Saturday Business and Professional Development Session
Business meeting and professional development will be held in the Evergreen Ballroom beginning at 0730 until approximately 1330 on Saturday 2 June. Coffee service and continental breakfast will start at 0700. An informative and productive business session has been planned.
We have invited Georgia Governor Nathan Deal; Georgia Lt Governor Casey Cagle; Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue; General Joseph Lengyel, Chief, National Guard Bureau; LTG Joseph Anderson, HQ Dept of the Army, Dep Chief of Staff G3/5/7; BG Thomas Carden, Deputy Commander, Multinational Division South East; NGAUS President, BG (Ret) Roy Robinson; and several legislators. Additionally, your Professional Development Session will also include strategic leadership presentations made by, Major General Joe Jarrard, The Adjutant General, Georgia; Major General Jesse Simmons, Commander, Georgia Air National Guard; and Brigadier General Randall Simmons, Commander, Georgia Army National Guard.
As you can see, this will be a great opportunity for you to hear first hand from strategic leaders about the contemporary issues impacting the Georgia Guard and also have a chance to interact with them.
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Uniform: All may wear civilian business casual. ACU, OCP, or ABU/Flight Suit is acceptable but not required.
Saturday Spouse Breakfast
Theme - Spouse Mardi Gras Le Petit Déjeuner
Don’t miss the Spouse Mardi Gras Le Petit Déjeuner on Saturday at 9:30 am in the Stone Mountain Ballroom. This new venue allows plenty of room for everyone! After a delicious southern breakfast, the fun and laughter will begin! Back by popular demand will be Mark Ballard, Macon, Georgia’s favorite son. Mark is a renowned artist, designer, author, columnist, entertainer, and television personality! You will be laughing nonstop. Please come and enjoy this fun event! Wear your cutest Mardi Gras Mask or use one of ours! Prizes will be awarded! We are going to have a blast!
Resort Casual /Cost: $20
Saturday Night Formal - Masquerade Ball
Theme - Masquerade!
Put on your most elegant attire and attend the formal Masquerade Ball on Saturday evening beginning at 1800 in the Evergreen Ballroom. Make sure to sign up for your table ahead of time at registration on Friday. Banquet seating will be at 1900. A real treat has been planned for the entertainment! It will be an evening full of glamour, fun, dancing, and surprises. Wear your mask to make your entrance to the ball! A photographer will be available to take pictures of you looking like a “million”!
Dress Blues, Mess Dress, Civilian Equivalent
Coat and Tie is acceptable
Masks are not required