls and free valet service for fuel efficient cars.

The presentation will be held in the casino sports bar and project on the 20’ x 10’ high definition big screen. 

Appetizers will be provided, cash bar.

Attendees can take time after the presentation observe and enjoy the casinos various venues and green features

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Registration and Networking
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Presentation
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Networking

Eric Bullion, Project Executive, Pepper Construction Company
David Rahe, Project Manager, Pepper Construction Company
Jason Westrope, Development Manager, Development Management Associates

Ted Krasnesky, Manager of Sustainable Construction, Pepper Construction Company

Thank You to our Sponsors! 

Oak Level - The Hill Group | Hill Mechanical Corp.

Linden Level - Kelso-Burnett Co. 

Birch Level - Alliance Glass + Metal, Inc
Dukane Precast Inc.

Elm Level - Pepper Construction Company

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