Midwest Region Homepage - bookmark it!
It's got a lot of cool features. It's a quick snapshot of what's going on in the Midwest. If there are events coming up, they'll be listed in the right hand column (of course, only if someone has posted an upcoming event). There are resources linked in the left column Sub-Navigation. Quickly find all members in your region, etc. You can quickly get to this page when you're in this forum by looking up above the posts in the forum description.
Bookmark that page. Use it. Enjoy it.