ARSEA/APEAL
37th Annual Convention

September 19-20, 2017
Hotel Capstone, Tuscaloosa

Schedule

Tuesday, September 19 

 
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
THE FOUNDATION HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO

The Expo features organizations and government agencies that offer services and benefits for retirees and employees. Several exhibitors will have door prizes and giveaways for attendees. Free health screenings and flu shots will also be available.

 
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
ANNUAL BUSINESS SESSION & LUNCH

Our Annual Business Meeting will be held in conjunction with lunch and will include reports and highlights of our activities from throughout the past year, as well as a look ahead to the future. Our special guest speaker is Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox.

 
2:30 p.m - 3:30 p.m
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

State Retirees- William Ashmore, CEO with the State Employees' Insurance Board will conduct an informative program concerning your insurance.

Local Retirees- ARSEA/APEAL will provide an update on the statewide Local Government Bonus effort.

 
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
FOREPAC RECEPTION & RAFFLE

The annual FOREPAC Raffle provides the opportunity to raise needed funds for our political action committee and its activities. Details on raffle items and ticket options are available on pages 10-11. The prize drawing will take place at dinner. Participants do not have to be present to win.

 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
PRESIDENT'S DINNER

Join us for dinner with special guests Dale Jackson and Dr. Waymon Burke, hosts of the popular "Guerrilla Politics" television show, which airs throughout the Tennessee Valley.  The weekly program offers lively, entertaining, and balanced discussion of Alabama politics and current events.  Legislators and local government officials are invited to attend.

 
8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
AFTER DINNER RECEPTION

 After dinner, please join us for a cocktail in the lounge where you can mingle with other attendees and recap the days events.

 

Wednesday, September 20 

 

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
AWARDS & MEMORIAL BREAKFAST

This event recognizes the significant contributions of ARSEA/APEAL leaders who are making a difference and improving the lives of state, municipal and county retirees throughout Alabama.  Winners of this year’s honors, including “Member of the Year”, will be announced. 

 
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
BREAK AND HOTEL CHECK OUT
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE FORUM

Candidates for U.S. Senate will be invited to speak with convention attendees. This is a great opportunity to hear first-hand where a candidate stands on important issues that affect seniors.  

 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 P.M.
CLOSING LUNCH

Join us for the closing lunch with special guest speaker Governor Kay Ivey.

* Schedule and speakers are tentative and subject to change. 

 

To download a copy of the FOREPAC Raffle form, click here.

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