June 12, 2022

Thank you to everyone that made it out to our Gold outing. Enjoy some pictures from the day and read the recap here.



May 3, 2022
The WLA spring event was a great success! Thank you for everyone that came out.



February 7, 2022

Enjoy some action shots from the WLA Holiday party!



January 26, 2022
We received a wonderful holiday card from the folks at Shiner’s thanking us for our donation. We love to help amazing organizations!



December 18, 2021

Andy Steeno presenting a $5,000.00 donation to Martha Lester, Risk Management & Insurance Program Instructor, at Madison Area Technical College, who was very appreciative, on December 1st

The Western Loss Association was also proud to present Shriners Children’s Hospital with a donation of $10,000. We honored to work with such an outstanding organization.



August 27, 2021

Here are some photos from the Cubs Rooftop Event held on August 25th. We even got to see a Cubs W! Thank you to all our presenters and all that came out for a fun day at the ballpark.



June 14, 2021

It was great to see everyone out at the Charity Golf Outing on May 21! A few photos from the event are below and you can check out all of the photos here!



February 10, 2020
We had a great time at our Post-Holiday Member Appreciation Party at Maggiano’s Little Italy on February 7th. Thanks to everyone for making it out! Some photos from the night are below.



October 24, 2019
On behalf of the Western Loss Association, we would like to THANK EVERYONE for another successful and very informative fall conference, which was October 9-11th at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. Here are some pictures taken over the 3 day conference.



June 12, 2019

The Western Loss Association (WLA) Western Loss Association presented a $7,500.00 check to the Shriners Hospitals for Children; funds that were raised from this year’s Western Loss Spring Charity Golf Outing.

Special thanks to: The WLA Board, John Nitti of Meaden & Moore – Golf Committee Chair, Our Members, Sponsors, and to all that joined us this year in making the Spring Charity Golf Outing a huge success!

See the beautiful thank you letter we received and read Shriners Hospitals FAQ to learn more about the hospital.



May 23, 2019
The Association had a great time watching the Cubs from a rooftop on Sheffield. The Cubs lost but it was still a beautiful day for baseball. Special thanks to Michael B. Cahill S.E., P.E., CXLT from S-E-A for sharing his knowledge with us in his presentation: “Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs for Damage & Civil/Structural Engineering Investigations” prior to the game. We are grateful to the sponsors for their generosity and support, which made this event possible! And, of course, we are very thankful to all the attendees for making this event such a success!!

The following WLA Member Companies sponsored this event:

  • $1000 Sponsorships by Grecco Construction Consultants, Bower Group LLC, NEFCO Fire Investigations, and Servpro of Wheaton/Glen Ellyn/Lisle; $750 Sponsorship by Sedgwick;
  • $500 Sponsorships by Lowers Forensics International, YOUNG and Associates, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Property Loss Specialist, S-E-A, Perfection Property Restoration, Nederveld, MDD Forensic Accountants, Electronic Restoration Services, and Art Recovery Technologies.



March 25, 2019
Our Spring Seminar on March 8 was a great success. Check out some photos from the event below!



October 15, 2018
This year, the Western Loss Association once again made a donation to the Madison College Foundation at the 2018 Fall Conference. $1,500 went to support students and innovating programs at Madison College. The Association received a thank you letter that you can read here. The picture below is of WLA presenting the check to Martha Lester, Risk Management & Insurance Program Instructor from Madison College.



October 12, 2018
Thank you for everyone that came out to the Annual Conference. Please take a look at some of the pictures from the weekend.



July 5, 2018
The Charity Golf Outing on May 18th was a great success! Check out the pictures below from our June 29th webinar at Maggiano’s. The first photo shows our donation check of $9,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children, given to their representative, Daniel Winter, J.D.



May 23, 2018
Relive some of the great moments from our Charity Golf Outing on 5/18 (1-3) and our Spring Seminar on 5/11 (4)



March 26, 2018
Students from Madison Area Technical College again attended the Western Loss 2017 annual conference at Lake Lawn Resort on Thursday, 10/19/17, and our President, Harry Dubnick, presented a $1,000.00 scholarship from the Western Loss Association to Josh Cotillier, their Risk Manager. See the thank thank you letters from the students here.



October 18-20, 2017
Western Loss 2017 Fall Conference, Lake Lawn Resort Delevan Wisconsin

This year’s fall conference was a huge success. Thank you to everyone for attending. Please see the pictures below and note the second image is President Harry Dubnick welcoming and presenting a $1,000.00 scholarship from the Western Loss Association to Josh Cotillier, Madison College Risk Manager.



May 2, 2017
Western Loss Spring Seminar, The Drake Hotel Oak Brook, IL

Thank you to the Western Loss Association, and Presenters for making this year’s Spring Seminar a huge success.

Fire Cause Determination, Russ Nummer, Unified Investigations & Sciences Investigating Building Piping Failures, Steve Sanders, Engineering Systems, Inc. HVAC Fundamentals in Claims & Litigation, Steve Sanders, Engineering Systems, Inc.



April 1, 2017
WLA scholarship donation to Madison College was presented at our 2016 Annual Conference. Please see the pdf of thank you e-mails from Martha Lester and some of her students.



October 8, 2015
The Western Loss Association once again donated to Madison College’s Insurance Program Enhancement Fund. The $1000 gift will be used to benefit the Insurance Program, and provide scholarships that give their students opportunities for greater success. See the thank you letter



September 25, 2015
The live burn at the annual Western Loss Fall Meeting was a great success. Thanks to all that came out. A special thanks to Nederveld for the presentation. The structures were built by Universal Restoration Services and contents donated by Greer and Kirby and Lake Lawn Resort. We look forward to the next one! Enjoy the pictures below.



October 13, 2014
The Western Loss Association donated $2,500 to Madison College’s Insurance Program Enhancement Fund. The gift will be used to benefit the Insurance Program, and provide scholarships that give their students opportunities for greater success. See the thank you letter



October 2011
John Harmon and Anna Ramirez of Zurich North America recently presented Theresa Noska of Universal Restoration Services, Inc. with a lifetime member award! Theresa is our Corporate Tummler and has been with our organization for 30 years. She has been an integral part of our organization’s success and we look forward to our bright future together. We are all proud of you, Theresa!