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New at 2017 Annual Conference: Cost-effective meal plans

Delegates and other attendees at the 2017 South Carolina Annual Conference – set for June 4-7 – have a new, cost-saving option this year: the opportunity to buy a meal plan for the duration of the four-day meeting.

Typically, delegates and other attendees are responsible for taking care of their own meals, and this year they will have several options for on-site dining in the main dining room at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Menus for each day’s meals are listed below.

The tiered meal plan includes options for lunch and dinner:

Option 1

Six meals, covering the entire conference (Sunday dinner, Monday & Tuesday lunch and dinner, Wednesday lunch). This is the most economical plan. ($100 total)

Option 2

Purchase meals by day (Sunday dinner and Wednesday lunch, Monday lunch and dinner, Tuesday lunch and dinner). This provides some flexibility for planning your visit in Greenville. ($38/day)

Option 3

Purchase meals individually by day. This provides the highest level of flexibility when planning your visit. ($18/per meal for lunch; $24/per meal for dinner)

Click here to register for your meal plan

The deadline to sign up for a meal plan is May 19, but conference attendees are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible. That will give both conference officials and TD Center staff enough time to prepare – and help keep the cost down.

When you register for the meal plan, please make certain that you check the box for the special event that you plan to attend. Payment may be made only with a debit/credit card or electronic check. Upon receipt of payment, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, your payment was not successful and you will need to register again. There will be no refunds.

If you do not have Internet access, please ask a family member, a friend, your pastor, or your district office for assistance in registering.

Menus for 2017 Annual Conference meal plans

All menus are buffet service and include iced tea, water and coffee stations. All salads, desserts, taxes, service charges and gratuity are included in menu price.

Sunday, June 4 – Dinner

Lasagna & salad

House-made lasagna with traditional meat sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses
Caesar salad
Sautéed Italian squash and sweet peppers
Garlic bread
Lemon cream cake

Monday, June 5 – Lunch

Build-your-own garden salad & soup

Mixed field greens and romaine lettuce, sliced grilled chicken breast, bacon bits, green peas, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, rustic croutons and cheddar cheese
Served with ranch dressing and balsamic vinaigrette
Tomato bisque soup
House-made shoepeg corn salad
Potato rolls and butter
Brownies

Monday, June 5 – Dinner

Herb-basted roast pork loin

Served with bordelaise sauce and caramelized onions
Yukon gold mashed potatoes
Glazed carrots with dill
House salad bar with cucumbers, grape tomatoes and croutons
Ranch dressing and balsamic vinaigrette
Chocolate truffle torte

Tuesday, June 6 – Lunch

House-smoked pulled pork BBQ

Served with buns, yellow mustard BBQ sauce and traditional red sauce
Baked beans, southern green beans and cole slaw
Banana pudding

Tuesday, June 6 – Dinner

Grilled boneless chicken breast

Topped with roasted sweet corn, shaved ham and provolone cheese
Served with lemon/garlic cream sauce
House salad bar with cucumbers, grape tomatoes and croutons
Ranch dressing and balsamic vinaigrette
Sautéed fresh mixed vegetables
Confetti rice pilaf
Strawberry cream torte

Wednesday, June 7 – Lunch

Wrap sandwich

Smoked turkey with pimento cheese, lettuce and tomato in a sun-dried tomato wrap
Mediterranean orzo pasta salad
Potato chips
Assorted cookies

 

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