2019 NW Regional Convention

Seattle FRA Branch #18 is hosting the 2019 NW Regional Convention on September 6-8, 2019 at the Delta Hotel, 310 Pine St, Everett, WA.   It is part of the Marriott chain.  Full Convention information and menu will be available May 1st.  Room rates are $113 per night plus tax.  Reservations can be made at: or call 425-339-2000 through August 2, 2019.  Use “Fleet Reserve Association” for the group rate.  If told the rooms are not available, ask to be transferred to Camara Gibson, our point-of-contact (POC) at the hotel.

Hospitality opens 1600, Thursday, September 5th
Welcome aboard 1900, Friday, September 6th
Opening & General Session, Saturday, September 7th.

For information, please contact PRPNW Pete Lazzaretti at or by calling 253-444-7516.

2019 National Convention (92nd FRA/87th LAFRA National Convention)

The National Committee has selected the Crowne Plaza Memphis East at 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Memphis, TN 38118 as the location for this year’s National Convention on September 22-29, 2019.  It is located at I-240 and Perkins, eight miles from the Memphis International Airport (MEM), sixteen minutes from downtown, and thirteen minutes from Graceland.

There is on-site self-parking which is complimentary.  Complimentary airport transportation to and from the hotel and within a five mile radius of the hotel.

Room rates are $99.00 (without Breakfast) plus 17.75% tax and the City of Memphis Fee of $2.00 per day  or  $109.00 (with a Full and Complete Breakfast).  Room rates apply for up to three days prior and three days following the convention dates.  The cut-off date for the block of rooms will be held until Sunday, September 1, 2019.  Reservation requests received after 5:00 pm local time at the hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted based on guest room availability at the group rate.

Hyper Link:  Download the attached newsletter to access the hyperlinks that will take you right to the hotel site and you will see once your pick your room type (double or queen), Fleet Reserve Association appears on the reservation as you reserve the the room with a credit card.   Block codes are:  FLA (doesn’t include breakfast $99.00) and FLB (includes breakfast $109.00).

Reservations can also be made by calling Crowne Plaza Worldwide Reservation at 844-750-1135 be sure to mention “Fleet Reserve Association”.

The 2019 National Convention is being hosted by the Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) and being handled by the National Committee which was elected by the delegates. All profits/losses will be borne by the Fleet Reserve Association and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association. So, it is imperative that the shipmate and auxiliary members make reservations and support this convention.

2019 – Nat’l Convention – 2nd Newsletter
2019 – Nat’l Convention – 1st Newsletter

2020 National Convention (93rd FRA/88th LAFRA National Convention)

September 27 – October 4, 2020 at the Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel.