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PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 Drawing Winners Are Announced!!

Hello Parrot Heads! Here is your PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds “License to Chill” Update!
Casa Marina and the Reach Resort Update
The Casa Marina is currently sold out for Meeting of the Minds 2019. There are usually a few cancellations through the year due to “life gets in the way” so if you want a room there is an easy way to get on our Casa Marina wait-list!      
It is VERY SIMPLE:  Send an email to our Director of Registration Rick Fyffe at: rjfyffe1@ymail.com and tell him you want to be added to the waitlist for the Casa Marina. Please put “Casa Wait List Request” in your email title and be sure to give Rick your contact details for the hotel staff if a room opens. That is it!  You will be added to the Casa Marina MOTM wait list for 2019.
I will give you a quick update on the Reach Resort status during PHiP’s MOTM 2019. The Reach will be undergoing construction and upgrades during MOTM 2019. The Reach will not be accepting reservations for MOTM as the upgrade is happening during our dates. I just received this news two days ago so you are hearing this almost as soon as I am.This is all I know at this time.
THE WINNERS OF THE MOTM DRAWINGS ARE SELECTED FOR 2019!
First thank all of you for registering for PHiP’s MOTM! For those who made it in by April 1st you were entered into the drawing for a chance to WIN 2 tickets to see JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND in a city of your choice in the USA or Canada during the 2019 tour courtesy of MARGARITAVILLE FOODS!! 
The winner was selected in a drawing this past week. Drum roll please!!
The winner of the TWO Jimmy Buffett 2019 concert tickets for 2019 is: John Boomer of Club Finz in Portsmouth, Maine! Congratulations to John! Thank you to our MOTM sponsor Margaritaville Foods!
If you booked your room at the Casa Marina and registered by April 1st, 2019 you were in a drawing to win a FOUR NIGHT STAY DURING PHiP’s MOTM 2019 IN A TWO BEDROOM OCEAN VIEW SUITE FREE!!
The winner was selected in a drawing this past week. Another drum roll please!!
The winners of the beautiful two-bedroom ocean front suite for PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 are: Jennifer and Michael Hollander of the Virtual Parrot Head Club! Thank you Casa Marina and PHiP’s MOTM for this awesome prize.
Here is the link to register for the 28th edition of PHiP’s ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MINDS 2019: http://www.phip.com/motmregistration
The dates for the 2019 and 2020 events can be found at this link:http://www.phip.com/meeting
Until next time I’ll see you, down the road!
Andrew
Andrew Talbert
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
PHiP Director of Conventions
Lone Palm Foundation Board Member
PHiP’s 28th Annual Meeting of the Minds
Key West, Florida “License to Chill”

A Great Way To Help The PHiP Scholarship

 

IT’S BACK! THE TRIP OF THE YEAR! Windjammer has once again graciously donated a windjammer cruise to help benefit the PHiP Scholarship. You can buy these tickets individually or as a club donation to the scholarship (domino college recognition) and use this great prize for your fundraiser. DETAILS OF THE CRUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST.
Please pass this information around to all your club members. All are eligible to win whether they are going to MOTM or not. How about buying some chances as a club to use the prize for your clubs fund raiser?
Parrot Heads in Paradise have been awarding qualified parrot heads and their children a total of $10,000 in scholarships every year for the last 10 years. Fundraising has been just keeping pace with our pay-outs each year and we want to add some additional funds to ensure future years’ have adequate funding. To make sure that we can continue to award these gifts well into the future we have come up with a great way to help that cause. Windjammer cruises has donated a cruise for two to raffle off this year. We will be selling tickets via PayPal or check starting today. We will draw for the cruise Saturday, November 2nd from the stage at Meeting of the Minds for the seven night cruise on this beautiful boat. Winners do not need to be present at MOTM to win the cruise! Tickets are five for $20 or five dollars for one. I will send you via email with a list of your numbers so you have them for your records. I will be tracking the name and numbers of every ticket coming in and they will all be in Key West for the drawing. You can pay via PayPal – https://www.paypal.com/home to PHiPscholarshipraffle@yahoo.com (Please click on the friends and family link) or send your check to David Cohen, 6986 Samantha Court Wheatfield, NY 14304 (checks payable to Parrot Heads in Paradise). Checks will only be accepted up until MOTM registration closes on September 15th. If you are mailing a check please send your email address if you want your numbers emailed to you. When you get to MOTM you may purchase additional tickets right up until 2:30 pm on Saturday. Below is what the cruise is all about. Thank you in advance for your support of the wonderful cause.
David Cohen, Secretary
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
2012-2109 Scholarship Chair
2013-2019 Scholarship Raffle Chair

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PHiP Scholarship Closes on March 31st

 

It’s that time of year again for the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest. Please pass this information along to your club members. You can cut and paste this email and include it in your email you send out to your members. This is the only way that your members will know of this great opportunity and we need you as leaders to make sure that this information gets out to each and every one of them. This is a wonderful opportunity for your members and their families. Please forward this email to you club at least once a month for the next three months in your clubs communications. This is a great opportunity that we want all eligible students to take advantage of. Thanks in advance for helping to get the word out and good luck to all the applicants.

