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Air Care 2010 was great! 

We have retained the conference information on this archived page for your information.

You and your Colleagues are cordially invited
to join many other leaders in Public Benefit Flying at Air Care 2010!

Air Care 2010 National Conference

April 16 – 17, 2010
Reno, Nevada
Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino

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Dear Leaders, Volunteers, and Friends of Public Benefit Flying,

Each year the Air Care Alliance holds its national AIR CARE conference to bring together leaders, staff members, and supporters of public benefit flying. Attendees like you enjoy sharing knowledge and building relationships with industry professionals and peers from across the country.  

We are pleased to invite you to the AIR CARE 2010 conference, which will be held in Reno, Nevada at the Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino.

We extend our many thanks to our gracious host organization, Angel Flight West, for their warm hospitality in bringing us AIR CARE 2010.

We have included your hotel and event registration information below for the 21st annual Air Care Alliance national public benefit flying conference.

Warmest Regards,

  The Air Care 2010 Team

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS    Tentative Schedule – Details to Follow

Thursday, April 15
6:30 P.M. – Dinner for early arrivals at nearby restaurant

Friday, April 16     Arrive throughout day
9:45 – 2:45 Tahoe Luncheon Cruise www.trexp.com
   If you don’t take the cruise then enjoy downtown Reno: “The Biggest Little City in the World!”
5:30 – 7:30 Welcome Reception – Siena Hotel
7:30 – 9:30 Dinner at restaurants within 2-3 blocks of Siena Hotel
9:30 Late Evening Reception – ACA President’s Suite

Saturday, April 17
7:30 – 8:30 Registration and Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:00 Panel: Organizational Responses to Safety Issues.
     Lindy Kirkland, ACA PresidentModerator
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Air Care Alliance, NTSB, Air Safety Foundation & Safety
     Lindy Kirkland & Guest
11:15 – 12:30 Public Relations – “Getting Your Story into the Media”
     Marchelle Sellers – “Welcome Home Consulting”
12:30 – 1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Disaster Response – “Haiti, Katrina and Beyond”
     Rol Murrow, ACA Chairman, Moderator
2:30 – 3:00 ACA Business Meeting – Board Member Elections & ACA Updates
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Breakout Sessions
     • Legislative & Legal Issues – Jeff Kahn, AFE & ACA Board
     • Board Development – Jim Weaver, AFW E.D. Emeritus
     • Fundraising – Jeanine Chambers, AF Soars E.D.
     • Safety Manual & Tutorial – Lindy Kirkland, ACA President
     • Disaster Response – Rol Murrow, ACA Chairman
4:00 – 4:45 Breakout Sessions – Repeat of above
6:30 – 9:30 Social Hour & Dinner in National Automotive Museum
     Guest Speaker: Cathe Fish, sponsored by Angel Flight West
     speaker info:  http://www.aviationspeakers.com/Speakers/cathe-fish.php
9:45 Late Evening Reception – ACA Conference Suite


Siena Hotel, Spa & Casino
1 South Lake Street
Reno, NV 89501

Reservations must be made by March 31, 2010
To Receive our Discounted Room Rate: Thursday $69; Friday & Saturday $89
(Mention Air Care Alliance Conference)

Call:  1-877-743-62331-877-743-6233

Visit:  www.SienaReno.com

Modeled after its Italian namesake, Siena is dedicated to the discriminating traveler. At Siena, the focus is on comfort, service, and value  providing a unique combination of amenities designed with pure pleasure in mind. Highlights include a high-energy 24-hour casino, full- service day spa, and distinctive food and wine offerings. Built on the banks of the Truckee River, Siena brings the sights, sounds, and majesty of the Tuscan countryside to Reno.

The Siena is a boutique hotel, blending the relaxed charm of a European inn with the creature comforts demanded by the discerning traveler. Stylishly appointed rooms, designed with your needs in mind, are complemented by a veritable banquet of fine dining, superb wines, award-winning spa and casino. Please keep in mind that every room in the Siena Hotel is nonsmoking. Inspiring…inviting… incomparable, it offers a wealth of delights in an atmosphere of unparalleled beauty and graciousness