January 2000 Calendar & Events

Jim Lance is chairman of the 2000 IWC, which will be held at the Snow King Resort. Billed as the "Millennium Convention IWC 2000," members can participate in the annual IWC golf tournament or visit the Snow King's famous scenic views. For hotel registration, write the Snow King Resort at P.O. Box S-K-I, 400 East Snow King Ave., Jackson Hole, WY 83001; or call (800) 522-KING or (307) 733-5200. Be sure to ask for the special BLE group rate of $135 per night. Contact Brother Lance at P.O. Box 476, Inkom, ID 83245-0476 or call (208) 775-3377.

Convention Chairman J.G. "Jim" Goodman encourages members to register early as the 2000 SMA promises to be a convention to remember. The Galt House East hotel will host the convention, and a room rate of $85 per night has been secured (rates will increase May 19, 2000). For reservations call (502) 589-5200. To contact Brother Goodman, write: 229 Stout St., Mt. Washington, KY 40047; or call (502) 538-4358. His e-mail address is: <goodble@aol.com>.

Members are encouraged to plan early for next year's EUMA, hosted by Jack and Pat Murphy (and Division 421) in Niagara Falls, Canada. It will be held at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel. Room rates start at $154 Canadian per night (approximately $103 U.S.). Make reservations by calling (800) 267-8439, and ask for the BLE group rate. For further, contact Murphy at (716) 627-5354 or e-mail <blemurph@aol.com>.

Convention Co-Chairmen James Jackson and Roger King will ring in the 21st Century in St. Louis. September 17 is for early registrants and September 18 is the golf tournament. In between are opening ceremonies, a formal banquet, and several training workshops. The convention will take place at the Marriott Pavilion Hotel, One Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102. Make reservations by calling (800) 228-9290 or (314) 421-1776. Be sure to ask for the special BLE discount rate.

Back to Contents

2000 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers