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Underwater Competition March 22nd - Well, I have had a few people drop out of the competition, and now it looks like we will be struggling this year.  I desperately need team members.  This is a fun event and usually we host 2 teams.  If you are interested, you will need to bring a ta Dean N. Mar 19, 2015 10:02 PM
Underwater Competition March 22nd - Just want to remind everyone that we could use a few more people to take part in the Underwater Competition this Sunday starting at 11:00.  It will be held at the Elk Grove Pavilion Pool complex at 1000 Wellington Ave, Elk Grove Village.  It is a lot Dean N. Mar 17, 2015 7:49 PM
Dinner Saturday at OWU - Any last minute takers for Saturday OWU dinner with CSM at the Hofbrauhaus? Please RSVP HERE I will call to confirm the reservation number at 5pm today! Jacquelyn Feb 27, 2015 12:11 PM
Our World Underwater Member Seminars! - Hello Everyone, I know that several of us will be attending the Our World Underwater show at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont this weekend.  One of the best reasons to attend the show is to take part in the large number of int Dean N. Feb 26, 2015 8:19 PM
FW: Columbus Camera Group wants to BUY your Used Photographic Gear! Chicago Trip: 3/11-18 - Lynn Funkhouser has sent me this notice for anyone inter Dean N. Feb 25, 2015 10:13 PM
Join us for dinner Saturday at OWU - CSM is sponsoring a group dinner at Saturday night at Our World Underwater. This is a great chance to catch up or meet new friends. We wil Eric V. Feb 23, 2015 2:16 PM
OWU booth volunteers - Hello All, I could still use volunteers for the Our World Underwater booth (for the Illinois Council) February 28 and March 1st.  Friday is covered.  Please let me know if you would like to help out.  it will be most appreciated! Dean N. Feb 8, 2015 6:43 PM
Underwater-photo editing workshop - Now open for signups to all. Event is in two weeks. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/219785356/­ Wh Eric V. Feb 6, 2015 3:21 PM
2015 Underwater Photo and Video Contest - Hello all fellow divers! I am pleased to announce the 2015 CSM Underwater Photo and Video Contest!  Please click on the link below for the flyer and rules. Although the rules are largely unchanged for 2015, please note that all photographs/vid Richard D. Jan 27, 2015 12:57 PM
2014 Underwater Photo and Video contest Winners! - Hello Fellow Divers! I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Underwater Photo and Video Contest Winners! And they are: Local: 1st Place - Andy Orr Richard D. Jan 27, 2015 12:51 PM
Re: [scuba-105] Voting for the 2014 Underrwater Photo and Video Contest - p { margin: 0; } Suggestion - This way of voting is a pain. Why not show the entries at a meeting Lynn F. Dec 28, 2014 5:17 PM
Voting for the 2014 Underrwater Photo and Video Contest - Hello Divers! I hope that everyone is enjoying the holiday season! I want to pass along a friendly reminder to all that have not voted for the 2014 Underwater Photograph and Video contest to please do so by 11:59pm on December 31st! We have tig Richard D. Dec 28, 2014 9:57 AM
Voting for the 2014 Underwater Photo/Video Contest! - Hello everyone! This is just a friendly reminder to vote for the entries for the 2014 Underwater Photo/Video Contest! You can click here for the directions Richard D. Dec 12, 2014 12:05 PM
Meetup details changed: UASC/CSM Annual Holiday Party - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/218730129/­ When : Saturday, Jan Eric V. Dec 10, 2014 7:42 AM
CHRISTMAS TREE SCHOONER - Hello Everyone! julienne D S. Nov 30, 2014 11:40 PM
Fw: CSM- UASC HOLIDAY PARTY - Julienne D. Scheibe Sr. Claims Specialist StormPro julienne D S. Nov 30, 2014 11:01 PM
Voting for the 2014 Underwater Photo and Video Contest - Hello all divers! The entries for the 2014 Underwater Photo and Video Contest are now on-line and voting can begin. Please read this email in its entirety for viewing and voting instructions. You can view the photographs Richard D. Nov 24, 2014 11:42 AM
CSM- UASC HOLIDAY PARTY - julienne D S. Nov 24, 2014 2:14 AM
3RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE SCHOONER PLAY/DINNER OUTING - julienne D S. Nov 24, 2014 2:10 AM
Roommate needed Bonaire 2015 - Hello Everyone!! A LAST MINUTE PLEA!!!!!!!!!! We have a male person (Evan) that is joining us for the Bonaire trip in a few weeks. He is looking for a roommate! He would like to avoid the $500 single supplement so he would like to share his room! We a julienne D S. Nov 18, 2014 10:51 PM
UASC/CSM ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY 2015 - Hi Everyone!! It's tha julienne D S. Nov 17, 2014 1:43 AM
3rd Annual Christmas Schooner Play/Dinner Outing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - It's that time again!!! Please join us!! julienne D S. Nov 16, 2014 10:12 PM
Re: [scuba-105] Final Reminder- Photo & Video Contest! - Recognizing that making a video requires extra time and that we announced it late in our first year, I will give people an extra week to get videos Eric V. Oct 31, 2014 1:29 PM
Final Reminder- Photo & Video Contest! - Today is the last day to submit your entries to the annual CSM Photo and Video contest! Please read the rules and instructions for submitting your work here: Jacquelyn Oct 31, 2014 1:14 PM
Photo & Video Contest- Ends Friday! - Hello CSM Members! The time is coming to an end to submit your photos and videos to our contest! This is going out to all the procrastinators our there (myself included! gotta dig something up) you have until midnight on the 31st to submit your Jacquelyn Oct 29, 2014 5:41 PM
RE: [scuba-105] Julie Scheibe and Rob Hughes - Hello folks, Due to my usual confusion, I have to mak Dean N. Oct 26, 2014 12:45 AM
Julie Scheibe and Rob Hughes - I just want to let everyone know that CSM Assistant Organizers Julie Scheibe and Rob Hughes were jointly awarded the Diver of the Year award by the Illinois Council of Skin and Scuba Divers. This award recognizes their contributions to the diving commu Dean N. Oct 25, 2014 11:33 PM
CSM Photo & Video Contest! - Hello Divers! A reminder there are only 10 days left to enter your work in our annual Photo & Video contest! Please read the rules carefully here: Jacquelyn Oct 21, 2014 1:01 PM
Photo and video contests reminder - Preview not available Eric V. Oct 12, 2014 9:41 PM
CSM Photo Contest & Video Contest - Hello fellow divers/CSM members! It's that time of year again! We are accepting entries for the 2014 CMS Photo Contest and also for the new 2014 Video Contest! Entries are accepted from October 1st-31st. Please carefully rea Jacquelyn Sep 30, 2014 4:17 PM
14th Annual Burnham Harbor Cleanup - Sept[masked] - CSM folks- The 14th Annual Windy City Diving / Burnham Harbor Cleanup is on Sat Sept 20 2014.  Since it is not a formal CSM event, we're simply providing details on the event and how you can sign up with Capt Jim Gentile at Windy City Diving.� Abhishek Sep 15, 2014 8:52 PM
BONAIRE 2015 - Hello Everyone!! julienne D S. Sep 6, 2014 9:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Bonaire Group Getaway!!!!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/172979972/­ When : Saturday, Jan julienne D S. Sep 6, 2014 8:47 PM
Charter on the 23rd - Hello All, Sending another reminder for our charter on the 23rd.  It is very unusual for us to not fill a charter, but so far, this charter has empty spots to fill.  I really want this to happen since the Material Service and the Tacoma are a Dean N. Aug 12, 2014 7:59 PM
Charter on the 23rd - Just want to remind people that this charter is open to all.  These are two great wrecks, the Material Service barge and the tug Tacoma.  Got four spots left open and I would like to get this filled so that I know it will go out.  Email me if you ha Dean N. Aug 6, 2014 8:32 PM
One spot open on Sunday August 10 charter - Preview not available Eric V. Aug 2, 2014 7:24 PM
This Saturday to SS Wisconsin - one spot left - Preview not available Eric V. Jul 20, 2014 1:31 PM
Re: [scuba-105] BONAIRE 2015- January 17-24, 2015------------ Only 5 spaces left - Thanks baby!!! Sent via the Samsung GALAXY S® 5, an AT&T julienne D S. Jul 14, 2014 10:34 AM
Re: [scuba-105] BONAIRE 2015- January 17-24, 2015------------ Only 5 spaces left - It went through honey! Robert H. H. Jul 14, 2014 6:13 AM
