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 32nd Annual TAFCE Conference fce – Recipes for Life
Embassy Suites Convention Center Franklin, TN November 15 – 17, 2010 Embassy Suites Convention Center Franklin, Tennessee November 11 ‐13, 2013 TAFCE ANNUAL CONFERENCE November 11 – 13, 2013 Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center 820 Crescent Centre Drive Franklin, TN 37067 615‐515‐5151 Check in time: 3:00 p.m. CST Check Out time: 12:00 p.m. CST For reservations call: 615‐515‐5151 To receive the special group rate, you must indicate that you are with the TAFCE Conference. All reservations need to be made before mailing in your conference form as you will need your confirmation number to receive the $50.00 deduction on your registration form. CONFIRMATION NUMBER: ________________________________________ Spacious two room suites are $129.00 plus taxes/single occupancy per night which includes the fully cooked to order breakfast. Each additional guest in the suite is $10.00 per night which pays for their breakfast. The hotel has one restaurant, the Athletic Club Bar and Grill, which serves the cooked to order breakfast each morning. Lunch and dinner are also available in the restaurant. There are many restaurants within a short drive from the hotel. A list and map will be furnished at registration. Guest services include: free parking, indoor pool, fitness facility, whirlpool and sauna. All suites have a refrigerator, coffeemaker, microwave, hairdryer, ironing board and iron. There is a nightly Manager’s Reception. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THERE BE ANY SALE OF ITEMS OUT OF PERSONAL ROOMS. DOING SO WILL VIOLATE OUR CONTRACT WITH THE HOTEL. Directions: The Embassy Suites is located at: 820 Crescent Centre Drive, Franklin, TN 37067 From I‐65 North ‐ Take the Cool Springs Blvd. Exit (Exit 68 A East). Turn right onto Carothers Pkwy. Turn right on Crescent Centre Dr. Hotel is on the right From I‐65 South ‐ Take the Cool Springs Blvd. Exit‐Exit 68 A East. Make a left off the interstate. Turn right onto Carothers Pkwy. and a right onto Crescent Centre Dr. The deadline for making reservations at the stated price is October 1, 2013. Reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed by a major credit card. The hotel cancellation policy for rooms is by 6:00 p.m. CST on the day of arrival. ‐2‐ REGISTRATION FORM
NOVEMBER 11-13, 2013
Email address_________________________________
Phone w/area code_________________
Please check all that apply to you:
_____TAFCE Member
_____TAFCE State Board Member
_____Voting Delegate
_____ Executive Alumnus
_____CVU Recipient
_____ First Conference
____ NAFCE Member
_____ First time 50 year member
____ Guest
____ Non-Member
_____Past 50 year members
_____Extension Staff
Registration-full time-TAFCE Member staying at Embassy Suites
$25.00 _______
Hotel Confirmation Number____________________________
Registration-full time-TAFCE Member NOT staying at Embassy Suites
$75.00 _______
Registration-TAFCE Member –Statewide -ONE DAY ONLY
Indicate Day Attending: __Monday only
___Tuesday only
Non-Member Registration Fee
$25.00 _______
Extension Staff Registration Fee
Please circle your region: Western
$75.00 _______
Late Registration Fee (Postmarked after October 1, 2013)
$25.00 _______
Arrival Date: (Circle one) Sunday Nov 10/ Monday Nov 11/Tuesday Nov 12
Mail registration form and check PAYABLE to TAFCE by October 1 to:
Eileen Horton
366 Duckbranch Rd.
Fayetteville, TN 37334
It is very important that we patronize our host hotel to keep down the cost of our conference. We are
charged for educational session rooms and the ballroom based on the number of sleeping rooms sold.
We appreciate your attendance at the conference and hope that you enjoy your stay at the Embassy
Suites in Franklin.
