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Go to the NM Wing Website http://www.nmcap.org. Look for a link to the 2014 Wing Conference. Open the link to find the registration form, fill in and mail to the address on the form. The form and check may be hand-delivered to NM Wing.
This year, the Cadet Ball will be held on Friday evening. Please plan to join us for a fun filled evening.
WHERE TO STAY
The Ramada Hotel & Conference Center (http://www.ramadalascruces.com/) is located at 201 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM. The room rates are $83.79 per night TAX INCLUDED for a Single King Room (can accommodate three to a room, $5 extra over 2) and $96.18 per night TAX INCLUDED for a Double Queen Room (can accommodate four to a room, $5 extra per person over 2). When you call to make your reservation, please be sure to mention the code Wing Conference to the reservation clerk. Kindly make your reservation no later than 10 October by calling the Reservation Desk at (575) 526-4411 or Toll Free (800) 2RAMADA. The room rate is good from Thursday night through Sunday night for those who would like an extended stay.
WHAT TO WEAR
Friday Night Cadet Ball - For the Gentlemen- Mess Dress, Formal Civilian Attire or Business Suit. For the Ladies - Mess Dress, Cocktail Dresses or Formal Wear. Cadets: Young Gentlemen - Blue Semiformal Uniform or "Sunday Best". Young Ladies - Blue Semiformal Uniform, Fancy Dress or "Sunday Best".
Saturday Morning - Conference Session - Any recognized CAP uniform (Please no flight suits or BDU uniforms). Cadets - Class A or Class B uniform with or without the tie may be worn.
Saturday Evening Banquet - For the Gentlemen- Mess Dress, Formal Civilian Attire or Business Suit. For the Ladies - Mess Dress, Cocktail Dresses or Formal Wear. Cadets: Young Gentlemen - Blue Semiformal Uniform or "Sunday best". Young Ladies - Blue Semiformal Uniform, Fancy Dress or "Sunday Best".
HOW TO GET THERE BY VEHICLE
See the following web page (http://www.ramadalascruces.com/).
Traveling on I-25, Exit 1 to University Avenue. Travel West 4.2 miles. Ramada Hotel & Conference Center is on right just BEFORE Valley Drive.
Traveling on I-10, Exit 142. Travel North across University Avenue , Ramada Hotel & Conference Center is on right.
ARRIVING BY AIRCRAFT:
IN EL PASO
There are no commercial flights into Las Cruces Airport. All commercial flights should be made to El Paso, TX. There are various car rentals available in El Paso. Shuttle service (Las Cruces Shuttle 575-525-1784) is available for transportation to Las Cruces.
IN LAS CRUCES
The Las Cruces Airport is located 11 miles from the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center. There are ample tie-downs located at the airport. Contact Southwest Aviation at (575) 524-8047 to enquire about availability and costs as well as car rental.
SUNDAY PRAYER SERVICES
There will be a non-denominational prayer service held at 8:00 am Sunday Morning at the hotel. Should you choose to attend the church of your choice, there are listings by denomination in the local phone book.
WHAT TO WEAR OUTSIDE THE CONFERENCE
The weather can be beautiful or rainy and cold. Plan your wardrobe for cool mornings, relatively mild midday and cool evening temperatures.
WHAT ELSE TO DO
in the immediate area include MOTEL 6, COMFORT INN, SUPER 8, HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS and PLAZA SUITES.
PLACES TO EAT OUTSIDE THE HOTEL
WhataBurger – across the streetOther Restaurants are about 6 blocks away along University Avenue.