June 2004 Calendar & Events

 

AUGUST 8-12... 66th Annual Eastern Union Meeting Association, Grand Island, N.Y.

Jim and Janet Louis and the members of Division 421 will host the 2004 EUMA at Grand Island's Holiday Inn. August 8 is check-in date; August 11 is the annual banquet; and August 12 is check out. Rooms are $99 per night. For reservations, call (800) HOLIDAY, or (800) 465-4329 (use group code "BLE"). For more details, contact Arrangements Chairman Jimmy Louis at: louisble@adelphia.net or (716) 695-0789.

 

AUGUST 17-22... 64th Annual International Western Convention, Albuquerque, N.M.

Pat and Barbie Lynch and the members of BLET Division 446 (Gallup, N.M.) will host the 64th annual IWC in Albuquerque, N.M. Reservations at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque (300 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102) can be made by calling: (505) 842-1234. The BLET room rate is $99 per night. The deadline for this rate is July 4. After July 4, any rooms still available will be $199 per night.

 

SEPTEMBER 13-16... 69th Annual Southwestern Convention Meeting, The Woodlands, Texas

Local Chairman G.Y. Bailey and the members of BLE Division 62 will host the 69th annual Southwestern Convention Meeting (SWCM) in The Woodlands, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Kathie Bailey will serve as the GIA Chairperson for the convention. Reservations can be made by calling The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center at: (281) 367-9797. Brother Bailey suggests flying into Bush Intercontinental Airport to avoid lengthy auto travel to The Woodlands. The hotel address is: 1601 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77380. More hotel information is available at: Marriott.com/houmw. See the BLET website for registration information: http://www.ble-t.org/info/meetings/swcm

 

SEPTEMBER 18... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Ft. Worth, TX

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference for BLET officers in Fort Worth, Texas. The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn South (100 East Alta Mesa Blvd.), with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

OCTOBER 22... U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Portland, Ore.

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct an informational conference for BLET officers in Portland, Ore. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn (12048 NE Airport Way), with registration beginning at 8 a.m. The program begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.



 

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