2005 Fall Meeting

The Northwest APDA fall meeting will be held in Wenatchee, Washington on September 14th-16th. Early registration and hospitality suite begin at 1800 on Tuesday September 13th and the meeting to start at 1300 on Sept 14th.

This meeting will be hosted by Chelan and Grant PUDs and held at the

Red Lion Hotel located at 1225 North Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, Wa. 98801

Contact the hotel directly for reservations 1-509-663-0711 or go to www.redlion.com
Refer to APDA when making your reservation. Room rates are $60 for a single queen and $80 for a double.

The hotel has a nice pool, a lounge, restaurant, a latte stand and offers high speed wireless internet and free airport pick-up. Located in the center of town the Red Lion is conveniently located nearby to many restaurants and the shopping mall.

Wenatchee is located in north central Washington State and accessible by air on Horizon/Alaska Airlines www.alaskair.com through connection in Seattle only. It is an easy 2 1⁄2 hour drive from either Seattle or Spokane for those who like to drive.

The registration cost has not been finalized yet but will be kept very reasonable.

Some of the items on the agenda are:

Presentation by Henry Strong from Transpower New Zealand
Mid Columbia speaker followed by Mid Columbia Barbeque
2 CE course on angle stability by SOS Intl. – Matt Sadnisky
Tesla forecasting presentation by Shannyn T
Speakers from each of the 3 Pud’s
Lunch and Dinner on Thursday at the Red Iion
Breakfast and business meeting on Friday the 16th
Control Rooms Tours
Golf outing Friday afternoon at Highlander Golf Course in East Wenatchee www.highlandergolfclub.com
Shopping and adventure tour in the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth for those more interested in shopping and food than golf.  www.leavenworth.org

Located on the Columbia River, Wenatchee also has several local wineries, golf courses, fantastic biking and hiking trails, parks and campgrounds. www.cityofwenatchee.com