32nd Annual TAFCE State Conference Embassy Suites – Franklin, TN November 11‐13, 2013 Tentative Agenda Sunday, November 10 Registration 4:00‐6:00 p.m. Enter Cultural Arts 3:00‐6:00 p.m. Hospitality Room Open 4:00‐5:00 p.m. Manager’s Special 5:00 p.m. Tour #1 6:00 p.m. Free Time Monday, November 11 Registration 9:00‐5:00 p.m. Pre Board Meeting 9:00‐11:00 a.m. Walk In Craft Workshops 9:00‐11:00 a.m. Tour #2 9:30‐11:45 a.m. Tour #3 9:30 a.m.‐2:30 p.m. Hospitality Room Open 10:00‐11:00 a.m. Enter Cultural Arts 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. TAFCE Alumni Auction 12:00‐5:00 p.m. A Cup of Friendship Store Open 12:00‐5:00 p.m. Tour #4 12:45 – 2:45 p.m. Walk In Craft Workshops 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Fashion Revue Judging 3:00 p.m. Hospitality Room Open 3:00‐4:30 p.m. Cultural Arts Judging 4:00 p.m. First Timers Event 4:00‐4:30 p.m. NAFCE Meeting 4:30‐5:00 p.m. Manager’s Special 5:00 p.m. DINNER ON YOUR OWN County Flags Line‐Up 6:00 p.m. OPENING SESSION 6:30 p.m. After the opening session until 10:00 p.m. Recipes for Fun Game Night A Cup of Friendship Gift Shop Open Hospitality Room Open View Cultural Arts TAFCE Alumni Auction TUESDAY NOVEMBER 12 Voting Delegates eat breakfast Voting Delegates Seated 8:15 a.m. Business Meeting 8:30 a.m. Registration 9:00‐11:00 a.m. Break Tuesday, November 12 – Continued General Session 10:00 a.m. Speaker – Ann Haney Ann Haney is an entertaining, highly motivated speaker,
speaking from personal experience of challenges overcome
and victories won. She is well-known for her coupon
teaching techniques and motivational speaking that have
helped transform many families into "abundant living".
FCE Alumni Auction LUNCH ON YOUR OWN Alumni Luncheon 11:30 a.m.‐1:30 p.m. A Cup of Friendship Shop Open 12:00‐5:00 p.m. Special Interest Sessions 1:00‐4:00 p.m. View Cultural Arts 1:00‐2:45 p.m. Hospitality Room Open 2:00‐3:30 p.m. Pick Up Cultural Arts Eastern Region 3:00‐3:30 p.m. Western Region 3:30‐4:00 p.m. Central Region 4:00‐4:30 p.m. Manager’s Special 5:00 p.m. Banquet/Closing Session 6:30 p.m. Entertainment at end of Banquet Rode West Band Rode West Band has pleased audiences all over the
country. They will take you to the Grand Ole Opry with
impersonations of many country stars. They will also take
you to a time in the 50’s and 60’s with their own renditions of
those old songs. They specialize in three part harmony and
try to stay with traditional country as much as possible.