We are proud to announce that the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest for 2019 is NOW OPEN!!!!!!

Summary of the PHiP Scholarship:

The PHiP Scholarship is for current Parrot Head Club Members of an officially Chartered Chapter or their children or wards of Parrot Head Club Members, for post secondary education.

This program was established in 2008. Three scholarships will be awarded in 2019. The funds may be used for tuition, books or living expenses, at an accredited four-year university or college of the student’s choice. The award will be paid to the winners school account, when a student account is established.

PHiP awards 3 awards in the amounts of:

First Place: $5,000
Second Place: $3,000
Third Place: $2,000

Eligibility: Parrot Head Club Members and members children (Sorry nieces, nephews or other extended family members beyond those mentioned are not considered eligible) Continue reading PHiP Scholarship Closes on March 31st

YOUR 2019 Meeting of the Minds Update!

 

Hello Everyone!
Here is a quick update on PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 “License to Chill” in Key West, Florida!
The 2019 Meeting of the Minds schedule will be online in a couple of weeks! The schedule is almost complete!! The ink is drying on some contracts and the phone bank is still working overtime. This year will deliver some awesome entertainment!! Standby for full details!!
The host hotel is over two thirds full already and room types will start getting scarce very soon. Do not delay to get a Casa reservation if you are planning to stay at the host hotel!
Remember if you book a room at the Casa Marina you need to go register for PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds. YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED FOR MOTM TO STAY AT THE CASA MARINA! Only credentialed guests will be allowed into the Casa Marina property during the event.
A GREAT DRAWING FOR EARLY REGISTRATION!! GREAT ODDS OF WINNING!!
IF you register before April 1st, 2019 YOU will be put in a drawing to WIN 2 tickets to see JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND in a city of your choice in the USA or Canada during the 2019 tour courtesy of MARGARITAVILLE FOODS!!  All you have to do is register and pick your choice of a city on the 2019 tour If you are the lucky winner YOU will win a pair of concert tickets and access to a pre-show VIP party for any 2019 regularly scheduled Jimmy Buffett tour date within the U.S. or Canada.  The concert date must be selected at least 8 weeks prior to the show or as soon as possible if the concert is announced with less than 8 weeks notice.  The winner will be drawn on April 2, 2019. You must be registered prior to midnight April 1st to be in the drawing and I can tell you your odds of winning are very good…much better than any lottery you will play!
Here is the link to register for the 28th edition of PHiP’s ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MINDS 2019:
WANT A ROOM AT THE CASA MARINA FOR MOTM 2019?
Want to stay at the CASA MARINA RESORT during PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds? The link goes live and the registration staff at the Casa Marina are ready to take your call at noon EST on Monday!
You should book your room at the Casa Marina!! Why? Because it is a great deal for a hotel in Key West! It is ground zero for MOTM!! If you book your room by April 1st, 2019 you will be put in a drawing to win a FOUR NIGHT STAY DURING MOTM 2019 IN A TWO BEDROOM OCEAN VIEW SUITE FREE!! Only the people who are on the Casa Marina reservations list and registered for MOTM 2019 by April 1 will be eligible for the drawing. This is the seventh year in a row this prize has been offered. Ask some of the previous winners how cool this is to have this awesome suite right on the water in Key West during Meeting of the Minds for FREE!
Here are the ways to book a reservation for MOTM #28 at the Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort:
Booking code: ZZPAR2
Central Reservations: 1-888-303-5717
Casa Marina In House Reservations: 1-305-296-3535
The 2019 MOTM dates are on the PHiP web site for use in booking your rooms right now!
Until next time I’ll see you, down the road!
Andrew
Andrew Talbert
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
PHiP Director of Conventions
Lone Palm Foundation Board Member
PHiP’s 28th Annual Meeting of the Minds
Key West, Florida “License to Chill”

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PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 Update

Hello Everyone!
It’s almost February and the days are getting a little longer. I hope you are staying warm for now and thinking of tropical times later this year! We want YOU in Key West in November! Here is a quick update on PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 “License to Chill” in Key West, Florida!
The planning portion of PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds for 2019 is well underway. As I write this I am talking to artists and putting together some entertainment that will be the deal of the year for a Parrot Head. Standby for all that schedule information as the artist contracts come together over the next month or so.
In the mean time I want you to know that the gift bag stuffing party is almost full so don’t wait if you want in on that party. After we “fill the room” we cannot add people. Register now to get in on the bag stuffing party!
The host hotel is 75% full already and room types will start getting scarce very soon. Do not delay to get a Casa reservation if you are planning to stay at the host hotel!
Remember if you book a room at the Casa Marina you need to go register for PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds. YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED FOR MOTM TO STAY AT THE CASA MARINA! Only credentialed guests will be allowed into the Casa Marina property during the event.

