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WGRC Alumni Symposium and Weekend 19–20 July, 2013.

SYMPOSIUM 8:30AM–4:45PM 19 July, 2013.

RECEPTION 7:00PM–10:00PM 19 July 2013.

TOUR OF THE KANSAS WHEAT INNOVATION CENTER AND HEARTLAND PLANT INNOVATION FACILITIES 10AM 20 July 2013.

  • For those interested in the new Kansas Wheat Commission building, the site of HPI operations, and the future home of the WGRC Gene Bank

OPEN HOUSE 12:00PM–? 20 July 2013.

  • Gill Residence, 3905 Erin Circle, Manhattan, KS

TRAVEL TO MANHATTAN

  • American Airlines now has five flight a day to Manhattan Regional Airport, two from Chicago and three from Dallas.
    • Chicago arrivals: 12:25PM and 9:05PM
    • Dallas arrivals: 10:40AM, 4:30PM, and 9:55PM
    • For more information, go to http://flymhk.com/
    • We will be glad to provide transportation from MHK to your hotel. Please let us know your arrival time.

ACCOMODATIONS (reserved rooms @ $119/night including breakfast)

  • Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, KS [the Hilton is just down the street from the Flint Hills Discovery Center]
  • 785-532-9116 (TEL) [reference 'WGRC' when reserving a room]
  • 785-532-9136 (FAX)
  • register online at: www.manhattanks.hgi.com [enter the group code 'WGRC' when booking reservation]

OTHER ACCOMODATIONS IN MANHATTAN [pricing is estimated] [for a full list of lodging in the Manhattan area see: http://www.manhattancvb.org/index.aspx?nid=28]

  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott, 300 Colorado Street, Manhattan KS, 785-539-2400 [across the street from the Discovery Center, $100/night]
  • Hampton Inn, 501 E Poyntz Ave, Manhattan KS, 785-539-5000 [~1 mile from the Discovery Center on Highway 24, $94/night]
  • Best Western Manhattan Inn, 601 E Poyntz Ave, Manhattan KS, 785-537-8300 [~1 mile from the Discovery Center on Highway 24, $74/night]
  • Comfort Suites, 1020 Hostetler Dr, Manhattan KS, 785-539-9449 [~1 mile from the Discovery Center on Tuttle Creek Blvd, $102/night]
  • Holiday Inn Manhattant at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave, Manhattan KS, 785-539-7531 [~3 miles from the Discovery Center on Anderson Ave, $125/night]
  • Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd, Manhattan KS, 785-537-8468 [~0.5 mile from the Discovery Center, $57/night]

ACCOMODATIONS ON K-STATE CAMPUS