2005 CEANA Convention
The Volta Club, Inc., and the Council of Ewe Associations of North America (CEANA), a powerhouse organization of Ewes in Canada and USA cordially invites Ghanaians around the world to join the 2005 Annual CEANA Convention activities in the Washington Metro Area during the Labor Day weekend.
The theme for the convention is INVESTMENT AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT: CRITICAL ISSUES ACROSS EWELAND
The Convention activities and lodging will be at the following hotel.
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Hotel Room Rates:
$59.00 per night-Single or Double occupancy without breakfast (code-
CEA)or $69.00 per night-Single or Double occupancy with breakfast(code-CNW)
Please call: 1-800-Hiltons (1-800-445-8667) and mention that you are booking room
under the Council of Ewe Associations of North America (CEANA).
Reservations must be made by August 8, 2005 and must be confirmed
with a major Credit Card to guarantee the above rates.
There are two (2) different codes available for your reservation.
Select your preferred code from below and mention this when making
1)CEA is the code for rate without breakfast
2)CNW is the code for rate with breakfast
Visit the hotel website and take a tour to see for yourself what
they have to offer. www.mclean.hilton.com or
Please avoid booking more sleeping rooms than you will need as the
hotel will charge you for at least one night rate for rooms reserved
and not used and not canceled by the August 8, 2005 reservation
There are two airports which are conveniently located about 14 miles
away from the Convention Hotel. The airports are the Washington
Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the Reagan National (DCA)
Airport. Groups and individuals who are planning to attend the 2005
CEANA Convention are advised to use the Washington Dulles
International Airport (IAD).
The Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is about sixty
(60)miles away from the Convention Hotel site.
The Convention activities will begin on Friday, September 2, 2005
and end on Sunday, September 4, 2005.
1) Friday - Meeting of the Executive Council (Secretariat) and
Delegates from member organizations known as the Council of
2) Saturday (Daytime) - The General Membership meeting is open to
All Convention attendees, individuals from member organizations,
delegates and the CEANA Secretariat. There will be an afternoon
Luncheon, featuring the special guest speakers.
3) Saturday (Evening) - An evening of Dinner Dance/Banquet in an
atmosphere of pomp, and cultural performances. There will be special
prizes presented during the banquet event!
4) Sunday - An all-day picnic with durbar, featuring cultural
dances, variety of delicious ethnic cuisines, various games and lots
of other forms of entertainment.
This year's Convention will be a blast! There will be luxury
accommodation and feeding for all. You must call early to reserve
your hotel rooms at the affordable rates above.
For further convention updates, please visit www.ceanaonline.com or send e-mail to the following planning committee members:
Look out for additional Convention information... See you in September!!!
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