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    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • THE OSTHOFF RESORT - ELKHART LAKE, WI
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    2019 WCRA FALL CONVENTION

    October 25 - 27, 2019


    The Osthoff Resort

    101 Osthoff Avenue

    Elkhart Lake, WI  53020


    Attend the convention.  Stay at the beautiful Osthoff Resort

    Run of House Guest Rooms and One Bedroom Suites Rate: $139.00 
    2 Bedroom Woodland Suite Rate: $169.00

    To reserve your room by phone, call:

    800-876-3399

    (press prompt #1 and indicate you are with the Wisconsin Court Reporters Association)


    Reservation booked online:

    • Go to www.osthoff.com
    • Click on the Meetings tab at the top of the screen.
    • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on “To make your individual group reservation, click here, then choose the Group Login option.
    • On the right of the screen, click on “Group Login,” enter GWICOURT for Group ID and then COURT for the password.
    • Once signed in you’ll see WI Court Reporters in on the right-hand side of the screen. 
    • Select your arrival and departure dates, number of adults or children, then click on Check Availability.
    • Select the room type by clicking on Rates, then click on Reserve.
    • Next you’ll view the resort’s policies and read your Reservation Summary.  Then enter Guest Information and Payment Information.
    • Be sure to review the Cancellation Policy and if you agree check Accept cancellation policy.  You can not make a reservation without clicking on Accept cancellation policy.
    • To finalize your reservations be sure to click on Make Reservation
    • Be sure to print a copy of the reservation before closing the website.


    Agenda WCRA 2019 Fall Convention

    Speakers' Bios and Seminar Description

    Things to do in Elkhart Lake


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                   ADDITIONAL CONVENTION INFORMATION

    Door Prizes:   We will be giving out door prizes from various vendors and reporters.  If you would like to donate a door prize, please bring the item to the convention and give it to the people at the registration table.

    Social Package:  For those of you who are retired or would like to reunite with old friends or attend the business meeting but do not wish to attend the seminars, WCRA continues to offer a social package.  This includes Saturday’s breakfast, lunch/business meeting, snack, and Sunday’s breakfast.  The cost will vary for each convention based on the hotel charges.  It does not include admission to the seminars.

    Sponsor-A-Student:  Our students need sponsors.  Your donations would be greatly appreciated.  Please check the “student sponsor” area of your registration form.  STUDENTS ARE OUR FUTURE!!

    Stentura Ribbons for Steno Machines:  Please bring any Stentura Ribbon cartridges IN ANY SHAPE you have extra to the registration table to be used for future A to Z Programs in Wisconsin.  If you want to donate an old steno machine or have any questions, please contact Lori Baldauf at lori.lynn.baldauf@wicourts.gov.  She can provide you a donation receipt for tax purposes.

    Steno Machine Cleaning & Tuning:   Steve Worth from Worth Business Equipment will be available Saturday to clean and tune up machines.  He services most steno machines with a couple of exceptions.  If you know that you need a specific part (tripod, display, etc.), Steve would like to know ahead of time so he has the parts available.  You will need to schedule a time slot with him directly, and he will notify you of his current cleaning prices.  Contact him at (773) 777-1474 or e-mail him at worth4154@msn.com.

    STUDENT BASKET RAFFLE:   Do some of your holiday “shopping” here!

    If you have a basket to contribute to the raffle or need help in getting the basket to the convention, please e-mail, text, or call Paulette Norby-Knoll at milehill@sbcglobal.net, paulette.norby@wicourts.gov, or (920) 209-2785, with a general description of the contents of the basket/theme.

    WINE PULL:

    We are bringing the wine pull back this year!  Consider donating a bottle of wine ($7 minimum value).  

    $10 to pull a cork.  Every cork is a winner!  Limited to the number of bottles on hand.

    Grand prize:  Wine clutch and a bottle of wine

    WCRA FALL CONVENTION CHARITY:

    Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice is an independent, nonprofit that began its mission in 2007 to provide compassionate care and quality of life to all those in need that serves the people of Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington Counties.

    To read more about this organization, click here:  Charity 2019 Susan Richardson Hospice

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    NOTE:  WCRA convention registrations must be completed on our website at www.wicourtreporters.org.  Your secure online payment will be made through PayPal.  You do not need to have a PayPal account to use the service.


    If you wish to pay by check, you must complete and submit the registration information online.  At the end of the process, you are given the choice to pay by credit card online or manually.  Choose manual, print off your registration form, and mail with your payment payable to WCRA to:

    Mail to:

    Sarah Hart, Treasurer
    PO Box 180651
    Delafield, WI  53018

    ALL MAILED REGISTRATIONS AND PAYMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY THE DEADLINE DATES LISTED ABOVE.  IF YOU ARE MAILING IT AFTER A DEADLINE DATE, PLEASE WRITE YOUR CHECK FOR THE APPROPRIATE AMOUNT.

    CANCELLATION POLICY:  There is a cancellation fee of $25 with notice of 5 days before start of convention and $50 if cancelled less than 5 days before.  The remaining portion of your registration will be deferred for a period of one year for use at a WCRA convention or membership renewal.  Cash refunds will not be given.

    Questions?  Contact Paula Huettenrauch, WCRA Convention Coordinator. Email: paulawcra@gmail.com




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