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2009 PTK Itinerary

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Awards Ceremony & Luncheon at Florida State University


Florida State University (see directions & parking information)
University Center, Building B, Third Floor
University Center Club Ballroom
Tallahassee, Florida 32306

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Student and Guest Registration

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and Overview

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Visit with College and University Admissions Representatives

11:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

1:30 p.m. – 1:40 p.m
Group Photo

1:45 p.m.
Leave for Capitol (see below)

*Note: The luncheon is free of charge for members of the All-Florida Academic Team and a maximum of two guests. All RSVPs must be submitted by Monday, March 9, 2009.

Afternoon Events at the Capitol

The Capitol
400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Capitol Experience (Meet at 2:30 p.m. on the front steps of the Old Capitol Gallery, by the dolphin sculptures, recognition and tour will follow).

Group activities are completed at the end of the tour. However, you are welcome to view the archives in the Old Capitol, visit your legislator’s office, or observe House or Senate proceedings.

Please be sure to bring a form of photo identification for yourself (and your guest, if applicable). You may wish to leave behind any unnecessary items as everyone will be required to pass through metal detectors upon entering the Capitol.

Online RSVP Required for All Members of the All-Florida Team

In order to RSVP, you must visit http://data.fldoe.org/register/ptk/ceremony/ and complete the requested information. All members of the All-Florida Academic Team must complete this information, even if you are not planning to attend the events in Tallahassee. This will ensure that we communicate important information about potential scholarships and send medallions/resolutions to the proper addresses.

The website will provide you with the opportunity to RSVP for yourself and a maximum of two (2) guests. You and your guests will not be charged for the luncheon. However, if you or guests later find that you are unable to attend after submitting the RSVP, please contact Lesley Hafford to cancel your RSVP. This will help us minimize any unnecessary costs.

Please complete this online RSVP no later than Monday, March 9, 2009.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved for the evening of April 1, 2009, at the La Quinta Tallahassee South under the group name Phi Theta Kappa. All reservations must be made by Monday, March 9, 2009.

La Quinta Tallahassee South
2850 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-3608
(850) 878-5099
Room Rate: $53.10 plus tax (double non-smoking)
Room Rate: $53.10 plus tax (king non-smoking)
Reservation Deadline: Monday, March 9, 2009

To reserve your room, please call 1-800-642-4239 and reference Phi Theta Kappa (confirmation number: 0641GRDPKQ).

All reservations include a continental breakfast and free wi-fi access.

Transportation

All transportation is on your own, unless otherwise provided by your college.

Staff Contact Information

For questions, please contact Lesley Hafford at (850) 245-9968 or .

Suggested Attire

The suggested attire for the day is professional or business casual with comfortable shoes for walking, particularly for the Capitol Experience.