Volume XXX, Number 9
 September 2015


THCA Convention Advanced Registration has ended, but if you haven’t pre-registered, you can still register on-line with the on-site registration price to help shorten your on-site registration process.

Also, don’t forget to create your Personal Convention Itinerary to ensure you attend all of the great sessions and networking events scheduled.

  1. Provider Attendee Registration Site: (THCA Discount Housing information provided when registration has been submitted)
  2. Convention Schedule & Session Descriptions: Make note of the sessions you are most interested in and place on your personal itinerary – it’ll be hard because they are all EXCELLENT!
  3. THCAPAC Golf Tournament: Support your Political Action Committee, and register to play in the THCA Golf Tournament on Monday, September 21st at Cowboys Golf Club! Registration is a personal political contribution to THCAPAC and therefore is separate from convention registration. Note: Registration contribution must be paid by personal dollars.
  4. Ensure these items are on your personal itinerary:

Monday Night: Welcome Reception, 6:30 – 8:30pm – A great place to re-connect with colleagues and make new friends!

Tuesday Morning: THCA Administrators Council Breakfast, 7-8:15am – breakfast with your fellow THCA Member Nursing and Assisted Living Administrators

Tuesday Morning: Keynote Address “Fired Up!”, 8:30–10:30am

Tuesday Afternoon: Trade Show, 4-7pm – Business Members share their latest and greatest services & products to help you operate your facility as effectively as possible. Bring plenty of business cards to participate in Tuesday’s Exhibitor Drawings!

Tuesday Afternoon: THCA House of Delegates Meeting, 1:30–3:30pm – All Voting Delegates should attend. Be sure to have your Delegate credentials for access to the Delegates seating. House of Delegates is also where the following THCA Awards will be presented: Outstanding Administrator of the Year; Outstanding Assisted Living Administrator of the Year; Ombudsman of the Year; Public Information & Education (PIE) Awards and the wonderful Regional C.N.A. of the Year presentations. (Note: D.O.N. of the Year; Regional Nurse of the Year & Nurse Scholarships will be presented during the Nurses Day Award Luncheon on Wednesday)

Tuesday Night: THCA 65th Anniversary Celebration, 7-10pm – Live Music by “The Emerald City Band”, THCA Sapphire Lounge and Casino Style Gaming! Win Prizes provided by our Fabulous Exhibitors!

Wednesday Morning, General Session, “It all Starts with Attitude”, 8:30-10am

Wednesday Afternoon: Trade Show, 3:30-6:30pm – Business Members share their latest and greatest services & products to help you operate your facility as effectively as possible. Bring more business cards to participate in Wednesday’s Exhibitor Drawings!

Thursday Morning: Closing Keynote, 8:30–10:30am

Remember, rest up before heading to Grapevine and pack super comfortable shoes because we have a great convention planned for you!

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

If you have any questions about the THCA C to C Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact me at gbwilliams@txhca.org or call (512) 458-1257.


State News


National News


Announcements & Recognitions

THCA’s 65th Annual
Convention and Trade Show

THCA 65-01


Official Convention Sponsor


AHCA/NCAL 66th Annual
Convention & Expo
October 4-7, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

Our Great State of Texas is the host state for the AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention & Expo, October 4-7, 2015! Experience the National Conference right here in our home state!

Pre-Registration Rate available until September 9, 2015

Onsite Registration Rate available September 10, 2015 -October 7, 2015

Hotel Reservation Deadline – September 9, 2015

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Register now and take advantage of the Pre-Registration Rate Savings.





Official THCAPAC @ Convention Sponsor

?’s About THCAPAC…Here’s How To Contact Us
Ron Payne, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Mark McKenzie, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Gina Muniz, THCAPAC Liaison


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