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Whether you are new to Chicago or have been around awhile like myself, by becoming a member of this group you will get a chance to explore the Chicago area beyond what the typical Chicago area resident does.

Although it will take time to really see 1001 things in Chicago, we will give it our best shot and see how many we can knock out each and every year.

As I am writing this on February 10, 2017 I have just taken over leadership of this group. It has been around since early 2015 and even though I have been a member since the beginning, I haven't been too involved as I have another group (Chicago Streets and Beyond Photography Group) that I created and still lead. I have been doing that since November, 2014. But I feel there is enough overlap within both groups that I can put together some interesting meetups for both groups individually and together. Plus I have an excellent co-organizer and many event hosts that help out with events and planning our numerous activities for the 1001 Group.

Please note that we also have a firm 3 strikes, no show policy. If you do not show up for an event without updating your RSVP, you earn a strike. After 3 strikes, you are put on 3 months suspension. We do not want to be disciplinarians and trying to keep things fair and fun for all our members.

We want to have a club where we can have many enjoyable events; giving you the opportunity to meet new people while partaking in unique & diverse outings all over Chicagoland,

If you have any questions about the group, suggestions on outings or, would like to lead an outing, please let me know.

Please also check out & join our Facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15716844664 ...

Rich Kolar

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