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ZGWS 30th Annual Convention
Spearfish, SD
June 18 - 21, 2012

The 2012 ZGWS Convention to be held in Spearfish, SD.

Sylvan Lake
Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, Black Hills, South Dakota

Mt. Rushmore
Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills, South Dakota

The Society’s 2012 Convention will be held Monday, June 18th, through Thursday, June 21st, 2012. The convention hotel will be the Holiday Inn, Spearfish.

Holiday Inn Spearfish Convention Center


Look for more details soon.

For a listing of past conventions, click here.

The tentative agenda is as follows:

Date Time   Event/Activity
Monday, June 18 Afternoon   Check-in and Registration.
Evening   Opening BBQ Dinner
Tuesday, June 19 Early Morning   Memorial Breakfast.
Morning   Morning - opening meetings, Keynote address by Dr. Joe Wheeler
Afternoon   Annual Auction to benefit the Society
Evening   Evening - Member's Book Fair
Wednesday, June 20 All-day  

Bus Tour to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse

Evening - Ice Cream social, then a Zane Grey movie

Thursday, June 23 Morning   Annual Business meeting, Dr. Charles Pfeiffer's famous slide shows on Grey's travels
Afternoon   On your own.
Evening   Closing Banquet

As members know, we normally will have a After Convention Trip to another interesting site or locale, for those wanting to see more of the area. This year, we're going to try to stay at the State Game Lodge within Custer State Park and take a Buffalo Safari. More details soon!


Contact Terry Bolinger at tbolinger@zgws.org if you need any more information.

So, come to South Dakota in 2012- you won't be sorry!

Future conventions:

The 2013 ZGWS Annual Convention will be held in Provo, UT..

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