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American Gold Star Mothers, Inc

ANNUAL CONVENTION 2012

Convention Details

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The 2012 Annual AGSM Convention will be held:

June 22 - 25, 2012

Holiday Inn National Airport Hotel
2650 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 684-7200

The hotel is minutes from all the sights, sounds and attractions of the Nation's Capital, such as the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC monuments, the National Mall, Capitol Hill, Smithsonian Museums, Old Town Alexandria, Crystal City Metro, and the Pentagon City Fashion Centre. The Holiday Inn National Airport Arlington hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Ronald Reagan National Airport (and Metro station) daily from 5 AM to 12 AM.

Featuring 280 premium guest rooms and over 5,000 square feet of beautiful and flexible meeting space, the Holiday Inn National Airport hotel in Arlington, VA emphasizes unparalleled service for all our guests. While the hotel boasts a business center, meeting rooms, full service restaurant and lounge, recreational facilities for all to enjoy, and a complete fitness center to start or end your day, our focus is always on you - our valued customer.

Deadline for hotel reservation Monday May 21, 2012.

Room rate is $99 per night plus tax.

Make your reservations early to guarantee one of the blocked rooms. Call the Holiday Inn directly at 703-684-7200 or 800-315-2621 and use our rate code of AGSM.

Check In: 4:00PM Check Out: 12:00 PM. The hotel has a free shuttle from Reagan National Airport.


Group Event - Sunday Morning tour of Washington, DC

We will be touring some of the most famous sites in Washington, DC. Two buses have been reserved for this tour. Each bus has a capacity of 55. Book early to guarantee a spot on this tour.


The 75th Annual National Convention Condensed Schedule

Friday June 22

  • 8 AM to 11AM Registration for Delegates and Mother's Cupboard open for business.
  • 1 PM to 5 PM Orientation, Workshops, Fundraising idea sharing, Rehearsal for Memorial Service.
  • 7:00 PM Memorial Service followed by Reception.

Saturday June 23

  • 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM Last call for Registration.
  • 9:00 AM Official Opening of the Convention; Gold Star Manor program.
  • 10:00 AM Dads and Guest on your own for sightseeing.
  • BUSINESS MEETING BEGINS - Report of Nominations Committee.
  • Noon Luncheon VAVS Program.
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Business Meeting Resumes; Nominations from the Floor, Amendments.
  • 7:00 PM Dinner on your own, free time.

Sunday June 24

  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast on your own.
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tour of Wash, DC
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Reconvene Business Meeting; Report of Election, Committee Reports and new business.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Installation of Officers and Closing of Convention.
  • 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour with Banquet beginning at 7:00 PM.

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