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You are invited to the Southwest Department Conference to be held November 3-4, 2017. We believe that you will again find this year's accommodations top notch, comfortable and inviting. All sessions and meals will be held in the Convention Center of The Orleans Hotel & Casino for your convenience. The Hotel is located at 4500 West Tropicana Avenue in Las Vegas.
Registrations for accommodations must be made directly to The Orleans Hotel by calling their toll free number 800-675-3267. On line reservations can be made at this URL: www.orleanscasino.com/groups. You must use the group name “York Rite” or promo code A7YOC10 in order to take advantage of the discounted rates. Deadline for hotel reservations is FIRM; Saturday, September 30, 2017. Reservations made after that date will NOT be at these special rates. Please book your room first, and early, and then submit your conference registration form.
The Orleans Hotel does NOT provide shuttle service from McCarran airport.
The REGSTRATION FORM for the Conference must be completed and submitted NO LATER THAN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017. Any reservations postmarked after the deadline will be subject to a late fee of $15.00. Every attendee must register.
Please note that the schedule has changed from past sessions. Friday will be hosted by the General Grand Chapter in the morning and General Grand Council that afternoon. Saturday will be hosted by the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar and will also accommodate the Emerging Leaders Training sessions.
If your lady is attending with you there are plenty of amenities available in the hotel for them to enjoy during the Conference, movie theaters, spa, and pool. There is also a shuttle service in front of the hotel that will take you to other Boyd properties.
We look forward to welcoming you to this year’s Southwest Conference.
William A. Garrard
Southwestern Department Commander
Grand Encampment of Knights Templar
4500 W Tropicana Ave