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PHiP Scholarship Announcement

Hello Club Leaders:

It’s that time of year again for the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest.

We are proud to announce that the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest for 2019 is NOW OPEN!!!!!!

Summary of the PHiP Scholarship:

The PHiP Scholarship is for current Parrot Head Club Members of an officially Chartered Chapter or their children or wards of Parrot Head Club Members, for post secondary education.

This program was established in 2008. Three scholarships will be awarded in 2019. The funds may be used for tuition, books or living expenses, at an accredited four-year university or college of the student’s choice. The award will be paid to the winners school account, when a student account is established.

PHiP awards 3 awards in the amounts of:

First Place: $5,000
Second Place: $3,000
Third Place: $2,000

Eligibility: Parrot Head Club Members and members children (Sorry nieces, nephews or other extended family members beyond those mentioned are not considered eligible)

The Scholarship instructions and application can be found on the PHiP Website at:
http://www.phip.com/club-scholarship

It is VERY important the applicant follow ALL of the rules and instructions. Only typed, electronic submissions will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered eligible.

Make no references to your identity, your local parrot head club or your location in your essay entry OR your question and statement responses.

All applications must be signed at the appropriate place. We accept electronic signatures.

To Apply: Complete the Parrot Head Scholarship Application found on the PHiP website at www.phip.com. Please email your completed application and essay to:

David Cohen
PHiP Secretary
PHiPscholarship@gmail.com

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS is MARCH 31st, 2019, for enrollment for fall term (summer terms not applicable). Students may apply yearly; the awards will be given annually, based on a new application process.

Good Luck to all applicants!

David Cohen,
Secretary, Parrot Heads in Paradise Inc,
2012-2019 Scholarship Chair
2013-2019 Scholarship Raffle Chair
2017-2019 Mini Mart Chair

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YOUR Meeting of the Minds 2018 Update!!

Hello Parrot Heads! In just over three weeks Meeting of the Minds begins in Key West, Florida!!
On October 31st the 27th annual Meeting of the Minds “We are the People Our Parents Warned Us About” will be in underway! Be sure to tell your Parrot head friends and anyone who may want to be in Key West for the week of MOTM if you missed regular registration there will be ON SITE REGISTRATION! YOU MUST REGISTER TO SEE ALL THE EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT THE CASA MARINA! WE HAVE AN AWESOME MINI MART PLAN THIS YEAR! WE HAVE $3.50 LAND SHARK BEER AT THE HOTEL…WE HAVE $5 MARGARITAVILLE MARGARITAS AT THE CASA DURING MOTM…WE HAVE CORAL REEFERS…WE HAVE TONS OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS AND ARTISTS PLAYING ON OUR STAGES….MAGIC ACTS, MUSIC, KILLER RAFFLE PRIZES, BANDS, BANDS, BANDS…WE HAVE SIGNED JIMMY BUFFETT ITEMS FOR YOU AND MANY OTHER THINGS TO BID ON TO SUPPORT PARROT HEADS IN NEED…IT IS “THE” PARROT HEAD CONVENTION AND WE WANT YOU THERE!
YOUR REGISTRATIONS AND OUR SPONSORS PAY FOR THIS EVENT. THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING AND SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS!!! WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO MAKE THE PARTY HAPPEN! IF YOU WANT TO JOIN US AND MISSED THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE HERE IS ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Announcing On Site Registration in Key West for Meeting of the Minds 2018
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.

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MOTM 2018 REGISTRATION CLOSING IN 15 DAYS!!

 

Hello Parrot Heads! Happy Labor Day! Can you believe there are only 15 days until registration for Meeting of the Minds closes? Please don’t email me in late September and say you missed the deadline! At midnight we have to close registration for the year!  TELL YOUR PHRIENDS…RING THE KIDS!! PHONE THE NEIGHBORS….REGISTRATION FOR MOTM 2018 is WINDING DOWN! Don’t miss MOTM 2018 as it is going to be a great time in KEY WEST! All we need is YOU! YOUR REGISTRATIONS AND OUR SPONSORS PAY FOR THIS EVENT. THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING AND SUPPORTING OUR SPONSORS!!!
WE NEED YOUR REGISTRATION DOLLARS TO MAKE MOTM HAPPEN EACH YEAR!
Be sure to register for Meeting of the Minds 2018 now and book your travel! Don’t delay as we close registration on September 15, 2018 or when we reach our sell out target of 3,500!
Entertainment Schedule!
WOW the MOTM 2018 schedule is getting better by the day… Coral Reefer Band Member and CMA Musician of the Year for almost a decade now Mac McAnally will be on stage not only on Saturday night but also with the Peter Mayer Group on Thursday! They will be joined by Coral Reefer Eric Darken on percussion as well as the normal band! Where else are you going to see a value like this surrounded by TONS of great music for 5 days?

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