Spring 2012 Meeting hotel and meeting info

Submitted by Tammy Herron (tfherron@gmail.com)

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Please make plans to attend the Spring 2012 Meeting of The Society for Georgia Archaeology on Saturday, May 19th, at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville. The College is located at 1000 University Centre Lane, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043. Click here for a campus map (the Student Center is yellow), or see below. The meeting will be held in the Student Center (Level 1, LVIS Room), and registration begins at 8:00am. Participants are invited to join their colleagues and friends for lunch in the on-site cafeteria (with a variety of eating choices) and carpool to the site of Fort Daniel for the afternoon site visit. Click here for a link to the Student Center where the meeting will be held.

The SGA has chosen the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson as the conference hotel. Located just a short drive from Georgia Gwinnett College, the Country Inn & Suites—Lawrenceville is a 3 Star, 3 Diamond Award Winning Hotel that has received the “Presidential Award” for the past several years from their franchise for outstanding commitment to quality, customer service, and comfort. The hotel is conveniently located off I-85. Take the Exit for Hwy. 120 East, and travel on Hwy. 120 East for approximately 4 miles. Country Inn & Suites is located on the left. The direct phone number for the Country Inn & Suites is 770.339.1991. The toll free number for Country Inn & Suites is 1.800.456.4000. The hotel address is 989 Duluth Highway (SR120), Lawrenceville, GA 30043.

Each room comes equipped with a microwave/refrigerator, iron/ironing board, coffee maker, 2 Phones with speakers and voice mail, complimentary local calls and long distance access, complimentary faxes (does not include overseas usage), and complementary wifi throughout the hotel. Amenities include a business center, meeting space for up to 15, all-new Nautilus fitness center, seasonal pool, and a daily hot/cold breakfast bar. Cookies, coffee, hot chocolate, and cappuccino are complimentary.

The group rate for an Executive Business King Room is $69.00 + 13% tax, for a total of $77.97/night. The group rate for an Executive Business Queen-Queen Room is $79.00 + 13% tax, for a total of $89.27/night. These rates are based on double occupancy. Children under 18 stay free in the same room with parents. There will be a $10.00 charge for each additional adult. These rooms will be available at the group rate until Wednesday, April 18th. Please use “SGA” when making your reservations. Check-in time for all rooms is 3:00 p.m., and check-out time is 12:00 noon. Click here for online information, including a map and directions. Click here to see a few pictures from the Country Inn & Suites—Lawrenceville.

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