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PERA Announces Preliminary Schedule for 66th Annual Conference


To register for PERA’s 66th Annual Conference, log on to the PERA website ( to complete the form or contact Nancie Boland at [email protected].

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Tuesday, September 20

11:30 a.m.: Lunch

Wine Tour – Tour will include a visit to 3 vineyards

12:00 p.m.: Golf Outing (Eastern Michigan University’s Eagle Crest Golf Club)  

6:30-8:00 p.m. Opening Reception   

Wednesday, September 21

7:00-8:00 a.m.: Breakfast  

8:00 a.m.:  Depart hotel for Melling

10:00-4:00 p.m.: Spouse Tour  

9:00-11:45 a.m.: Tour and lunch at Melling in Jackson, MI

12:00 p.m.: Depart for Mahle

1:30-3:15 p.m.: Tour Mahle piston ring facility in St. Johns, MI

3:30 p.m.:  Depart for hotel

5:00 p.m.:  Return to hotel – evening open

Thursday, September 22

8:00-8:45 am:  Working Breakfast – Internet and social networking, a glimpse at the futurer, presented by Arthur Talbot

8:45-9:30 a.m.: GM Duramax Engines, presented by Roy Berndt

9:45 a.m.:  Depart for tours/boxed lunch

10:00 a.m.:  Spouse Tour (Henry Ford & Greenfield Village)


10:30-12:30 p.m.: Tour Dart Machinery

12:45 p.m.:  Depart for Henry Ford Museum/Box Lunch

1:30-5:00 p.m.: Tour of Henry Ford Museum


5:30-6:30 p.m.: Cocktails, Hors d’ouevers, Model T rides

6:30 p.m.: Dinner at Eagle Tavern

Friday, September 23

7:30-8:00 a.m.: Breakfast 

8:30 a.m.: Depart for Roush                                            


9:00-11:00 a.m.: Roush Tour

11:15 a.m.:  Depart Roush     


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