BATW MEETING – Sat., August 16, 2014
10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch included)
LIMITED TO 56 BATW MEMBERS (NO GUESTS)
Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa
801 Bridgeway, Sausalito
Greater Palm Springs presentations, expo and hosted lunch (catered by Poggio Trattoria) in the historic Casa Madrona’s spectacular new Junto room
Thanks go to Joyce Kiehl, media relations manager for Visit Greater Palm Springs and a longtime BATW member, for hosting this meeting. (Also to Bob Cooper, who is coordinating the meeting)
10:00-11:30 a.m.: Greater Palm Springs marketplace/expo at downtown Sausalito’s Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa on the deck of the new Junto room, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, a huge deck, and sweeping views of Richardson Bay and Angel Island. Palm Springs-area reps will be on hand to tell you why you should head to “P.S.” ASAP, including Visit Greater Palm Springs, Palm Springs Modern Tours, Modernism Week, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, the Riviera Resort & Spa and Palm Springs Art Museum.
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Tours of the hotel will be available. The Casa Madrona underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation this year. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places; the mansion at the heart of Casa Madrona was originally built in 1885.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: A sit-down lunch will be served, catered by the classic Italian restaurant next door, Poggio Trattoria (named a 2014 Top-100 Bay Area restaurant by the S.F. Chronicle). While Poggio fills you up, Joyce Kiehl and her resort-partner representatives will fill you in on everything that’s happening in Greater Palm Springs. And in a perfect climax, the following drawing prizes will be awarded:
- Greater Palm Springs package #1: Two nights at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, one night at the Sparrows Lodge, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway tickets, Palm Springs Art Museum passes, gift card for dinner, Enterprise rental car.
- Greater Palm Springs package #2: Two nights at the Miramonte Resort & Spa, one night at Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort, Desert Adventures Jeep Tour for two, Palm Springs Art Museum passes, gift card for dinner, Enterprise rental car.
- Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa: Two-night stay in a Harbor View guestroom.
The Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa is located at 801 Bridgeway in the heart of downtown Sausalito. You can park on the street (meters) or valet park ($24/all day).
Note: Please RSVP through your EventBrite invitation. Reservations no longer may be made on the MemberClicks site. Remember to bring a printout of your confirmation or show it on your smartphone. (Using the Eventbrite app on your smartphone makes this easy! Cancellations should be made on Eventbrite. If you have questions, there is a link on Eventbrite that allows you to contact the organizer of the meeting. For August, the organizer is Bob Cooper.
Questions: Bob Cooper, firstname.lastname@example.org.