Also after the banquet until 10:00 p.m. A Cup of Friendship Gift Shop Open TAFCE Post Board Meeting Wednesday, November 13 Region Meetings (After Breakfast) – Staggered Eastern Region 7:00 a.m. Western Region 7:30 a.m. Central Region 8:00 a.m. ‐4‐
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ONE DAY ONLY REGISTRATION – In 2012 the State Board voted to extend the ONE DAY registration to fce members STATEWIDE. The ONE DAY ONLY fee is $25.00. SPECIAL PROJECT – Tennessee State Veteran’s Home – Murfreesboro, TN. This home is for both male and female veteran’s and provides quality care and life for our veterans. They rehabilitate veterans to the maximum attainable level of independent functioning by utilizing all necessary governmental and community services and therapies and provide a comfortable, safe, sanitary environment conducive to personal happiness. They make available to residents, social and cultural activities of personal interest designed to foster feelings of dignity and self‐respect. A representative from the veteran’s home will be at our opening session to briefly speak to us and receive our donations. Items that are needed include: hygiene products for both male and female residents, socks, throws, stationery, stamps, pens, puzzle books (especially large print) and jigsaw puzzles. Monetary donations are also acceptable. BREAKFAST is a fully cooked to order meal that is included in your room fee. LANYARDS – Please bring your TAFCE lanyard from a previous conference for your name badge. New name badges will be provided. Some generic lanyards will be made available if you do not have one. FLAGS – All county council presidents or their representatives are to bring their county flags for the opening session Parade of flags. Be in the opening session foyer area at 6:00 p.m. for instructions and lineup. “A Cup of Friendship – Gift Shop” – The gift shop is sponsored by Central Region and will have an array of handmade items for purchase. Do your Christmas shopping with us! You may just find that unique item that you have been looking for. It will be located in the Azalea Jr. Ballroom. TAFCE EXECUTIVE ALUMNI SILENT AUCTION – Executive alumni members donate items for the auction. The money from the sale pays for the speaker on Tuesday at the conference. Check throughout the conference for bidding times. The auction is located on the 2nd floor in the Franklin Suite. FIRST TIMERS – This meeting on Monday afternoon is for those who are attending their very first TAFCE conference. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the conference and meet new friends. CONFERENCE TEE SHIRTS – Tee shirts will be available for ordering with the logo on the front left. See the order form on page 12, complete and send it in with your registration. GAME NIGHT – Recipes for Fun Game Night will be after the opening session on Monday. Bingo, LCR (bring dimes), bowling, puzzles and other games will be made available to those wishing to participate. ‐5‐ WALK-IN SESSIONS – MONDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2013
RUFFLED SCARF – Betty Uker from Putnam County
Make this easy to crochet scarf from Sashay yarn. Cost $7.00
NEEDLE FELTED FLOWERS – Charity Uker from Putnam County
Learn the art of needle felting and make these cute flowers that can be used in a variety of ways.
Cost $3.00
PAPER PIERCING EMBROIDERY CARD – Kathy Nicholson and Pam Jones from Cheatham County
Learn the art of paper piercing and make your 2013 Christmas cards.
Cost $3.00
BABY JESUS IN A MANGER ORNAMENT – Caryn Crowston from Wilson County
Cute baby Jesus in a manger ornament. Cost $4.00
HAIRPIN LACE CROCHET – Penny Christoph from Marshall County
Learn a very unique way of crocheting with beautiful results. Cost $3.00
FABRIC ORNAMENT – Lucy Deal from Coffee County
This is an easy and cute ornament to make from your fabric scrapes.
Cost $4.00
Prepayment is NOT required for the walk-in sessions. However, so that our instructors may have an estimated
count of the number who might be interested, please mark as many as you think that you might want to do. Have
correct change to pay the instructor on the day of the class.
Monday, November 11, 2013
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Monday, November 11, 2013
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
____ Ruffled Scarf
____ Ruffled Scarf
____ Needle Felted Flower
____ Needle Felted Flower
____ Paper Pierced Embroidery Card
____ Paper Pierced Embroidery Card
____ Baby Jesus in Manger Ornament
____ Baby Jesus in Manger Ornament
____ Hairpin Lace Crochet
____ Hairpin Lace Crochet
____ Fabric Ornament
Mail completed copy by October 1, 2013 to:
Caryn Crowston (TAFCE Conference)
1486 Fellowship Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Phone # 615-449-0964