BONAIRE 2015- January 17-24, 2015------------ Only 5 spaces left - Hello Everyone!! julienne D S. Jul 13, 2014 10:35 PM
Re: [scuba-105] CSM: Looking to help 2 divers seeking tanks for July 5 charter - We aren't around to assist but are there any shops open today that will rent?? julienne D S. Jul 4, 2014 4:25 PM
CSM: Looking to help 2 divers seeking tanks for July 5 charter - Two divers ( Magda and Rian ) are looking for some help borrowing a total of 4 t Abhishek Jul 4, 2014 1:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Morning Charter: Northpoint Marina - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/161605122/­ When : Saturday, Jul Eric V. Jun 27, 2014 2:09 AM
Last minute - June 14 morning charter - two spots open! - LAST MINUTE:  With a diver cancellation, there are TWO spots open on tomorrow's morning charter out of Burnham Harbor to dive the Material Service Barge and Tacoma < 50 ffw.  Please visit our event page if you may like the spots, RSVP, and answer Abhishek Jun 13, 2014 4:22 PM
CSM: June[masked] charter - 1 spot open - There is still one (1) spot available on Chicago Scuba Meetup's June[masked] morning charter out of Burnham Harbor.  If you're interested, visit the event page and RSVP soon!  This past weekend, reports were of low 50s water temp and > 40 ft visib Abhishek Jun 8, 2014 6:57 PM
Fw: BONAIRE January 17-24, 2015 ------- 8 spots remaining!!! - Hello Everyone!! julienne D S. May 6, 2014 7:46 PM
Bonaire Trip 2015 -   Hi Everyone!!! Just a friendly reminder to get your deposits in for the trip to Bonaire! I know a lot of you have expressed interest and time has been going quickly! julienne D S. Apr 19, 2014 3:56 PM
Meetup details changed: Morning Charter: Burnham Harbor - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/161601292/­ THIS CHARTER IS NOW OPEN TO ALL MEMB Dean N. Apr 16, 2014 9:40 PM
CSM: Volunteer opportunity to help build life size inflatable colossal squid - Deanna LaSusa-Hotchner of Discover the Depths is asking for volunteers to help build a life size inflatable colossal squid.  You may recall that she and many CSM volunteers built the humpback whale and great white shark made of recycled plastics th Abhishek Apr 13, 2014 9:33 PM
League of Underwater Photographers meeting - I wanted to let people know about this presentation by the League Of Underwater Photographers that might be of interest to Dean N. Mar 27, 2014 7:27 PM
Underwater Competition - Hello Folks, Due to a couple of cancellations, I am opening this event up again for anyone that's interested. It is always a lot of fun and a great way to sharpen your diving skills for the upcoming season. Sunday, March 23, 2014 Dean N. Mar 20, 2014 9:45 PM
Fwd: Diveheart video - Robert H. H. Feb 5, 2014 7:19 AM
Volunteer opportunity-Building a Colossal Squid! - The CSM has helped Dee with her projects starting with the giant inflatable humpback whale and the great white shark, both of which are exhibited as part of the children's program at Our World Underwater.  She is asking for help to continue the projec Dean N. Jan 30, 2014 6:59 PM
2013 CSM Photo Contest Winners! - Hello CSM Divers! First and foremost – Happy New Year to all of the members! We hope 2014 is off to a great start for everyone and each of you is thinking about diving during the coming year. The winners of the 2013 CSM Underwater Photo Con Jacquelyn Jan 22, 2014 9:42 AM
Our World Underwater booth for 2014 - Greetings CSM members, As many of you know, the Our World Underwater show will be taking place Dean N. Jan 14, 2014 7:03 PM
Chicago Scuba Meetup poll - Jardine Purification Plant Tour date(s) poll - Visit CSM's online poll to make your selections if you're interested to help choose the date. CSM is planning on organizing a tour of th Abhishek Jan 10, 2014 3:48 PM
CSM Underwater Photo Competition: Voting Ends Soon! - Hello All Divers! This is the final call for voting in the 2013 CSM Underwater Photo Contest. If you have already submitted your vote, it has been received and counted but if not, you have until 12/31/13 to view the outstanding Jacquelyn Dec 27, 2013 5:44 PM
