Posted ByBarbara Watkins on September 17, 2003 at 02:34:45:
SPERDVAC’s 2003 Old Time Radio Convention will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 7, 8, and 9 at the Hacienda Hotel, 525 N. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245, near LAX. There is a special rate for hotel rooms
for convention attendees of $59 plus tax per room per night. For hotel reservations call 1-800-421-5900 and mention SPERDVAC Old Time Radio Convention. There is a free shuttle to and from LAX for our out-of-town visitors.
The cost is $135 for members pre-registered ($160 for pre-registered non-members) for all three days. There will be prices for individual events for those who do not wish to attend the entire convention. A registration
form is on the website at www.sperdvac.org If you don’t have access to the internet you can write to convention chair Bobb Lynes, P.O. Box 628, South Pasadena, CA 91031 or call SPERDVAC toll-free at (877) 251-5771.
SPERDVAC will have a program booklet this year. Dealers and clubs are encouraged to submit ads. Advertising rates for our printed program will be $100 for full page 8 ˝ by 11 (camera ready), $50 half page, and $25
quarter page. Contact Bobb Lynes, P.O. Box 628, South Pasadena, CA 91031, firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a dealers room again this year. Dealers tables are only $40 per eight-foot table. If you’d like a table, contact Glenn Mueller, 18716 East Aguiro Street, Rowland Heights, CA 91748, Durangokid@worldnet.att.net
Make checks/money orders payable to SPERDVAC.
There is free admission to the dealers room beginning at 1 pm on Friday afternoon. On Saturday the dealers room will be open from 9 am to dinner time.
The latest information on activities and guests will be posted on SPERDVAC’s website at www.sperdvac.org On Friday the panels will begin at 1 pm. Friday evening after the banquet there will be two recreations: one by
30 Minutes to Curtain, directed by Barbara Watkins, and one directed by Herb Ellis. Titles to be announced.
On Saturday there will be panels in the morning and afternoon. At 1 pm there will be a performance of radio drama by New Frequency. Later in the afternoon Walden Hughes will MC a panel of singers. Other panels will be
announced when confirmed.
Saturday evening there will again be two recreations, one directed by Gregg Oppenheimer of “The Maltese Falcon” as presented on ACADEMY AWARD. Hal Stone will direct the other.
Sunday brunch will be from 9 am to 11:30 am. Plans to be announced.
Go to SPERDVAC’s website at www.sperdvac.org for the latest information on activities and guests.