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Clan Moffat Society AGM
Richmond, Virginia 26 - 29 October 2006

At Costa Mesa in 2004 the Clan Moffat Society voted to hold its 2006 AGM in Richmond, Virginia.

Details on the activities are posted below. Please mark your calendars for the dates listed above and note that these dates are different from those listed in the winter edition of the Moffatana. We are looking forward to seeing you in Richmond!

Click Here to download a PDF file of the Registration


Schedule of Events

Thursday 26 October - Arrival and Check-In
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Arrival, Check in, Relax
Executive Board Meeting
Hospitality Suite
Refreshments
Registration Packages
Friday 27 October - Optional Activities Day
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Optional Activities Including:
Bus trip to Colonial Williamsburg (Full Day)1
Tour of Historic Richmond (Half Day)1
Self tours of museums, parks, shopping, galleries
http://visit.richmond.com
Clan Moffat Society Annual Meeting
Refreshments
Saturday 28 October - Richmond Highland Games and Celtic Festival 2006
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Richmond Raceway Complex. Richmond, Virginia
Afternoon Tea at the Jefferson Hotel
Silent Auction and Cocktails (Cash Bar)
Clan Moffat Society Annual Banquet
Food, Entertainment, Cash Bar
Sunday 29 October - Richmond Highland Games and Celtic Festival 2006
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm
Kirking of the Tartans, Richmond Raceway Complex
Richmond Raceway Complex. Richmond, Virginia
Closing Ceremonies
1 See below Optional Activities.

Optional Activities

Friday, October 27th
Tour of Colonial Williamsburg (Full Day)
Tour Package includes: Roundtrip motor-coach transportation, step-on guide services, admission to all noted attractions, and tavern lunch.
http://www.history.org/
8:30 a.m.
Begin Boarding of Bus
Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond
9 a.m.
Bus Departs for Colonial Williamsburg
10 a.m.
Arrive in Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg is Virginia’s restored 18th Century capital. It presents a variety of restored and reconstructed homes and public buildings, museums, craft shops, taverns, and special entertainment in its 500-building, 173-acre Historic Area.
1 p.m.
Hearty Meal at Colonial Williamsburg’s King Arms Tavern
This genteel colonial tavern catered to Virginia’s gentry and the politically influential before, during, & after the Revolution. It is where the elite met and ate. The atmosphere at the premier tavern is one of simple elegance as befitting statesmen and gentry who often dined here.
2:30 p.m.
Leisure Afternoon
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. You may choose to continue your exploration of Colonial Williamsburg’s historic district or shop until you drop at Merchant’s Square.
6 p.m.
Bus Departs for Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond
7 p.m.
Bus Arrives at Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond

Friday, October 27th
Tour of Historic Richmond (Half Day)
8:30 a.m.
Begin Boarding of Bus
Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond
9 a.m.
Bus Departs for Historic Richmond
This 3-hour tour provides a riding overview of Richmond’s historic sites, cultural center, beautiful neighborhoods and other interesting sights that have helped Richmond obtain the designation of “best mid-sized city in the U.S.”

Please note that times on the above Itineraries are approximate and subject to change.


Clan Moffat Society 2006 Annual Gathering – Basic Package $115.00 (US)

Basic Package includes:
  • Thursday Evening: Hospitality Suite and Refreshments
  • Friday: Clan Moffett Society Annual Meeting Refreshments
  • Saturday: Refreshments and Luncheon at Clan Tent throughout the day and Clan Moffat Annual Banquet
  • Sunday: Refreshments and Luncheon at Clan Tent throughout the day.

Registration Details

  • Be sure to reserve your hotel room early.
  • Book directly with the hotel and note during reservation room is for Clan Moffat Society.
  • Mail registration form and check for basic package and optional activities to:

Norman E. Moffett Jr. (1193)
3205 Foothill Street
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
(703) 491-2450
nemii@verizon.net

  • Credit cards not accepted.
  • For Canadian members: Mailing your registration to the US will require special postage.
  • For additional information please contact Norman Moffett at the above address, phone 703-491-2450, or email nemii@verizon.net.

Silent Auction

  • Donations for the Silent Auction to be held Saturday, October 28th during Cocktail Hour are currently being accepted. Please contact Norman Moffett at nemii@verizon.net if interested in donating.
  • All proceeds from the Silent Auction go towards supporting the Clan Moffat Society.

Accomodations

The Radisson is nestled in downtown Richmond’s historic district close to the business/financial district, shopping, restaurants, the James River Canal Walk and the recently expanded Richmond Convention Center. Accommodations and meeting rooms have been arranged at the Radisson Hotel, in Historic Richmond, Virginia. The Radisson Hotel offers 230 comfortably appointed guestrooms, many of which are equipped with “sleep number” beds. Some of the finer amenities include two dining outlets (hotel dining and/or room service), wireless high-speed Internet access, dual phone lines, self-parking, same day laundry service and personal business services at your request.

Reservations need to be made directly with the hotel:

Radisson Historic Richmond
301 West Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Phone: 804-644-9871
Fax: 804-344-4380
RESERVATIONS: 800-333-3333
www.radisson.com/richmondva

A block of rooms will be held for the Clan Moffat Society Annual Gathering until September 15, 2006. After that date, rooms are available at published rates. Guests should call the Hotel directly to reserve a room. Be sure to mention the block reserved for the Clan Moffat Society and please give your membership number with your name. Please reserve early.

Facilities available: Non-smoking rooms, American breakfast buffet for two with each room.

  • Room types: 2 double beds or 1 king bed.
  • Cost: $105 per night plus taxes (approx 13%). Credit card is required to guarantee rooms for arrival.
  • Parking: The hotel has underground parking at a rate of $7.00 per night. There is also limited street parking on side streets adjacent to the hotel.
  • Transportation from airport: The hotel does not provide transportation, but suggested Groome Transportation (804) 222-7222. The fee is approximately $17 per person.

In the Richmond Region, you can explore more than 400 years of history – the second successful English settlement, the former capital of the Confederacy, the Harlem of the South. Richmond is also rich in historic homes and famous folk. The John Marshall House, Edgar Allan Poe Museum, Maggie Walker National Historic Site, Scotchtown and St. John’s Church, just to name a few.

TRAVEL TIP: Richmond has an international airport and you should consider into flying into Richmond.

REMEMBER, if you fly into either Dulles or Ronald Regan Airports, you may have a three hour drive to Richmond (in traffic).

Visit www.visit.richmond.com for any visitor information you may require.


Click Here to download a PDF file of the Registration

Any questions, please contact Norm Moffett

 

 

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