ARSEA/APEAL
39th Annual Convention

September 24-25, 2019


The Lodge at Gulf State Park
Gulf Shores, AL

Schedule

Tuesday, September 24

 
9:00 am -Noon
THE FOUNDATION HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO

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

 
Noon - 2:00 pm
ANNUAL BUSINESS SESSION LUNCHEON

Our Annual Business Meeting will include reports and highlights of our activities from throughout the past year, as well as a look ahead to the future. Don Yancey, Deputy Director of Retirement Systems of Alabama, will be our special guest speaker.  

 
5:30 - 6:00 pm
FOREPAC RECEPTION
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FOREPAC BANQUET
MEET THE U.S. SENATE CANDIDATES

Join us for a cocktail reception and dinner where you will have the opportunity to meet candidates running for the U.S. Senate. Front runners Congressman Bradley Byrne, Coach Tommy Tuberville and Secretary of State John Merrill are scheduled to attend.

This jam-packed evening also plays host to legislators and local government officials that have been invited to attend, and the FOREPAC Raffle.

The evening will end with a cocktail social where you can mingle with other attendees and recap the days events. 

Wednesday, September 25

 
7:45 am - 8:45 am
BREAKFAST
9:00 am - 9:30 am
AWARDS AND MEMORIAL CEREMONY

This event recognizes the significant contributions of ARSEA/APEAL leaders who are making a difference in the lives of state, municipal and county retirees throughout Alabama. Winners of this year’s honors, including “Member of the Year" and “Chapter of the Year” will be announced. Our special guest speaker will be Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth.


10:15 am - 11:15 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

State and Local Government attendees will participate in separate sessions. Leading this year’s State session will be State Employees' Insurance Board CEO William Ashmore. Local Government attendees will hear from Kylle' McKinney, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration.

 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
PRESIDENT'S LUNCHEON

Concluding our Annual Convention agenda will be our President’s Luncheon, featuring our special guest former congressman Jo Bonner, who is currently the chief of staff for Gov. Kay Ivey. Our annual Grand Prize drawing will take place at the conclusion of the luncheon.

 

* Schedule and speakers are tentative and subject to change. 

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