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Annual North-South Meet
October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Please join us in Salinas on October 11-13, 2019 for the 54th annual gathering of the California Regions.
It is not required that you drive your classic Cadillac or LaSalle to this event.
Salinas is the birthplace of Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author John Steinbeck and the setting for many of his novels. A statue of the man who wrote such classics as “The Grapes of Wrath” and “East of Eden” stands on the lawn of the Steinbeck Library. Steinbeck is buried in Garden of Memories Memorial Park, also in Salinas. The vast quantities and varieties of vegetables and fruits in the Salinas Valley are responsible for the nickname “Salad Bowl of the World.”
Please make your hotel reservations at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Salinas and return your registration form no later than September 13, 2019. If you wish to pay your registration fee and banquet cost with a credit card, go to the event host’s website at www.clcsocal.com.
Schedule of Events:
Friday – Hospitality Room (location to be determined) will be open from 4pm – 6pm and 8pm – 10pm. Friday evening dinner will be “on your own” and there are lots of dining choices in Salinas. Restaurant info will be available in the Hospitality Room.
Saturday – Drive to Pebble Beach/17 Mile Drive (there is an entrance fee). You can go on your own or meet in the hotel lobby at 10am to join the caravan. If you don’t want to go to Pebble Beach, there are many other options in Salinas or nearby Monterey that you can visit on your own or with friends. In Salinas: you can tour the National Steinbeck Center (admission fee). In Monterey: the Monterey Bay Aquarium (admission fee); Monterey Museum of Art – La Mirada or Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific Street (one admission fee covers both); Presidio Museum (free); and many more. Specific info will be provided in the Hospitality Room. Shopping in Monterey: Cannery Row and Fisherman’s Wharf.
We sincerely hope you will include this exciting meet in your plans. Let’s renew old acquaintances and make new ones! Should you have questions, contact Betsy Davenport at (626) 281.0706 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
– One standard king* (max occupancy of 2): Fri. $139.99; Sat. $169.99 plus taxes. Includes full hot breakfast.
– Two standard queens* (max occupancy of 4): Fri. $149.99; Sat. $179.99 plus taxes. Includes full hot breakfast.
– Group Rate Discount expires on September 13, 2019.
– Hotel Cancellation policy: Reservation must be cancelled by October 4, 2019 or will be subject to charge of first night’s room and taxes.
– When reserving, use the Group Block: “The Cadillac Club”