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2018 Annual Alumni Retreat

April 28-29, 2018  |  Roanoke, Virginia

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If you participated in HCRI stuttering therapy, join us on April 28-29, 2018 in Roanoke, Virginia for an enjoyable and productive retreat weekend. Come ready to sharpen your targets, spend time with the HCRI team, hear the latest HCRI news, and reconnect with other HCRI alumni. Sessions, workshops, and practice activities for this two-day event will be held at nearby Hollins University.



Saturday, April 28, 2018
Sign-in for attendees begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Dana Science Building on the Hollins University campus. The opening session begins at 9:00 a.m. when attendees will hear from HCRI President Dr. Ron Webster about the latest initiatives underway at the institute. Activities during the day will include target review, alumni-led workshops, practice opportunities, and presentations. There will be a lunch break from noon to 1:20 p.m., when you may go to one of the area restaurants that are located minutes from HCRI. Evening festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Moody Center at Hollins University where HCRI will host a buffet dinner for attendees and their guests. 
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Sunday morning activities begin at 9:00 a.m. at Hollins University. Workshops will be offered, along with "round robin" practice opportunities that include speeches and debates. All scheduled activities will wrap up at 1 p.m.
Registration and Conference Fees
Retreat participants who register by Monday, March 29, 2018 will benefit from the early registration discount. The cost to attend the weekend event is $255 for HCRI alumni and $130 for each guest. After March 29, registration fees increase to $285 for HCRI alumni and $160 per guest. There is no charge for children ages 10 and under who are accompanying you over the weekend. Please register by completing and submitting the form below.
Where to Stay
You are responsible for booking and paying for your lodging. We have arranged special rates at the area hotels listed below. When you make reservations, call the hotel directly and request the "HCRI Annual Retreat" rates. Note that the special rates are not available online and only will be honored by the hotels through March 29, 2017. We encourage you to book your room early, as some hotels have limited availability.
  • Fairfield inn (Hollins area) - 540-362-4200
  • Hampton Inn (Hollins area) - 540-563-5656
  • Country Inn & Suites (Hollins area) - 540-366-5678

If you prefer to stay at a different hotel, other lodging options are listed at www.VisitRoanokeVa.com. The website also includes a list of area restaurants, activities, and attractions.  

Contact Linda Booth or Bonnie Witt at 855-236-7032, 540-265-5650, or info@stuttering.org.
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Registration Fees

Register by March 29, 2018

  • HCRI Alumni - $255
  • Each Guest - $130

Register after March 29, 2018

  • HCRI Alumni - $285
  • Each Guest - $160

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