Events

2018 GFWC Annual Convention

June 22-26, 2018

We invite you to join us at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel, located in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, June 22-26, for the 2018 GFWC Annual Convention as we celebrate accomplishments, learn about new initiatives, and participate in the advancement of the organization.

GFWC’s Group Rate of $159/night opens on Thursday, March 1. The room block closes on Monday, May 28, at midnight. The best way to reserve a room is online at http://group.curiocollection.com/GeneralFederationOfWomensClubs. You may also call for reservations at 855-271-3620; press 1 to make a new reservation.

The Call to Convention will be in the March+April Issue of Clubwoman Magazine, which is scheduled for distribution the second week of March. It will contain detailed information regarding travel/accommodations, agenda, tours, projects, awards, and more. The Call to Convention is also now available online! Online registration officially opens on March 1 and can be accessed using this link http://www.cvent.com/d/ytqrfx, but you may want to first read the Call for a complete understanding of Convention activities.

To help with flight and hotel booking, here is a quick summary of Convention highlights.

Thursday, June 21 – AM and PM tours – Basilica and Brews and Gateway Arch and Beautiful Blooms

Friday, June 22 – AM tours (Architecture of St. Louis, Basilica and Brews, and Gateway Arch and Beautiful Blooms) 2016-2018 Board of Directors meetings, LEADS, Mississippi Valley Region Hosts “Winter Wonderland” Welcome Banquet

Saturday, June 23 – Opening Ceremony, Partner Awards Luncheon, Junior Awards Banquet and “Speakeasy Soiree” Fun Night

Sunday, June 24 – Partner Workshops, 501(c3) Workshop, Parliamentarian Training, GFWC Workshops, Region Banquets

Monday, June 25 – Elections, Service Project, Awards Lunch, GFWC Style Project Runway Conservation Challenge, “A Celebration of Volunteer Spirit” Gala Banquet

Tuesday, June 26 – Education and ESO Awards Brunch, Installation Banquet, Installation

Wednesday, June 27 – 2018-2020 Board of Directors Meeting

We are very excited about the venue, the activities, and the speakers we have in store. We hope you make plans to attend!

 

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