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					                              CALL TO CONFERENCE
                    97       ISSDAR STATE CONFERENCE
                               April 22, 23 & 24, 2010

     Welcome to the Treasure Valley's Land of Silver and Gold Session


The STATE CONFERENCE, being the annual meeting of the Idaho State Society Daughters of
the American Revolution, is called for the purpose of receiving reports of the State Officers,
State Committee Chairmen, and Chapter Regents and for the transaction of State Society

                                                     The Boise Airport is 25 miles from
     Deadline for Registration is                Caldwell. The airport is served by Delta,
          March 23, 2010                         United, Horizon, Frontier and Southwest
                                                Airlines, and most major car rental agencies.
  Deadline for Hotel Reservations
          is April 7, 2010                                 Driving Directions
      (See below for further information)        From the east: From I-84, take exit 29 for
                                                  Franklin Rd. Turn left onto Specht Ave.
                                                             Hotel is on the right.
                                                 From the west: From I-84, take exit 29 for
          Conference Center                      Franklin Rd. Take a sharp right at Franklin
    Best Western Caldwell Inn & Suites            Rd., then take the first left at Specht Ave.
             908 Specht Ave.                                 Hotel is on the right.
           Caldwell, ID 83605
          Phone: 208-454-7225                              Conference Events
           Fax: 208-454-3522                    See Registration Form and tentative agenda.

          Hotel Reservations                                Hostess Chapter
  Reserve rooms directly with hotel by                   Idaho Pocahontas Chapter
April 7 and be sure to ask for the DAR rate.
   Complimentary breakfast included.                     Conference Chairman
                                                      Donna Tolmie, Chapter Regent
 Room Rate: $68.00 + tax (single or double)        with assistance from the entire chapter
       Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.
      Check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
                                                   See important deadlines, reminders
                                                   and protocol tips on the last page of
                                                         this Call to Conference.
                         TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR THE
                        97TH ISSDAR STATE CONFERENCE

              The complete conference schedule will be available at registration.
   All events will be held at the Best Western Caldwell Inn & Suites unless otherwise noted.

                             THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010

Breakfast complimentary for those staying at the hotel

10:00 a.m.                   Executive Committee meeting
                                   State Officers

11:00 a.m.                   Board of Management meeting and lunch
                                   State Officers, Chapter Regents/Alternatives, Honorary State
                                   Order lunch on registration form

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.            Registration

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.             Winery tour of Sunny Slope or walking tour of
                             Downtown Caldwell

5:00 p.m.                    Rehearsal for conference pages
                                   Led by Susan Applegate and Julie Riendeau

6:00 p.m.                    Workshop or roundtable discussion on fundraising
                                   Pizza and soft drinks provided

7:00 p.m.                    Idaho Gems rehearsal
                                   Led by Susie Watkins

                                FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
          (Pins and sashes. Dresses, suits, pantsuits. Please note that a “pantsuit” is a
        color-coordinated suit (pants with jacket) appropriate for regular business wear.
            It does not include casual pants/slacks and blouse, jeans, or sweat pants.)

Breakfast complimentary for those staying at the hotel

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.             Registration

8:40 a.m.                    Line up for processional
                                   State Officers, Chapter Regents, Honorary State Regents
                                   Those in the processional must wear dresses and white
9:00 a.m.                   Business meeting begins

12:00 p.m.                  Luncheon -- Idaho Pocahontas celebrates its 100th
                                  Chapter Regent Donna Tolmie, Hostess

1:30 p.m.                   Business session resumes

3:30 p.m.                   Program: "Protecting the Pineapple"
                                  Julie Riendeau

4:00 p.m.                   Recess

6:00 p.m.                   Official photos and no-host social hour (College of Idaho -
                            Fireplace Room)
                                  Floor-length or tea-length dresses, please
                                  Those in receiving line must wear dresses and white gloves.

7:00 p.m.                   Banquet (College of Idaho - Simplot Dining Hall)
                                  Guest Speaker: Chuck Randolph, Historian and Retired

                            SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2010
                          (Pins and sashes. Dresses, suits, pantsuits.
             Dresses for State Officers processing out at the close of conference.)

