Texas Democratic Women 2010 Summer Retreat

2010 Summer Retreat
July 30 & 31
Holiday Inn El Tropicano Riverwalk (eltropicano.com)
110 Lexington Ave, San Antonio, Texas
Registration and hotel reservations due by July 9, 2010.

The 2010 Summer Retreat is being hosted by the Bexar County Democratic Women (www.tdw.org/BDW). Come share in team-building ideas for local chapters and enjoy the history, culture and beauty of San Antonio.

Registration is $40 and includes:

Friday, July 30:

  • hospitality on the Pool Veranda with snacks from 3pm until 10pm

Saturday, July 31:
  • continental breakfast at 8 am
  • energizing workshops
  • luncheon with Andrea White, Political Spouse & Candidate for Texas First Lady (luncheon guests only, not registered for retreat, $30)
  • TDW board meeting following luncheon

There’s an optional Friday evening river cruise from El Tropicano along the beautifully landscaped river walk, through the new locks to Museum Reach and downtown through the river loop. The river cruise is 8-10pm and is $10 per person, due by July 9th (space available basis).

San Antonio is a major tourist destination, so please consider bringing your family and extending your stay. The hotel has generously agreed to extend the TDW Retreat rate two days before and two days after July 30, subject to the availability of rooms. Here are some websites to help plan activities for an extended stay:

Here’s a partial list of some of the restaurants and shops on the Riverwalk: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, County Line Bar-B-Q, Biga on the Banks, Dick’s Last Resort, Hard Rock Café, Little Rhine Steak House, Rivercenter Mall, and a whole lot of other places you can read about at one of the websites listed above.

Hotel Reservation Information: Room rates are $99 plus taxes, or $109.65 per day, single or double. You must make your reservation by July 9th to guarantee this rate. This rate may be extended two days before and two days after July 30th, subject to availability. Be sure to indicate you are with the Texas Democratic Women Retreat. Make reservations online at eltropicano.com, or call toll free 866-423-7814. Parking at the hotel is $18 daily.

NOTE: After your credit card has been charged, you will come to a page that says “Please list the attendees”. Enter a name in the box or boxes on the left, and enter your chapter name in the box or boxes on the right (titled “Special Requirements”).

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