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Fall 2019 ROC Meeting Information

Posted: Sep 06, 2019

Details
Date: October 24 & 25
Location: Anchorage, AK
Place: The Hotel Captain Cook
939 W. 5th. Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501

Registration
The Registration Page for the Fall ROC Meeting can be found here.

Thursday Night Dinner
The Registration Page for the Thursday Night Dinner can be found here.

Travel
For those flying, the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is the closest (and only) commercial airport and is approximately 5.5 miles from the host hotel.

Getting to the Hotel
Rental Cars, Uber and Lyft are both available as are various taxi’s and shuttles.

Hotel/Meeting Location
The ROC Meeting will be at the Hotel Captain Cook.  The Group Room Rate is $140 + taxes & fees, per night.  The group rate is also available for three nights prior and after the ROC Meeting.  The group rate is only available until September 21st, so please make your hotel reservation ASAP!

Hotel Reservations
Please make your hotel reservation using the Captain Cook ASSP Hotel Link.

please make your reservations at this hotel!  Many of us have loyalty memberships with other hotel chains, e.g., HiltonHonors, Marriott Bonvoy.  Or you may, by chance, find some outrageous deal at a nearby hotel. Please stay at the Captain Cook because our negotiated deal imposes a financial penalty on the Region if we do not use our set-aside, block of rooms.

Attendance Fee
The attendance fee for the Fall 2019 ROC Meeting will be $200.00. The fee is per person attending and payment can be made by check at the ROC Meeting or through the Region 1 PayPal account upon registration.  If paying by check, please make the check out to: Region 1 – ASSP.

Note: The link for the PayPal site is available at the end of the registration process.

Long Service Recognition: Some Things to Think About

Posted: Dec 06, 2018

From Dan Hopwood, ARVP – COPA, Region 1

 
As I race toward my 41st year as a member of ASSP, I am amazed at how quickly the time has passed since I was a student studying safety and being a 50-year member not that far off. Having attended hundreds of Chapter meetings in my home chapter and others, I can say that long service recognition is hit and miss.

Based on these experiences, the leadership of Region 1 thought it a good idea to share some thoughts on Long Service Recognition. I suggest you look at these options and determine if you may be able to adopt any of them within your Chapter. I also ask that if you have undertaken other recognition activities, that you share them with the Region so that we all may benefit from your experiences. (You can send to me if you like and I’ll package them for distribution and posting.)

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