Georgia PWSA Retreat

GA Assoc. for PWS is pleased to offer families an opportunity to get together for a relaxing weekend of fun and support.

This year’s retreat will be held at Simpsonwood Retreat Center in Norcross, GA. Programs begin on Saturday 8/11/12 at 9:30am. Registration costs will be $75 for Adults, $35 for children 12 and under, and free to children under age 4. Registration includes overnight accommodations (on Saturday night, 8/11/2012, all meals and snacks, all presentations and programs and all entertainment activities for the duration of the event. Optional accommodations are available on Friday night, 8/10/2012, at an additional charge. All taxes and hotel fees will be covered by GA Assoc. for PWS. Simpsonwood boasts “harmony with nature.” Situated on 227 acres of woodlands, all facilities on this attractive campus are within easy walking distance of one other. Surrounded by towering trees nestled alongside the Chattahoochee River, the center offers 22,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Come enjoy fresh, healthy, delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. Explore over three miles of beautiful walking trails and take advantage of our outdoor swimming pool, tennis, volleyball and FAMILY RETREAT

August 10, 11, 12, 2012
GA Association for Prader-Willi Syndrome, Inc.
562 Lakeland Plaza, #327
Cumming, GA 30040

SEND REGISTRATION FORM AND $50 DEPOSIT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!
basketball courts! The location is beautiful and comfortable. All meals will be provided with Prader-Willi in mind. However, they will be served “buffet” style. Please plan to supervise your Person With Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWPWS) at meal times. Please see the “Center’s” website at http://www.simpsonwood.org ,for more information including pictures and directions to this lovely setting.

A wonderful program is planned for you. On Saturday, special speakers include: Mary K. Ziccardi (Board Member – PWSAUSA) and Dr. Greg Cherpes (Children’s Institute, Pittsburgh, PA). Additionally, a representative from the GA Dept. of Community Health will be presenting general information, services, benefits and eligibility issues regarding Medicaid/Medicare/and Katie Beckett. Also in attendance will be a representative from GA Dept. of DD to answer questions about the available programs. Dottie & Dale Cooper, Interim Executive Directors, PWSA (USA) will be in attendance to update us on National PWSA (USA) activities. There will be supervised programs for our kids, too, so that parents and caregivers can attend presentations knowing the kids are OK! Please join us for this exciting event!

RETREAT LOCATION:
Simpsonwood Retreat Center
4511 Jones Bridge Circle
Norcross, GA 30092

PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THE ATTACHED REGISTRATION FORM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. DEADLINE FOR GUARANTEED REGISTRATION IS June 10, 2012, LATE registration through June 29, 2012; payment not due till July 20, 2012. DON’T MISS THIS EXCITING EVENT!! CALL THE OFFICE WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
770-886-2334 pwsaga@earthlink.net
770-886-2335 FAX http://www.pwsag parents and caregivers can attend presentations knowing the kids are OK! Please join us for this exciting event!

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Friday 8/10 – Lodging is optional and provided as a convenience for out of town guests. Fee includes lodging, dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday. Saturday 8/11 -Program begins with registration at 8:00 am and Sessions begin at 9:00am. Fee includes lodging, lunch, dinner, snacks and all program events. Sunday 8/12 – no additional charge for Sunday activities (if lodging is purchased for Saturday) including breakfast, lunch, snack and program events.

It’s time to register for this special event. Please complete the following and return, as soon as possible, along with registration fees. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS June 29, 2012.. Payent must be made by July 20, 2012. SPACE IS LIMITED!

Contact Name: ______________________________________
Address: ___________________________________Phone: __________________
City, ST Zip _________________________________Cell# __________________
Email Address: _______________________________________________________

NOTE:
In this example, Dad will arrive on Saturday, but Mom and Jr. will arrive on Friday night. Friday night is optional.
SPRING FAMILY RETREAT
August 10 – 12, 2012

REGISTRATION FORM AND $50 DEPOSIT MUST BE SUBMITTED BY June 10, 2012;
Late registration through June 29, 2012;
PAYMENT IS DUE on 7/20, 2012.

CALL THE OFFICE FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
SEND REGISTRATION FORM AND $50 DEPOSIT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!
SATURDAY ONLY (NO LODGING) AVAILABLE FOR $50 PER PERSON
HOW TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION FORM: EXAMPLE FRIDAY 8/10 SAT. 8/11 SUN 8/12
REGISTRATION YES? YES? Adult – $75, <12yrs. $35, <4 yrs Free Adult – 75, <12yrs 35,
<4 yrs free $0 TOTAL REGISTRATION FEE
INDIVIDUAL NAME Adult? Under 12? Optional Friday 3/24 Saturday 3/25 Sunday 3/26 Due by July 20, 2012
Mr. John Doe Y $0 $75 $0 $75
Mrs. Jane Doe Y $75 $75 $0 $150
John Doe, Jr. Y $35 $35 $0 $70
TOTAL $110 $185 $0 $295

Simpsonwood

http://www.simpsonwood.org

THE LODGE at Simpsonwood – A Retreat and Conference Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a premiere site for meetings and events offering guest lodging, meeting rooms, dining.

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