July 2003 Calendar & Events

SEPTEMBER 12, 2003... Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Fort Worth, TX

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will offer a free informational conference for elected BLE officers on September 12 in Fort Worth, Texas. Registration for the conference begins at 8 a.m. and will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m., ending at 12:30 p.m. Located at the Holiday Inn South, 100 East Alta Mesa Blvd.

 

SEPTEMBER 28-OCTOBER 2, 2003... 68th Annual Southwestern Convention Meeting

General Chairman Rick Gibbons, BNSF-SLSF & M&NA, is Chairman of the 68th annual SWCM, which will be held in Branson, Mo. Members and their families will stay at the beautiful Chateau on the Lake Resort Hotel & Convention Center. Reservations can be made at a rate of $114 per night by calling: (888) 333-5253. A hugely popular tourist destination, Branson offers abundant and unique entertaining and dining options for the entire family. Members planning to attend the SWCM are encouraged to visit Branson's website, <www.branson.com>, to learn more about its diverse entertainment opportunities. Free haircuts and makeovers are scheduled for the ladies.

 

OCTOBER 17, 2003... Railroad Retirement Board Informational Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will offer a free informational conference for elected BLE officers on October 17 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Located at the Radisson Hotel, Pittsburgh Green Tree, 101 Radisson Dr.

 

JUNE 13-18, 2004... 77th Annual Southeastern Meeting Association, Greenville, S.C.

To be held at the Hyatt Recency Hotel in Greenville Commons, the 77th annual BLE-GIA Southeastern Meeting Assocation will be hosted by W.R. "Roger" Peace and members of BLE Division 598 in Greenville, S.C. Early bird reservations can be made by calling the hotel at: (800) 233-1234 or (864) 235-1234. Be sure to ask for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers discounted rate.

 

AUGUST 17-22, 2004... 64th Annual International Western Convention, Albuquerque, N.M.

Hosted by Pat and Barbie Lynch and members of BLE Division 446 (Gallup, N.M.) at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, phone: (505) 842-1234.

 

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