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|Democratic Women's Club of Florida Tallahassee Legislative Days|
Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2012
For more information, contact Elaine Vaccaro: firstname.lastname@example.org
|From Your Legislative Director |
|Below is the latest schedule for Tally Days. Please note the changes. Important!! |
Deadline for hotel reservations and registration is January 19, 2012.
Please ask your club members to register according to directions in the flyer!!
|Sunday, February 5, 2012|
Bring Sign and Banner-making materials with you!!
6 PM Legislative Liaison/ Legislative Committee Meeting. Check front desk for place of meeting but right now it is in my hotel room (Maureen McKenna).
Monday February 6, 2012
Bring Sign and Banner making materials with you!!
7 AM Welcome Table open--bring your gifts for drawings (each club brings a gift worth $5 for each attendees Example: 5 people coming = one $25 drawing gift)
Tickets will be sold in packets of 15 only at $10 per packet.
Gift items will be displayed at time of Monday evening Dessert Reception so Legislators and guests have an opportunity to win the drawing (and create more revenue for DWCF). Drawing time has been changed to Monday evening during Dessert Reception.
9:30 AM Continental Breakfast will be catered in (comes with price of $25 registration to event)
10:00 AM Janet Goen/Maureen will give very brief opening remarks
10:10 AM Legislative Panel:
Barbara A. DeVane-------Florida NOWEmily Caponetti-----------Planned ParenthoodPat Dix-----------Florida Education AssociationJessica Lowe-Minor--------League of Women VotersRep. Lori Berman----Equal Rights Amendment
Nadine Smith---------Equality Florida Karen Woodall--------Coalition for Fair and Comprehensive Tax Reform'
11:00 -11:10 Bio Break
11:10-12:15 Legislative Panel continues
12:15-1:15 Lunch, Catered in (comes with $25 registration)
1:15-2:15 Loranne Ausley--Blueprint for the Future--gaining traction with Legislative Advocacy
2:15-2:25 Bio Break and snack (come with $25 registration)
2:25-3:45 Legislator Panel
Invited: Sen. Scott Randolph, Rep. Mark Pafford, Rep. Rick Kriseman, Senator Nan Rich, Rep. Arthenia Joyner, Rep. Dwight Bullardd, Rep. Alan Williams,
Supper on own-Applebees attached to Hotel
7 PM Dessert Reception with all Democratic Legislators invited and Florida Democratic Party Dignitaries present.
Desserts provided as part of your $25 registration fee.
Drawing for gifts will be announced a little before 9 PM
9 PM Sign making party!!
Tuesday February 7, 2012
Dress in layers, pack an umbrella, check the weather forecast!!
Breakfast on own (free breakfast is offered by hotel to hotel guests)
8:00 AM Leave on your own to visit Capitol, your legislator, view a session
Bring Signs, Banners, buttons allowed but dress professionally, with comfortable walking shoes.
9 & 10 AM--Optional Historic Tours of Old Capital Museum and Capitol Building-contact Grace Gillen at 904 891 3786 email@example.com
11:30 AM--Media Event in 2nd Floor Rotunda--more information will be shared on Monday about this event
Post-Media Event--more time at Capitol and leave for home at the time you choose.
Hotel has room for three buses in their parking lot with additional space near shopping mall.
Free parking at Holiday Inn.
Please review the attached flyer!
Looking forward to seeing you there.
| DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE LEGISLATIVE DAYS |
WHEN? MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6 AND TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
WHERE? ACCOMODATIONS PROVIDED AT $89.00 PER NIGHT AT HOLIDAY INN CAPITOL EAST, 1355 APPALACHEE PARKWAY, TALLAHASSEE, FL., 32301. PHONE: 850-877-3171. HOT BREAKFAST INCLUDED IN PRICE. SPACE FOR THREE BUSES AVAILABLE AT HOTEL PARKING LOT. MANY SURROUNDING RESTAURANTS. HOTEL ATTACHED TO APPLEBEES.TRANSIT FROM/TO HOTEL AND CAPITOL: LOW TAXI FARE, PUBLIC BUS TRANSPORTATION, SHUTTLE FROM NEARBY GOVERNER'S MALL
MONDAY- DWCF QUARTERLY MEETING WILL BE HELD FROM 8-9:30 AM, FOLLOWED BY A SNACK BREAK. SPEAKERS WILL BEGIN AT 10:00 WHICH WILL INCLUDE LOBBYISTS AND LEGISLATORS. LUNCH WILL BE CATERED AT $25 PER ATTENDEE. SUPPER ON YOUR OWN. 2012 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF DESSERT RECEPTION WITH LEGSLATORS AND FDP DIGNITARIES PRSENT IN EVENING.
TUESDAY-MORNING: OPTIONAL HISTORICAL TOURS IN AM AT CAPITOL MUSEUM AND OLD CAPITOL MUSEUM HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED. VISIT YOUR LEGISLATORS AND VIEW LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS. DWCF CAPITOL MEDIA EVENT IN LATE MORNING.AFTERNOON: DWCF CAPITOL MEDIA EVENT, ENDING WITH PLAN OF ACTION SESSION FACILITATED BY LORANNE AUSLEY BACK AT HOTEL. GIFT DRAWINGS WILL ANNOUNCED.
To make plans to go to Tally Days: 1. Make your Hotel reservations by Thursday, January 19, 2012.2. Each President is to email Maureen McKenna with how many and names of attendees from your club who will be attending by Thursday, January 19, 2012 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Each person attending must pay for the cost of the meals on Monday ( ).3. Please let Maureen know if there are any vegetarian, vegan or special meal preferences requested in your email.4. Please let Grace Gillen know which attendees will be participating in Tuesday's morning optional Historical tours of capitol. Grace Gillen's email is Gillen1001@comcast.net. There will be two tours. Tours are free but donations are requested. Capitol Museum:9:00 am and 10:00 amOld Capitol Museum: 9:00 am and 10:00 am5. Each President is to send the list of attendees and an accompanying check (one check from each club) for () per attendee to be delivered to Marie Varon by Monday, January 23, 2012 to: Marie Varon 2430 Ironwood Drive Jacksonville, FL 32216 904 725 21806. There will be gift drawings which will be given away on Tuesday afternoon. Each club is asked to bring an item(s) for the drawing to the registration table Monday morning. Submit your donations to Kathleen Trued. Kathleen's contact information is email@example.com at 904 599 7778. Value of donated item is suggested to be $5-10 per registered attendee. This is not a white elephant (used items)drawing. This is a fundraiser to offset the cost of this event.7. Clubs will be allowed to have vendors tables which will offer Democratic jewelry and political items only. Legislative Education tables are also allowed. Open times for vendor tables will be limited to breaks, lunch, after training and during supper hours on Monday. This will be strictly enforced in order to deter disruption of the training and to show respect for the speakers. Cost of each vendor table will be $50 for the times allowed on Monday, February 6, 2011. Please contact Laura Jester at the Holiday Inn to reserve your table. Her number is 850 201 2028.