Name: _______________________________________ Address:______________________________________ City, State, Zip _________________________________ E‐Mail _______________________________________ -7-
County: _________________ Region: _________________ Phone:__________________ EDUCATIONAL CLASSES Tuesday – November 12, 2013 Each session will be taught twice from 1:30 to 2:30 and again from 2:45 to 3:45 1. Tai Chi and Tea – Taught by Belinda Letto Belinda Letto FCS Agent in Coffee County will be helping us to relax and rejuvenate. Follow Belinda through a series of movements that will relax tense muscles, loosen stiff joints, increase blood flow, reduce stress, and improve overall mood and mental focus. No special equipment or clothing required just comfortable shoes. Movements can be done seated or standing. You will also learn about the Asian art of making tea. 2. “Being Dead is no Excuse (Funeral planning ahead in a funny humorous way)” – Taught by Theresa Allen Theresa Allen, FCS Agent in Sumner County based this program on the book “Being Dead is No Excuse – The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral” There will be some handouts and recipes for you to share. 3. Curves, Calcium and Calories: Yogurt Cheese Please! – Taught by Michelle Parrott Michelle Parrott, FCS Agent in Putnam County will be using yogurt cheese to lower calories in your favorite foods. 4. Be the Hostess with the Most‐ess – Taught by Carla Bush and Katherine “Kitty” Bush Carla Bush, FCS Agent in Cannon County and Kitty Bush fce member of both Rutherford and Cannon County will be discussing social graces for the new millennium, including hints and tips on being a wonderful host; especially hosting overnight guests in your home, as well as being a worthy guest. This will be a fun, light‐hearted session that will include discussion. 5. Functional Fitness – Taught by Janie Pedigo Janie Pedigo, FCS Agent in Smith County will be helping us get fit or stay fit by using chair exercises and hand weights. Easy to do and functional to!!! FCL classes being taught: Cost $2.00 for each class 6. “Are Bullies For Real” – Taught by Donna Elliott and Emily Gordon from Marshall Co. Learn about the different kinds and different ways to combat bullying. This is a NAFCE approved curriculum and those attending will receive a certificate and a Hearth Fire series booklet. 7. “How Do We Talk About Autism” – The teacher is unknown at this time Discussion of what it is and how to handle it. Learn how to talk to an autistic child. This is a NAFCE approved curriculum and those attending will receive a certificate and a Hearth Fire series booklet. ‐8‐ EDUCATIONAL CLASSES REGISTRATION Tuesday, November 12, 2013 You MUST pre‐register for these classes by October 1, 2013. Do not send money. However, if there is a fee you will pay in the class. Please select your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th choices. Classes will be filled on a first received basis. All classes are being offered for two sessions. __________ “Tai Chi and Tea” __________ “Being Dead is no Excuse (Funeral planning ahead in a funny Humorous way)” __________ “Curves, Calcium and Calories: Yogurt Cheese Please!!” __________ “Be the Hostess with the Most‐ess” __________ “Functional Fitness” __________ “Are Bullies for Real?” __________ “How Do We Talk About Autism?” Mark your selections, and mail this form by October 1, 2013 to: Eileen Horton 366 Duckbranch Rd. Fayetteville, TN 37334 Home phone #: 931‐433‐0075 Cell phone #: 931‐808‐0402 Name: _______________________________________ County: _________________ Address:______________________________________ Region: _________________ City, State, Zip _________________________________ Phone:__________________ E‐Mail _______________________________________ ‐9‐ 2013 TAFCE CONFERENCE TOUR INFORMATION TOUR #1 “LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES” – Historic Franklin Theater Sunday – November 10, 2013 Price $15.00 per person + $5.00 to ride the bus Eastern Region bus riders do not have to pay extra $5.00 to ride bus Since 1937 the historic Franklin Theater has been the heart of Main Street in Franklin. It was
closed in 2007 and underwent an 8 million dollar renovation by the Franklin Heritage
Foundation and Williamson County. On Sunday evenings the theater shows classic movies such
as “Some Like It Hot” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” The actual movie that will be shown
will not be known until closer to November. We will be seated all together in the balcony that
has larger and very cushy seats. There is an elevator available to the balcony. Your price
includes the movie, popcorn and a soda. Eastern Region bus riders do not have to pay the extra
$5.00. Everyone else that wants to ride the bus must pay the extra. We will leave the hotel
around 6:00 p.m. with the movie being shown at 7:00 p.m.
