In The Know






Agenda on SAC Page
The 42th annual meeting of the South Atlantic Conference will be held

January 26-28, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1325 Virginia Avenue
in Atlanta, Georgia. Room rates are $99 plus tax, parking included.
 There will be a $14 parking fee for those staying off-site. Also each room will be charged a fee
of $50.00 when checking in. You will get the $50.00 credit back after you check out.
You can contact the Crowne Plaza directly at 1-888-233-9527, ask for the SAC rate.
The cutoff date for reservations is December 31, 2018. The room block is now open for
reservations. Last year it was filled by December first. I encourage you to go ahead and make
your reservations if you plan on going.
Our goal is to provide the membership with as much of the latest information possible
concerning our craft. We provide this information through seminars, invited speakers
from craft and management and Q&A. These conferences also provide you the best opportunity
to spend time with your National Officers.  The conference will adjourn no later than 12:00 PM
on Monday.
Again, if you have a topic that you wish to learn more about contact me or Rebekah and let
 us know. We will do our best to try and cover it.
Kim Harrell

 New Postage Rate Chart
 The new prices will go into effect Jan. 27.








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