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Registration open for BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 14 ó Registration is now open for the BLET regional meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., August 13-17, 2018.

The BLET National Division is planning a meeting filled with educational opportunities and entertaining leisure time activities. Guests will stay at the Capital Hilton (1001 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, (800) 774-1500). BLET convention registration as well as hotel registration can be made through the BLETís regional meeting website, http://www.bletregionals.org. If making reservations by telephone, you must mention the group code ďBLET.Ē Room reservations must be made by July 7, 2018.

The Washington D.C. regional meeting kicks off with registration and a welcome reception on Monday, August 13 for those who purchased tickets for the event. Opening ceremonies will take place the morning of Tuesday, August 14, with a closed meeting for BLET members that afternoon. A golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, August 15, at the National Golf Club in Fort Washington, Md. There is an additional cost to register for the golf tournament. Non-golfers will be on their own to explore the many entertainment options that Washington, D.C. has to offer.

The Capital Hilton is situated in the heart of Washington D.C. just blocks from the White House, the National Mall, and a multitude of significant national attractions. Museums include the National Air and Space Museum, International Spy Museum, National Museum of American History, and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. National monuments in the area include the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National World War II Memorial, and the Washington Monument.

Workshops will be held for Local Chairmen, Secretary-Treasurers and Legislative Representatives throughout the day on Thursday, August 16. The BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting will conclude with a banquet the evening of August 16. Attendees will travel home on August 17.

There is no cost for BLET members who wish to attend the August 14 meetings and August 16 workshops only; however, there will be fees for those members who choose to attend the meals. The cost of full registration (including all meetings, workshops, the banquet and all BLET sponsored meals) is $200.00 per person. The cost is $150.00 to register for all of the above EXCEPT the banquet. Additionally, reduced childrenís registration and a la carte meal registration options are also available Please visit http://www.bletregionals.org for more information about the registration process.

The website http://www.bletregionals.org is a one-stop shopping opportunity for all current and future BLET regional meetings. Please visit the BLET website, Facebook page, and http://www.bletregionals.org for the latest information.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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