Use the light grey REGISTER button (left margin) to register online and pay by credit card ($3 fee)
Online registration available to members and non-members
Complete the Registration Form.docx below to mail your registration and pay by check.
Registration 2023 Convention.docx
Portsmouth NH is a very popular vacation destination spot. It is a wonderful walking town with great seafood and lots to see and do. For more detailed information Portsmouth Information.pdf
BEST WESTERN PLUS PORTSMOUTH HOTEL & SUITES. 580 US HWY 1 BYPASS
Make your reservations early - we can add rooms to our block if they are available with no penalty if we don't use them. Fall is tourist season in New England.
YOU MUST BOOK YOUR ROOM ONLINE TO GET THE CONVENTION RATE AND FOR ARCOA TO GET THE CREDIT.
Hotlink for hotel reservations:
NOTE: This link defaults to the 5 nights the rate is good for (check-in 9/17 - check-out 9/22). Use the EDIT at top right to change the nights you want.
If you have difficulties making online reservations, Pat Rowan is willing to help. Contact Pat 512-335-6329 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rooms: 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds $169/night + current state tax $183.37/night. Parking is free.
ADA Compliant Rooms: make your reservation online, then email Mark Wooley, email@example.com
Deadline for Room Reservations: August 15, 2023
Cancellations due 10 days prior to arrival. Reservations considered prepaid and will be charged on September 7th. Hotel cannot "split" room charges for shared rooms. Your confirmation will show the total cost so you can determiine how to split the costs.
Check-in is 4 pm and check-out is 11 am. There is an ARCOA Hospitality Room Sep 19, 20 and 21 if you arrive early.
Meals available at the Roundabout Diner attached to the hotel. Central Portsmouth is 1.4 mis walk from the hotel.
TRAVEL TO PORTSMOUTH
The largest and most convenient airport is Boston (BOS). Besides rental car, C&J Bus, operates hourly between BOS and Portsmouth. Tickets ($26) must be purchased online. https://www.ridecj.com/find-my-bus The bus will deliver you to a commuter lot. You will need to call for a pickup and details will be provided closer to the event.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Wed Sep 20 and Thurs Sep 21 - Mornings - ARCOA Business Meeting
Wed Sept 20 - 4:30 - 6:30 pm - $45 - Cruise on the Gundalow - specially designed boat to work in the marshy low water of Portsmouth harbor - ADA compliant - limit 46 people. EVENT FILLED AS OF 6/28/2023. NO NEW REGISTRATIONS
Thurs Sep 21 afternoon - Tour of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Must be signed up with ID. Tour lasts 1 1/2 - 2 hours. No Charge.
Thurs Sep 21 - 5 pm - 8 pm - Banquet - ARCOA will be guests of Service Credit Union. Cash bar. This is an honor to all of us and an accurate count is needed.
Be prepared for all kinds of weather; cool evenings and the possibility of rain.
The Planning Committee really hopes you will take advantage of all that is planned and sign up! It's all about reconnecting with old friends and meeting new.
See You in September
CONVENTION REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 15, 2023