Attention all women who have or are currently serving in the military
When: Opening ceremonies are 1 p.m. Friday afternoon 5/21/10 (with a welcome reception from 5 - 8 p.m.) and Saturday 5/22/10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Crescent Hotel, 2620 W. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021
Why: You have benefits that you earned through honorable service to your country. You owe it yourself to find out more.
This year, we have great exhibitors and an excellent program. If you are interested in receiving updates as information becomes available, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
***** UPDATE - April 26, 2010 *****
The keynote speaker will be LTC Dawn Lake (USA, Retired) and our mistress of ceremonies will be COL Pam Rodriguez (USANG, Retired). MG Irene Trowell-Harris, R.N., Ed. D (USANG, Retired) will also provide information about the VA's Center for Women Veterans since her appointment in 2001. Each presenters is a hero who has a wealth of information to share.
You will also hear from experts on various benefits. These panelists can provide you immediate, accurate answers to your questions on various topic (such as compensation and pension, employment and small business opportunities, education, Women Veteran Coordinators, VA Eligibility and Minority Veterans, Vocational Rehab, Troops to Teachers, Education, Social Security, and medical benefits).
A mobile vets center will be available during the conference so that attendees will have the opportunity to confidentially speak with trained mental health counselors. Attendees who wish to initiate a claim will also have an opportunity to meet with professional Veterans Benefits Counselors.
We are keeping registration costs to a minimum ($30 for the conference includes lunch on Saturday). Please do not let your ability to pay keep you from attending, however. If you are having difficulty paying registration, contact the Registration Chair at (480) 833-9680 to learn about scholarships available.
DEADLINE May 5, 2010: To reserve lodging, please access the link Sheraton Crescent Hotel. The Sheraton Crescent Hotel is a beautiful pet-friendly and family-friendly hotel with great amenities. The rooms are being offered at $69 per night plus tax.
To make certain we have an accurate count on meals to serve on Saturday, we must also receive your registration no later than May 5, 2010 to ensure you will get a meal. Attendees are welcome to register at any time, however, and walk-ins are welcome at the conference.
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