Florida Chapter Political Training

Florida Chapter Political Training May 17 in Lakeland

Please RSVP to Janet Stanko,[masked] or [masked]

WHAT:  Political trailing available for all Group Political Chairs and others interested in getting involved in the Sierra Club endorsement process.  It is mandatory for at least one person from each group that does endorsements to have at least one person in their group who has attended this training.  We are keeping it to one day at the Circle B Bar Ranch Preserve in Lakeland.

This is a great opportunity to get more people in your group able to take on leadership or a significant role in the political endorsement and campaign process.  Common sense does not serve us well—we must align our activities with election law.  You can learn from your more experienced peers from other groups too. 

Expenses are covered by Chapter according to our reimbursement guidelines.

WHEN: 9:00am-6:00pm, May 17, 2014

WHERE: Circle Bar B Ranch Preserve, Lakeland, FL http://www.polk-county.net/subpage.aspx?menu_id=52&id=6040We will meet at the Nature Discovery Center in the reserve. The official address is 4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland 33803. The entrance is approximately 2 miles east of US Highway 98 on the south side of the road. The telephone number is:[masked]-4673. Wireless Internet access is available at the Nature Center and at the hotel.

LODGING & RESERVATIONS – VERY IMPORTANT: If you need a room, we have a block of rooms being held at the Imperial Swan in Lakeland, FL.  Please call to get your room, tell them it for the “Sierra Club Environmental Group” block.  You have until the 10th of March to Reserve your room or they release this block.  The address is 4141 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL FL 33813, United States [masked] www.imperialswanlakeland.com.  The rate is $79 a night; you have to call to get this rate.

MEALS: We will have some refreshments, snacks and coffee during the day.  Please bring your own mug/cup, plates and re-useable water bottle. For lunch we will have a few sandwich platters and chips.  We will have a “Happy Hour” at the hotel after our meeting on Saturday.  We will find a nearby restaurant to eat together Saturday Night.

Sierra Club Florida will reimburse transportation costs at 40.5 cents per mile after the first 75 miles for invited participants, and will take care of the room cost.

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  • mary m.

    Would love to do this, but need more lead time. Keep me on the list. MM

    May 13

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