8:00 a.m.                   Awards breakfast
                                  Mistress of Ceremonies: Liz Jones, Regent, Lt. George
                                  Farragut Chapter

9:00 a.m.                   Break

9:15 a.m.                   Memorial service
                                  Led by State Chaplain Sandra Coultrap
                                  Don't forget your hats and white gloves

10:00 a.m.                  Business session concludes

11:00 a.m.                  Conference adjourns

                            As needed, Board of Management meeting immediately
                            following adjournment
                               IMPORTANT REMINDERS
For Chapter Regents:                               The center aisle of an assembly room
                                                    should never be used to enter or exit
   Please ensure that any Chapter member           during any session.
    who does not subscribe to the state
    newsletter receives a copy of the Call to      Members should rise when the flag
    Conference.                                     bearers enter the room. When the flags
                                                    stop, members should applaud as the
   If your Chapter wants to reserve a sales        Officers Processional begins.
    or display table at the Conference,
    contact Nathelle Oates, 208-459-8885 or        All who are processing must have, by March 23, 2010.           dress/skirt attire and gloves. No pants
    There may be a small fee.                       attire will be allowed in the processional.

   Submit the Credential Form listing your        All Daughters wearing sashes must wear
    delegates and alternates to the State           dress/skirt attire.
    Credentials Chairman, with a copy to the
    State Regent and State Treasurer,              Members should stand when a letter
    postmarked by March 23, 2010.                   from the Governor or the President
                                                    General is read.
For Chapter Regents, State Officers and
State Committee Chairmen:                          Chapter delegation should rise briefly
                                                    when the Chapter Regent is called to
   Send a copy of your reports for state           present her report.
    conference by March 23, 2010, to the
    State Regent and State Recording               During the Memorial Service, the
    Secretary.                                      Chapter delegation should rise and
                                                    remain standing while the deceased
   By April 1, 2010, notify the State              Daughters from their Chapter are
    Regent of any awards you will be                honored.
    presenting at the conference and who
    will be attending to accept the award;         It is customary to wear a hat and white
    please include a list of guests.                gloves to the Memorial Service. This is
                                                    of particular importance for Chapter
          PROTOCOL TIPS                             Regents or representative who will place
                                                    flowers in memory of deceased Chapter
   All members should rise whenever the            members.
    State Regent is presented or introduced.
                                                   When the Official Photo is taken, no
   The State Regent should be addressed as         other candid shots will be permitted.
    “Madame Regent.”
                                                   Please turn off all cell phones and
   Address reports to the State Regent as          noise-emitting pagers during the
    the presiding officer.                          business sessions, workshops and
                                                    keynote speeches!

                                                                 COST        QUANTITY TOTAL
REGISTRATION (required)                                        $ 5.00                        $
Thursday Lunch - Deli buffet (Board of Management only)        $ 14.50                       $
Friday Lunch - Artichoke Parmesan Stuffed Chicken Breast       $ 16.00                       $
Friday Banquet: Check your choice of:
        Option #1: Prime rib beef                             $ 27.00                       $
        Option #2: Stuffed pork tenderloin                    $ 25.00
Saturday: Hot breakfast                                        $ 12.00                       $
Thursday afternoon: Sunny Slope wine tour                      No charge                     $
Thursday afternoon: Downtown Caldwell walking tour             No charge
Thursday Workshop and Pizza Party                              No charge
CONFERENCE PHOTOS:                                                                           $
All attendees (8 x 10)                                         $ 12.00
State officers (8 x 10)                                        $ 12.00                       $
Your chapter (8 x 10)                                          $ 12.00                       $
Your chapter (5 x 7)                                           $ 8.00                        $
TOTAL ENCLOSED:                                                                              $
 *Meal prices include beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity. Please let us know of any special
 dietary needs.

CALDWELL, ID 83605-5213.

Name:___________________________________________          Chapter: _________________________

Street Address:______________________________________________________________________

City:______________________________________________ State: ____ Zip Code:______________

Daytime Phone: ______________________ E-mail: _______________________________________

Current State/Chapter Office or State Committee:


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