[Springboard] Salmon: Location for the next meeting
synergi at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 17 22:30:40 EST 2008
I swear I seem to be reliving my personal history here. OK, here goes: forty years ago I was a postgrad seminary intern at Hinton Rural Life Center, 2.5 hours due north of ATL, 2 hours west of AVL, and 2 hours east of CHA. I was there the day Dr. King was shot, and as a result decided to move to 3444 Congress Pkwy, Chicago IL.
But meanwhile Hinton Center has enlarged its facilities. Here they are: http://www.hintoncenter.org/accommodations/
Another underutilized United Methodist mission agency facility. Maybe because I left. Maybe that's why I left. Who knows. Anyway, I'm sure they're available @ a verrry reasonable rate. The fireplace burns real logs. And the down-home cookin' is done on-site, so I wouldn't have to handle it myself. I'm sure they have at least one video projector. Don't know about the wi-fi and satellite hookup though. It's REALLY rural.
Bill Salmon <wsalmon at cox.net> wrote:
The United Methodist Church has another "Jurisdictional Camp" at Mt.
Sequoyah in Fayetteville, AK.
10050 NW Skyline Drive
Fayetteville, AK 72701
This camp is not as large as Junaluska, but the facilities are more than
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jack Gilles"
To: "Springboard Dialogue"
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:22 PM
Subject: [Springboard] Next Springboard Gathering
> Dear Colleagues,
> We have yet to hear a definitive answer from Nino about his desire to
> have ICA-USA host our next gathering from March 28th to the 30th.
> David Dunn is following up on this with him and should have an answer
> shortly. But in case it doesn't work out, we would request each of
> you to consider places near you that could hold 40+ people at a
> reasonable rate. We plan to have all consider participating in a
> travel pool (USA-Canada) so centrally located (USA) places would tend
> to minimize travel costs. However we think Florida and the west coast
> should also look to host the gathering. It probably is not possible
> to return to Junaluska on such a short notice and they do tend to have
> a lot of groups there, but Marshall, could you check just in case?
> Once we get the location/date set we hope to get an active dialogue
> going on the work to be done as well as how we can get new people
> there including the younger generation(s).
> If you know of a place please check on dates, numbers and cost for us
> all so that we can nail something down quickly.
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