Companions are welcome at the 97th Annual Conference! This year's Conference will be held at the amazing Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington (near Portland, Oregon), in the heart of the majestic Columbia River Gorge. In addition to events with conference delegates such as the Tuesday's Eastern Oregon tour and Wednesday's tour and sunset dinner cruise, companions will enjoy sightseeing and shopping in the historic town of Hood River, Oregon, along with a special lunch at Celilo Restaurent and tours of local award-winning wineries. See schedule below for details. Feel free to contact APP with any questions. Check back regularly for updates. See you in July!
Companion Schedule (Updated June 11, 2010)
Sunday, July 18, 2010 8:00 a.m. Golf at Skamania Lodge Golf Course (RSVP Required) 1:00 p.m. Registration / Check-In Begins 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception/Dinner at Hotel
Monday, July 19, 2010 7:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast with APP Delegates 9:30 a.m. Depart for Companion Activities (Hotel Lobby) 10:00 a.m. Shopping & Sightseeing in historic Hood River, Oregon 12:00 p.m. Lunch at Celilo Restaurant 1:30 p.m. Tours of local wineries & sightseeing 4:30 p.m. Return to Hotel / Free Time 6:00 p.m. Dinner at Hotel
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 7:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast with APP Delegates 9:00 a.m. Depart for Upper Columbia River Tour including Lunch at Hamley Steakhouse in Pendleton, Oregon, Tamastslikt Tribal Cultural Institute, Tours of Ports of Umatilla and Morrow, and a Barbeque Cookout dinner in Hermiston, Oregon Lunch Sponsored by Port of Pasco Dinner Sponsored by Oregon International Port of Coos Bay 9:30 p.m. Arrive back at Hotel Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast with APP Delegates 9:00 a.m. Free Time 12:00 p.m. Luncheon with APP Delegates 1:45 p.m. Depart for tours with APP Delegates 2:00 p.m. Tour of of Bonneville Dam & Locks 3:15 p.m. Sightseeing at Multnomah Falls 4:45 p.m. Embark on boat tour of lower Columbia and Willamette Rivers, including Port of Vancouver, Washington and Port of Portland, Oregon (Dinner included) Sponsored by Port of Portland 9:30 p.m. Arrive back at Hotel/Adjournment