Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council Navy League of the US

Navy League Northwest Region Conference 11-13 Mar 2016

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Come join us for a fantastic weekend in Seattle!

Best Western Executive Inn  200 Taylor Ave N, Seattle WA Phone: (206) 448-9444 Toll Free Reservations:800-351-9444)

The Seattle Council is the host for this year’s Navy League Northwest Region Conference. They have gone out of their way to create a fantastic weekend package that is attractive for all Navy League Members. The conference will be held at the Best Western Executive Inn, a 3 star hotel in the shadow of the Space Needle. The emphasis for this meeting is to provide Northwest Navy Leaguers Fun and Fellowship at a great location and at a great price.

Regional conferences are held annually to bring together council members from the Pacific Northwest to discuss, share, and discover successful ideas that are working in other councils. These opportunities to learn from each other are not restricted to council officers. All Navy Leaguers are encouraged to come, meet one another and learn about the successes of the Navy League.

Hotel Registration:
Hotel rates from March 10-14, 2015 set at $106 per night plus tax. Guests can call the hotel directly at (206) 448-9444– or 800-351-9444 and ask for the “Navy League rate”. Parking is Complimentary. Please register for your rooms early as we loose our room block on February26th.

Friday Mar 11
The Conference begins on Friday Mar 11 at 1:00 PM with
Nominating Committee Meeting (1:00-3:30 PM)
NW Region Leadership Meeting (3:30-5:50 PM) Immediately following the Nominations Committee meeting we will hold a NW Region Leadership Meeting for Council Presidents and their representatives. We will address Ship Commissioning, leadership succession and Member development.
Social Hour / Buffet Dinner  (7:00 PM) No Host Bar There will be a Welcome Reception with No Host Bar at 7:00 PM, followed by a No Host Dinner at the hotel Banquet Space Friday Evening. All Navy League Members are welcome to the Reception and Dinner.

Conference Registration NW Region Registration Form
Registration – $40 p/p (Registrations after Feb 26th $60)
Full Conference: $140 p/p (Includes: Registration, Friday Dinner, Saturday Lunch & Dinner Dance)
Saturday Only: $125 p/p (Includes: Registration, Lunch & Dinner Dance)
Saturday Dinner Only: $55 p/p (Includes: Dinner Dance)
Sunday VIP Motor Coach Tour $50 p/p
Saturday Mar 12
Hot Breakfast for Attendees on their own in the hotel Restaurant at a nominal cost of $7.99 per person
Registration  8:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies 9:00-10:00 AM (Includes Colorguard, Pledge, Anthem, Invocation) Welcome from Region President followed by remarks from National President Skip Witunski who will provide a Navy League Status Report and discuss the importance of the Local Councils to the Navy League.
Sessions:
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Membership, Growing Council Leadership, Community Affiliates
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Council Communications and Social Media. Councils please bring Council Newsletters to share.
Lunch: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Radm Richard Gromlich USCG invited
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Youth Programs
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Fund Raising
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM Best Practices and wrapup. Councils be prepared to speak about your two Best Practices.

Dinner
Registration: 6:00 PM
Social Hour: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Dinner Ceremonies: 7:15 PM
Dinner Service Begins: 7:30 PM
Dinner Keynoter: 8:15 PM Superintendet of the Naval Academy, Vice Admiral Walter E (Ted) Carter. VAdm Carter commanded USS Camden (AOE-2) Homported at PSNS and the USS Carl Vinson CVN-70)
Music (Listening/Dancing): 8:45 PM – Midnight
No Host Bar

Sunday Mar 13 

Narrated Deluxe VIPMotorcoach Tour: $50 p/p with a minimum of 25 paying passengers

Tour Includes: See downtown Seattle; Ballard Locks, Views from Magnolia Bluff; Homes & Gardens; University of WA; Fremont & it’s Unique Art; Pike Place Market; Historic Pioneer Square; Views from West Seattle AND

a stop at USCG Base Seattle including special briefings and a Ship and patrol craft Tour. Another stop at the West Seattle Lighthouse adjacent to the District Commander’s Quarters and refreshments. The tour will be conducted by a professional tour guide with over 30 years experience!

Stay Tuned for a possible Saturday Spouse Shopping Tour- We are working on the details

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