2017 Northwest Regional Convention will be hosted by Mt. Rainier Branch 104 on August 25-26, 2017 at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel in Fife, WA. More information will be found up till convention time on their Facebook page (FRA Branch 104) and their website (www.fra104puyallup.com).
The Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel is located at 5700 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA 98424. Room reservation: 1-888-820-3555. Group name is FRA Convention 2017. The rate of $89.95 plus taxes will be in effect 4 days before and 2 days after. Non-smoking rooms are available. There are suites available, please call the hotel for information. Since this is a Puyallup Indian Tribe Casino, smoking is allowed in some areas of the casino/hotel.
Hotel includes: Full Service Restaurant, a full Buffet restaurant, lounge, coffee bar, ATMs, indoor pool, room service, WiFi. The hotel charges a $25 non-refundable pet fee. RV parting is available for hotel guests. There is a give shop next to the front desk.
Information on meals and pricing are in Flyer #2.
2017 National Convention will be held at the Hunt Valley Inn, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, in Cockeysville, Maryland on September 17-23, 2017. It is sponsored by FRA Branch and Unit 4 of the Washington DC area. The hotel is newly renovated and has a rustic atmosphere. It is about 7 miles north of Baltimore, MD. Their website is http://www.huntvalleywyndhamgrand.com.
For room reservations, call 1-866-764-8359 or (410) 785-7000 or for online direct reservation visit: http://tinyurl.com/2017fra-lafra and reference the “Fleet Reserve Association Room Block” to get the discounted rate of $99 + tax per night. There is plenty of free parking spaces.
A second newsletter with more information has been received and attached.