2016 TSCA Training Event
Mobilizing Volunteers
Strengthening Communities

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2016 TSCA Training Event

The 2016 Texas Senior Corps Association Conference will take place June 13 - 16, 2016 at the Marriott Westchase Hotel in Houston.  This will be the first full TSCA conference since 2013, and we plan to do it up BIG!

This event will feature workshops on a variety of topics, including:

  • Communicating your message effectively
  • Report from CNCS State Program Director Terry Gunnell
  • How to operate a disaster volunteer resource center (Full day w/ certification)
  • Cluster Conference learnings panel
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Accessing community resources for volunteers and clients
  • NSCHC & Texas Law
  • Tools (esp. social media) for telling the Senior Corps story
  • Programmatic breakouts

Two lunches, two breakfasts, a dinner and a couple of snack breaks are all included.  There may also be an evening "fun" activity, so stay tuned for more info.  The conference early registration fee is $150.00 and is good through April 30.  After April 30, the fee goes up to $200.  The GSA room rate for the hotel is $131 per night, and there is a 17% tax rate.  To make your hotel reservations, call 1-800-452-5110.  Hotel registration deadline is May 13, 2016.

The Conference Registration Form may be accessed by clicking here.  To pay by credit card via PayPal, see below.

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The deadline for conference registration is 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016. 
Payment will be accepted after that date, but registration must be made by the May 20 deadline, so that meal arrangements may be finalized with the hotel.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference on June 13th!
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