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2012 Spring Conference, April 28, Harrisonburg

Creativity in Bloom in the Shenandoah Valley 

Send reservation form now-early-bird fee until April 18


Join us in the shelter of the Massanutten Mountains on the beautiful 254-acre campus of Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Virginia’s first green-certified hospital!

RMH Hospital and Health Campus Conference Center

2010 Health Campus Drive (off of Port Republic Road)



Friday night:  April 27:   Enjoy the Pre-Conference Wine and Cheese tasting at 150 Franklin St. Gallery followed by dinner at Vito's Italian Kitchen.  

Meet at Jameson Inn Lobby at 5:30 p.m. We will carpool to Franklin Street Gallery, then to Vintage Wines for wine-tasting (we are not able to do both at the Gallery). From there we will carpool to Vito’s Italian Kitchen for dinner. The wine-tasting is $5 per person and dinner is self-pay (prices very reasonable!).  

Suggested for Overnight accommodations Friday, April 27:

Jameson Inn


$77 plus tax, double occupancy

1881 Evelyn Byrd Ave, Harrisonburg

(540) 442-1515

Keynote Speaker:
Joanne V. Gabbin, Ph.D., Executive Director, Furious Flower Poetry Center, James Madison University.

for bios of speakers, click on speakers

  • Me, a Blogger?  Things I've Learned about Aging, Digital Citizenship, and Saving the World
  • Healthy Body, Healthy Mind:  Enhancing Creativity through the Mind-Body Connection
  • Heart-Centered Success in a High-Tech World
  • Stop and Take a Look Around:  Writing To Raise Cultural Awareness
Post-conference event:  Tour of White Oak Lavender Farm
5060 Newcomer Lane
Harrisonburg, Va 22801


Contact co-chairs:

Debra Thompson

dthompso@rhcc.com; 540-564-7203

Mary-Hope Vass

mhvass@harrisonburgva.gov; 540-437-2618

Feb 3, 2012, 6:38 AM