Florida is Calling!
Sun, Fun, and Friendship on Tap for the 2013 GFWC Annual Convention
2013 GFWC Annual Convention | June 30 - July 2, 2013
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive | Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-602-6000 | Toll-Free: 1-888-627-9057
Registration for the 2013 GFWC Annual Convention is now closed. Please contact GFWC Headquarters at 202-347-3168 or Convention@GFWC.org should you have any questions about your registration.
Girls Night In with Shot@Life Monday, July 1 from 10:00-midnight: Take part in games, pampering, and raffles while learning more about the campaign. Winners of the In Bloom Shot@Love Spring Contest will be announced during this event. There will be a requested $20 donation at the door which will cover your entry fee and raffle tickets. No pre-registration is required.
Shot@Life Champion Training Tuesday, July 2 from 8:00 -10:45 a.m.: Receive extensive training on advocacy, digital engagement, and fundraising so you are ready to spread the word about Shot@Life. This event is limited to 50 attendees and a $20 donation will be collected onsite. Breakfast will be provided. Reserve your spot now by contacting Adina Kauzlarich at AKauzlarich@GFWC.org or at 202-347-3168 ext. 142.
Call to Convention
The Call to Convention is your one-stop source for all things Convention. From hotel information, a preliminary agenda, resolutions, special events, and workshops, you can find it in the Call. The Call to Convention is also available as part of the March+April issue of GFWC Clubwoman Magazine.
2013 Call to Convention [PDF]
The GFWC group-discounted room rate expired on June 4. Rooms are now based on availability. Please contact The Westin Diplomatís in-house reservation team, available Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, at 954-602-8700, to check availability and make a reservation.
Here and There
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa is easily reached by flying into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (9 miles) or Miami International airport (22 miles).
Shuttle, Taxi, and Car Services
Upon arrival, follow signs in either airport for ground transportation services. Attendees can prearrange shuttle services to and from the airport by contacting one of the various transportation companies licensed to provide transportation pick-up. Visit either airportís website for further information.
Click here for a Go Airport Shuttle discount voucher and save on your way to and from the airport.
The Amtrak station is located 6 miles from The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa. Visit www.Amtrak.com for schedules and pricing.
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa is located just off Interstate 95. For assistance with driving directions call the hotel directly or visit an online travel website, such as www.Maps.Google.com
Gifts to Headquarters
Invest in the future of GFWC Headquarters by making a contribution to the GFWC Pipe Project. Donations to this yearís Gifts to Headquarters Fund are designated toward replacing corroded water piping in 1734 N Street. Gifts to Headquarters donations will be acknowledged at Convention and donors will be printed in the Convention Program, as long as they are received at GFWC Headquarters by May 31.
2013 Gifts to Headquarters Donation Form [Word]
2013 Gifts to Headquarters Donation Form [Fillable PDF]
Attendees can receive the most up to date Convention information through News & Notes and GFWC Clubwoman Magazine. Sign up for News & Notes (itís FREE!) here. Subscribe to GFWC Clubwoman Magazine here. Or, contact GFWC Headquarters at 1-800-443-GFWC (4392).