Conference 2013

Climb to New Heights

April 25 - 27, 2013
Asheville, NC

Hosted by: Altrusa International of Asheville NC and Altrusa International of Waynesville, NC

Conference Chair: Janet Bennet
Conference Co-chairs: Mary Kater and Cheryl Meyer

Date last modified: February 28, 2013

Conference Schedule Conference 2013 Logo 
Conference Workshops
Conference Service Project
International Rep Dana Garretson,  International President
Keynoter: Altrusan Rhonda Moorefield
Friday Fun Night ... Enjoy Asheville
Conference Registration Form Available       Word       .pdf
Conference Registration .pdf with fill-in the blanks (thanks to Donna Johnson for creating this format)
Conference Hotel is the Doubletree Biltmore Hotel and is open for reservations, use keyword Altrusa

Conference Service Project
Homeward Bound
The Service Project for the 2013 Altrusa District Three Conference will be to benefit Room In The Inn, a Homeward Bound program that provides shelter for homeless women while helping them achieve the goal of permanent housing.

Attendees to the Conference are asked to bring items to be included in the women's Welcome Kits that they receive when they move into their new home. Suggested items are: dish & hand soap, sponges, wash cloths, razors, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and shower curtains. More information is available at Homeward Bound web site..

International Rep
Dana Garretson, International President Dona Garretson was elected International President-Elect by the delegates to the 2009 Indianapolis International Convention for the 2009-2011 biennium, and installed as International President on July 25, 2011 at the 2011 Rapid City International Convention. She will preside at the 2013 International Convention in Rotorua, New Zealand. Dona has been a member of Altrusa International, Inc. of Grand Junction, Colorado since 1987.

Dona has served as a member of the Grand Junction, CO Altrusa club for over 25 years. She is a retired CPA. She recently relocated across the Rocky Mountains to her new home in Loveland, CO. There she aspires to form a new Altrusa club in the near future. At the current time she continues to serve as International President and also as head of the International office in Chicago, IL. Her passion for service in Altrusa has never been stronger.

Conference Hotel
Doubletree Biltmore Hotel
115 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, North Carolina, USA, 28803

Use keyword Altrusa when you make your
hotel reservation.
Asheville at Night 
  Asheville at Night 
The Doubletree Hotel Biltmore/Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina, is just a block from the entrance of the world-renowned Biltmore Estate and Winery, and is also within walking distance of Biltmore Village, featuring quaint shopping and a colorful assortment of dining. Downtown Asheville is right around the corner, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, access to major interstates and the Asheville Regional Airport are just down the road. Biltmore Estate
Biltmore Estate

Visit the Asheville Tourism web site Chimney Rock State Park
  Chimney Rock State Park
Watch Asheviile's Stunning Spring Blooms A YouTube video from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce