USPS Meeting Information

America's Boating Club AM 2020

 Sunday, February 09, 2020 - Saturday, February 15, 2020 

 Ponte Vedra, FL 
MEAL RESERVATIONS OPEN
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Hotel Information

Sawgrass Marriott Resort
This is the main meeting Hotel
Hotel Web Site
1000 PGA Tour Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach FL 32082
Telephone: 800-457-4653 904-285-7777
Rate: $169.00

Click here to open hotel in google maps. book.passkey.com/event/49752792/owner/2608/map

Click here to open airport transportation. https://group.supershuttle.com/group-page/americas-boating-club/

Enter "Marriott Sawgrass Resort" as dropoff location (not Sawgrass Marriott - TPC). 

 
 
 

Activities

                                   
   
Complimentary Outings    Add to Calendar   
  

Cost: $0.00  

Tour historic TPC Golf Club at your leisure.
Travel by hotel shuttle for short ride to TPC.
Lunch available at Clubhouse Dining Room.
           
Enjoy a day at the Ocean at the Marriott’s private beach at your leisure.
Lunch available at on-site restaurants.
Travel by hotel shuttle for short ride to beach.
 
Registration is not required for any of these outings.
 
Registration Fee    Add to Calendar   
  

Cost: $35.00  

Includes Continental Breakfast on Saturday, February 15, 2020

 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020  
The St Augustine Distillery    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1700-2200 

Cost: $92.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $88.00  

The venue for our evening tour and dinner is located in The Ice Plant, a 1907 building which is part of the Lincolnville Neighborhood on the National Register. Bus departs hotel at 1700 for St. Augustine.

Limited to 60 people.

NOTE: Please contact Vincene Aquilato (click here) if you are in need of ADA transportation assistance. ("Click Here" should open a new email addressed to Vincene Aquilato <antarvin@hotmail.com>.  If it doesn't, please send her an email directly.)

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020  
Scenic Cruise    Add to Calendar   
Time: 0930-1500 

Cost: $65.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $60.00  

Scenic Cruise of St. Augustine Waterways aboard Victory III.
Depart Marriott by bus at 0930 and travel to St. Augustine. 
Following Cruise explore and enjoy lunch on your own in downtown St. Augustine.
Bus will depart for Marriott at 1500.

NOTE: Please contact Vincene Aquilato (click here) if you are in need of ADA transportation assistance. ("Click Here" should open a new email addressed to Vincene Aquilato <antarvin@hotmail.com>.  If it doesn't, please send her an email directly.)

 
Golf Outing at Jacksonville Beach Golf Club    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1600 

Cost:    

CALLING ALL GOLFERS!

Plan on arriving the Annual Meeting early for a fun, inexpensive ($55) golf scramble at a beautiful course not too far from Sawgrass.  The recently renovated Jacksonville Beach Golf Club will host our group on Wed, 12 Feb. starting  at 1230.  Please respond ASAP to Dawn Eckhart if you are interested in playing.  More details to follow including registration, transportation, club rentals, etc.

Email interest to DAWN ECKHART (dawneckhart94@gmail.com)

NOTE: Based on the number of responses received, Dawn will handle the arrangements and price at a later date, after you contact her directly.  This is placed on the activity registration form for informational purposes only.  No need to check the box; just email her instead.

 
Thursday, February 13, 2020  
Keynote Breakfast    Add to Calendar   
Time: 0730-0845 

Cost: $43.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $38.00  

"Salty Superstitions" -
A Lighthearted Look at the Culture of Sailors and Ships At Sea
 
ROBERT N. MACOMBER has been the recipient of the Patrick D. Smith Literary Award, the American Library Association’s W.Y. Boyd Literary Award, a Silver Medal in Popular Fiction from the Florida Book Awards, and a host of other accolades over two decades. He has earned rare experiences like being Distinguished Lecturer at NATO HQs [Belgium], and, for ten years, was invited into the Distinguished Military Author Series, Center for Army Analysis [Ft. Belvoir].
When he's not writing, researching, or on one of his extensive journeys, Mr. Macomber lives on Pine Island, on the same SW Florida coast where he grew up. For relaxation, he enjoys sailing among the more remote islands near his home and cooking the exotic cuisines from his novels.

NOTE THE KEYNOTE BREAKFAST DATE IS THURSDAY AND NOT FRIDAY AS IN PAST

 
Seminar by Robert N. Macomber    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1000-1100 

Cost: $0.00  

"The Italian Navy's Decima Mas" - an incredible World War II story of the 1st naval special operations unit in history; the professional predecessor of the famous U.S. Navy SEALS.

Registration is not required to attend.

