September 2000 Calendar & Events

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board will conduct a free informational conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. with sessions starting promptly at 8:30 a.m. All sessions end at 12:30 p.m. To be held at the Holiday Inn-Greentree, 401 Holiday Drive.

Come to Denver for the "Mile High" convention where a room rate of $105 per night has been secured at the Hyatt-Regency Tech Center, good for three days before and after the convention. To receive this discount rate, hotel reservations must be made by May 6, 2000, at (800) 233-1234. Reduced airline fares via United Airlines are available through Travel Organizers by calling (800) 283-2754. There will be a golf tournament, tour of the Denver mint, Ocean Journey, Denver botanical gardens, and a barbeque at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Questions should be directed to IWC Chairman Skip Colyer by phone (970) 225-9716, by fax (970) 223-5794, or by e-mail <>.

Chairman W.J. Spriggs Jr. and members of BLE Division 779 (Manchester, Ga.) are hosting this year's convention at Callaway Gardens resort. Members interested in attending can contact Brother Spriggs at (706) 989-0064.

At the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Conference registration begins at 3 p.m. on Monday, August 20, and hotel check-out is Friday, August 24. A room rate of $105 per night has been secured throughout the conference, as well as a one-time valet parking fee of $2. Further details to come when available. Please direct questions to EUMA Arrangements Chairman Sonny Kertesz at (732) 458-7642 or <>.




2000 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers