[saymaListserv] FWCC Southeast Regional Gathering

Tim Lamm tlamm at chpl.net
Wed Aug 2 09:55:41 JEST 2006


 SOUTH EAST REGIONAL GATHERING

            of the Friends World Committee

            for Consultation

            Section of the Americas
           
        


 



THEME:        "Quakers Responding to Militarism at Home and Abroad"

WHEN:           9/22-24/2006

WHERE:         JAMESTOWN MEETING

                                    509 Guilford Road

                                    Jamestown, NC 27262

TIME:             Starts with supper on 9/22 at the Jamestown Meeting and ends with worship 9/24 with local friends.

 

ACCOMODATIONS: With local friends.  If you prefer a motel you will need to make your own arrangements.  Below are some local motel suggestions (taken from phone directory or Map Quest).

            Under 6 miles away

Clarion Hotel                  415 S Swing Rd                         Greensboro, NC 27409               336-299-7650

Extended Stay America  4317 Big Tree Way                    Greensboro NC27407                 336-299-9922

Holiday Inn Express       4305 Big Tree Way                    Greensboro NC 27407                336-854-0090

Lodge America              1200 Lanada Rd                         Greensboro, NC 27407               336-544-4700

Marriot by Courtyard       4400 W. Wendover Rd               Greensboro NC 27407                336-294-3800

Microtel Inn                   4304 Big Tree Way                    Greensboro NC 27407                336-547-7007

Suburban Lodge 6009 Landmark Center Blvd                   Greensboro, NC27407                336-218-1000

Wingate Inn                   6007 Landmark Center Blvd        Greensboro, NC 27407               336-854-8610

Farther away

Red Roof Inn                  615 S Regional Rd                     Greensboro, NC 27409               336-271-2636

Sleep Inn 7                    Sharps Air Park Ct                     Greensboro, NC 27409               336-931-1272

 

 

ADVANCE PROGRAM

9-22-2006

5:00 PM           Supper at Jamestown Meeting, local attenders please bring in a dish to share.

6:00 PM           Opening Session

                                    Worship

Orientation- plans for the weekend.

                                    Introduction to the program and presenters

"Quakers Responding to Militarism at Home and Abroad"

9-23-2006

8:00 AM          Breakfast with host family

9:00 AM          Debbie Parker and Paul Mitchell presenters - Report on the Quaker Initiative to End Torture Conference

                                    Bill Jeffries presenter on current international and domestic concerns

11:00 AM        Break

11:15 AM        Program continues - discussion and focus on concerns

1:00 PM           Lunch

2:00 PM           Open time for tours, visits, etc.

Tour of local Quaker Historical Places - Possibilities include Mendenhall Plantation, New Garden Meeting and Cemetery, (Battle of) Guilford Courthouse National Historical Park - Quaker's role, other

5:00 PM           Supper at Jamestown Meeting

6:00 PM           Worship

Discussion and summary on what and how Quakers are doing and may do in response to world concerns.

9-24-2006        Breakfast with host family

Worship with host family then depart.



            REGISTRATION FORM

            for the South Eastern Regional Gathering

            of the Friends World Committee for Consultation

            Section of the Americas
           
        


 

FEE:  $25.00 per person. Payment is preferred to be received when the registration form is sent.

Additional donations are encouraged as we hope to cover the costs of those who cannot afford this fee, and we hope to help support a Jamaican Friend's trip to this gathering.

 

Mail to:           Nancy Craft

                        3112 New Bridge Road

                        Virginia Beach, VA 23456

E-mail:            craftn at juno.com

Phone:             757-426-2019

 

Name:_____________________________________

 

Address: ___________________________________

 

City/State/Zip _______________________________

 

Phone(s): Home ____________________Cell________________Work______________

 

E-mail: ___________________________________

 

Travel Plans

What time do you anticipate you will be arriving - on the 22nd? Before supper ___ After supper ____

 

On the 23rd (time): ___________

 

Will you be flying? ________ If yes, what is your air carrier and flight number _______________

Time flight is due in _____________ coming from which city? ___________________

 

Do you want someone to meet you at the airport? _____

 

Departure day and time: _____________________

 

For those who will be staying with local Friends, please respond to these questions.

 

Will you be driving? _______ Will you be riding in a car with others? ________ 

Names of others traveling with you:

 

 

Are you willing to share a room with someone? ____________________________

 

Other needs

Do you have any special food needs? _______ If yes, specify ____________________________

Do you have any special physical needs such as cannot use stairs, use a wheelchair or cane, or will need assistance, etc. ____ If yes, specify: ______________________________________________________

Do you have any other information you feel we need to know about in planning this gathering? ___If yes, specify:____________________________________________________________
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