Resort at Squaw Valley
Lake Tahoe, California
Hotel reservations are made directly with the Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, CA by going to the following website: www.squawcreek.com. The group code is 34M9YW. The hotel has 97 rooms per night available for our group at a discounted rate of $169 for the deluxe room and $219 for fireplace suite with kitchenette. All hotel rooms are subject to room tax and California Tourism Assessment. There is also a discounted resort fee of $12 per day plus tax.
Reservations may also be made by phone at: 1-800-327-3353. You must let the reservation clerk know that you are with the American Academy of Pediatrics group to obtain the discounted rate. Please contact the hotel directly for a listing of amenities.
CEASE CA Tobacco Cessation Trainings: Clinical Effort Against Second Hand Smoke Exposure project is now available to member practices in Northern California. For more information: TRAININGS For more information about CEASE and other resources for clinicians and families, see http://www.aap.org/richmondcenter. To see a video demonstration of the program, visit http://www.ceasetobacco.org.
Report on District IX Executive Board Legislative Day February 11, 2014 by Stuart Cohen, MD. Click here
SAVE THE DATE FOR ANNUAL AAP-CA/CMA LEGISLATIVE DAY
APRIL 22, 2014 IN SACRAMENTO
Advocacy Training and visit with local legsilators. Registration available soon at:
http://www.aap-ca.org or call 1-626-796-1632 or send email to:
For information on 50 bills reviewed by your California AAP since 2013, go to: www.aap-ca.org/bills
BOARD FOCUSES ON IMPROVING THE LIVES OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY:
At the September Board meeting your Board of Directors voted to focus the chapter's advocacy efforts and community projects on improving the health and well-being of children in Northern California who are currently living in poverty. Special focus will be given to food insecurity issues. The Board will provide updates on their plan to address this serious problem within our chapter and would welcome your suggestions, resources and participation. Contact the chapter office if you wish to volunteer for this endeavor: email@example.com
CHAPTER ELECTION FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS. The 2014 Chapter election is fast approaching and we invite you to run for any of the open offices. The following board positions are up for election or re-election: Chapter Secretary, Chapter Treasurer, Alternate Member at Large for several of the chapter regions. Please contact Beverly at 415/479-9200 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in being a candidate for your Chapter Board.
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS CHECKLIST FOR PEDIATRIC PRACTICES: Checklist
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