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2012 FJA Member Retreat

 The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa

At the Historic Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
Asheville, North Carolina
July 15-18, 2012

Download the Member Retreat Packet and Registration Form

Once again, the time has come for members and staff of the Florida Justice Association to come together for the FJA's Member Retreat. Every year, this event offers an opportunity for us to reflect on the events of the past year and to plan for upcoming challenges and opportunities. The coming year promises to be a crucial one for determining the future of our organization and rights of Florida's citizens. Please make plans to help build that future by joining us in Asheville. Both the beauty of the location and the work we do there will lay the groundwork for success in the months and years to come.

At the retreat we will discuss and plan our legislative, political and organizational needs for the future. As
President-elect of FJA, Gary Farmer personally invites you to come and be a part of determining the direction of the FJA, implement the strategies needed to reach our 2012 elections goals and to prioritize legislative goals for upcoming sessions.

Asheville: Edgy, Artsy and Inviting

There's something special about Asheville, and the world is just beginning to discover it. This thriving mountain city features a funky and eclectic downtown, 30-plus art galleries downtown alone, a burgeoning culinary scene, a thriving live music scene and, of course, the awe-inspiring scenery of the Appalachian Mountains.

Asheville is the ultimate playground, with a wide diversity of outdoor adventures and the ideal destination for an active and healthy getaway.

Gary and his family hope you will join them in Asheville for the perfect summer family vacation.


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors:


    Robson Forensic    


Resort Information:
The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa - what better location to gather than one of the South's most venerable and famous grand resorts! Built in 1913 from granite stones mined from Sunset Mountain, the resort overlooks the Asheville skyline and provides guests with majestic views of the legendary Blue Ridge Mountains. For decades, the Inn has been a favorite year-round destination for both leisure and business guests as the resort continues to lure future generations to its magical mountainside splendor. Its splendid views, old world charm, peerless amenities, and a long tradition of exceptional service and Southern hospitality make it a place to savor as one of the most enduringly original and exciting resorts in America.

Grove Park Inn Summer Fun Kid's Camp:
At The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, they want to make sure your children laugh and play and that parents have time to relax and rejuvenate with experiences that will create lasting memories for all. They offer a wonderful selection of kid's programs and camps, with arts and crafts, swimming games, sports, snacks and lunch, as well as a playground for the little ones. Supervised by a qualified staff, Children's Programs - for kids ages 5-12 - are packed with fun activities and adventure!

Read More about the GPI Summer Fun Kid's Camp
and other family activities here!
Subject to change

Deadline for reservations is June 14, 2012

Reserving your room:

  • Please contact the Grove Park Inn directly at 1-800-438-5800 and identify yourself as being with the Florida Justice Association for ease of booking. 
  • Group rates are $229/night for run-of-house rooms.  A limited number of one-bedroom suites are available for $558/night.  You can discuss other room options by calling the resort.
  • A deposit equal to the room rate and tax for one night is required.  The deposit is refundable if the individual cancels the reservation at least 72 hours prior to arrival. 
  • Room rates will be honored three days before and three days following the FJA Member Retreat, pending availability.
  • Any reservation made after the block is full or after June 14, 2012 will be subject to space and rate availability.
  • Room descriptions and options can be viewed here.
  • Make Your Reservations Today! Call 1-800-438-5800 and mention you're with the Florida Justice Association.

Download the Member Retreat Packet for Additional Information


“Accents on Asheville” is a destination management company working with FJA to offer activities for our members to enjoy while in Asheville. Click here for the activities planned especially for FJA members attending the Member Retreat. 

Please feel free to contact Michael Rouse at "Accents on Asheville" with any questions regarding these featured activities and to inquire about other possibilities to enhance your vacation experience.  Any activities you register for with “Accents on Asheville” are separate from the activities associated with the FJA Member Retreat.

Visit The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa for additional information on this unique, first class resort!

 If you have any questions, please contact Lynn McCartney at (850) 521-1030.

We Hope To See You in Asheville!