CSM Photo Contest Voting - Hello Divers, This is a reminder to vote for your favorite photos from the 2013 CSM Underwater Photo Contest. Voting is easy! Follow the steps below:   1. Pick your favorite photo from each category (Dive Travel & Local) in Jacquelyn Dec 9, 2013 11:12 PM
Can You Please Help? - Good Evening All, I have a friend I dive with at the Shedd who is working on a study of Robert H. H. Dec 4, 2013 7:40 PM
Fw: Early Bird Ticket Sales End December 6, 2013 - Hello All, Dean N. Dec 3, 2013 7:11 PM
Photo contest voting - I'm sending this on behalf of Richard and Jackie. Voting ends December 30. Eric V. Nov 28, 2013 2:26 PM
Gobble-Gobble - I wanted to take just a moment before we all eat ourselves into a food induced comma! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful holiday with your families and loved ones. Happy Thanksgiving everyone, stay safe and enjoy. We all have so much to be thankfu Robert H. H. Nov 28, 2013 12:44 PM
(no subject) - Dean N. Nov 17, 2013 6:14 PM
The Christmas Tree Schooner - Regards, Robert H. H. Nov 2, 2013 5:33 PM
CSM Photo Contest- 10/31 Last Day to Submit Photos! - Members! Tomorrow is the last day we will be accepting photo submissions for the 2013 CSM Photo Contest. Please send photos to [address removed] You may submit one photo per category- Local and Dive Travel. Please send e Jacquelyn Oct 30, 2013 10:54 PM
CSM Underwater Photo Contest - "Hello fellow divers! Just a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit your photographs for the 2013 underwater photo Dean N. Oct 17, 2013 9:23 PM
Photographers: Consider joining LOUP, also on Meetup.com - Hey everybody, If you are interested in underwater photography I'd like to suggest that you consider joining LOUP, the League of Underwater Photographers. LOUP has been part of the Chicago dive community for a long, long time. Recently it's taken to Me Eric V. Sep 24, 2013 8:46 PM
Photo Contest - Hello all CSM members! This is just a reminder that as of 10/1, you can begin submitting your photographs for the Dean N. Sep 22, 2013 2:37 PM
Manatee Trip - Well Folks- I would like to thank the multitude of people who inquired about the Manatee Trip! The first person who contacted me is in fact the lucky one who is going to be heading to Crystal River and Kings Bay Florida. If any or all of you have the chan Robert H. H. Sep 5, 2013 4:47 PM
Manatees: We All Love Em!!!!! - Ok- here's the dealio! I bid on and won a trip to Crystal River Florida at the Jim Haigh Memorial Dive. I unfortunately will not Robert H. H. Sep 4, 2013 9:06 PM
RE: Video up from Mai Tai weekend - the Dredge! - Just one of 6 dives this weekend in L.Mich., Milw area Mike B. Jul 15, 2013 12:35 PM
Open charter spot - July[masked] - There is an open spot for a CSM-sponsored charter with Dive Right In Scuba on Sunday, July 14, 2013.  Please read the event page ( specific Abhishek Jul 13, 2013 4:35 PM
Volunteer divers needed for Kids Space Camp next week - Hello , Dean N. Jul 7, 2013 11:03 AM
2013 CSM Underwater Photocontest! - Hello all divers! I, along with Assistant Organizer Jackie Rae, am please to announced the 2013 Underwater photo contest!! Beginning on 10/1/13, you can submit photographs in this year's contest for your chance to win prizes Richard D. Jun 2, 2013 7:30 PM
Chicago Scuba Meetup: DUI Demo Day - Pearl Lake - June[masked] - FYI. DUI has their annual Demo Day at Pearl Lake this year on June 1-2.  It's an opportunity Abhishek May 24, 2013 10:19 AM
Re: Haigh Q. Dive Memorial Day - I'm in for Sunday. What time should we plan on meeting? On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Mike B < user 1. May 21, 2013 6:53 PM
CSM: Want to help build a colossal squid? - CSM folks: CSM member, Deanna Hotchner, from Discover the Depths is seeking help from creative and motivated folks to help in her next project - building a colossal Abhishek Apr 29, 2013 12:39 PM
Fw: RSVP for Apr. 1 Webinar on Invasive Species | Alliance for the Great Lakes - Hello All, Dean N. Mar 29, 2013 4:04 PM
Helix Camera - FYI, If you are interested in photography and underwater photography, Helix Camera i Dean N. Mar 15, 2013 7:26 PM
