At long last, on Saturday Feburary 26, 2011, the Wingtip-to-Wingtip Association will meet at the 2011 Annual WAI Conference in Reno to more formally undertake our responsibilities as your legacy organization, to consider the ways in which we can support any on-going WASP gatherings and activities as well as to fulfill our mission to protect the history of the WASP. As a WASP or a WASP trainee, you are a member. All other members are family or approved by nomination. 8 WASP have already registered and there are still plenty of rooms for anyone who wants to attend at the excellent rates negotiated by WAI - $89 for regular rooms / $115 for a suite.
At the Reno meeting, we are joining with two organizations which the WASP have either created or strongly supported over the years, The WOMAN MILITARY AVIATORS and the WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL, and gathering at their annual meeting, this year in Reno, Nevada between February 23 and 26, 2011. 8 WASP have already registered and there are still plenty of rooms for anyone who wants to attend at the excellent rates negotiated by WAI - $89 for regular rooms / $115 for a suite. By special arrangement with the WAI, all membership and event fees for WASP have been waived, and the only additional costs, other than transportation, would be the meal or special events costs for the WASP or family members who may be able to attend (see enclosed form), approximating @$165 for all meals and the reception. Current and retired military personnel will be assisting as escorts for the WASP as they have in the past.
If you want to attend this gathering , please call WAI (937) 839-4647 where they will accept your reservation. Or fill out a form (form) and fax as listed on form. For those who need to send in a check, the proper mailing address is:
Women in Aviation, International
3647 State Route 503 South
West Alexandria, OH 45381-9354
(COPIED FROM THE WAI Website:) OVERFLOW HOTEL - Peppermill ResortHotel ReservationsHotel reservations can be made by calling 1-800-282-2444 (be sure to give the person on the phone Group Code AWIA211).
Special WAI Room Rates (available through February 11, 2011, 5:00 PM PST)
$89/night (Standard Guest Rooms) or $119/night (Suites)
Peppermill Tower Rooms - Peppermill Tower guest rooms and suites have undergone an artful transformation to provide a more extensive array of luxurious amenities. Custom-made furniture and warm accents create a comfortable, relaxing environment, complete with hand crafted custom furnishings and elegant marble bathroom.
Tuscany Tower Rooms - With sweeping mountain and city views, our 600 Tuscany Tower suites combine old-world splendor with sophisticated, contemporary amenities to create an unforgettable guest experience. Hand-painted Italian art and private foyers provide an elegant and personal space.
The additional $10.00 resort fee has been waived for reservations made under our group code AWIA211. Resort fee includes internet access in all public areas and sleeping rooms, the Internet Cafe, complimentary business center access, incoming and outgoing faxes up to 5 pages, in-room coffee makers, use of the health club, pool, valet, access to the parking garage and surface parking, concierge, local and #800 phone calls, and shuttle service to and from the airport.
Please note: Subject to $10.00 charge for each additional adult over double occupancy, to a maximum of four (4) adults per room.
Plan is to meet on Saturday at some convenient time 7 Place. If you cannot attend, we will setup a telephone conference facility so that you may participate in the general meeting, hear the discussion, and make your interests known if you so choose. You may always call 800-844-4253 to contact me for information. We will also keep updated information on the website: www.fifinella.com