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REGISTRATION ENDS on MONDAY 8-8-22.

There will NOT be on-site registration

Registration $100 for Convention

$50 Grand Banquet

PNP/PNC Lunch - no charge

PLEASE NOTE:

Guests will need to show registration lanyards to join us in the breakfast area or luncheon/meeting rooms.

On Thursday, August 18th, there will be an optional "Day of Service" from 9am-noon where several crafts (Soap, fleece blankets, and wood crafts) will be learned and donated to a local VA home in Rapid City. This event is free but please notate attendance on the registration form so that enough supplies are allotted for participants.

Breakfast (Monday through Thursday), Lunch, (Monday through Wednesday), and the charter

bus excursion to Mt. Rushmore and the historic city of Deadwood will be covered by your registration fee.

 

$100+ LATE after July 1, 2022

DEADLINE for registration is August 8, 2022. There will NOT be onsite registration.

 

The MOPHA Registration Form is ONLY for Auxiliary, MOPHA Associate Members and their guests. MOPH Members must register on the MOPH Website.

 

MOPHA Registration may be EMAILED to National Secretary, Judy Fiddler at mophauxsec@gmail.com or mailed to her at the address on the form.

Payment for the National Convention may be paid via check or money order, or you will be billed if you wish to use your credit card.

Please click HERE for the 2022 National Convention Registration Form.

Hotel 

Reservations

The 89th Annual Military Order of the Purple Heart and Auxiliary's National Convention will be held in Rapid City, South Dakota.

The 2022 National Convention will be held from August 14 to August 19 2022 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel located at 2111 N. LaCrosse St., Rapid City, SD 57701.

 

The group rate deadline of $125/night for the Best Western Ramkota has passed. To book lodging at the Ramkota, please call the hotel directly at 605-343-8550 for reservations. 

Three additional choices of hotels are available as well for the price of $75/night. These hotels are across the street from the Ramkota. Please contact the hotel directly to reserve your lodging needs. There will not be a shuttle to and from the Ramkota. Please be aware that you may have to use your own transportation (or walk) to the Ramkota if you select one of the following hotels:

Super 8

620 Howard St

Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 343-5434

Room Rate: $75.00 + tax (Fixed)

 

Days Inn

Rapid City

1570 N. Lacrosse St

Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 348-8410

Room Rate: $75.00 + tax (Fixed)

 

Quality Inn & Suites

1550 N. Lacrosse St.

Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 348-3110 605-348-2221

Room Rate: $75.00 + tax (Fixed)

AGENDA

Sunday, August 14th 

3:00 - 6:00 Registration  

6:00-8:00 Social Hour (Mardi Gras)

Monday, August 15th 

7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

7:00 - 9:00 Registration 

8:30 - 9:00 National Finance Committee Meeting

9:15 - 11:30 NEC Meeting 

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Honoring (PNC/PNP)

1:00 - 2:00 MOPH/MOPHA Joint Convention Ceremony & Joint Memorial Service 

2:00 - 3:00 Scheduled overflow time / break   

3:00 - 4:15 Opening Business Session

5:30 - 10:00 Mount Rushmore Excursion 

5:00 - 9:00 Snacks and Sodas/Hospitality Room 

Tuesday, August 16th  

7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30 Convention Business Session II

11:45 - 1:00 Auxiliary Luncheon for President 

1:15 - 4:00 Convention Business Session III

5:00 - 8:00 City of Deadwood excursion

5:00 - 9:00 MICHIGAN THEME Hospitality Room

Wednesday, August 17th 

7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30 Convention Business Session IV

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch "Bee-stro" theme / Awards

1:15 - 2:15 Convention Business Session V (Elections)

2:30 - 3:15 Post Convention National Executive Committee 

3:15 - 4:00 Post Convention National Finance Committee 

4:00 - Free Time  

6:00 - 7:00 Reception/Social/MOPH/MOPHA Joint Picture

7:00  - Formal Gala Event 

Thursday August 18th 

7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00 Day of Service (Arts & Crafts) - Optional