Poetry  -- Food for the Soul  
49th Annual Awards Banquet
of the
Poetry Society of Texas

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Crowne Plaza Suites - Dallas Park Central
7800 Alpha Road ~ Dallas, Texas 75240
(972) 233 - 7600

Program

11:15 a.m.       Reception
11:45 a.m.       Banquet room open for seating
12:00 noon      Banquet served
  1:00 p.m.      Introduction - Greetings from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies
         ~ Announcing the winner of the Hilton Ross Greer Outstanding Service Award
 1:15 p.m. Intermission
 1:30 p.m. Poetry Society of Texas Annual Awards
     Announcement of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and the reading of the 1st place Winners if they are in attendance)
     ~Presentation of the Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Book Publication Award

An Open Mic Reading Session will be held immediately after the program.


Banquet Menu

Gardem Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
A Chicken Roulade stuffed with Feta Cheese, Artichokes, and Spinach served with white wine cream sauce
Tricolored Orzo Pasta
A Medley of Fresh Seasonal Vegetables
Assorted Rolles and Butter Florets with Fresh Flower Garnish ~ Tea, Coffee, Decaf
Fruit Tart With Whipped Cream

If a serious dietary requirement exists for health or religious reasons, such notice must be given by November 4th to the Annual Awards Co-Chairmen, Mildred Vorpahl Baass and Nancy Baass, in care of the later at: 2306 North DeLeon St. Victoria, TX 77901-4812 e-mail: nbaass@earthlink.net (no special requests can be made the night of the Banquet.)

Hotel Reservations

These should be made directly with the Crowne Plaza Suites. Mention that you are with PST for the room rate of $89.00 + tax, which includes a generous Continental breakfast served in the hotel's restaurant, Cafe Barritz.

Banquet Reservations
These should be made by filling in the requested information below, and sending the form along with the $28 fee (made payable to PST) to Pat Randolph, 9898 Hollow Way, Dallas TX 75220 by November 4th. Your paid registration guarantees that a name badge, assuring your admission, will be available when you arrive. (No reservation forms will be honored without payment included.)
Banquet antendees are eligible for a door prize graciously donated by Valerie Moreland, the Corporate Catering Manager of the Crowne Plaza Suites


Plan to attend this Gala Event, whether you entered the contests or not you have won or even entered any of the contests! Come for an enjoyable afternoon of delicious food, excellent poetry, and friendly conversation with fellow PST Members from all over the state!
I(We) Plan to attend the 2005 PST Annual Awards Banquet ($28.00 per person enclosed)

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