Lightload Towels will sponsor in part the
134th Annual Meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club which will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore (formerly the Sheraton Ferncroft Resort) in Danvers, MA.
Below is the information flyer about the event.
“This event is open to members and non-members alike. Throughout the day exciting, diverse workshops will be offered as well as an AMC Showcase Expo highlighting AMC Chapters, destinations, and volunteer opportunities.
At night, we will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner and a fantastic keynote speaker. This year’s speaker will be author, adventurer, photographer Jonathan Waterman. Jonathan’s latest book, Where Mountains are Nameless — Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge relates his journeys into the Arctic Refuge.
Since 1983, Jon has taken eighteen trips into the far North and has spent over two hundred days in and around the embattled Arctic Refuge. While paddling or trekking cross-country, Jon has encountered howling wolves, British petroleum workers, Inupiat hunters and the oil-ravaged Prince William Sound.
Schedule of Events:
•Registration Opens: 7:30am
•Committee Meetings: 8:00am – 3:30pm
•AMC Showcase Expo: 8:30am – 6:00pm
•Workshops: 1:00pm – 3:50pm
Conservation, Education, & Recreation Workshops
•134th Annual Business Meeting: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
•Dinner and Keynote Speaker (pre-registration required): 6:00pm
Option A: Full Event Program — includes daytime workshops, committee meetings, entry into the Expo, dinner and keynote speaker. $50 per person.
Option B: Day Program Only — includes daytime workshops, committee meetings, and entry into the Expo. $15 per person.
Kid’s Option: Full Event Program for kids 12 and under – includes daytime workshops, entry into the Expo, kid’s dinner and keynote speaker. $15 per person.
Added Bonus: Book 10 seats for the Full Event Program and we will reserve a table so you and your friends can sit together. Call Cindy at the number below for full details.
Registration is now open! Register now >>
Hotel reservations can be made directly with the Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore (formerly the Sheraton Ferncroft Resort) by calling 978-777-2500 and speaking to their in-house reservationist. To receive the discounted rate of $119 per night, mention that you are attending the AMC’s Annual Meeting.
Online reservations may be made at the following link:
To receive the AMC discounted rate, enter Group Code: AMC in the ‘Check Availability’ section.
Note: Please do not call the 800 Sheraton reservation number or use the Sheraton website to book your overnight accommodations.
If you have any questions regarding the 2010 Annual Meeting, please call Cindy Martell, Event Coordinator, at 617-391-6603, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greg Mortenson, 2009 Keynote Speaker
See the keynote speech from the 133rd Annual Meeting held on February 7, 2009. Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, was the keynote speaker.”
2009 Volunteer Award Recipients
Workshops & Meeting Agenda
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