Thu, Jan 31, 2019

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Tally Days 2019!

We are thrilled that you are as excited as We are to attend Tally Days.  It is such a good event.  

Day One: The first night typically includes some welcome activities and a chance to mingle with other members from other clubs.

Day Two: The next day starts early and is an information packed speaker jam where one expert speaker after another help us to better understand what is at stake this legislative session and beyond.

Day Three:  Armed with all that great information the DWCF turns us loose on the capitol to meet with our legislators  (I have started contacting them to try and arrange a meeting).  We are able to sit in on sessions in the FL Senate and the FL House of Representatives and see our democracy in action. Then we convene in the rotunda of the capitol building for a DWCF press conference at noon.  Signs are welcome at the press conference but I recommend it be something you can fold and unfold so you are able to use it when needed but not be prohibited from other things because of it.

‚ÄčThis is what you need to do if you are interested in attending:

Step 1: Book your room. This needs to be done by Feb 16th and when you call the Days in I have attached Daniel’s instructions below:

“Rooms are blocked from March 9th through March 12 in case you want to come a day early or stay an extra day.

Planned activities for Sunday 10th evening, 
Monday the 11th and Tuesday 12th.

Fee is $85 plus tax per day for single or double occupancy. 

Continental Breakfast is included.
Our guestrooms will be held under group block name Democratic Women’s Club of Florida with code DWCF. 

**Reservations within this block will be accepted until February 16, 2019.

Tally days is officially March  10th-12th

Days Inn and Suites
Tallahassee Conference Center
2900 N. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Fl. 32303

Step 2: Pay your registration fee to the club. 

**$60 due by Feb 10th

You don’t have to provide much info we just check our membership records for that part.  

If you need help with funding you can go to https://www.dwclakeland.com/Tally-Days-2019 to submit for the sponsorship grant to help fund your trip.  We are offering it as a way to help members become better prepared to to fill various roles in committees and the board.

** Submissions for this will be due by February 10th at 11:59 pm.

Club funding is available to cover 50% of the cost of registration and lodging only.  If you are selected you will be sharing the room with another member if we have more than one candidate.

The only meals provided are the Continental breakfast and lunch during the speaker jam.  The rest is up to you, as is transportation.

We encourage all of you who are attending to chat with one another if you are interested in reducing costs by room sharing or traveling together.

I hope this helps all of you and contact me if you have any questions.
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