IAOS Cocktail Reception Reminder

Dear IAOS Member:

March is not far away, which means it is almost time for this year's Irish-American Orthopaedic Society Cocktail Reception, being held in Orlando, Florida during the AAOS Annual Meeting. Our reception will take place on the Pool Balcony of the Rosen Centre Hotel, where you'll relax with colleagues and friends by the crystal blue pool waters, while enjoying the balmy nighttime breezes.

March 3 meeting resortDon't miss this perfect opportunity to meet, socialize, and network with fellow IAOS members and colleagues, while attending this prestigious conference. Your entrance to the reception is assured if you are a member in good standing, and your spouse or guest may attend for a reception fee of $50. If you still need to satisfy your membership obligations, please do so before the reception, at IAOS.net/join-iaos, to avoid any delays at the door.


Friday, March 4
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Rosen Centre Hotel
Pool Balcony
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819-8122


Open Bar:
Top Shelf Brands
Irish Whiskey
Domestic Beers

Wee Bites:
Beef Wellington
Shepard's Pie
Seasonal vegetables and dip
Imported and domestic cheeses
Warm French Brie en croute
...and more!

Hearty Fare:
Carving board with beef tenderloin
Pasta bar with lobster ravioli and more
Vegetarian pot stickers
Chicken lo mein
...and more!

Luscious Sweets:
Fresh strawberries and deep-fried bananas
topped with whipped cream and chocolate drizzle
Cheesecake lollipops
Tuxedo strawberries

We look forward to seeing you there!
And, don't forget to sign up for the April 15th IAOS meeting in County Mayo, Ireland! Register today at mayo16.ie!

Best Regards,
Eddie McDevitt
President IAOS

IMPORTANT NOTICE to Active Members:

A reminder... IAOS annual dues are $150. You may pay by mail, by phone, or by logging here to renew your membership.
Upon submitting your IAOS dues, you will receive a complimentary subscription to JSOA, which offers free CMEs with each quarterly issue (maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category-1 credits per issue).

Thank you so much for your continued support.

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