Our Mission: Through education, intern sponsorship programs and influencing legislation and regulation at the federal and state level, our mission is to foster an environment of diversity and professionalism to nurture growth for the insurance and risk management professional.

Special thanks to our 2015 RIMS Golf Outing

Gold Level Sponsors!!!

 

 

2016 Member Participation Contest!!

Join your peers for the 2016 calendar year programming of your award-winning Delaware Valley Chapter!

 Beginning with the January 12, 2016 meeting, we will be tracking who attends the most Del Val meetings and events.   The members who have the highest participation will have a chance to win a free 2017 RIMS registration for the national conference to be held back here in Philadelphia.  That is a prize valued at over $950!!  Please click here for additional details and contest rules.

   

Insurance Society Week of Giving -  Volunteers Needed!

Please consider volunteering. For additional details or to register, please contact Chris Bullick at Christopher.bullick@esis.com.

I. Fireman’s Hall Museum (3 Projects) 147 N. Second St. Phila PA 19106, Tuesday Oct 11, 1:15 to 4:15 (All at the same time).  6 people total. 

1.       Scanning of the PFD news, the official departmental publication from the 1950s forward.  Information will then be available and searchable in a digital format for future researchers. As they are scanned they will be compiled into PDF files.  2 people

2.       Project focuses on oversize photographs from the early 20th century that need to be inventoried, numbered and placed in acid free folders and ultimately entered into collections database.  2 people

3.       Photographing of three dimensional artifacts.  2 people. 

 

II.  Habitat for Humanity ReStore. 2318 Washington Ave, Phila PA;  Friday Oct 14th 1 to 5pm.  11 people. 

A Team Day of Service at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is an opportunity for you and your group to give back to the community of Philadelphia and spend a day working together as a team.  The Habitat Philadelphia ReStore is a retail outlet where new and gently used furniture and household items are donated and then resold at a fraction of the original price.  All profits generated at our ReStore go back to building and repairing more homes across our City.


Typical Activities include:  Sorting donations, moving furniture, loading/unloading vehicles, ticketing & tagging retail items, sometimes we have small projects such as constructing shelves or painting walls.  

 


Please be sure to check out our Jobs Bank page!

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Upcoming Events

 

Upcoming RIMS Events:

 

SAVE THE DATE!!!

2016 RIMS Delaware Valley Chapter

Annual Golf Outing
Philadelphia Country Club

Monday,  September 26, 2016

Click HERE for additional information and registration details

 

 2016-17  Meeting Dates

(mark your calendars!!)

Registration is now also  open for the following meetings:

*Thursday, October 20, 2016 Joint meeting with the CPCU Society at St. Joe’s University; topic will be Diversity and Inclusion in the Insurance Industry including a discussion on the talent gap. Please note that this meeting will not be on the second Tuesday of the month, but will be held on a Thursday. Registration is now open online at: http://cf.rims.org/Template.cfm?Section=View_All_Events&template=Calendar/CalendarEventDisplay.cfm&CalendarEventID=3094

*November 15, 2016 Risk Management and Climate Change. Location: Sheraton Valley Forge. Registration is now open online at:

http://cf.rims.org/Template.cfm?Section=View_All_Events&template=Calendar/CalendarEventDisplay.cfm&CalendarEventID=3095

*December 13, 2016 Travel Risk Management: Zika. Location: UPENN. Registration is now open online at: http://cf.rims.org/Template.cfm?Section=View_All_Events&template=Calendar/CalendarEventDisplay.cfm&CalendarEventID=3096

Mark the following dates on your calendar for our upcoming meetings:

January 10, 2017

February 14, 2017

March 14, 2017

May 16, 2017

Information will be forthcoming on topics, and locations in the near future. Dates may be subject to change. Please always refer to www.rims.org and the Events Calendar for the latest information, and registration links. 

Our Events


Delaware Valley RIMS Chapter

Founded in 1951, the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS was the second chapter. We serve the Risk Management community in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. RIMS, founded in 1950 serves over 4,800 businesses and organizations represented by over 10,000 individuals with risk management responsibilities throughout the world. By belonging to RIMS, you will receive a wealth of benefits designed to provide you with the most comprehensive information on risk management.