It is again time to start thinking about the Women’s Retreat! Your committee has had a wonderful time planning this year and we hope that you are making plans now to attend!

We ask that you get your registration in by September 1. Please note that registration is $25 prepaid and then $30 at the door. There are several things that we do that depends on your pre-registration! Thank you in advance for your help!

Last year was another great year at the Benton Event Center We appreciate the feedback that was given and hope that this year is even better!

Please make plans to attend the 2016 retreat! We pray that God would bless each and every one that attends! See you in September!

Your committee,
      Holly Bobo
      Debbie Carreiro
      Sandra Cloud
      Ashley Diggs
      Marvannna Merritt
      Donna Taylor


Benton Events Center
17322 I-30 North
Benton, Arkansas

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Guest Speaker

Marnie Gregg
Lifepoint BC • Owasso, Oklahoma
 


Special Music

Susan Vance
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Acworth, Georgia

Megan Bailey
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Malvern

Beth Hambrick
Victory Baptist Church, Russellville

Ashley Diggs (Congregational Worship)
Ten Mile Baptist Church, Lonsdale

 


Schedule

Friday, September 9
 
Saturday, September 10

   6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
         Registration, Supper, Fellowship
   7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
          Welcome, Congregational Singing
   7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
          Special Music
          Skit - Center MBC, Rowell
   8:30 – 9:00 p.m.
          Break, Fellowship
   9:00 – 9:45 p.m.
         Introduction of Saturday Speaker
         Congregational Singing
         Dismissal Prayer

    9:00 –   9:30 a.m.  
          Welcome, Music
  9:30 – 10:15 a.m.  
          Marnie Gregg, Speaker
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.  
          Break, Fellowship
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.  
          Special Music
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.  
          Marnie Gregg, Speaker
11:45 – 12:30 p.m.  
          Business, Closing Announcements

          Closing Hymn and Dismissal Prayer

 

General Information

REGISTRATION:

$25 per person
(Must be postmarked by SEPTEMBER 1).
Late registration: $30 per person.

Due to rising costs, we are no longer able to accept partial payment  for those attending one day.

Make checks payable to:
  Arkansas Women’s Retreat of ABA

Mail payment to:
  Marvanna Merritt
  1996 Cheyenne St.
  Camden, AR 71701
      Phone: 870-836-8769

MEALS:

Friday night—
  A grilled chicken dinner will be served.

Saturday—
  Breakfast and lunch on your own.

Coffee & Drinks will be provided

DRESS:

Casual Dress — Slacks/Skirts/Dressses.

 

No Nursery Provided


 

Hotels:
For all properties, please tell them you are with the "Arkansas ABA Women's Retreat" when making your reservation. This will ensure that you get the rate that has been given to our event. Please ask about cancellation policies when making your reservation. 24 hours is required in most cases to avoid charges.

Fairfield Inn & Suites
17320 I-30 North
(Right next to Benton Events Center)
Benton AR 72019
501-722-6330
$93.00 + tax
Manager: Alison

Best Western
17036 I-30 (Exit 118)
Benton AR 72019
501-778-9695
$62.95 + tax for King
$67.45 + tax for Double Queen

Manager: Jan

Hampton Inn
307 Office Park Dr
Bryant AR 72022
501-847-3200
Manager: Andrew

Berkshire Inn and Suites
210 Office Park Dr
Bryant AR 72022
501-847-7120
$74.99 + tax for King or 2 Queen Suite
Manager: Nick

Holiday Inn Express (new facility)
7224 Alcoa Rd
Bryant AR 72022
501-778-8400
Manager: Ryan

La Quinta Inn
408 W Commerce Dr
Bryant AR 72022
501-847-9494
$85.00 + tax for King or Double Queen
Manager: Sima

Comfort Inn and Suites
209 W Commerce
Bryant AR 72022
501-653-4000
Manager: Mindy

Bryant Inn (will be County Inn & Suites)
2915 Main St
Bryant AR 72022
501-847-0900
$74.99 + tax for any room with 2 guests
(each additonal guest is $10)

Manager: Melissa

Hometown Hotel
2921 Main St
Bryant AR 72022
501-653-0123
$74.99 + tax for any room with 2 guests
(each additonal guest is $10)

Manager: Melissa

 

 


 

Directions:

From LR: Take Exit 118 (Congo Road), stay on the service road for approximately a mile and half. Right past Applebee's, turn right into Hickory Square Shopping Center. The Benton Event Center is to the right of Tinseltown Theater.

From Hot Springs/Texarkana: Take Exit 118 (Congo Road), stay on the service road and veer right at First Lutheran Church. At the stop light at Kum & Go, turn left and go over the overpass. At the next light, make a left and continue on the north side service road. Right past Applebee's, turn right into Hickory Square Shopping Center. The Benton Event Center is to the right of Tinseltown Theater.

 
Area Restaurants:

Subway
Dixie Cafe
IHOP
Western Sizzlin
Tropical Smoothis Cafe
Colton's Steakhouse
Applebee's
La Hacienda
Popeyes
Chicken Express

 

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