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2017 Convention

"Strong and Steady in Sacramento," The 2017 convention is scheduled for May 4-May 7, 2017 in Sacramento, California.

REGISTRATION

Here's a registration form in PDF format. Just click on the link and save the file. Print it and send with your payment of $130.00 to:

The Horatio Alger Society
552 Brock Road.
Nevada City, CA 95959

Host: Barry Schoenborn
barry@wvswrite.com
530-265-4704

Download the PDF here.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Download the PDF here.

Thursday, May 4
8:30 am – 4:30 pm On your own
1:30 pm – 11:00 pm Registration in the HAS Hospitality Room (Meeting room)
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting (Meeting room)
6:00 pm – ????

Dinner on your own or with friends (restaurant listing provided)

Friday, May 5
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast on your own (continental breakfast at hotel)
7:15 am – 8:30 am Director’s breakfast (if necessary) (continental breakfast at hotel)
7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration in HAS hospitality room
(Meeting room)
8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome – Barry Schoenborn, Host; Richard Hoffman, President
(Meeting room)
9:00 am – 10:30 am Presentations: Bill Gowen – "Harry Lincoln Sayler: The Airship Boys and much more"
Robert Easlack – "Alger First Editions – a discussion"
Bob Petitto – "Collecting Oliver Optic – New Discoveries"
10:30 am – 11:00 am HAS business meeting (all attendees are welcome to attend)
11:00 am – 12:30 am HAS luncheon at Denny's (order anything you like from the menu)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Consignment/donation auction
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Gather and leave for dinner (hotel lobby)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner – Florez Bar & Grill (order anything you like from the menu)
9:30 pm – 11:00 pm HAS hospitality room opens upon return from dinner
(Meeting room)
Saturday, May 6
7:30 am – 8:30 am Set up for book sale (Meeting room)
8:30 am – 10:30 am Annual HAS book sale (Meeting room)
10:45 am – 12:00 pm Finish Friday auction (if necessary; otherwise, book sale continues)
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Open – see the sights
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Gather and leave for dinner (hotel Lobby)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Annual HAS Banquet – Cherry Hill Golf Course, Sacramento
HAS annual awards
Strive and Succeed award, presented to area student
Keynote: Kiyo Sato, William Saroyan Prize-winning author of "Dandelion Through the Crack"
"A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Bestseller List"
9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

HAS hospitality room opens upon return from dinner (Meeting room)

Sunday, May 7
7:30 am – ???? Farewell breakfast on your own (continental breakfast at hotel)

 

 



Questions? Problems? Send us an email: membership@horatioalgersociety.net