CSM in 1st place! - Hello All, This year, the Underwater Competition, sponsored by the Illinois Council Dean N. Mar 10, 2013 6:42 PM
Diveheart Spring Fundraiser - Band Together for Diveheart - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/104074392/­ When : Sunday, April Eric V. Mar 8, 2013 4:39 PM
Sustaining membership and OWU - Hello All, I still have one day exhibit floor passes for the Our World Underwater sh Dean N. Feb 3, 2013 1:59 PM
FREE passes to OWU - read more - Update:  Spots are still available to help volunteer at the Children's Program to receive your free pass to OWU .  This is a Abhishek Jan 25, 2013 6:41 PM
Free OWU passes - see how you can get them! - CSM folks, A CSM member (Dee Hotchner) who manages Discover the Depths is offering free Our World Underwater 2013 pa Abhishek Jan 18, 2013 2:49 PM
Re: Chicago Scuba Meetup Dive Season 2013 - Dean N. Jan 8, 2013 9:31 PM
email addresses and phone numbers, Easter and local liveaboard -   Sorry everyone!!  My bad!!! I just realized that I forwarded this note out to everyone. Please just ignore and delete as it was sent on error!!   Thank you!! julienne D S. Jan 7, 2013 4:10 PM
e mail addresses and phone numbers, Easter and local liveaboard - Hi Everyone! First, thanks to everyone last night for a fun and productive meeting! We are so happy to be a part of the group and honored to work with all of you! Secondly, I meant to ask everyone last night for their email addresses, p julienne D S. Jan 7, 2013 3:35 PM
Poll on 2013 dive charters - Dear CSM members, First off, it was a great year for CSM culminating in being named the ICSSD "Dive club of the year." I can only assume we were given this honor because of our active members and the variety of the events we offer. Part of that variety Eric V. Dec 24, 2012 11:16 AM
Our World Underwater booth volunteers needed - Hello Everybody, The Our World Underwater scuba diving show will be on February 15-1 Dean N. Dec 15, 2012 4:12 PM
Our World Underwater - early-bird tickets sales ends Dec[masked] - Fellow CSM-ers... Early-bird ticket sales for Our World Underwater 2013 ends Dec 15 2012.  Do not delay if you wish to attend one of the largest Midwest scuba trade-show ( Abhishek Dec 5, 2012 11:34 AM
Upcoming 2013(!) dive charter season - Dear CSM members, Strange as it may seem with boats being pulled out of the water and Haigh closing next weekend, now is  the time to start thinking about 2013 diving in the Great Lakes. Many of the prime time slots are already booked by Ja Eric V. Nov 12, 2012 9:01 AM
Meetup details changed: "The Christmas Schooner" Musical - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/87236862/ When : Saturday, Decemb julienne D S. Nov 8, 2012 1:27 PM
Meetup details changed: "The Christmas Schooner" Musical - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/87236862/ When : Saturday, Decem Dean N. Nov 4, 2012 5:58 PM
Dive club of the Year! - Hello All, I have great news. The Illinois Council of Skin and Scuba Divers ha Dean N. Oct 28, 2012 9:26 AM
Photo Workshop - If you are interested in photography, but would like to find better ways to organize and edit your photo's, then you should attend Eric's photo organization workshop on October 21.   Eric, who will be presenting at out meeting this Monday, has been an Dean N. Oct 8, 2012 1:06 PM
Meetup details changed: Photo Organization Workshop - Come learn how to get a handle on your growing collection of photos. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicago-­scuba-meetup/events/78154682/ Eric V. Sep 29, 2012 8:59 AM
Re: [scuba-105] President's night dinner - Oh, I guess I forgot to mention that the dinner will be October 27th at 6:30! My bad! Dean N. Sep 25, 2012 10:28 PM
Re: [scuba-105] President's night dinner - What day is the dinner. Sent from my Orest's iPhone On Sep 25, 2012, at 10:13 PM, Dean Nolan < Orest R. Sep 25, 2012 10:16 PM
President's night dinner - Hello All, I still have tickets for the annual President's Night Dinner sponsored by Dean N. Sep 25, 2012 10:12 PM
Fw: Anti Shark Fin Party, Sept. 21 - Hello Folks, I was asked to share this with you all. Dean N. Sep 16, 2012 6:16 PM

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