HI FAM! (I HAVE DESTEE'S PERMISSION TO POST HERE!!!) RIGHT OFF THE BAT – THIS IS NOT A POLL!!! IT’S AN INVITATION!!! The DESTEE FAM Siblings in Montgomery Alabama will host POET FLOW 2002, Friday through Sunday, August 2-4. This event will take place! Whether there are 10 family members or 100 we will be vibin’! WHERE: Best Suites Hotel Montgomery, Alabama WHEN: Friday August 2 through Sunday, August 4 HOSTS: k. laBarron, Mizdee, Danilyn/Rashad, MsBerry98, and other local poets. TENTATIVE EVENTS: Friday, August 2nd 7:00 p.m. – Mixer/Flow Saturday, August 3rd ALL DAY – Poet Flow ( It will be categorized into themes so you can hit what you so desire) /Poetry in the Park/Art Gallery Visit/ Cultural tours throughout the day (Optional) 7:00 p.m. Family Dinner/Flow Sunday, August 4th - 6:00 a.m. Early Morning Vibes 8:00 a.m. PLANNING MEETING FOR 2003 10:30 a.m. Worship (OPTIONAL) 1:00 p.m. Early Dinner (For those who remain) SESSION ATTENDANCE: All REGISTERED DESTEE FAM members will attend and perform free of charge. NON DESTEE FAM memberS will have the option a per session charge or a weekend pass purchase that will allow them to attend all Open Sessions. The public will be invited to attend shows so that the DESTEE FAM can showcase our flavor for the city and surrounding areas. RESERVATIONS: Contact Hotel Solutions/Tandi Mitchell (334) 279-1334 FAX (334)279-9948. Reservations are taken from 8-5 CST or by fax. Room cost is $55 to $60. Rooms are available Best Suites and Baymont Inn. (King Rooms = 2 adults w/king bed & sleeper sofa. Double Rooms = 3 adults w/2 double beds & sleeper sofa. Each additional adult per room is $10.) Price include hot breakfast either continental or buffet. Be prepared to provide a credit card number, check-in/check-out dates/times. Payment will be due upon check-in. Contact Tandi for more information if necessary. CANCELLATIONS: Hotel reservations must be canceled by 4:00 CST on the date of arrival. TRAVEL: DESTEE FAM members must coordinate your own travel. We will pick up from the airport and shuttle to our reunion location. LOCAL TRAVEL: Vans will be secured for local transportation to off-site events. VENDORS: DESTEE FAM MEMBERS who have registered to attend will vend for free. NON-FAM MEMBERS will incur a $50.00 vendors fee or a 10% Sales Agreement with the host FAM. FEES: The Conference fee is $50.00. THIS IS NON-REFUNDABLE AND DUE NOT LATER THAN JULY 1st, 2002! HOPE YOU CAN MAKE IT. IT WILL BE HOT IN ALABAMA THAT WEEKEND.