The 2021 National Convention, postponed from last year, is being hosted by the Northwest Region, Fleet Reserve Association. The convention was originally scheduled to be held in Portland, Oregon but due to the civil unrest in that city it has been moved to the following:
The new site is the Mirabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, Washington. The dates are October 2 – 9, 2021. Their phone number is 509-924-9000, or you can use their website (www.mirabeauparkhotel.com) to make your reservations by using the code FRAV21.
Room rates are $114.00 per night plus 12.2%tax and $2.00 per night tourism promotion. The cut-off date for the block of rooms will be held until Thursday, September 9, 2021. Quoted rates will be offered based on availability 2 days before and 2 days after the above dates. Check-in time begins after 3:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 noon. There is free on-site parking. Complimentary shuttle to and from the hotel within a five-mile radius of the hotel.
Be thinking about convention journal adds and raffle/silent auction items.
Shipmate Burke is on the NW Region Convention Committee as Co-Chair and Secretary/Treasurer. Branch 38 delegates remain as: Michelle Davis, Chair and Anna Martin