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2008 NEHCA Fall Gathering, Show In October, NEHCA will host its annual fall get-together to promote our breed and enjoy the camaraderie such a gathering brings. Once again the event will be held at the Eastern States Exposition, Mallary Arena, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089.
Thursday - October 9, 2008 After Noon arrivals
Friday - October 10, 2008 Arrival/cattle preparation
Saturday - October 11, 2008 Junior Show 9 a.m. Open Show, 10:00 a.m. Social/Cocktails/Silent Auction, 6:30 p.m. Holiday Inn - cash bar Banquet
Sunday Day of Departure
Lodging arrangements have been made at the Holiday Inn, downtown Springfield. Room Rate is $89.00. Reservations must be made by September 12th to get this rate.
Campers - there are electric and water hookups adjacent to the real of the Mallary complex. The rate is $12/night.
We are going all out to encourage owners who haven't shown their cows before to give it a try. If you want or need help at the show, please contact Greg Markwell. His email address is: email@example.com. He has been in contact with a number of experienced Highland owners who have shown previously and volunteered to help you at the show in everything from grooming and setting up your stall to ring tips.
The point of this effort is we want you to have a great time, take the big leap and use this opportunity to get into the show ring.
SILENT AUCTION: PLEASE DONATE SOMETHING FUNNY, BEAUTIFUL, WONDERFUL, UGLY, INTERESTING, OR WHATEVER YOU WANT AS WE DEPEND ON THIS FOR INCOME BUT MOSTLY CAUSE IT'S SO MUCH FUN! Contact Rita Fairbrother 315-626-2632 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and let her know what you are donating. THANK YOU!!!
Lodging arrangements have been made at the Holiday Inn, downtown Springfield. Room Rate is $88.00. Reservations must be made by September 12th to get this rate.
Campers – there are electric and water hookups adjacent to the real of the Mallory complex. The rate is $12/night.
HOLIDAY INN 711 DWIGHT STREET SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104 PHONE: 413-781-0900
The reservation cut-off date is 5:00 (EST) on SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. At that point, any unreserved rooms will be released to the reservation department for resale. If you wish to extend this date, we require a guaranteed form of payment for those rooms you would like us to continue to hold.
The above guest room rates are subject to all applicable state and local taxes, currently 12.45% and are net, non-commissionable.
Guest room rates above apply to existing bedding in each room Rollaway beds are available on a first come, first serve basis for $20.00 each.
By calling the hotel directly at 413-781-0900, individuals can make their own reservations. For individuals to receive the established group rate, they must identify themselves as members of the NORTHEAST HIGHLAND CATTLE ASSOCIATION.