Annual General Meeting
2019 Annual General Meeting
154th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave
August 30 - September 1, 2019
Hosted by Steve & Susan Montgomery
The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Clan Montgomery Society International will be held in conjunction with the 154th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA on August 31 - September 1, 2019.
Our hosts this year will be Steve & Susan Montgomery, our Regional VP for the West. The host hotel will be the Holiday Inn Dublin-Pleasanton at 6680 Regional Street, Dublin, CA 94568 (map and directions).
Hotel reservations can be made on-line or to these phone numbers: Wayne @ 925-574-7109 or Katie @ 925-574-7105. They are aware of the Clan Montgomery discounted room rate.
It is suggested that you go ahead and book your room prior to August 15th. In order to receive the discounted rate afforded to Clan Montgomery, please use the code “CMS” when booking your room. In addition, if you have a common Montgomery name, such as John, James, Hugh, or William, please also use your middle initial to help avoid confusion.
Hotel reservations can be made between now and August 15, 2019 at the special rates of $139, $149 and $169 plus tax, plus an optional $10 per room per day for breakfast for all occupants. You will be given coupons to use if you choose to add the $10 per day breakfast to your room, otherwise the cost per person is approximately $15. The allocated room types are:
|Queen Bed Room||$139|
|King Bed Room||$149|
|Double Queen Bed Room||$169|
The Holiday Inn hotel is a pet-friendly hotel. However, no pets are permitted at the Games, except for Guide Dogs and Service Animals.
One and two day games tickets will go on sale in the April timeframe and may be purchased in advance on-line at the Scottish Highland Gathering and Games website. The Games open to the public at 8am both days and close after the Grandstand Show ends ~ 6:30pm.
Information on the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system can be found at www.bart.gov. The Holiday Inn has shuttle service to BART and to the area airports; however, they will not pick up arrivals due to possible delays in your flight. Check with the hotel when you register.
The weekend will start off with check-in and registration at the CMSI hospitality suite on Thursday August 29 at the host hotel (the location will be available when you arrive). Friday August 30 will be marked with various meetings at the host hotel in the Dooks and Waterville Rooms: The Officers and Past Presidents meeting and the Regional VP meeting will be in the morning, with the AGM Meeting at 1:00pm. The Genealogy Meeting will begin 15 minutes after the Annual Meeting in the same rooms. We can expect a lively and informative genealogy meeting. Dinner will be held in the same rooms at 7pm.
Please fill out the Registration Form (see above), send it off to our Treasurer LaDell Montgomery along with your check made out to Clan Montgomery Society International, and join us!
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