Grassroots and Advocacy Workshop

Grassroots and Advocacy Workshop
April 12-13, 2019
Whispering Woods, 7300 Hacks Cross Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654

Draft Agenda (subject to change)



                              Arrive at Whispering Woods for those coming from out of town

6:30 pm –            Dinner for those in town (TBD, tentative)


Friday                 Whispering Woods and Southern College of Optometry

7:15am                 Breakfast at Whispering Woods

8:00 am                Leave for SCO

9:00 am               SCO tour with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann

10:00 am             Optometry-Only Fundraiser for Delbert Hosemann

10:45 am               Leave for Whispering Woods

12:15 pm              Lunch at Whispering Woods

1:30 pm               (2 hours non-COPE)

                                Arkansas House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee

                                Scope of Practice Testimony

1:30 pm                Capitol Resources / OFP – contribution meeting (invitation only)

4:00 pm                (tentative) MOA Budget & Finance Committee meeting (invitation only)

5:30 pm                Dinner on your own


Saturday           Whispering Woods

8:00 am               Breakfast

8:30 am               (2 hours non-COPE) Stennis Institute Election Exercise

10:30 am             (2 hours non-COPE)  Dana Reason, AOA Grassroots Coordinator

                                Grassroots Training

12:30 pm              Steve Edwards – State Board presentation and Q&A

                                 Working lunch

2:00 pm                Day ends