2017 NW Regional Convention

Hosts:  Mt. Rainier Branch 104 and Unit 18 Seattle welcome you to the 2017 Northwest Region Convention to be held August 25-26, 2017 at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel in Fife, WA.  More information will be found up till convention time on our facebook page (FRA Branch 104) and our website (

Hotel Information:  The Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel is located at 5700 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA  98424.  Room reservation:  888-820-3555.  Group name is FRA Convention 2017.  The rate of $89.95 plus taxes will be in effect 4 days before and 2 days after.  Non-smoking rooms are available.  There are suites available, please call the hotel for information.  Since this is a Puyallup Indian Tribe Casino, smoking is allowed in some area of the casino/hotel.

Hotel includes:  Full Service Restaurant, a full Buffet restaurant, Lounge, Coffee bar, ATM’s, Indoor Pool, room service, WiFi.  The hotel charges a $25 non-refundable pet fee.  RV parking is available for hotel guests.  There is a gift shop next to the front desk.  They stock all the little necessities that you usually come needing when on the road.

See the attached Newsletters for directions, contact information, and hospitality room information.  Look for more updates as the time goes on.

2017 NWR Convention Flyer

90th FRA/85th LAFRA National Convention (aka 2017 National Convention

The 2017 National Convention is hosted by FRA Branch 4 and LAFRA Unit 4.  It will be held at the Hunt Valley Inn, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, in Cockeysville, Maryland,  For more information, visit the Hunt Valley Inn website at:  For room reservations, call 866-764-8359 or 410-785-7000 or for online direct reservations visit: and reference the “Fleet Reserve Association Room Block” to get the discounted rate of $99 per night plus tax.

Attached is their first Newsletter for the 2017 National Convention.  It has information on directions, shuttles, mobility equipment, medical supplies, tuxedos, meals, welcome aboard party, etc.  Also attached are the Convention Ads and Booster Roll information for the Convention book.

2017 Nat’l Conv Newsletter1

2017 Nat’l Conv Newsletter1-Menu

2017 Nat’l Conv Ads Solicitation

2017 Nat’l Conv Booster Roll Form



2016 NW Regional Convention

Wyoming Branch and Unit 59 are pleased to be hosting the FRA/LAFRA 2016 NW Regional Convention in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Please join us August 12-13, 2016, at Little America Hotel & Resort to celebrate the FRA and LAFRA.

Please find attached information on the convention, room reservations, and meals.  We have also attached a tentative schedule for the convention.



Hotel Information:

Hotel Information: Little America Hotel & Resort, 2800 West Lincolnway, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Room reservations: 800-445-6945. Group name is: Fleet Reserve Association NW Region – Reservation Deadline: July 10, 2016


Room rates will be offered 2 days before and 2 days after the convention. Make your reservations NOW! Room rates are as follows: Deluxe King – $83.00; Deluxe Queens – $93.00; Deluxe King Large – $93.00; Preferred King – $103.00; Deluxe 2 King Beds – $113.00; Preferred Queens – $123.00

Hotel features include: Full-service restaurant; Lounge and gourmet coffee shop; 9-hole executive golf course; Oversized, heated, outdoor pool; Fitness center; Room service; Gift shop; Wireless Internet; Coin-operated laundry facilities.

Our festivities will begin with a ‘Welcome Aboard’ activity at Terry Bison Ranch on Friday evening followed with opening ceremonies on Saturday, August 13, at 9 a.m., at Little America.

We would be honored to have you attend our convention and sample some of the ‘Western Hospitality’ Cheyenne and Wyoming have to offer.

JrPRPNW Mike Archer, FRA Chair

2016 National Convention

The 2016 National Convention will be held at the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center – Jacksonville Riverside, 1515 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL on October 9-16, 2016.  Reservations can be made by calling (904) 396-5100 (Code:  Fleet Reserve).  Rooms will be available in either King or two doubles for the rate of $89 plus 13% tax which includes hot breakfast for two daily. (Rates are good for 3 days prior and 3 days after the convention dates.  Parking is available in the nearby parking lot adjacent to the hotel.  Those arriving by car may self-park at a discounted $5 per car per day fee or use the valet parking @ the discounted price of $12 per day with unlimited in and out access.

Attached is the flyer from First Coast FRA/LAFRA Branch & Unit 91.

2016 FRA-LAFRA Conv Newsletter 2 – Apr 2016
2016 FRA-LAFRA Conv Newsletter – Jan 2016