The fourth Quarter 2019 Tradewind Times edition is now available on line and ready for reading and sharing! In this issue you’ll find some important information about the 28th Meeting of the Minds – “License to Chill”. There’s information for the on-site registration this year, the specials at the Casa Marina, and service projects. Also the PHIP scheduled meetings for members and leaders while in Key West, plus the upcoming PHIP Annual Renewal.
There is an special early preview of some auction items that will be after the General Membership Meeting and another way to raise money for the Lone Palm Foundation. There’s an update on the 2019 PHIP National Alzheimer’s Walk Team and participating clubs, the quarterly financial reports, Domino College, regional events and club birthdays. So please share this email with your club members!
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Or you can always find the newsletter by going to the PHIP website at http://www.phip.com/ then click on Club/Chapter Info then scroll down on the left side to select the Tradewind Times.
Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way! Keep those posts and emails coming about how Parrot Heads “Party with a Purpose”!! There are so many clubs and members out there doing great things!
Fall is here, we’ve had a cold front come in, and it is almost time to head down to the party at the end of the road!
Hope to see some of you at MOTM in Key West really soon!
Editor, Tradewind Times
Hello everyone! Registration for PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 is CLOSED as of September 15th! Orders are headed to vendors and t-shirts are being printed for the event! Soon we will be in KEY WEST for an awesome event!
I want to tell you that registration was very good this year but we are not at a sell-out which means
ON SITE REGISTRATION IN KEY WEST WILL OPEN ON AT 9:00 AM ON THURSDAY MORNING OCTOBER 31st IN THE CASA BALLROOM!
We are already getting tons of email about Parrot Heads missing regular registration for various reasons and new people wanting to come to PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds this year! Well we do not want to leave YOU out and we always try to do what we can to help if possible.
First you MUST be a Parrot Head Club member to attend MOTM. You know we verify EVERY club member who attends every year. This is an IRS requirement.
When we are in Key West we DO NOT have the ability to verify your membership. Come to the registration area and fill out the special “Meeting of the Minds 2019 On-Site Registration / Virtual Club Membership form”. Please DO NOT join the Virtual Club before showing up to register on-site as we will not be able to confirm your membership in Key West at the event.
We will have forms for you…Fill out the registration form in Key West, the registration cost is $90.00, the Virtual Club membership cost is $30.00, and the late fee is $30.00.
You will not get a free event t-shirt or gift bag when you on-site register. Remember we had to order that stuff in mid-September and you missed the deadline. Late Registration? $30.00 fee. Why? Because we want you to register before the deadline so we can prepare everything for you in advance. We don’t want you to register late…this is only to help people who have a situation that did not allow a regular registration during the year.
So, the cost to attend MOTM via late registration is $150.00 on-site. You will walk away with a personalized credential and wristband that allows you to attend all events at the Casa Marina!!
Remember there is no free event shirt or gift bag with on-site registration but you are then ready to join your PHriends and see the show!!
If you want to register on site be sure to show up during regular registration hours as there are NO exceptions to these hours. We have an awesome registration crew that are all-volunteer and they need to enjoy MOTM too! On-site registration is during the normal registration hours of Thursday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM to noon, as well as 6:00 PM, and Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Remember you will be registering up front at the Casa Marina in the ballroom to the left of the main lobby door. No one will be able to enter the Casa Marina without a credential and wristband during PHiP’s MOTM when registration starts on Thursday.
$150.00 cash or credit card will be accepted for registration on-site during the hours listed above.
Once again, after you register you will have everything you need to attend the entire event, enjoy discounts at Margaritaville Key West, and enjoy a membership in the Virtual Parrot Head Club for the balance of 2019.
There are no exceptions to this process as this is just to help folks who need to use this method of registration. See you in Key West!
Director of Conventions
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc
PHiP’s “License to Chill” 2019
Key West, Florida
Member of the Lone Palm Board of Directors
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
That’s all for now! Until next time I’ll see you, down the road
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.