Regional Conference Round-Up


Great Lakes Region

Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky and Wisconsin. An exciting conference including speakers, NOW National Board elections, workshops, dancing, entertainment and food will take place April 26-28 at the Omni International Hotel in Detroit. Room rates are $89 and can be reserved by calling the Omni at 313-222-7700 (be sure to let them know you are with NOW). For conference registration information contact Regional Director Marion Wagner at 317-291-8671, or at 4719 Blufwood Drive, North, Indianapolis, In. 46208.

Mid-Atlantic Region

New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Washington, D.C. is the site for this conference, which is scheduled May 10-11 and will be held at the Days Inn at 1201 K Street, N.W. Room rates are $85 single/double occupancy, plus 13 percent sales tax. To make reservations call 202-842-1020 or 800-562-3350 and be sure to tell them you are with NOW. Elections for the NOW National Board will take place on Saturday. Further registration information will be forthcoming.

Mid-South Region

Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee. Mark your calendars for March 22-24 to attend this great conference featuring speakers, NOW National Board elections, workshops and more. The conference will take place at the Capstone Sheraton in Tuscaloosa, Ala. For conference registration information contact Regional Director Virginia Stallworth at 901-272-0560.

Northeast Region

Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Farrington Valley NOW will host this regional conference, Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Hartford College for Women, 1265 Asylum Ave., Hartford, Conn. NOW National Board elections will take place. Registration fee is $20 and includes a morning and afternoon snack, plus a lunch box, which includes turkey, hummus or ham sandwich, pasta salad, green salad, apple, chocolate-chip cookie and choice of soda, diet-soda or juice. A sliding scale is available to NOW members. Make checks payable to Northeast Regional Conference and mail them to Victoria Avery, 15 Broad St., New London, Conn. 06320 or call 860-449-1640. Be sure to let them know if you need a signer, child care or have other special needs. Hotel rooms (with free continental breakfast) are available for $61 per night (up to 4 people) at West Hartford Inn, 900 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, Conn. 06119. Hotel reservations must be made one month in advance to guarantee this rate and to ensure that a room is available.

Northwest Region

Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Vancouver NOW will sponsor this conference, to be held at Bagley Center in Vancouver, Wash. As of this publication the conference date was still being voted upon from the optional dates of April 20, April 27 or May 11. For registration information contact Regional Director Kathy Conroy at 3727 Mohawk Way, West Linn, Ore. 97068-2317 or call 503-656-0798. Elections will be held for the NOW National Board.

Prairie States Region

Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. NOW members will be notified of this conference through a regional all-member mailing.

South Central Region

Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas. The regional conference will be held in Tulsa, Okla., in March. For details and registration information, contact Karen Ray at 918-682-2436, after 6 p.m.

Southeast Region

North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. This exciting conference will be held March 29-31 at the North Raleigh Hilton, 3415 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, N.C. 27609, hosted by the Raleigh/Durham, and Chapel Hill, N. C. chapters. Elections will be held for the NOW National Board. To make hotel reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS and mention you are with NOW. Call before Feb. 8 to get the guaranteed conference rate of $70 for a single/double, $80 for a triple/quad, plus tax. For conference registration information, call North Carolina NOW at 919-834-4073 or write NC NOW, P.O. Box 24995, Raleigh, N.C. 27611.

Southwest Region

Utah, California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam. Mark your calendar! The 1996 Southwest Regional Conference will take place on Saturday, April 27, in Salt Lake City, Utah, where it will be held in conjunction with Utah NOW's State Conference. Regional business at the conference will include the election of five representatives to the National NOW Board of Directors, including a Regional Director. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the National bylaws. Also, help us prepare for the 1996 NOW National Conference coming to our region (Las Vegas) in June. Further information about the conference/elections can be obtained from Regional Director Rebecca Bermudez at 310-839-7935.


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