Join us in St. Louis

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Join us in St. Louis

 

All NATEODA members are invited to the 2022 annual convention.

September 13-17, 2022
Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel
191 Westport Plaza, Maryland Heights, St. Louis, Missouri 63146

>>>See the Agenda for Convention at the bottom of this page!<<<

Click here to see a YouTube video about the convention

Register for the Convention

The NATEODA has partnered with Armed Forces Reunions, Inc. (AFR), to arrange this convention. They have made the arrangements with the hotel and will be registering our attendees on their website. The registration fee is $180 per person, payable by credit or debit card on the AFR convention registration web page. Payments must be received by 17 August 2022. Click the link below to register for the convention.

You can also make your hotel reservation with this link, or do it separately with the direct link to the hotel reservation page in the next section.

When filling out the form Be sure to enter the number of people for each event, NOT the DOLLAR amount!

Click here to register for the Convention

You have a choice of entrees, which you must choose when registering for the convention.

The banquet meal includes Reunion Field Green Blend Salad, La Creme Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Warm rolls with Butter, Chocolate Seduction Cake, Water, Iced Tea, and Coffee Service.

 

Hotel Reservation

The hotel rate for convention attendees is $139.00 Per night plus taxes. The hotel will let us have this rate from Sunday, 11 September, to Sunday, 19 September 2022, if you want to extend your stay check with the hotel for pricing.

The last day to book your hotel at the convention rate is 22 August 2022. After this date room rates may be higher.

If you have any questions or comments about registering for the convention or the hotel, send a message with Contact Us.

Click here for an online hotel reservation at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel

You can also call (888)  627-7066 to book your reservation. Tell them you are with the National EOD Association or NATEODA for our rate.

Click here to see a YouTube video about the hotel.

 

RV Parking

There may be limited space in the hotel parking lot for RVs and campers that are self-contained. There is no power or water hook-up, or waste disposal. Please check with the hotel.

RV spaces may also be available about 15 minutes away at RV Camping at St. Peters’ 370 Lakeside Park.

 

More about the Convention

We have not had a convention in three years because of the pandemic. We have a lot of business to catch up.

It has been very difficult to maintain the business of the Association without connecting with members at the conventions. The board of directors and officers have made many changes to continue business during these difficult times, including creating the new NATEODA.com website.

Join us to talk about those changes, elect new officers and board members, update the bylaws, and the most important reason why we meet—to be with our friends and meet new friends.

We plan to publish and continually update the business to be discussed and voted at the convention on the secure member page of this website. The Association bylaws allow all regular members in good standing (dues are current) to vote at the convention.

This year we plan to use electronic voting for members who cannot attend the convention. Members planning to attend the convention can use electronic voting or vote in person. We will send details on the electronic voting in future updates.

Members who have not activated their account for the secure member page can go to Reset Password Page and follow the instructions. This resets the password from the system-generated password when we imported member accounts. Only current members may use this link.

If you are interested in joining NATEODA and joining us at the convention, we encourage you to apply for membership now on our Join page.

Send us your comments and questions using Contact Us.

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2022 NATEODA CONVENTION AGENDA 

Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2022 

1000–1500 Early bird registration (Alpine Foyer) 

Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022 

1000-1500 Registration (Alpine Foyer) 

1800–2200 Commander’s Reception. Open Bar. (Alpine 1) 

Thursday, Sep. 15, 2022 

0730-0830 Breakfast Hospitality room 

0830-1000 Opening ceremony. (Alpine 1) 

Post Colors (local color guard) 

Pledge of Allegiance, opening prayer 

1000-1030 Gavel in, New Business, Old Business, Financial report 

1030-1130 Veteran’s briefing Stu Steinberg 

1200-1300 Lunch 

1300-1600 City Bus Tour leave by front door (For those that paid)

 Friday, Sep. 16, 2022 

0730-0830 Breakfast Hospitality Room

0900-1000 Election of Officers and Staff appointments (Alpine 1)

0900-1300 Shuttle bus for spouses shopping tour (See Julie Kline)

1400-1500 Vietnam Veterans meeting (Alpine 1)

1600-1630 Preparations for photos

1700-1730 Photos (Outside))
1900-2100 Banquet (Matterhorn)
Guest Speaker is David Silva, US Army, Command Sergeant Major of the 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), Fort Carson, CO
Missing warrior table ceremony
Meal blessing
Dinner served
Auction and raffle
Retiring of the colors