Mark your calendars: BLET announces 2014 regional meetings
CLEVELAND, September 16 ó The BLET National Division today announced the dates and locations for the four regional meetings next year.
These meetings are beneficial to all BLET members in several ways, offering the opportunity for education and training, networking with fellow railroaders, time for family, and a chance for personal interaction with BLET National Division officers.
The dates and locations of the four regional meetings are as follows:
June 15-19, 2014
87th Annual Southeastern Meeting Association (SMA)
Arrangements Chairman D.C. Dickey, Local Chairman of Division 646, will host the 2014 SMA at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in Savannah, Ga.
June 29-July 3, 2014
74th Annual International Western Convention (IWC)
Arrangements Chairman David K. Brown, Chairman of the Minnesota State Legislative Board and Legislative Representative of BLET Division 517, will host the 2014 IWC at the Hilton Minneapolis.
August 4-8, 2014
76th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA)
Arrangements Chairman Patrick Redmond, Local Chairman of Division 607, and Co-Chair James R. Blum, Legislative Representative of Division 526, will host the 2014 EUMA at the newly-renovated Westin Downtown Cleveland, which is within walking distance of BLET National Division headquarters.
September 7-11, 2014
79th Annual Southwestern Convention Meeting (SWCM)
St. Louis, Mo.
Arrangements Chairman Dave W. Grimes, Local Chairman of Division 42, will host the 2014 SWCM at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Hotel. For more information, visit the SWCM website: bletswcm.org.
More specific information regarding hotel and convention registration will be updated periodically over the next several months.
Also, members are reminded that the BLETís Third Quadrennial National Convention is next year and is slated for September 29 through October 2, 2014, at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Monday, September 16, 2013
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