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GFWC Pennsylvania Convention 2017


  • Blair County Convention Center 1 Convention Center Dr Altoona, PA, 16602 USA (map)

Call to the 120th Annual Business Meeting/Convention  - April 28-29, 2017 - Blair County Convention Center, Altoona, PA

GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women's Club is proud to be this year's sponsor for the State Convention. 

Let us know you are attending the event by visiting our Facebook event page!

This year's theme is “CELEBRATING CHILDREN”. Below is information for the event:


Hotel Reservations: Marriott Courtyard Altoona, 2 Convention Center Drive, Altoona, PA 16602

Phone : (814) 312-1800 or 1-800-MARRIOTT. (This is connected to the Convention Center.)

1.     Standard rooms are $114 per night plus 11% tax.  Max 4 people per room. 

2.     Reservations may be made by calling 1- 800-MARRIOTT OR  (814) 312-1800 (A link will be sent out from headquarters if anyone desires online registration.)

3.     Use Group ID “Gen Fed Women’s Club.” 

4.     Room reservation deadline:   Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

 

Convention Registration Information:

1.   Registration POSTMARKED deadline is Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 

2.   Registration for the entire Convention is $50.00.  One day registration is $40.

3.   Your club number appears in the State Directory sent to each Club President annually. 

4.   Complete Registration Form (included in this newsletter) with check payable to:

2017 GFWC PA Convention and mail to:

             Edith Rathbun, Convention Registration Chairman

            GFWC Pennsylvania

            4076 Market Street, Suite 211

            Camp Hill, PA 17011

           

Registration Desk Schedule:

Thursday, April 27, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 28, 8:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.; 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 29, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

 What Should I Wear?

            Thursday Dinner:  Casual – please no shorts or denim

Business Meetings:  Business casual; GFWC PA Shirt permissible

            Friday Banquet:  Business/Dressy

            Saturday Banquet:  Dressy or 50’s attire.  Patsy Kline and Elvis will be “in the house.”

           

MEAL INFORMATION – ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!

Coffee, hot tea, and water served with all meals

Friday, April 28, 2017

            12:30 p.m.         Honoring Our Veterans Luncheon $25

                                    Chef’s Choice Lunch Buffet with assorted dressings, rolls, butter, Chef selected salad du jour, soup du jour, two entrees, potato or rice selection and fresh vegetable.  Something for everyone!

            6:30 p.m.          State President’s Project Banquet $34

Fresh herb crusted breast of chicken topped with a creamy veloute and served with baked potato, sour cream, vegetable du jour, bakery basket, butter, house salad, and carrot cake.  There will be a Chef’s Choice vegetarian option similar to above.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

            8:30 a.m.           Breakfast $20

Orange and cranberry juices, fresh fruit display, scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, sausage, bagels, English muffins and pastries, butter, cream cheese, and preserves. 

            12:30 p.m.         St. Jude’s Partner Luncheon $25

Chef’s Choice Lunch Buffet with assorted dressings, rolls, butter, Chef selected salad du jour, soup du jour, two entrees, potato or rice selection and fresh vegetable.  Something for everyone!  This will be different from Friday’s luncheon.

            6:30 p.m.          Fabulous 50’s Banquet $40

Boneless short ribs slow cooked with carrots, onions, and celery, service with whipped potatoes, and finished with a roasted tomato demi-glace, bakery basket, butter, house salad, apple pie.  There will be a Chef’s Choice vegetarian option similar to above.


The event is open to all GFWC Pennsylvania Clubwomen. Book online reservations today for a discounted rate through Marriott. You can download, print, and send a physical registration form from the Clubwoman Newsletter. 

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St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance
Later Event: November 17
15th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive