February 20-22, 2015 Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin
Wow, this year is flying by. Before we know it 2015 will be here and it will be convention time. I know how hard everyone is working to get our wonderful Democratic ticket elected.
I just want to give everyone an update on how to register for the convention, submit awards, make hotel reservations and help TDW by becoming a sponsor. Online links for the forms can be found in a few days at our website www.tdw.org, but for those that would like to go ahead and register or make reservations online, you can use one of the links below. Registration forms are also available from your Chapter President.
To make hotel reservations at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Austin: www.wyndham.com/hotels/texas/austin/wyndham-garden-austin/hotel-overview
When making reservations, under group code enter 02176702TE for the Texas Democratic Women special group rate. The deadline for the preferred rate for reservations is January 29, 2015. To make reservations by phone call 512-448-2444 and be sure to mention you are will Texas Democratic Women.
To register online for the convention go to https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/2015_convention
The deadline for the Early Bird registration discount is February 10, 2015.
If a chapter or individual wants to sponsor a table go to: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/2015sponsorship
Other important deadlines you want to be aware of are:
December 20, 2014 – Nominations for TDW board positions and bylaw changes.
If you are interested in running for a board position email Elections Chair Versalean Logans. Please include your name, position you are seeking, address, chapter name and contact information.
If you have a bylaw change you would like to submit, please email a copy of the proposal to Bylaws Chair Gloria Caceres.
Nominations for the Mae Jackson Elected Official, Oscar Mauzy Humanitarian, TDW Member of the Year, Chapter Certificate of Achievement, Outstanding Newsletter are also due on December 20, 2014.
January 10, 2015 – Nominations for Star Awards and Outstanding Chapter Scrapbook are due.
January 29, 2015 – Deadline for hotel room preferred rate.
February 10, 2015 – Deadline for Early Bird Registration rates.
Make sure to mark your calendars for our 2015 convention and business meeting. We will have some great speakers, great workshops and it is a chance to trade campaign war stories and celebrate our winning Democratic ticket.
President-elect & 2015 Convention Chair