2018 Midyear Meeting – Early Bird Registration Ends Wednesday; Awards Nomination Information


November 3, 2017


1)  Deadline is Wednesday, November 8th for Early Bird Registration

CARH’s 2018 Midyear Meeting, which will be held January 22-24 at the Westin Verasa Napa in Napa, California, is quickly approaching. As a stakeholder in the rural affordable housing industry, you don’t want to miss it! A detailed brochure listing all sessions, including meeting activities, special events and recreation opportunities will be available soon.

In order to take advantage of CARH’s early bird discounted registration, you must register by Wednesday, November 8, 2017! To ensure your place at what will undoubtedly be a memorable CARH meeting, complete the Registration Form and send it to the CARH national office with your registration payment.

Hotel reservations should be made directly with the Westin Verasa Napa by calling 888-627-7169 to secure the CARH meeting rate of $219 per night for a king room ($249 per night on Friday/Saturday). Be sure to tell them you’re part of the “CARH Midyear Meeting.” You may also reserve your room online by clicking here. Rooms are expected to sell out quickly, so make your reservations now! Discounted hotel rates expire on December 20, 2017.

2)  Awards Nomination Information

As mentioned above, the 2018 Midyear Meeting is fast approaching. On Tuesday, January 23rd, CARH’s 2017 Member of the Year, Harry L. Tomlinson and State Affiliated Association of the Year awards will be presented. The CARH Awards Committee – Katie Alitz, Kevin Flynn, and David Layfield – are now accepting nominations for these awards. All nominations should be sent to the CARH Awards Committee in care of the CARH national office, 116 S. Fayette Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, no later than Friday, December 29, 2017.

To nominate a CARH member for the Member of the Year award, send a detailed letter to the Awards Committee informing them about the person’s commitment to CARH and to the affordable housing industry in general.

The Harry L. Tomlinson award was established to recognize meritorious achievement by a public servant on the local, state or federal level in furthering affordable and rural rental housing. To nominate an individual for this award, please send the Awards Committee the Nomination Form and supporting documentation which describe nominee’s commitment to CARH and to the affordable housing industry. Select the highlighted language for the Tomlinson Award Nomination Form and the Tomlinson Award Selection Criteria.

The State Affiliated Association of the Year award recognizes and encourages excellence in the programs, services and management of CARH’s 14 state affiliated associations. To nominate a state affiliated association for this award, send the Awards Committee the Application and supporting documentation which provide a synopsis of that association’s activities and accomplishments as well as other documentation in support of the application. Select the highlighted language for the State Affiliated Association Award Application and the State Affiliated Association Award Selection Criteria.

If you have any questions, please contact the CARH national office at or 703-837-9001 or carh@carh.org.

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