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  • 2016 ASPS Spring Meeting in Orange Beach
  • 2016 ASPS Fall Meeting in Calera

  • 2016 ASPS Fall Meeting in Calera

    ALABAMA STATE POETRY SOCIETY FALL MEETING 2016
    October 28-29, 2016
    Rolling Hills Conference Center
    521 Highway 304
    Calera, AL 35040

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
    Friday, October 28

    Dinner on your own. There are a variety of restaurants in the local area.

    6 - 9:30 PM Meet and Greet in Dining Hall A: Round robin reading, games,
    snacks, beverages

    Saturday, October 29

    7:30 AM Board Meeting in Conference Center

    8:30 AM Coffee and Breakfast pastries in Conference Center

    9:15 AM Welcome and Opening of the Meeting in Conference Center -
    introduction to and approval of new officers.

    9:45 - 10:45 AM Workshop 1 in Conference Center

    ″Strategies for Overcoming Writers Block″ with Jonathan Samuel Eddie

    10:55 - 11:55 AM Workshop 2 in Conference Center

    ″Writing the Comedic Poem″ with Jonathan Samuel Eddie

    * Workshops may occur in reverse order *

    Jonathan Samuel Eddie is a writer, spoken word artist, comedian, actor, director, teaching artist, and playwright living in Atlanta, GA.


    12:00 - 1:00 PM Banquet in Dining Hall

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Contests and Awards, readings, performances in
    Conference Center

    3:00 PM Adjourn meeting

    *Cost is fifteen dollars per person for luncheon and twenty dollars per person for
    workshops/program. Please see Registration Form below for details.

    Hotel rooms are $55 for single or $60 for double and must be booked through ASPS


    RGISTRATION FORM:

    ALABAMA STATE POETRY SOCIETY FALL MEETING 2016
    October 28-29, 2016
    Rolling Hills Conference Center
    521 Highway 304
    Calera, AL 35040

    REGISTRATION FORM


    Name: __________________________________________________

    Address: ________________________________________________

    City: ____________________________ State: ______ Zip: ______

    Telephone: ___________________ Email: _____________________

    Rooms at the Rolling Hills Lodge include two queen size beds.
    Single occupancy is $55.00 per night, and double occupancy is $60.00 per night.

    All reservations must be made through this ASPS registration form, as the venue does not deal directly with individuals. Please register as soon as possible.

    # Amount
    Hotel Room(s):

    _____ Friday Night single @ $55.00 $_______

    _____ Friday Night double @ $60.00 $_______

    _____ Saturday Night single @ $55.00 $_______

    _____ Saturday Night double @ 60.00 $_______

    Meeting Registration: (includes all activities Friday and Saturday, except lunch)

    _____ @ $20.00 $_______

    Lunch:

    _____ @ $15.00 $_______


    Total Enclosed: $_______

    Please send registration form and payment to our Treasurer:

    Jodi Adamson
    361 Rives Mill Loop
    Deatsville, AL 36022

    Directions to Rolling Hills Conference Center:

    From North of Calera:

    Take I-65 South to exit 231, Hwy 30/Hwy 70. Turn left onto Hwy 31 to cross over freeway. Turn right onto Limestone Pkwy., across from WalMart and McDonalds. Take the first right onto County Road 304. Follow 304 around the bend, past the Quality Inn, and you will see the Rolling Hills Conference Center.

    From South of Calera:

    Take I-65 North to exit 231, Hwy 30/Hwy 70. Merge right onto Hwy 31.
    Turn right onto Limestone Pkwy., across from WalMart and McDonalds. Take
    the first right onto County Road 304. Follow 304 around the bend, past the
    Quality Inn, and you will see the Rolling Hills Conference Center.



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