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Deadline for hotel reservations is July 7 for BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, July 2 ó With the deadline for room reservations less than a week away, BLET members and guests are encouraged to register as soon as possible for the BLETís regional meeting in Washington, D.C.. It will be held August 13-17, 2018, at the Capital Hilton (1001 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, (800) 774-1500).

BLET regional meeting registration as well as hotel reservations can be made through the BLETís regional meeting website, www.bletregionals.org. If making reservations by telephone, you must mention the group code ďBLET.Ē The deadline for room reservations is July 7, 2018.

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, National Museum of African American History and Culture, 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.

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.

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.

Monday, July 2, 2018
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