Information is as of February 6, 2020

CSC Meeting Dates 2020

 

Zephyr deadline dates:

The article/photo submission deadline dates arre two weeks after the CSC meetings.


December 10, 2019
CALIFORNIA STATE COUNCIL QUARTERLY MEETING
February 28, 29 and March 1, 2020
Wyndham Visalia
9000 Airport Dr.
Visalia, CA 93277


CSC Meeting Announcement
Some changes have been made.

After 9 years at the property in Fresno, we are moving to a property in Visalia.
The Wyndham Visalia is our new hotel for three CSC meetings and the convention in 2020. The Wyndham is about 30 minutes South of Fresno off of Hwy 99 and then off of Hwy 198 East to Plaza Dr.

Wyndham Visalia web site. Check it out and scroll through the pictures https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham/visalia-california/wyndham- visalia/overview?CID=LC:HR::GGL:RIO:National:49281&iata=00065402

At the Wyndham Café California
Enjoy a casual atmosphere and outstanding regional selections for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the onsite Café California.
Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday-Sunday: 6-10 a.m.; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 5-10.p.m.

Mahogany’s Bar
Refreshing drinks. Classic cocktails. Select entrees. This is Mahogany’s Bar, a lovely, casual place to unwind seven days a week.
Days/Hours of Operation:
Monday-Sunday: 4 p.m. – closing

Visalia Restaurants https://tinyurl.com/yx8j6wlf
All of these restaurants are less than 20 minutes from the Wyndham

Transportation alternatives


For those traveling by train: Transportation from Hanford to and from Visalia

Bus Service is available from the Hanford Amtrak Station to Visalia. Current cost is
$1.75 per person.

Uber is available from Hanford Amtrak Station to the Wyndham Hotel: Cost as of today is $18.95 one-way.

For those traveling by air: Transportation from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Visalia V-Line is available - $10 one-way. V-Line Link
Uber is available, cost as of today is $40.00 one-way.


More information about the CSC meeting in February 2020

Friday, February 28, is a travel day to the Wyndham Visalia. The CSC Board of Directors Meeting will be at 4:00 p.m. in the Cypress Room.

Saturday, February 29, is the full California State Council meeting that starts at 9:00 a.m. in the Oak/Maple Rooms. AVVA will hold their meeting on Saturday afternoon. In the afternoon there will also be the CSC committee meetings. Those meetings will be in the Cedar, Pine and Redwood rooms.

Sunday, March 1 at 9:00 a.m., the reconvened full California State Council Meeting in the Oak/Maple Rooms with committee and chapter reports. The meeting will adjourn at Noon for your travel home. It will be a full fast-paced weekend full of information and camaraderie which will help veterans and their families.

February 7, 2020 will be the cutoff day for reservations for the hotel. The Wyndham’s room rate will be
$99 + 12.19% tax. The group code and contact information for the Wyndham Visalia will be posted in the next few weeks. Please do not call the hotel for reservations until that information is sent out.

Committee chairs, if you want to have a tier for a committee meeting, please notify State Council President Steve Mackey Nebhuskfan@aol.com and Meeting Planner Dick Southern dick.southern@gmail.com by E-mail by 5 p.m. February 7, 2020. There are no exceptions!

Committee chairs and presenters, if you need audio visual (microphone, projector, screen, (Etc.) for your presentation, please E-mail dick.southern@gmail.com to let me know. Deadline is February 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. There are no exceptions!

Committee chairs, if you want to have a tier for a committee meeting, please notify State Council President Steve Mackey Nebhuskfan@aol.com and Meeting Planner Dick Southern dick.southern@gmail.com by E-mail by 5 p.m. February 7, 2020. There are no exceptions!

If you want to have a vendor table (limit of one table per organization), you must reserve it in advance by E-mailing to Dick at dick.southern@gmail.com Deadline is February 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. There are no exceptions! At this time, vendor space is very limited. This may change for the July meeting or this meeting if the space can be found in an area where there will be some foot traffic for the vendors.

When you call the Wyndham Visalia call 559-651-5000. Please only use that phone number and the Group Code 06107020VI to ensure your correct pricing ($99+tax) so that CSC can get proper credit toward our room guarantee (35 rooms a night) and you get the room you want. Then fill out the meeting registration form at the meeting web page and that information will go to Dick Southern.

After you have made your hotel reservations please go to the meeting web page and register for this meeting.

Also, if you are doing a drawing that uses ticket sales, we must also know that in advance and not just the night before. Deadline is February 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Again, there are no exceptions!

Dick Southern
Meeting Planner
VVA, CSC, Inc.


CSC meeting dates for 2020.
Full Council - February 28 - March 1, 2020
Full Council - April 24-26, 2020
State Convention - June 12-13, 2020
Full Council - July 31 - August 2, 2020
Full Council - October 23-25, 2020

Zephyr deadline dates:

The article/photo submission deadline dates arre two weeks after the CSC meetings.


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