Spring Meeting of CNYFA
April 12, 2014
July 18-20 2014
All Member Organizations
The Convention Committee has been working to put together the various planning aspects of the 2014 event. We are providing you with information about the Convention to make sure you know what is happening this July in Hamilton, NY. The mailing that will soon be sent is to ensure that your department or organization can make adequate plans to prepare for our annual gathering and about special arrangements that have been secured to improve your participation. Please take the time to review this entire document and pass it along to your membership. Your prompt attention to these matters is vital to a successful convention. Please note specific deadlines and return the reservation form within those deadlines. Points of contacts are noted on each flyer.
2014 Convention Time & Date – The 121st Convention is being held Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 20, at the White Eagle Conference Center, located at 2910 Lake Moraine Road, Hamilton, NY 13346.
Accommodations – The 2014 Convention Hotel will be the White Eagle Conference Center, located in Hamilton, NY. Room rates are $118 per night, $60 for campers. There are 54 guestrooms with a capacity for 99 people. We currently do not have an overflow hotel, so please make your reservations early. Accommodations information flyer is included and all inquiries can be directed to Maryann Ouimette.
Annual Dues Reminder – Corporate dues for fire departments and associations are $10 yearly. Individual dues are $5 yearly. Please contact Secretary Mary Hitchcock, with any questions. Dues must be paid before June 30th to be eligible to vote at the convention.
Convention Program Book Advertisement – Please show your department’s support at the convention by placing an advertisement in this year’s convention program book. Further information can be obtained by contacting Tom Rothdiener.
Meals – The White Eagle will be providing breakfast, lunch and dinner during the convention. A listing is provided in the mailing with menu and costs. Friday night Central Hospitality Committee is hosting a Free BBQ.
Tournament/Hose Games – Hose & Wye, Ladder Climbing and Straight Lay firematic relays will be held on Saturday, July 19 at 2pm in the parking lot of the Appley Center. Bring your team and have some fun competing against other fire fighters.