Updates and hotel information Announcing great places to stay for the next three upcoming locations. Please contact us as soon as possible for details regarding the room blocks. Hearing from you in advance will help guarantee that the class you want to attend and the rooms will be available. For our class at The Ranch in Cataldo, Idaho we have a room block at the awesome Northwest contemporary condos in the Morning Star Lodge at the heart of Silver Mountain Resort’s Gondola Village. This class is almost full. http://www.silvermt.com/Lodging/Silver-Mountain-Lodging In addition to their indoor waterpark, they have the following summer activities: GOLF...Galena Ridge - Group Rates/Shot Gun Tournaments Available! Scenic Gondola Rides - on site Biking / Mountain Biking - on site Zip Line - nearby GeoCaching - on site Tennis - on site Fly-fishing - nearby White water rafting - nearby ATV Tours - nearby Surfing Lessons - on site Behind the Scenes, Underground Guided Waterpark Tour - on site (no charge) Running Track - on site HorseShoes - on site Gold Mine Tours - nearby Hiking - on site Berry Picking - on site Village Movie Nights - on site S'More Roasts in the Village - on site Soccer Field - on site Day Spa - on site Restaurants - on site Sports/Souvenir Shop - on site Noah's Loft - Gondola Base Village Alpenrose - On Mountain Moguls - On Mountain For our class in beautiful Highlands Ranch, Colorado we have a room block 1 mile from our class location at the wonderful Hilton Garden Inn Denver/Highlands Ranch. http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/colorado/hilton-garden-inn-denver-highlands-ranch-DENSWGI/index.html This class is filling fast! For our class in Nashville, Tennessee we have a room block right in the heart of music row at the fantastic Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown. http://nashvilledowntown.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html More Information: CATALDO IDAHO June 13-17, 2016 Hosted by Stuart Parks The Ranch, everyones favorite place to take a class. You can wander up in back and commune with grizzlies, cougars, wolves, black bears and moose (careful, moose are dangerous)..ahh, nature...did I mention the wolverines? Or if you want a better chance to outrun them, you can bike right up the road to the 40 mile paved bike trail that goes along the chain lakes and rivers. Stay in Kellogg under the World’s Longest Gondola, where you can mountain bike down the mountain from the top. HIGHLANDS RANCH COLORADO August 1-5, 2016 Hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department Spectacular Rocky Mountain adventures await, like the nearby Red Rocks Amphitheater with beautiful Mile High summer weather! NASHVILLE TENNESSEE August 22-26, 2016 Hosted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation And we'll go Honky Tonkin', Honky Tonkin'...Music City U-S-A y’all! PIKEVILLE KENTUCKY August 29-September 2, 2016 Hosted by the Kentucky State Police Gwen Marcey Week in the location of Carrie’s third novel. Writers and artists are welcome to learn composite art from the real Gwen Marcey and celebrate the novels release with events all week, like book signings, readings and more. After class activities include, horseback riding on the steep mountain trails through the woods that Gwen rode, Hatfield-McCoy feud sites and more adventures featured in the novel. CALGARY ALBERTA CANADA, eh? September 12-16, 2016 Hosted by the Calgary Police Service The most beautiful place on earth with the nicest people, eh? Breathtaking Canadian Rockies! Banff and Lake Louise! MOUNT PLEASANT SOUTH CAROLINA October 24-28, 2015 Hosted by the Mount Pleasant Police Department History, food, beaches and Charleston, voted #1 travel destination in the world! Spend a week on the beach and take a class at the friendliest department anywhere! Stay tuned, we are looking into a few amazing new sites for future classes! Please help us with planning and logistics regarding all our classes. You can do this by saving us tremendous effort in responding to this newsletter with a quick note regarding your training for the coming year. It’s from these responses that we determine new locations and classes that will be offered.
MAJOR NEWS about California Classes and Carrie’s Novels! Carrie is in the final weeks of writing her third novel, When Death Draws Near, while she anxiously awaits the release of her second novel, The Bones Will Speak, on August 11th. In the meantime, her first novel, A Cry From the Dust, has received two more major honors. The Christian Booksellers Association chose it as a finalist for a Christy Award for excellence in suspense writing and now the ACSI has selected it as a finalist for a Carol Award at the upcoming Conference in Dallas. Carrie and I will both be attending the Conference, which will be the weekend before our class in Dallas.
CALIFORNIA POST PLAN IV is BACK!! This means reimbursement of travel expenses for our California POST students! So please, please let us know if you are interested in training this year because we anticipate great interest in any California location. We are looking into San Diego the week of December 7-11, 2015...please watch for upcoming newsletters and e-mails! This year’s schedule has awesome locations. With novels to write, painting commissions to finish, travel (did we mention the Great Pyrenees puppy in the house) we need for you to contact us now more than ever regarding your interest in attending any training with us this year.
HIGHLANDS RANCH COLORADO July 20-24, 2015 Spectacular Rocky Mountain High
CALGARY ALBERTA CANADA, eh? August 31-September 4, 2015 The most beautiful place on earth with the nicest people, eh?
PLANO TEXAS September 21-25, 2015 BIG D!
OCONOMOWOC WISCONSIN October 5-9, 2015 Packers, Beer, Cheese...any questions!
MOUNT PLEASANT SOUTH CAROLINA October 26-30, 2015 History, food, beaches and Charleston, voted #1 travel destination in the world!
SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA (pending) December 7-11, 2015 One of our most requested locations dudes and dudettes and we working to make it happen at the best place to be in December!
PLEASE check your certification status and the classes and let us know if you will or will not be joining us this year. This will save us the time to check your status and contact you...and with 800 of you on the newsletter list we shouldn’t have to explain what a daunting task that is. We have a great addition to our certification class this year. You will received Carrie’s book on deception with professionally developed DVD. Watch for updates coming very soon!
Terry Sheridan, CCA (5/18)
|The advanced reader's copy of my next book arrived this week and all I can say is WHOOOOOHOOOOO!|
Tracie Jokala, CCA (4/16)
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