69th Annual Convention

The 69th Annual UAV convention will be held
Thursday, October 13 to Saturday, October 15, 2016.

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Location

The convention will be held at Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport, 10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Illinois 60176, which is located just 1 mile from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.  The hotel provides airport shuttle service.  All convention meetings will be held at the hotel.

The convention banquet will be held at the Ukrainian Village at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 2247 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.  Bus transportation will be provided to and from the banquet hall and the hotel.

Dress Code

Dress Code for all convention meetings is UAV uniform.  Official UAV class "A" uniform consists of UAV veteran cap, white shirt with Navy blue tie, grey trousers/skirt, navy blue blazer with brass buttons and UAV emblem on the lapel pocket.

Schedule

There will be a meeting of the National Executive Board on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:00PM. The meeting is open to all UAV members.  Registration of delegates will take place Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.  The convention will begin on Friday, October 14, 2016, at 9:00 AM.

Thursday, October 13
7:00 PM UAV National Executive Board Meeting
Holiday Inn, UAV Hospitality Room (Grant Park/Lake Shore)
Meeting is open to all UAV members (class "C" uniform)
Friday, October 14
7:00 AM
to
8:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet
Sheraton Mirage Restaurant

Friday, October 14
8:00 AM
to
10:00 AM
Registration of delegates
Sheraton
Friday, October 14 9:00 AM
to
5:00 PM
UAV Convention
Sheraton
Dress code for for all convention meetings UAV class "A" uniform
Saturday, October 15 7:00 AM
to
8:30 AM
Breakfast Buffet
Sheraton Mirage Restaurant
Saturday, October 15
8:00 AM
to
10:00 AM
Late Registration of delegates
Sheraton
Saturday, October 15 8:30 AM
to
3:30 PM
UAV Convention
Sheraton
Dress code for for all convention meetings UAV class "A" uniform
Saturday, October 15 5:00 PM
Shuttle bus to Ukrainian Cultural Center, 2247 W. Chicago Ave
Saturday, October 15 6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Cocktail hour
Ukrainian Cultural Center
2247 Wet Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
Saturday, October 15 7:00 PM
Banquet
Ukrainian Cultural Center
2247 Wet Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
 Saturday, October 1510:30 PM
and
12:00 AM
Shuttle bus returning to hotel

Banquet

The banquet will begin at 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 15 with cocktail hour at 6:00 PM.  Music and dancing will follow the formal part of the banquet.

Hotel Reservations

Lodging has been arranged with the Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport, 10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Illinois 60176, phone 847-671-6000.

You should plan to arrive on Thursday, October 13 and depart on Sunday, October 16. We have obtained a special group rate of $112 (plus tax) per night for single occupancy, or $124 per night for double occupancy.

For reservations, please call the Sheraton and identify yourself as a Ukrainian American Veteran.  The deadline to make a reservation is September 25, 2016. The last day to cancel your reservation is October 10, 2016.

Banquet

The banquet/dance will be held Saturday evening at the Ukrainian Village at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 2247 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.  Dinner will be family style with a variety of entrees, vegetables and desserts.  There will be a cash bar.

Banquet tickets cost $75 per person. Please make checks payable to UAV Convention Banquet. Banquet Dinner Reservation Forms should be mailed to

UAV Convention Banquet
2135 West Potomac Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622-8270

If you, your post, or your business would like to reserve a table, please send a list of names.

QUESTIONS:  Call George Horbenko at 847-639-8425 or email horbenko@comcast.net.

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The Convention Committee asks you to support the UAV and the convention by taking out an ad in the Convention Journal. Please complete a National Convention Journal Advertisement Agreement. Advertisements must be received no later than Thursday, September 1, 2016.