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L.A.con IV holds first open General Meeting

13/03/2005. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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2006 World Science Fiction Convention solicits participants and ideas.

At noon, Saturday, April 30th, 2005, the L.A.con IV committee will be hosting its first Open General Meeting at the LASFS Clubhouse.

The meeting is open to all. they welcome those who are currently working on L.A.con IV, those who would like to become involved in working on the convention and anyone with ideas and suggestions for the convention.

The agenda for the meeting is to discuss the general plans for the convention. they will be covering what the committee hopes to accomplish and how they plan to go about it. They are talking big ideas and grand schemes. They will be covering everything from major events, programming, the Space Cadets theme; a general layout of the convention's planned facilities, the Space Port Lounge, and a host of other areas. L.A.con IV is looking for eager, enthusiastic people wanting to contribute to making the 64th Worldcon everything it can be. They are interested in your ideas and looking for people who want to join in the fun of creating a great Worldcon.

The meeting will take place at the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, Inc. (LASFS) Clubhouse at 11513 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, California, 91601.

The meeting will start at noon and is expected to run into the evening. The day will include formal and informal discussions about the convention and general socializing. This will enable all those concerned the opportunity to get to know each other better. Drinks and snacks will be provided, including an L.A. classic-style barbecue.

For anyone traveling in for the meeting, they have a limited number of rooms available at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys for the rate of $79.00 per night (single or double). This will include a complimentary buffet breakfast. You can make reservations by contacting the Airtel at 1-800-2Airtel. Just mention L.A.con IV to get the special rate. Shuttle service will be available from the Airtel to the meeting and back.

While the World Science Fiction Convention is primarily a literary convention, they believe that the World Science Fiction Convention should include fans from all over the world and from all the worlds of fandom. Whether your interest is primarily literature, science, anime, fanzines, media, costuming, filking, gaming, socializing etc., they feel you should be part of this convention and this convention should have something to offer you and your friends. The only way for this to happen is if people of all interests get together to work together to make the convention the best possible event.

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