5436 Peru St. #1
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
AMERICAN MILITARY RETIREES ASSOCIATION
June 9-10, 2017
2017-2018 National Officers
(L-R) Stephen Wood-Treasurer, Deborah Smith-Secretary, Kirk Bennett-President
J.B. Kump-Second Vice President, Missing: Bill Knepshield-First Vice President
2017-2018 Board of Directors
(L-R) Front row: John Babcock, John Monahan, Kirk Bennett, Ronald Knepshield, Henry Wallace
Back row: Randall Stagner, Burt Hunter, Deborah Smith, James Dennie, Ronald Mills, J.B. Kump, Stephen Wood,
Roger Mick, Michael Fayette, David Thiel. Missing: William Knepshield, Betty Collins, Fred Gilman
Park Inn Resort & Conference Center
3011 Maingate Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 22, 2017
See "Hotel Accommodations" below to make your reservation
Convention Advance Registration Fee - $15.00 ($20.00 on site)
Deadline May 22, 2017
Mail Registration form to:
AMRA National Headquarters
National Convention Registration
5436 Peru St., Suite 1
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
For Convention information or to register to attend sessions or events by phone, call 1-800-424-2969
Shopping, sightseeing, golf courses, restaurants and bars are nearby.
Book online: http://bit.ly/2kk3CLP
You may also call hotel directly: 407-396-1400 - Identify yourself as an
American Military Retirees Association member to get the convention rate.
Queen/King Rooms at $85.00 + 7.5% tax (Resort fee waived)
Rates are valid three (3) days before the Convention and three (3) days after the Convention
(based on availability) if you wish to enjoy additional time in the Orlando area. To book additional dates online, use the link above - modify Check In/Check Out dates, select room and click "Search Again."
DEADLINE FOR ROOM RESERVATIONS IS MAY 22, 2017
Room rates: Queen/King rates - shown above
Parking: FREE self-parking
Hotel check-in time: After 4:00 p.m. - check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Late checkout must be approved by the front desk
on the night prior to checkout and is subject to late checkout fees.
Hotel Cancellation Policy: Reservations may be cancelled without penalty outside of 72 hours prior to arrival. Cancellation within 72 hours will be charged first night's room and tax. No-show reservations will be charged one night's room and tax.
Transportation: Orlando International Airport - 6 miles southeast of Orlando
From Airport: Mear's Shuttle - Book online in advance at www.Mears.com - scroll to Book Orlando Shuttle for discounted tickets - code WEB10 should auto-populate. Discounted round trip is $33.30/person - one way discounted ticket is $20.70/person. Discounts not available at the airport. Be sure to have your online reservation confirmation with you!
Downtown Transportation: Taxi. Shuttles to/from Disney available from the hotel.
Keynote Speaker - TBA
Luncheon Speaker - TBA
Banquet Speaker - TBA
NATIONAL CONVENTION SCHEDULE: Preliminary and subject to change
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:00 p.m. - American Military Retirees Foundation Board Meeting
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - National Board of Directors Meeting (members welcome)
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Delegate's reception (members & guests welcome)
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Registration, exhibits, AMRA merchandise sales
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - National Convention (delegates & registered members & spouses)
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Noon - Awards Luncheon (spouses & guests welcome) Ticketed event - $32
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. - Annual Banquet (spouses & guests welcome) Ticketed event - $45
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Board Orientation (AMRA Board Members only)
Check back often for additional information - we will continually update this site
as details on events and speakers become available.