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We have retained the conference information on this archived page for your information.



You and your Colleagues are cordially invited
to join many other leaders in Public Benefit Flying at Air Care 2010!

Air Care 2010 National Conference

April 16 - 17, 2010
Reno, Nevada
Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino

Hosted by

Dear Leaders, Volunteers, and Friends of Public Benefit Flying,

Each year the Air Care Alliance holds its national AIR CARE conference to bring together leaders, staff members, and supporters of public benefit flying. Attendees like you enjoy sharing knowledge and building relationships with industry professionals and peers from across the country.  

We are pleased to invite you to the AIR CARE 2010 conference, which will be held in Reno, Nevada at the Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino.

We extend our many thanks to our gracious host organization, Angel Flight West, for their warm hospitality in bringing us AIR CARE 2010.

We have included your hotel and event registration information below for the 21st annual Air Care Alliance national public benefit flying conference.

Warmest Regards,

  The Air Care 2010 Team

Schedule of Events   
Tentative Schedule - Details to Follow

Thursday, April 15
6:30 P.M. - Dinner for early arrivals at nearby restaurant

Friday, April 16     Arrive throughout day
9:45 – 2:45 Tahoe Luncheon Cruise www.trexp.com
   If you don't take the cruise then enjoy downtown Reno: “The Biggest Little City in the World!”
5:30 – 7:30 Welcome Reception – Siena Hotel
7:30 – 9:30 Dinner at restaurants within 2-3 blocks of Siena Hotel
9:30 Late Evening Reception – ACA President’s Suite

Saturday, April 17
7:30 – 8:30 Registration and Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:00 Panel: Organizational Responses to Safety Issues.
     Lindy Kirkland, ACA President, Moderator
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Air Care Alliance, NTSB, Air Safety Foundation & Safety
     Lindy Kirkland & Guest
11:15 – 12:30 Public Relations – “Getting Your Story into the Media”
     Marchelle Sellers – “Welcome Home Consulting”
12:30 – 1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Disaster Response – “Haiti, Katrina and Beyond”
     Rol Murrow, ACA Chairman, Moderator
2:30 – 3:00 ACA Business Meeting – Board Member Elections & ACA Updates
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Breakout Sessions
     • Legislative & Legal Issues – Jeff Kahn, AFE & ACA Board
     • Board Development – Jim Weaver, AFW E.D. Emeritus
     • Fundraising – Jeanine Chambers, AF Soars E.D.
     • Safety Manual & Tutorial – Lindy Kirkland, ACA President
     • Disaster Response – Rol Murrow, ACA Chairman
4:00 – 4:45 Breakout Sessions – Repeat of above
6:30 – 9:30 Social Hour & Dinner in National Automotive Museum
     Guest Speaker: Cathe Fish, sponsored by Angel Flight West
     speaker info:  http://www.aviationspeakers.com/Speakers/cathe-fish.php
9:45 Late Evening Reception – ACA Conference Suite


Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino
1 South Lake Street
Reno, NV 89501

Reservations must be made by March 31, 2010
To Receive our Discounted Room Rate: Thursday $69; Friday & Saturday $89
(Mention Air Care Alliance Conference)

Call:  1-877-743-6233

Visit:  www.SienaReno.com

Modeled after its Italian namesake, Siena is dedicated to the discriminating traveler. At Siena, the focus is on comfort, service, and value - providing a unique combination of amenities designed with pure pleasure in mind. Highlights include a high-energy 24-hour casino, full- service day spa, and distinctive food and wine offerings. Built on the banks of the Truckee River, Siena brings the sights, sounds, and majesty of the Tuscan countryside to Reno.

The Siena is a boutique hotel, blending the relaxed charm of a European inn with the creature comforts demanded by the discerning traveler. Stylishly appointed rooms, designed with your needs in mind, are complemented by a veritable banquet of fine dining, superb wines, award-winning spa and casino. Please keep in mind that every room in the Siena Hotel is nonsmoking. Inspiring…inviting… incomparable, it offers a wealth of delights in an atmosphere of unparalleled beauty and graciousness


Reno-Tahoe International Airport
2001 E. Plumb Lane 
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 328-6400

The Siena Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Reno/Tahoe International Airport.  Interstates 80 and 395 are within easy access, and taxi, limousine, and four-wheel-drive services are available. 

For your convenience, the hotel offers complimentary transportation to and from the airport 24 hours a day. Contact the hotel’s bell captain or call 775-32-SIENA (327-4362) x 5908 for more information.

Register for Air Care 2010 in two easy steps:

1)         HOTEL RESERVATION by March 31 for conference rate - see above

2)         CONFERENCE REGISTRATION requested by March 31
Please print out, complete, and send the following AIR CARE 2010 Registration Form with payment by
March 31, 2010.

Preconference Special Event on Friday:  Lake Tahoe Luncheon Cruise $88: Price includes transportation to and from beautiful Lake Tahoe, a terrific lunch, and 2 hours of cruising the spectacular scenery of Lake Tahoe. www.trexp.com

Air Care 2010 Conference Registration Fee $75 per person: Includes Friday welcome reception at the Siena Hotel, Saturday conference with breakfast buffet, lunch, & snack.

Saturday night banquet is an additional $45. The dinner will be held at the National Automotive Museum www.automuseum.org with Guest Speaker Cathe Fish (speaker sponsored by Angel Flight West) Click Here for Speaker Information  

Please send your completed AIR CARE 2010 Registration Form with check payable to Air Care Alliance by March 31, 2010 to:

Primary Contact Name: ____________________________________________________

Group(s) and/or Affiliation(s):________________________________________________

Phone: ____________________ Email Address: ________________________________

Please list each attendee and check activities for each:

Attendee Name Email Address Friday Lake Tahoe Luncheon Cruise  $88 Saturday Air Care Conference  $75 Saturday Night Dinner $45








#__________ @ $88/per person LAKE TAHOE LUNCHEON

#__________ @ $75/per person AIR CARE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE

#__________ @ $45/per person DINNER BANQUET

GRAND TOTAL $___________

Please send your completed AIR CARE 2010 Registration Form with check payable to Air Care Alliance by March 31, 2010 to:

AIR CARE 2010 Registrar
c/o Angel Flight
Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
2000 Airport Road  Suite 227
Atlanta, GA 30341

We all look forward to seeing you and your group at Air Care 2010!

You will join other leaders and staff members of many public benefit flying groups who believe that we all benefit from the goodwill and mutual support gained from working together and learning from one another. And we have fun doing it!

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