Event Schedule

    • Friday, June 1, 2018
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      1:00 PM  -  6:15 PM
      Convention Store - Open for Shopping
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 407
      1:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
      Hospitality and Visitor Information Open
      Tacoma Convention Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
      1:00 PM 
      Sign in begins; Displays open
      Tacoma Convention Center, 3rd Floor Lobby

      Remember to bring your 2018-2019 P.E.O. Membership Card to registration.

      1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
      Standing Committee Meeting
      Tacoma Convention Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
      This workshop is for current and incoming Standing Committee members.
      2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
      The Gift of Cottey College
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 315
      What's new at Cottey College? The WSC Cottey College Committee welcomes Christi Ellis '96, Director of Alumnae Relations at Cottey College, to our convention workshops. With help from current students, alumnae and Cottey Moms, Christi will share exciting news and fun stories from Cottey.
      2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
      The Gift of Leadership
      Tacoma Convention Center Room 317
      Learn how to access International's leadership materials, be inspired to develop goals for your Chapter and learn how to engage others to help you create successful results by sharing the gifts of leadership.
      2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
      The Gift of Membership
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316
      Open yourself to the possibilities of learning how to create an inclusive Spirit in your Chapter and our State Sisterhood, through hearing the results of our Statewide Membership surveys (Sisters under 45 survey, and Sisters over 45+ survey).
      3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
      The Gift of Cottey College
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 315
      What's new at Cottey College? The WSC Cottey College Committee welcomes Christi Ellis '96, Director of Alumnae Relations at Cottey College, to our convention workshops. With help from current students, alumnae and Cottey Moms, Christi will share exciting news and fun stories from Cottey.
      3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
      The Gift of Leadership
      Tacoma Convention Center Room 317
      Learn how to access International's leadership materials, be inspired to develop goals for your Chapter and learn how to engage others to help you create successful results by sharing the gifts of leadership.
      3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
      The Gift of Membership
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316
      Open yourself to the possibilities of learning how to create an inclusive Spirit in your Chapter and our State Sisterhood, through hearing the results of our Statewide Membership surveys (Sisters under 45 survey, and Sisters over 45+ survey).
      4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
      The Gift of Cottey College
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 315

      What's new at Cottey College? The WSC Cottey College Committee welcomes Christi Ellis '96, Director of Alumnae Relations at Cottey College, to our convention workshops. With help from current students, alumnae and Cottey Moms, Christi will share exciting news and fun stories from Cottey.

      4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
      The Gift of Leadership
      Tacoma Convention Center Room 317
      Learn how to access International's leadership materials, be inspired to develop goals for your Chapter and learn how to engage others to help you create successful results by sharing the gifts of leadership.
      4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
      The Gift of Membership
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316
      Open yourself to the possibilities of learning how to create an inclusive Spirit in your Chapter and our State Sisterhood, through hearing the results of our Statewide Membership surveys (Sisters under 45 survey, and Sisters over 45+ survey).
      5:00 PM 
      Cottey Alumni Gathering
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316

      Meet and Greet with Christi Ellis '96, Director of Alumnae Relations, Cottey College, current students, and Cottey Alums.  Attend Buffet Dinner as a group.

      Attending this gathering?  Be sure and check this box and the box below for dinner!

       

      5:15 PM  -  6:15 PM
      Friday Dinner Buffet
      Tacoma Convention Center, 5th Exhibition Rm A

      Pasta Buffet:  This is a pasta buffet featuring Red sauce with Meat and Vegetarian White sauce, mixed green salad, and garlic breadsticks.

      Buffet signage will include Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free information.

      A "No-Host" bar will be available during the dinner.

      Attending this dinner?  Be sure and check the box!

      6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM
      Amendments and Recommendations Workshop + Formal Opening of Convention
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Amendments and Recommendations Workshop (6:45 - 7 p.m.)
      Formal Opening of Convention (7 - 9 p.m.)

      Voting Members of Convention Attendance Required

      9:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
      Convention Store - Open for Shopping
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 407
    • Saturday, June 2, 2018
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      7:00 AM 
      Continental Breakfast - Saturday Morning
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316

      Continental Breakfast: Mini Croissants, assorted mini Danishes, sliced fruit tray, fruit juice and individual yogurt with toppings (granola, fresh berries, shaved coconut, and clover honey).  Breakfast will be available between 7am and 8am.  

      Attending this breakfast?  Be sure and check the box!

      7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Convention Store - Open for Shopping
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 407
      7:45 AM 
      Reciprocity Banner Parade
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Line up begins at 7:45. Parade into Convention starts at 8:15.

      8:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
      Convention Call to Order - Morning Business Meeting
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Voting Members of Convention Attendance Required


      11:00 AM  -  12:45 PM
      Convention Store - Open for Shopping
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 407
      11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
      Recognition of 50+ Members
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor
      We will formally recognize our 50+ year members of P.E.O. before adjourning for lunch.
      11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
      Recognition Luncheon - Saturday
      Tacoma Convention Center, 5th Exhibition Rm A

      Recognizing 50 & 50+ year Members  

      Recognition Lunch:  House Smoked Chicken Cobb Salad(baby greens, hard boiled egg,  roma tomatoes, chopped applewood bacon, avocado, blue cheese dressing) , Bread basket, Lemon Pound Cake w/ Macerated Berries or Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake with Chocolate Sauce.

      Vegetarian Entree Salad and dessert and a gluten free Fruit cup are available.

      Attending this luncheon?  Be sure and check the box!



      1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
      Convention Call to Order - Afternoon Business Meeting
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Voting Members of Convention Attendance Required

       


      4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
      Reception in Honor of Past State Presidents
      Tacoma Convention Center, 5th Floor Lobby

      There will be a no host bar available.


      5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM
      Saturday Dinner with Family and Friends
      Tacoma Convention Center, 5th Exhibition Rm A

      Grilled Ambassador Chicken Plated Dinner:  Grilled Chicken in white wine sauce topped with capers, artichokes, roma tomatoes, garlic and mushrooms, Caesar Salad (Romaine, roma tomatoes, lemon wedge, shaved Parmesan, garlic croutons, cream casesar dressing) , Roasted Red Potatoes, Asparagus, bread basket and Chef's choice dessert.

       Vegetarian Dinner:  Grilled Eggplant Roulade Plated Dinner with Yellow squash, leeks, carrots, zucchini, tomato sauce, quinoa, and grilled asparagus.

      Attending this dinner?  Be sure and check the box!

       



      7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
      P.E.O. Projects Program
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      This is your opportunity to listen to recipients of our project giving.  Come hear how our money has been used to support these women with educational opportunities.  These women have truly amazing and inspirational stories.  

       Attending the Projects Program?  Be sure and check the box!

       

      9:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
      Convention Store - Open for Shopping (Last Chance!)
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 407
    • Sunday, June 3, 2018
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      7:00 AM 
      Continental Breakfast - Sunday morning
      Tacoma Convention Center, Room 316

      Continental Breakfast: Mini Croissants, assorted mini Danishes, sliced fruit tray, fruit juice and individual yogurt with toppings (granola, fresh berries, shaved coconut, and clover honey).  Breakfast will be available between 7am and 8am.  

      Attending this breakfast?  Be sure and check the box!

       

      8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
      Time of Remembrance
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Doors open at 7:45 am, service starts at 8:00 am.

      Please enter and exit the hall in silence.

      9:15 AM 
      Convention Call to Order - Morning Business Meeting
      Tacoma Convention Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor

      Voting Members of Convention Attendance Required

      11:15 AM 
      Recessional and Receiving Line
      Tacoma Convention Center, 3rd Floor Lobby
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