Members to try their luck in Sparks, Nevada for 2003 IWC

BLE and GIA members looking to get a head start on summer plans may wish to consider making reservations now for the 63rd Annual International Western Convention in Sparks, Nevada (June 1-5, 2003).

Jeffrey Valentine is hosting "IWC, 2003 - Sparks," which will be held at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel & Casino in Sparks.

For reservations, call (800) 648-1177 and ask for the IWC room rate, or identify yourself as a BLE member (in Reno/Sparks, please call: 356-3300). A room rate of $89 per night has been secured from May 30 through June 7. For more information, members may also visit the John Ascuaga's Nugget website at: <>.

Activities include a golf tournament at The Resort at Squaw Creek, a Robert Trent Jones designed course in the High Sierras, a bus trip to Virginia City, America's largest historical landmark, and a dinner/dance sunset cruise aboard the MS Dixie on Lake Tahoe.

Those wishing to contact Chairman Valentine may do so by phone by calling (775) 857-2013, or by e-mail: <>.

John Ascuaga's Nuggett Hotel & Casino in Sparks, Nevada, home of IWC 2003.


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