A number of changes and updates have been made to the member meeting schedule since the Winter 2006 Michigan Passenger newsletter:
• The April 15, 2006 members meeting has been relocated to the Michigan Theatre; 124 North Mechanic Street, Jackson. The MARP Executive Committee changed the location because of availability of the facility.
• Please note that the May 20, 2006 meeting has been rescheduled to May 6, 2006. This date was changed from the date also originally published in the Winter 2006 newsletter.
• The September 23, 2006 Annual Meeting in Kalamazoo, Michigan will be at the following location: The Arcus Foundation (former Grand Rapids & Indiana (Pennsylvania Railroad) passenger station), 402 East Michigan, Kalamazoo.
• The location for the October 14, 2006 members meeting is the Community Action Agency of South Central Michigan at 175 Main Street, Battle Creek.
For more information, and a complete listing of upcoming meetings, check the MARP meeting page.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACT: John DeLora, Executive Director
The National Association of Railroad Passenger (NARP) regional membership meeting is coming to Detroit on March 18, 2006. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. Be sure you have your calendars marked!
These meetings are a good way to meet NARP officers, staff, board members, and fellow rail advocates. There are informative outside speakers as well. Keynote speaker in Detroit will be NARP President George Chilson.
The registration is $20 and includes a catered hot lunch. Mail your registration to: MARP, P.O. Box 52148, Livonia, MI 48152-0148. Please make checks payable to MARP.
The meeting will take place at Cadillac Place (former GM Headquarters,) 3044 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202.
National Association of Railroad Passengers
Annual membership meeting
10 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2006 – Detroit, MI
Call to order and Welcome
Michael Whims, Ch., Michigan Association of Railroad PassengersRegion 6 Election: Call for ballots and ballot countingState Reports:
MichiganComments from the Michigan Department of TransportationRegion 6 Election: Reading of ballot count
George Chilson, President, National Association of Railroad PassengersGuest Presentation:
Robert Johnston, Correspondent for Trains MagazineAdjournment##