 
Luncheon for Life Members District and Squadron Cdrs and XOs    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1345 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $40.00  

A combined luncheon for Life Members, District and Squadron Commanders and Executive Officers.  Everyone is invited to attend to welcome our newest group of Life Members!

 
Friday, February 14, 2020  
Treasurer's and Donors' Breakfast    Add to Calendar   
Time: 0730-0900 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $38.00  

 
 
Spa Seminar    Add to Calendar   
Time: 0930-1100 

Cost: $30.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $25.00  

Take time to relax and enjoy this special SPA DAY which includes…
An explanation of types of skin, and the benefits of professional vs. home care regimen.
How diet plays a role in our overall health of our skin.
Hands on activity in which everyone will be able to participate and go through the process of a
Refresher Facial by Cleansing – Exfoliation – Toning – Moisturizing and Protecting your skin.
Each step will be covered as it is being performed so that everyone understands the importance of healthy skin.

Limted to 40 People

 
Lunch - Administrative Department    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1345 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $40.00  

The National Administrative Officer invites all members of the Administrative Department from the Squadron, District and National levels and all conference attendees to this luncheon.

 
Lunch - Education    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1345 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $40.00  

The National Education Officer invites all members of the Education Department from the Squadron, District and National levels and all conference attendees to this luncheon.

 
Lunch - Executive    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1345 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $40.00  

The National Executive Officer invites all members of the Executive Department from the Squadron, District and National levels and all conference attendees to this luncheon.

 
Lunch - Secretary's    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1215-1345 

Cost: $45.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $40.00  

The National Secretary invites all members of the Secretary's Department from the Squadron, District and National levels and all conference attendees to this luncheon.

 
Saturday, February 15, 2020  
Award's and Member's Reception and Luncheon    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1200-1400 

Cost: $49.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $44.00  

Enjoy lunch in the fellowship of other ABC members, and celebrate the achievements of Districts, Squadrons and Members.

 
Social Reception, Luncheon and Entertainment    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1200-1430 

Cost: $49.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $44.00  

“Nothing could be finer than to be in (North) Carolina”… the Cotton Bolls and beach theme will transport everyone there for an enjoyable luncheon.  Join both old and new friends as we honor our First Lady. 

 
Reception and Dinner Dance - Pork    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1830-2230 

Cost: $80.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $75.00  

Come join an evening of celebration as we welcome the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.
Entertainment and Music for Dancing provided by GATLIN.

Choose this option if you would like Pork Medallions for your meal.

Before joining forces as GATLIN, Darryl and Andrea were accomplished performers in their own right. Darryl achieved major success in Nashville with two albums on Sony/Epic Records, eleven performances on the Grand Ole Opry, CMA, TNN and ACM award nominations, countless tours with stars like Reba McEntire, Alabama, Oakridge Boys, The Mandrels and even a Billboard Top 40 Hit with "No Sir". Darryl has been a performer/singer/songwriter from a young age and his incredible voice has built a huge fan base all over the country.

Andrea's musical journey began at an early age and lead her to a degree in music from Ashland University. Her voice has taken her to many stages, including Miss Ohio, winning the award for Best Classical Talent and Preliminary Talent. She sings in six different languages and was a featured guest performer in England. She has written and recorded on a hip-hop album and was featured on Fox Sports Net as the National Anthem singer for the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Team.

Now located in southwest Florida, GATLIN performs over 200 shows a year between Florida and Ohio, entertaining audiences with their wide range of genres and captivating vocals.

 
Reception and Dinner Dance - Salmon    Add to Calendar   
Time: 1830-2230 

Cost: $80.00  
Price until 10 January 2020 $75.00  

Come join an evening of celebration as we welcome the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.
Entertainment and Music for Dancing provided by GATLIN.

Choose this option if you would like Salmon for your meal.

Before joining forces as GATLIN, Darryl and Andrea were accomplished performers in their own right. Darryl achieved major success in Nashville with two albums on Sony/Epic Records, eleven performances on the Grand Ole Opry, CMA, TNN and ACM award nominations, countless tours with stars like Reba McEntire, Alabama, Oakridge Boys, The Mandrels and even a Billboard Top 40 Hit with "No Sir". Darryl has been a performer/singer/songwriter from a young age and his incredible voice has built a huge fan base all over the country.

Andrea's musical journey began at an early age and lead her to a degree in music from Ashland University. Her voice has taken her to many stages, including Miss Ohio, winning the award for Best Classical Talent and Preliminary Talent. She sings in six different languages and was a featured guest performer in England. She has written and recorded on a hip-hop album and was featured on Fox Sports Net as the National Anthem singer for the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Team.

Now located in southwest Florida, GATLIN performs over 200 shows a year between Florida and Ohio, entertaining audiences with their wide range of genres and captivating vocals.