American GI Forum of Texas, Inc.
Serving Veterans and Families Since 1948
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State Mid-Year Conference in Del Rio February 21-23
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The State Board of Directors will meet February 21-23, 2019 at the Ramada Inn Hotel, 2101 Veterans Blvd, Del Rio, Texas. Information on Room Reservations in Del Rio is as follows: Room Rates are set at $79.00 flat rate and include a breakfast buffet for 2 persons per room. For reservations call 830-775-1511 (mention AGIF) limited rooms have been blocked, so make your reservations NOW!
You may also make reservations from our Texas AGIF Web site: www.agiftx.org or direct to the hotel at https://www.reservationcounter.com/hotels/show/613d3f6/ramada-del-rio-del-rio.
Early Registration for the Texas Mid-Year Conference has been set for $50.00 per person or $65.00 on site. Meals except for Saturday evening are included for registered guest. Please send your early Registration to Mrs. Tina Martinez at 504 Ramon St., Del Rio, Texas 78840. A Hospitality Room at the hotel is planned on Thursday evening, February 21 for those arriving early. On Friday February 22, General Assembly convenes after breakfast at 10:00 am at the San Felipe Exces Clubhouse, 302 Mendez St., Del Rio, Texas. Delegates and guests will be served lunch.
Friday evening, a dinner and live music entertainment will be at the clubhouse. On Saturday the assembly reconvenes after breakfast at the clubhouse. A Mexican Food Buffet lunch will be at the Ramada Hotel. Saturday evening dinner will be on-your-own.
Commander Jose Martinez and wife, Women’s Region Chair Tina, together with the Fermin Calderon and the San Felipe Women’s Chapters are the hosts for our Mid-Year Board of Directors meeting beginning with the reception on Thursday evening. The Agenda is still being planned by State Commander Ceasar
Ruiz and will be distributed at the meeting. Important items of discussion will include the National Midyear Conference in Corpus Christi in April, the State Conference in June in Seguin, and the 71st National Conference presently being planned in Las Vegas, NV and hosted by the National Board of Directors this Summer. Members are reminded that dues for 2019 were due January
1. For those who haven’t paid and to avoid additional late fees please have dues and Charter assessments when registering or during the meeting.Past National Chairwoman Patsy Vazquez-Contes and Past National Commander Angel Zuniga, hosts for the 2019 Mid-year conference will be present to make a report on that event. Past National Commander Luis Vazquez-Contes, now serving as National Office manager, will make a report on the National Conference planned for this summer. National Commander Larry Romo will be present and may add to each report.
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