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2016 RPEC CONVENTION CALL

The 45th Annual Convention of the Retired Public Employees Council of Washington will be held at The Wenatchee Convention Center on September 27- 28, 2016.
121 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Convention committee meetings will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Actual times and locations for these meetings will be sent to committee members and chapter presidents at a later date and posted in the lobby of the convention center.

NOTICE OF ELECTIONS: Nominations for Executive Board Officers and District Board Members will be held during session on Tuesday, September 27th; and elections for any contested positions will be held during session on Wednesday, September 28th.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAYMENT OF REGISTRATION FEES:

The convention registration fee for each delegate has been set at $120.00, as established by the RPEC Executive Committee. This includes a convention packet, and three meals – a lunch and a banquet on Tuesday, September 27th, and a breakfast on Wednesday, September 28th.

The goal is to have every chapter represented at the convention. If your chapter needs financial assistance, contact the Council office no later than May 27, 2016.

The Convention Registration Form accompanied by full payment of convention registration fees for delegates, alternates and guests should be sent to the council office no later than Friday, June 17, 2016. Alternates and Guests may either pay the full registration fee for a convention folder and meals, or they may purchase meal tickets only at a cost of $20.00 for the lunch, $36.00 for the banquet and $19.00 for the breakfast ($75.00 for all three meals). Special dietary needs can be accommodated provided we have advance notice.

Please note the deadline for payment of registration fees, individual meals, and any special dietary needs is June 17, 2016.

LODGING AND RESERVATIONS:

Requests for reservations are the responsibility of the delegates, alternates and guests attending the convention and must be made by calling The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel.

Please follow these steps to reserve your room reservations.

  1. Call the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel (20 N. Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801) 509-662-1234
  2. Let them know you are with Retired Public Employees Council Convention.
  3. Complete individual reservation with agent.

Convention room rates are $99.00 plus tax and fees for single or double occupancy. All reservations must be received prior to Friday, August 26, 2015. The Hotel will accept reservations at the group rate until this cut-off date or until the block is filled.

Deadlines

May 27, 2016 – Chapter Financial Assistance Request
June 17, 2016 – Delegate/Alternate Registration Form
June 17, 2016 – Delegate/Alternate Registration Fees
June 17, 2016 – Special Dietary Needs Requests
June 17, 2016 – Committee Member Requests
August 11, 2016 – Constitutional Amendments to Council Office
August 11, 2016 – Resolutions to Council Office
August 26, 2016 – Hotel Reservations Deadline

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