2017 Fuller Center Annual Conference
April 28-29, 2017
Come and join Fuller Center covenant partners and others interested in the work of the Fuller Center for two days of training and workshops. Be part of gathering with our host Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center and fellow covenant partners in Hammond, LA. to take part in networking and new learning opportunities.
The conference will begin on Friday, April 28th at 1:00 p.m. ending on Saturday, April 29th at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. In between general sessions there will be workshops covering topics such as board development, grants, fundraising, ReUse store practices and mortgage compliance. Plan to be part of the exchange and sharing of ideas with fellow covenant partners. On Sunday, April 30th David Snell will be speaking at the First Presbyterian Church of Hammond during all church services.
Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing will be hosting the “Higher Ground on the Bayou-Flood Recovery Build 2017” beginning on Monday, April 24-Thursday, April 27th. This is a 4 day build helping -with flood recovery work in the service area of Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center.
Pre-Conference visit to New Orleans:
All pre-conference attendees can participate in a trip with bus transportation into New Orleans on Thursday, April 27th for dinner. The bus will depart from Hammond at the host hotel and volunteer lodging around 4:30 pm and return that evening after dinner and visit around New Orleans. The cost for transportation is $30 per person. Please check on your registration form below if you want to use the bus transportation.
Optional Events Happening in and around New Orleans:
Who should attend:
Fuller Center covenant partner board members, committee members, staff, volunteers and others interested in learning more about the work of the Fuller Center for Housing.
First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. LA
111 N. Pine Street
Hammond, LA 70401
Conference Registration Fees:
Friday and Saturday registration fees: $95 per person-Registration fees include Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, and Saturday dinner. The registration fee covers all conference materials.
First Covenant Partner Representative-Full fee-$95
Second Covenant Partner Representative-$70
Third Covenant Partner Representative-$50
Fourth Covenant Partner Representative-free
Saturday registration only-$70 per person– includes Saturday lunch and dinner and conference materials.
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* For questions concerning registration or other needs contact Brenda Barton at email@example.com or call at 850-459-2088.
401 Westin Oaks Drive
Hammond, LA 70403
Rates: $89 plus local sales tax- Reservations will be taken at the Fuller Center rate until 3/27/2017. When making your reservations please use the “Fuller Center Block-Group Code CHXFCR” and ask for Rhonda, Charlotte, or Denny.
Reservations will be taken on space available basis only.
Volunteer lodging will be available to registered attendees beginning Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2017. Space is limited and will be on a first come basis. The volunteer lodging will be at First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. Cots will be provided and shower facilities are available on the site. Registrants must bring their own bedroll, pillow, towels, and toiletry items. A light breakfast will be provided at volunteer lodging for those registered. Check in begins on Thursday, April 27th after 3 p.m. and check out is required by Sunday, April 30th by 11 a.m. Additional check-in or check-out times and dates must be requested in writing. Please contact Brenda Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org. for additional requests or information.
The nearest major airport is located 38.5 miles away in New Orleans at the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Transportation will not be included to and from airport for the conference.
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Hammond, LA in Tangipahoa Parish is located near the intersection of interstate highways 55 and 12.