TOUR #2 Monday – November 11, 2013 Price $30.00 per Person Schakolad Chocolate Factory Schakolad Chocolate Factory (pronounced shaq-oh-LAD) is one of the truly custom retail
chocolate boutiques in the business. Their chocolates are "Made Fresh on Premises" using a
tried and true three-generation European style family recipe that calls for the highest quality
ingredients and attention to design detail. Participants will leave the hotel around 9:30 a.m. by
trolley and will be treated to a 2 hour tour of this small but prestige factory; and will have an
opportunity to have a chocolate party and make your own chocolate creations.
TOUR #3 Monday – November 11, 2013 Lotz House and Loveless Café and shops Price $10.00 + $5.00 for bus ride Eastern Region bus riders do not have to pay extra $5.00 to ride bus Lunch at Loveless Café is on your own Participants will leave hotel around 9:30 a.m. and have a private tour of the historic Lotz House.
After the tour, the bus will take you to the Famous Loveless Café where you will order off the
menu and pay for your own lunch. There are a number of interesting shops on the grounds
around the Loveless Café and you will have an opportunity to shop. The bus will return to the
hotel in time for anyone who is participating in the Fashion Review judging. Eastern Region bus
riders do not have to pay the extra $5.00.
TOUR #4 Monday – November 11, 2013 Price $30 per Person THIS IS A REPEAT OF TOUR #2 Participants will leave the hotel around 12:30 and repeat Tour #2
2013 TAFCE CONFERENCE TOUR REGISTRATION ___________ TOUR #1 – Sunday, November 10, 2013**Let’s Go To The Movies Cost $15.00 + $5.00 for bus ride (Eastern Region bus riders Do not pay additional $5.00) ___________ TOUR #2 – Monday, November 11, 2013 ** Shakolad Chocolate Factory Cost $30.00 per person – Includes trolley ride ___________ TOUR #3 – Monday, November 11, 2013 **Lotz House, Loveless Café & Shops – Cost $10.00 per person + $5.00 for bus ride (Eastern Region bus riders do not pay additional $5.00) ___________ TOUR #4 – Monday, November 11, 2013**Shakolad Chocolate Factory Cost $30.00 per person – Includes trolley ride PLEASE INDICATE THE TOURS YOU WILL BE ATTENDING AND SEND THIS FORM AND YOUR CHECK MADE OUT TO CENTRAL REGION TAFCE TO: Eileen Horton 366 Duckbranch Rd. Fayetteville, TN 37334 REGISTRATION FORMS AND MONEY MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 15, 2013 NAME: ______________________________________ COUNTY:______________________ ADDRESS:___________________________________________________________________ PHONE NO.___________________________________ REGION:_______________________ NOTE: ALL TOUR FEES ARE NON REFUNDABLE BUT ARE TRANSFERRABLE. MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED IF THERE IS NOT ENOUGH INTEREST IN ANY OF THESE TOURS. ‐11‐ CONFERENCE SOUVENIR T‐SHIRT ORDER FORM These shirts are 100% cotton with short sleeves. They will be imprinted with the conference theme and TAFCE spelled out with Franklin and 2013 on the left front only. The cost is $12.00 for sizes small through large. $13.00 for sizes XL $14.00 for sizes XXL $15.00 for sizes XXXL The shirts will be labeled and available for you to pick up when you register at conference. ______ Adult small ______ Adult XL ______ Adult medium ______ Adult XXL ______ Adult large ______ Adult XXXL Total number of shirts at $12.00 __________ Total number of shirts at $13.00 __________ Total number of shirts at $14.00 __________ Total number of shirts at $15.00 __________ Amount enclosed ________________ Name: _____________________________ County:___________________ Address: ____________________________ Region: ___________________ City: _______________________________ Phone: ____________________ State & Zip: _________________________ E‐mail: ____________________ Please mark the size/sizes you want to order: Please enclose form with check made payable to TAFCE and enclose with your registration form to: Eileen Horton 366 Duckbranch Rd. Fayetteville, TN 37334 931‐433‐0075 [email protected] -12-