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AORTA Annual Membership Meeting (Date confirmed)

Date/Time:

December 2, 2017
12 Noon to ca. 3pm
(date is confirmed)

Location:

   

Room 327
Union Station
Portland, OR
(Location confirmed)

Details:

The AORTA 2017 Annual Membership Meeting.
The activity will be in a spacious meeting facility on the third floor of Portland’s historic Union Station.  Step off your Amtrak train, walk a few steps to the elevator next to Baggage Claim, and be whisked to the gathering.  Speakers to be announced..  Suggested donation of $20 includes catered box lunch.  Reserve your spot now by one of the following:  a) send a check for $20 payable to “AORTA” to: AORTA, PO Box 2772, Portland, OR 97208-2772., or b) use the “Donate or Buy a Gift” feature to make a $20 payment (please enter ‘Annual Meeting’ under Special Instructions if using your PayPal account), or c) send an email specifying the names of attendees to:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Holiday Express Steam Trains 2017

Date/Time:

November 24 - December 17, 2017

Location:

   

Boarding at Oaks Park
7806 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, OR 97202

Details:

Join Santa Claus and his elves for a magical ride behind Portland’s famous steam locomotives. Vintage rail cars transport you through wilderness in the heart of the city. Roundtrip rides run from Oaks Park Station through Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge to the Springwater Trail gateway on the Oregon Pacific Railroad.
Full information at the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation website.

All Aboard Washington Annual Meeting

Date/Time:

December 9, 2017 (Saturday)
11:30 am to 4 pm

Location:

   

Seventeen51 Restaurant & Bistro at Panorama in Lacey, 1751 Circle Lane SE
Car shuttles will be provided from the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station.

Details:

RSVP required by Dec. 4 to ensure you will have a lunch. Lunch cost will be $18, payable at the door (cash or check preferred).

We will again have a silent auction with a number of high quality items (payment by cash, check or credit card). Car shuttles will be provided from the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station. Contact Lloyd Flem at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for your required RSVP, if you need transportation from the station or you have an auction item donation.

Cascades Rail Celebration

Date/Time:

December 15, 2017 (Friday)
2pm to 3pm

Location:

   

New Amtrak Tacoma Station
Freighthouse Square
422 E 25th Street
Tacoma, WA

Details:

Celebrating a new era ot train travel in the Pacific Northwest. 
(Train service enhancements commence Mon. Dec. 18).

NARP/RPA Spring 2018 Advocacy Summit

Date/Time:

April 15-18, 2018

Location:

   

Hilton Old Town Alexandria, VA
(adjacent to King Street Metrorail and Amtrak Station)

Details:

NARP/RPA Spring 2018 Advocacy Summit; Day On The Hill & Meeting - Washington, DC