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Come, Meet and Learn with Lone Star Santas® from All Over Texas,
and beyond At Lone Star Santas Roundup 2020

Lone Star Santas Annual Round Up is held each year to help all of us who convey
Christmas to learn, have fun, share experiences, and make friends for years to come.

Folks from all over the world are invited to join us in Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas at the beautiful Embassy Suites Hotel from March 6 - 8, 2020.

The 2020 theme is "Conveying Christmas in a Changing World".  We will be exploring how we can best adapt to the challenges change creates for all of us.
A great line up of informative and educational presentations is being planned, as well as a wide variety of exhibitors.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

We are offering a special Early Bird Registration of $157 per person, if you register before
January 31, 2020. After that date, the registration will be $183 per person. 
So, if you can, register before January 31, 2020 and Save!   Use this link to register safely and securelyhttps://mp.gg/90e3h
Many other conferences, educational workshops and events charge much more and this years Lone Star Santas Round Up committee
is working hard to create a very educational and entertaining program, with some notable speakers.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS SPECIAL  LINK

Your Lone Star Santas Roundup 2020 stay at the Embassy Suites Hotel includes a spacious and comfortable suite, a hot made-to-order breakfast each day of your stay, free parking and Airport Shuttle service to nearby Dallas Fort Worth Airport. You can stay for up to three days before and after Roundup, if you would like to visit and explore the area.
To reserve your hotel rooms at the 2020 Roundup Special Rate please use this secure link: 
http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/D/DALEMES-LSS-20200305/index.jhtml

If you come to only one event on 2020, make it Lone Star Santas Roundup!.

If you have questions, please email Santa George Campbell at NorthTexasSanta@gmail.com

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SantaHart

Would love to see an event list before I really could commit. Please. 

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Felix Estridge
2 hours ago, SantaHart said:

Would love to see an event list before I really could commit. Please. 

Are you meaning an agenda?

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SantaHart
10 hours ago, Felix Estridge said:

Are you meaning an agenda?

Yes, sorry.

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Felix Estridge
1 hour ago, SantaHart said:

Yes, sorry.

It is usually not available until much closer to the meeting.  I used to be on the Board of Directors for 8 years and have planned these meetings numerous times.  They have a "early bird" special on the attending cost if you sign up before January 31, 2020.  I can almost guarantee that the agenda won't be available before that date.

I can tell you what some of it will be, though:

organization business (finance & annual accounting to the membership)
Open discussion on one or more talking points of being Santa (ASL, current gender issues, etc.)
Guest Speaker
Spirit of Christmas Legacy Award presentation

There will be much more, too.

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Santa Georgio

Something to look forward to after our "season" is over!

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Lone Star Santas Round Up 2020 March 6-8, 2020
Embassy Suites HotelGrapevine
The Christmas Capital of Texas 


Come see the latest outfits and styles at the Friday night "Style Show"...

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and the not to be missed Saturday Night "Variety Show" plus so much more! 

--- More information will be posted here in the coming weeks---

Come, Meet and Learn with Lone Star Santas® Members from All Over Texas, and beyond!

Lone Star Santas Round Up is held each year to help all
of us who convey Christmas to learn, have fun, share
experiences, and make friends for years to come.

Folks from all over the world are invited to join us in
Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas at the beautiful
Embassy Suites Hotel.

The 2020 theme is "Conveying Christmas in a Changing
World". We will be exploring how we can best adapt
to the challenges change creates for all of us. A great line
up of informative and educational presentations has been
planned, as well as a wide variety of exhibitors.


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

We are offering a special Early Bird Registration of $157
per person, if you register before
January 31, 2020. After that date, the registration will be
$183 per person. So, if you can, register before January
31 and Save! Many other conferences, educational workshops
and events charge much more and the Round Up
committee is working hard to create a very educational
and entertaining program, with some notable speakers.

Click here to get your early-bird discount: https://mp.gg/90e3h

HOTEL RESERVATIONS LINK

Your Lone Star Santas Roundup 2020 stay at the Embassy
Suites Hotel includes a spacious and comfortable
suite, a hot made-to-order breakfast each day of your
stay, free parking and Airport Shuttle service to nearby
Dallas Fort Worth Airport. You can stay for up to three
days before and after Roundup, if you would like to visit
and explore the area. To reserve your rooms at the 2020
Roundup Special Rate please use this secure link:
http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/
D/DALEMES-LSS-20200305/index.jhtml



If you come to only one event this year, make it
Lone Star Santas Roundup 2020.

 

 

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