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Author:  SusanW
E-mail:  sarahjp1@airmail.net
Date:  1/16/2004 7:48:55 AM
Subject:  Gathering IV,04 Info
Message:  JUNE 25th,26th,and 27th 2004 Official Gathering dates. Come earlier, and/or stay longer, I'll be there for sure by the 24th-29th)

THE FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON - 7800 North Interstate Highway 35
The hotel is located at the intersection of Highway 183 and I-35
The phone number is (512)836-8520 - FAX is (512) 837-0897
All reservations must be made by calling the hotel.

The hotel offers the following amenities and services:

Free Full Breakfast Buffet...(6:30am - 10:30am) This is an all you can eat deal...everything from pancakes and waffles to cooked to order eggs, various meats, breads, hash browns, grits, coffee and fruit. This applies to everyone but LL, who will have to pay double, and he has to wait until everyone else is served.

Room Service
Cocktail Lounge with Complimentary snacks during happy hour (lastyear there were some evening specials we could order from the kitchen, I seem to recall tacos one night, maybe?)
Outdoor Pool
Indoor Hot Tub
Exercise/Weight Room
Laundry Facility
Complimentary USA Today Newspaper
Complimentary Hourly Airport Shuttle
Ample Parking for Motor Homes
The Hotel is within walking distance of cafe's, ten minutes from the State Capitol and Austin's famous 6th Street. It is handicap equiped.

Each Room features:

Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron and Ironing Board
Cable TV w/HBO
Three Telephones w/Data Port on Desk Phone
AM/FM Clock Radio

Room Rate will be $69.00 per night for up to four people.

If we have 45 Rooms booked for The Gathering, the meeting space will be provided at NO CHARGE.

The same rate will apply to all consecutive nights you book for this event within a week before and after. I asked to try to block off rooms in the same vicinity, to all be close together, however keep in mind that smoking/non-smoking rooms are on separate wings.

Reservations need to be made 14 days in advance. Please book ASAP or as soon as your plans can be firmed up, you can always cancel within the hotel's time limit.

Anyone traveling from out of the country that needs visa help, please contact me ASAP, with Homeland Security issues, this may take longer than usual. I'll be happy to provide necessary letters of invitation, or whatever I can do to help with the process.

If anyone has any questions, or comments, please post here, or email me.


Thanks to everyone who has emailed offering to help, and giving me encouragement. As the date gets closer, we'll be posting more details. Be thinking of contributions for the silent auction, please. I'm looking foward to seeing you all in June!

Love, SusanW

 Gathering IV,04 Info by SusanW  at 1/16/2004 7:48:55 AM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Mamie  at 1/16/2004 10:18:45 AM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Hobo Bill  at 1/18/2004 6:41:27 AM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Texas Granny at 1/18/2004 12:20:51 PM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Jackie at 1/18/2004 12:28:54 PM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Doug L at 1/18/2004 2:55:58 PM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Texas Granny at 1/18/2004 4:35:24 PM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Jackie at 1/19/2004 12:53:49 AM
 Re: Gathering IV,04 Info by Texas Granny at 1/19/2004 11:23:26 AM