September is not far off, a little pre-planning is always a great idea. So, some key points and features are here for you to see and plan for (Dayton, Ohio September 26-29). Holiday Inn, Conference Center I-675, 2800 Presidential Drive, Fairborn, Ohio 45324.
|Conference Rates for...||Member||Guest / Spouse|
|Thursday Only||$155.00||$ 40.00|
|Friday Only||$178.00||$ 60.00|
|Saturday Only||$197.00||$ 90.00|
You will earn $5,000.00 in Buckaroos for each day you are registered and paid for at this years conference.
Meals will once again be provided; hot buffet breakfast comes with your room rate which remains the same $111.38 including all taxes, Thursday Dinner, Friday Lunch & Dinner and Saturday Lunch and the Banquet. Hotel reservation Number is (937)431-4613) ask for the MWSA Block of Rooms.
Arrangements for transportation to the hotel from the airport need to be made a minimum of seven days prior to your arrival.
Registration Desk Time Slots: Email LeansToFar@aol.com to fill these.
|Filled||1 - 8:00 - 10:30||1 - 8:00 - 10:00|
|Filled||Filled||1 - 10:00 - 12:00|
|Filled||1 - 12:30 - 3:00||1 - 12:00 - 2:00|
|Filled||Filled||2 - 2:00 - 3:00|
The auction for 2013 will have a blind auction of twenty envelopes containing from $1.00 to $10,000 in Buckaroos.
MWSA will be offering at the auction a Two-Day stay at the conference in addition but totally separate from the one-day the hotel donates. Officers and Board Members may not bid on the two-day stay.
MWSA will in addition to its 3-Year Membership donation also provide one each for a 1-yr and 2-yr Membership.
Note: If you are not coming to the conference and you win an award you will need to send a check to: MWSA, P.O. Box 264, Bridgeville, PA 15017 in the amount of $6.00 to have you medal and stickers mailed. No other contact or notice will be provided, so mark it on your calendar if you have submitted a book to our awards contest and have been notified that you are a finalist, watch for the winners list.
The awards banquet will be held in the Discover/Challenger rooms same as last year, a cash bar will be available an hour prior to the banquet. The 2013 Award year closes on July 15, 2013 (this means the review and score must be completed and in my hands no later than that date).
We will have available to us the Anderson Room for interviews and meetings, the Glenn Room is our Hospitality Suite for members to meet and greet or grab a soda or coffee in between seminars. Seminars will take place in the Lindberg Room & the Amphitheatre. Open Mic and the Buckaroo auction on Friday night will take place in the Amphitheatre, a cash bar will be open about one hour prior to the Open Mic.
A tour of the Air Force Museum is available to the first 40 people FREE. This will take place from 3-5 on Thursday. Make your plans now.
The Wright State Library has offered to provide an "Archives Tour" limited to the first 12 people that sign up by contacting LeansToFar@aol.com. This is a worthwhile opportunity not provided to everyone. This will take place at 9:30 Friday. Private vehicle transportation or you could walk to the library if you are up to it.