IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT I CONVEY THAT LONG TIME MEMBER AND PAST FLCIDAA PRESIDENT – ART GEHRIG PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY (HERE IN FLORIDA), AFTER A SHORT STAY AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL.
WHEN MORE INFORMATION IS RECEIVED, IT WILL BE SENT OUT.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION REGARDING OUR SPRING MEETING IS PROVIDED FOR PLANNING PURPOSES. RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE NOW. PLEASE LET JB BRAIN KNOW VIA EMAIL (firstname.lastname@example.org) WHEN RESERVATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE:
Date: Friday, April 6, 2018 - Sunday, April 8, 2018
Where: HILTON GARDEN INN TAMPA NORTH, 13305 Tampa Oaks Blvd, Tampa, FL, 33637, TEL: +1-813-342-5000 FAX: +1-813-342-6000
Check-in: 3:00 pm Check-out: 12:00 pm
Parking: Self parking: (Free)
Rooms are $114.00 a night, which includes an excellent breakfast buffet for up to two room occupants on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Individuals should make their reservations directly with the hotel:
Booking link: http://group.hiltongardeninn.com/CIDAA The Group Code is CIDAA. If you want to check in a day or two earlier, or remain a day or two longer, the same rate would be available, but you need to contact Mindy Jarvis, Sales Coordinator 813-342 500 or 813-342-5001, to get the same rate for those extra nights.
The cost of the meal is $26.95, plus tax/gratuity (7.65), totaling $34.60 per person. The meal will be the Islander Buffet: The entree is a choice of blackened white fish or beef, served with yellow rice, green beans, seasonal vegetable blend, bakery rolls with butter, and pineapple upside down cake. There will be a cash bar during the dinner.
Checks for the meal should be mailed to Kenneth Minton, 6801 Valrie Lane, Riverview, FL 33569. Let him know your choice of entree.
The hotel will provide 2 gallons of coffee, water pitchers, pads, and pens for the meeting, which will be held at about 09:00, Saturday April 7th.
The group will be paying for a room to serve as our meeting room, hospitality suite, and dinner location.
A shuttle van is available to go to Busch Gardens, which has rides, shows, and animals. https://buschgardens.com/tampa/zoo/animals/ The van holds 11 persons and can leave hourly, after the meeting on Saturday, there will be plenty of time till we have the evening dinner.
Below is a link to the hotel's amenities and services:
Hotel reservation should be made by March 7, 2018. Reservations may be cancelled up to 48 hours out without a penalty.
Directions to Hotel:
From Tampa International Airport -
Exiting the airport follow signs to I-275 North. Take Exit 52/ Fletcher Avenue. Go East 5.8 miles. Turn right on Morris Bridge Rd/Tampa Oaks Blvd. The Temple Terrace Hotel is ahead on the left.
From I-75 North or South -
Take Exit 266/ Old 55/ Fletcher Avenue. Turn west onto Fletcher. Then turn left at the first traffic light onto Morris Bridge Rd/ Tampa Oaks Blvd. The hotel is ahead on the left.
From I-275 North or South -
Take Exit 52/ Fletcher Avenue. Go East approximately 6 miles. Turn right on Morris Bridge Rd/ Tampa Oaks Blvd. The hotel is ahead on the left.
ALL MEMBERS THANK MARIO LOAIZA FOR CONTINUING TO SUPPORT OUT WEB SITE. WE THANK HIM FOR HIS GENEROSITY.
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